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Joe Chura
Works at Launch Digital Marketing
Attended St. Xavier University
Lived in Chicago
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So I told Tea that I got her a Mini Cooper. She was excited...until she saw it.
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+Danny Dover +Bruce Etzcorn +Matthew Cole John Stamos with some great advice I read while in the plane yesterday :)
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When the battery on my laptop dies, I just start using my phone lol 
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I love this quote and like to think I live by its meaning:

“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt, “Citizenship in a Republic,” speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910
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Now this is impressive. 4 hours ago we interviewed a nice girl for an account manager position. She was very qualified but the question was asked- does she have hustle? 4 hours later she hand delivers thank you cards. Not for me but for everyone she met with! I think that answers that #howtointerview  for a job +Matthew Cole +Allyn Hane +Launch Digital Marketing 
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I love that - old school meets new
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Great job +Jason Stum This is out of the box and very well done!
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Thanks Joe, I appreciate it :)
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Launch Digital Marketing is in Entrepreneur.com!

The idea described in the article saved the client thousands of dollars and they generate a lot of social activity while flooding their dealership. I remember the service director being very nervous due to the amount of calls and how much they would have to give away. My theory was they didn't have the cost of direct mail so even if they did give away 150 oil changes it would be a "wash." Turns out they quadrupled their sales and had a response rate of 15% vs. the average 1% for direct mail! 

We sent a segmented email to only those with Facebook accounts. Out of 20,000 people on their list we only sent the email to 1000 people. Pretty good ROI. 

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Just stumbled across this. All I can say is "tru dat"
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#greatchicagofirehydrants Press conference launching the program and the website we built - http://www.greatchicagofirehydrants.com great to be a part of such a great cause!
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Co-Owner, Launch Digital Marketing
Employment
  • Launch Digital Marketing
    Chief Executive Officer, 1 - present
  • Ford Motor Company
    Regional Zone Manager, 1 - 2008
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As an entrepreneur, philanthropist, technologist and marketeer when Im not spending time gazing at a screen I am trying to figure out ways to make businesses more relevant in the the digital world we live in.
Introduction
Since 2011 I have led Launch Digital Marketing, a Chicago based Digital Agency. We have grown from myself and a content writer, Jamie, to more than 42 employees and 64 clients in verticals spanning from automotive dealers to magazine publications, all the way to non-for-profits and political candidates.

I devote my passion to helping achieve measurable results and wouldn't be able to sleep at night if I knew someone was out hustling me and my team.

On a personal level, I enjoy playing guitar, throwing a football, thinking about working out and I am blessed with a great family- My wife, two daughters and son.
Bragging rights
I was in a slam dunk contest with Donovan McNabb (QB of the Minnesota Vikings) and Antwon Walker (formerly of the Celtics) when I went to Mt.Carmel High School in Chicago. Despite the crowd cheering for a 6'0 underdog I lost first round.
Education
  • St. Xavier University
    Business & Marketing, 2004
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
    Industrial Technology, 2005
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Family Hyundai provided a great experience during my last service visit. I have referred friends and family there and they were treated very well. I would recommend Family Hyundai.
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Great group of Doctors!
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I purchased a Honda Pilot from Fisher Auto. Due to the fact that I am a vendor of theirs from Chicago they had to make special arrangements. In fact, they had a vehicle in stock that was very similar to the vehicle I was looking for but it didn't have the interior I was wanted. Due to the high demand and low supply of 2012 Honda Pilots at the time I was unsure they would be able to find exactly what I was looking for. Within 24 hours I received a call letting me know they found the exact vehicle I wanted. A job well done. Though it's a 12 hour drive I would have to say it was worth it. :)
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