Matt Johnson

CMO and Managing Partner at Spinstak Growth Agency -- passionate about helping industrial suppliers grow by creating marketing their end-users love!
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Top 10 Apps of 2018: Technology for marketing managers [Grow Live Episode 27]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Feb 2, 2018 6:56:13 PM

Are you using your smartphone, or is it using you? Learn how to make technology work in your favor. Check out this week’s show for the team’s favorite apps that help them with productivity, social media and even some guided meditation. Hey, marketing’s stressful...we could all use some tools to help us ... Read More

LinkedIn Marketing Tactics: Grow your influence in 15 minutes! [Grow Live Episode 26]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Jan 29, 2018 10:04:17 AM

Today on Grow Live, Matt Johnson and Renia Carsillo discuss how to improve your digital reach. Renia, self-proclaimed LinkedIn enthusiast and savant, explains how recent changes in LinkedIn make it a network to invest your time. Check out this episode to learn how to find leads and potential customers on ... Read More

Growing Again! Meet the Newest Spinstak Nerds and Ninjas

Posted by Matt Johnson on Jan 26, 2018 4:41:15 PM
For the third straight year, we were blessed with double-digit growth. 2017 was a wild ride, and this year is shaping up to be no different. The agency life is never boring! One of the reasons why it's so much fun is that we get to work with amazingly talented, passionate, and creative people. If I'm honest, I don't take the "HR Textbook" approach to talent acquisition... never have, and probably ... Read More

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How to Combat Co-Op Campaign Confusion [Grow Live Episode 25]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Jan 22, 2018 9:37:44 AM

On today's episode of Grow Live, Matt Johnson and Renia Carsillo unravel the confusion around manufacturer Co-Op programs. Discover the do’s and don'ts of Co-Op requests, and get inspired to dream up your own unforgettable campaigns where everyone wins. Watch, listen or read now and learn more about: Using ... Read More

The Secret to Making Videos Customers Love [Grow Live Episode 24]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Jan 12, 2018 4:13:39 PM

Today on Grow Live, Matt Johnson and Renia Carsillo sit down with Digital Producer Lief Thomason and talk video. And why bad video isn’t better than no video at all. Check out this week’s show for Lief’s helpful tips for making videos customers love. Watch, listen or read now and learn more about: Beginning ... Read More

9 Insanely Useful Tips to Prepare Your Team for Trade Show Season [Grow Live Episode 23]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Jan 5, 2018 10:52:10 AM

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is behind us and we look to hit the ground running with our personal and professional resolutions. You’re feeling pretty good about the strategic plans you are setting in place. And, you’re ready to make things happen. The only problem is you forgot all about ... Read More

Sprout 4: 2017's Mistakes, Bloopers & Blunders [Grow Live Episode 22]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Dec 28, 2017 11:29:08 AM

You’ve taken a few wrong turns this year in your marketing efforts. Guess what? You’re not alone. You’re supposed to take chances. That’s the only way you get better. How else are you supposed to learn what works and what doesn’t? So, kick back, relax and grab a bowl of popcorn and read what the Safety ... Read More

Sprout 3: Top 3 Predictions for Industrial Sales and Marketing in 2018 [Grow Live Episode 21]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Dec 22, 2017 8:25:22 PM

Join Matt on this week’s Grow Live as he offers his 2018 insights and predictions for the industrial space. He says it’s time to be smarter about the way we market to today’s buyer. From better sales enablement processes to improving our websites’ user experience, there’s many ways to ensure growth in the ... Read More

Sprout 2: 8 Non-Techie Tips for SEO Success [Grow Live Episode 20]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Dec 13, 2017 6:19:03 PM

If you’re ready to win in 2018, this week’s Grow Live is just what you’ve been waiting for. In 18 minutes or less, Renia Carsillo from Safety Marketing Services will break down recent technical SEO updates that you need to know. Here’s the best part: She doesn’t just explain what they are, she tells you how ... Read More

Grow Live: The Quad City Safety Takeover (Crossover Episode) [Grow Live Episode 19]

Posted by Matt Johnson on Dec 11, 2017 3:59:36 PM

You won’t want to miss this week’s exciting episode of Grow Live. It’s an invasion of the swine persuasion. Dave White and Fred Radunzel (or is he Bacon??) join Matt Johnson and Renia Carsillo to talk safety and how the industry is changing. Watch, listen or read now and learn more about: Why you need to ... Read More