An Entrepreneur’s Journey to Success

An Entrepreneur’s Journey to Success

By John Jantsch

Marketing Podcast with Landon Ray
Podcast Transcript

Landon Ray

I’ve known this week’s guest for about a decade and in that time I’ve watched him grow from tiny start-up to thriving Inc500 stand out. It’s really fun to see this kind of success and these stories are out there and everywhere if you look – no, they don’t always make the nightly news because it’s pretty much a bootstrapped, do the work, grow consistently kind of success – the best kind.

My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Landon Ray, the founder and CEO of ONTRAPORT, an award winning web-based sales, marketing and business automation software platform. He and I discuss his entrepreneurial road to success.

ONTRAPORT was named one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies in America in 2013 and was ranked #102 on the Inc500 (and #10 in software) as one of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America. ONTRAPORT was also one of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America Tech Startups, a top finalist for CareerBuilders’ First Annual “Big Strides in Small Business Award,” one of Achievers’ 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, the winner of Stevies for outstanding customer service, and a CoDIEs finalist for best relationship management software and best marketing automation software.

Questions I ask Landon Ray:

  • What’s still hard about running your business?
  • How has the role of CEO changed over time?
  • What could make your product even better?

What you’ll learn if you give a listen:

  • What Ray’s journey to success looked like
  • Where Ray’s business is today
  • How to be relevant with your audience

Key takeaways from the episode and more about Landon Ray:

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