Dave Young

Dave Young

Wizard of Ads Consultant and CEO at Shortcut Blogging - The Content Creation & Repurposing Experts

Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, Arizona Area)
Marketing and Advertising

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Dave Young's Overview

  • Persona Marketing Instructor at Promote A Book
  • GM/Part Owner at Local Radio Station group

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Dave Young's Experience

Wizard of Ads Marketing and Retail Experience Consultant

Wizard of Ads Consulting Group

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

April 2002Present (12 years 6 months) Tucson, Arizona Area

I help business owners get the most for their marketing buck. Find the right strategy. Buy the right media. Choose the right words. Deliver the right experience. Use the web for its strengths for your category.

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

November 2011Present (2 years 11 months)

Content Creation & Content Repurposing. We help companies create content straight out of the mouths of their in-house experts while saving them crazy amounts of time in the process. Our techniques work for Case Studies, Testimonials, White Papers, Slide Shows, eBooks, blogs, video and more. If you can speak it, we can turn it into all kinds of content.

Persona Marketing Instructor

Promote A Book

20082010 (2 years)

Developed presentations to assist authors and bloggers in understanding the use of personas in their writing and marketing efforts.

GM/Part Owner

Local Radio Station group

February 1986December 2000 (14 years 11 months)

Local small market radio station general manager and all that the position entails. Handholding, bottlewashing, replacing electronic components in high voltage equipment, news, sales, copy, on-air.

Dave Young's Summary

Media and Marketing Consulting - I help retail and service businesses focus their advertising and marketing efforts to avoid waste and maximize results.

Myers-Briggs Certified Practitioner.

Persuasion Architect - Helping companies maximize their conversion rates from web to traditional marketing.

Persuasion Architecture is a persona driven web strategy. It maps your selling style to your customer's buying styles.


Client services include Advertising strategy, Persuasion Architecture, Web writing, Copywriting, Media buying. Training and seminars include: Advertising & marketing, Blogging, Sales and more.

Dave Young's Skills & Expertise

  1. Copywriting
  2. Blogging
  3. Sales
  4. Media Buying
  5. Copy Editing
  6. Content Marketing
  7. Content Production
  8. CEO Content
  9. Podcasting
  10. Ghostwriting
  11. Product Launch
  12. Branded Content
  13. Storytelling
  14. Premium Content
  15. SEO
  16. Marketing Communications
  17. Advertising
  18. Lead Generation
  19. E-commerce
  20. Marketing Strategy
  21. Social Media Marketing
  22. Marketing
  23. Broadcast
  24. Strategy
  25. Publishing
  26. Radio
  27. Social Media
  28. Online Marketing
  29. Email Marketing
  30. Web Analytics
  31. Online Advertising
  32. Social Networking
  33. Content Development
  34. Small Business
  35. Training
  36. New Media
  37. Entrepreneurship
  38. Brand Management
  39. Conversion Optimization
  40. Interactive Marketing
  41. Digital Media
  42. Creative Strategy
  43. Public Relations
  44. Digital Strategy
  45. Brand Development
  46. Content Strategy
  47. Content Management
  48. Creative Direction
  49. Marketing Management
  50. Web Marketing

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Dave Young's Education

Colorado State University

BA, Technical Journalism - Broadcast/Documentary Film


Activities and Societies: Sigma Chi

Wizard Academy

Dave Young's Additional Information


Behavioral Psychology Myers-Briggs Personality Type Radio & Broadcasting Teaching any of the above

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