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Works at HotPads.com
Attended James Madison University
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I haven't done many interviews recently because I have been so busy building and not talking about it. This was a really fun one to do with +Sean Smith. Have a listen!
 
How To Grow An Internal Startup Marketing Team

An interview with +John Doherty from +HotPads on how he has built out his internal marketing team using the lessons he learned in his time at Distilled doing marketing for startups like Grovo!

#marketing   #startups   #teambuilding  
This is an interview with John Doherty, the Senior Marketing Manager at HotPads (which is owned by Zillow). This was a really fun interview for me personally, and it's the start of what I hope will be a series of these types of interviews with people I have admired in the marketing space for quite a long time! John has for the longest time been a mentor to me in the industry, I've followed his blog and personal growth in the industr...
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Just completed an avalanche level 1 training course outside of Ouray, Colorado. Learned a ton, didn't trigger any avalanches, skied some pow. Life is good.
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Is this the bouillon version of "I can't believe it's not butter"?

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+John Doherty that's hilarious! wow.
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Happy Christmas!
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I wrote a new post today on +HireGun about hiring a consultant on value they can provide instead of hourly rates. Have a read -

http://www.hiregun.co/hiring-hourly-rates/
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Great post +John Doherty.. I'm in talks with some clients to work on hourly rates & this is what I needed. Thanks! 
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Haha, that's fair +John Doherty. Just relocate the computer :-)
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Learning To Say No

I used to say yes to everything. Part of my personality is saying yes and over-extending myself. I still manage to get everything done, but just barely sometimes.

I've learned to say no. Here's my journey and some direct things you can practice.

http://www.johnfdoherty.com/learning/
Tweet Buffer Vote on Hacker News Sharebar Tweet Buffer Vote on Hacker News Today I tweeted something that seemed to resonate with others. This was the tweet, with an embedded quote from this post (h/t Joel): Don’t accept the deadlines of others as your own. H/t @joelgascoigne pic.twitter.com/vF2oo8gZ80 — John Doherty (@dohertyjf) December 16, 2014 …
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This is a quite good post on canonicals
 
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Based on helping clients with Panda work, Penguin problems, SEO technical audits, etc., I end up crawling a lot of websites. In 2014, I estimate that I craw
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  • HotPads.com
    Senior Marketing Manager, 2013 - present
    I lead marketing at HotPads.com, part of the Zillow Rental Network.
  • Distilled
    Online Marketing Consultant, 2011 - 2013
  • American Cadastre, LLC
    Implementation and Support Manager, 2008 - 2009
  • Destinee Media
    Managing Director
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Brooklyn, NY - Philadelphia, PA - Harrisonburg, Virginia - Anchorage, Alaska - Huemoz, Switzerland - South Carolina - Washington DC
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Marketer | Marketing Consultant | Lifestyle and Travel Photographer | Traveler | Climber | Skier | San Francisco
Introduction
I am the online marketing manager at Hotpads.com. Formerly with Distilled in NYC. In my spare time I rock climb, take travel and lifestyle photos, and travel. I write about marketing and my job on johnfdoherty.com.

Former (now undercover) hippie, adrenaline junkie, former L'Abri resident, frustrated philosopher, rock climber, passionate about cool things.
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Professional marketer, avid traveler, rock climber, urban hippie.
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We came here for a friend's jazz show and it's a cute little spot that we'll come back to for dinner sometime. Great gluten free menu.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My favorite pizza place in Manhattan.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I've been going to this place about once a week for the last year and a half. It is AMAZING. The best and quickest Mexican I have found in the city by far. It is always packed, which tells you how good it is!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I finally went to this place recently, after hearing friends rave about it for months. It did not disappoint. We started with oysters, 3 different kinds, which were all done to perfection. Then I had a large steak (38oz split between 2 people), which is quite possibly the best steak I have ever had. I combined it with their french fries, which are delicious though not anything unique. We topped off the meal with their chocolate mousse, which if you like chocolate mousse you MUST have it. We drank beers the whole time, mostly local brews. They have their own special Brooklyn Brewery ale, which was amazing and is recommended. I'll be back.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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This is a great spot to go with some friends. It's a pretty communal dining experience, but the homemade pasta is amazing. We had a bottle of wine, a couple of appetizers, an entree each, and dessert. The chocolate cake with sea salt and olive oil was amazing. Highly recommended spot. Make sure you get there earlier than you want to be sat to put your name in. There's usually a 20-30 minute wait.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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reviewed 2 years ago
Love this place. I've seen both Jason and Shane and would highly recommend both. Shane hooked me up with a fresh cut when I decided to cut off my long hair. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone, but I almost don't want to because then it'll be harder to get in for an appointment!
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This place is awesome. I've been here 2-3 times for brunch and once for dinner. I always get the Eggs Benedict, which is pretty awesome. I got the burger for dinner one night, and it was delicious. If you go to brunch and love coffee, get a cup. It's fair trade organic and is delicious. Servers are always super nice (especially Hayden) and the decor is typically awesome Brooklyn - booths and brick walls, and there's a bar. Highly recommended.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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