Thu, 12 May 2016
Jason VandeBoom is founder of ActiveCampaign which is a web based marketing platform that helps hundreds of thousands of small businesses improve and automate their marketing.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
In this episode…
For Jason VandeBoom, finding success with his flourishing company ActiveCampaign came with its fair share of bumps in the road. From the early days of the company back in 2003, there has been an evolution of both product offerings and its approach to the customer experience. Jason discusses everything from the start of ActiveCampaign to the obstacles they’ve faced as they’ve grown.
In the early days of ActiveCampaign, they were a product focused company. Jason discusses how they evolved into email marketing and what encouraged them to pursue a more focused avenue. He also shares the process of introducing email marketing as a product offering and how it grew from a small option to their main focus.
Jason goes on to discuss in more detail the process of transitioning from 8 products to focusing on email marketing. He shares how the transition began in 2010 and why it took until 2014 to complete the process. Jason also offers insight into some common misconceptions about ActiveCampaign and how they deal with these issues.
As they continue their chat, Jason and Jeremy discuss how ActiveCampaign uses partner campaigns to add value to the client. He gives insight into some of the more popular integrations and how their products evolved after the introduction of email marketing. In closing, Jason shares the high point, low point, and some milestones for the company, as well as what he sees in the future of ActiveCampaign as it continues to grow.
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