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Dennis Consorte

CEO at SHIFT1

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Internet
Current
  1. SHIFT1,
  2. Consorte Marketing
Previous
  1. ECommerce Partners,
  2. David's Cookies,
  3. CBT
Education
  1. Binghamton University
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Websites
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SHIFT1

SHIFT1

CEO

– Present

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Background

Summary

Goals
★ Making clients happy
★ Enriching the lives of others and empowering them to succeed
★ Becoming wealthy by way of the above

Experience
• 10+ years in internet marketing & e-commerce
• Understanding client and project goals, establishing measures of success (KPIs) and delivering results on the web
• Speaker on panels at Internet Retailer and Linkshare Symposium
• Published on the NJ American Marketing Association website, Business.com, Feedfront Magazine, Revenews. Interviewed on CBC Canada and in trade publications including: Internet Retailer, Beauty Store Business, eBizine.com, Stores.org, Trade Vibes, Newsfactor Network, CRM-Daily, Destination CRM, DM News, Payments News and non-trade publications including Telegram.com and the NY Post.

Specialties: Online Marketing & Advertising: Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click Advertising, Cost Per Acquisition, Cost Per Thousand & Behavioral Banner Advertising, Cost Per Lead / Lead Generation (SEM, SEO, PPC, CPA, CPM, CPL), Pay-Per-Call. RevShare / Affiliate Marketing & Recruitment, Public Relations (PR), Project Management, Data/Traffic Analysis & Reporting (trends, usability), Multivariate Testing (i.e. A/B or Split testing) / Landing Page Optimization.

Experience

CEO

SHIFT1
– Present (11 months)Hoboken, NJ

Business development, client services, inspiration & direction.

Internet Marketing Strategist

Consorte Marketing
– Present (4 years)Hoboken, New Jersey

Internet marketing services and consulting for ecommerce and content websites. Our strategy has increased traffic and conversion for numerous clients and we continue to fine-tune our methodology.

Chief Marketing Officer

ECommerce Partners
(3 years 5 months)New York, NY

Oversaw marketing both in-house and for clients. Grew the marketing department from a smaller segment of the overall business into a results-driven, major profit center.

Director of Ecommerce

David's Cookies
(2 years 1 month)

Grew the online division by 3x over 2 years through SEO, SEM, Affiliate Marketing, design, development, usability. Created efficiencies in back-end operations to reduce workload by 50% while sustaining growth.

Director of SEM & Affiliate Marketing

CBT
(4 years 4 months)

This online DVD rental website company was featured in a 4 page spread in Wired Magazine involving Netflix alternatives. Dennis had a similar company and sold it to CBT in exchange for shares in the company and an active role in the marketing of the larger organization. He continued to manage his group as the new east coast division as well as SEM, SEO & affiliate marketing. Through these channels he grew website traffic to several million unique visitors per month at its peak.

SEO, SEM, Affiliate Marketing Manager

GreenCine
(1 year 6 months)

Set foundation of SEO, SEM & affiliate marketing program for this DVD rental e-commerce website after its acquisition by CBT Media Group.

Administration

Costas Kondylis and Partners
(4 years)

Office management, graphic design, website administration

Publications

Web Design with Video Content: Engaging Customers(Link)

American Marketing Association
April 2014

Learn how to use videos in web design to connect with users in a more informative and meaningful way.

Tips to Prepare Your Ecommerce Website for Black Friday 2013(Link)

American Marketing Association
October 2013

The day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping days on the calendar. We’re here with some tips to help you whip your web site into shape well in advance. November 29, 2013 is Black Friday, and you’ll need to prepare in order to keep your bottom line in the black in every respect.

How to Design an Effective Infographic(Link)

Business.com
June 2013

An effective infographic presents a clear message that is immediate, obvious and visual. Learn how to research and design an inforgraphic to promote your website.

Google Affiliate Network Merchants: 7 Post-Migration Tips(Link)

Feedfront
July 2013

If you had your affiliate program on the Google Affiliate Network (GAN), slated for retirement on July 31, hopefully you’ve already migrated to another network. But, what do you do after the technical part of migration? Here are some tips to jump-start your program.

5 Tips for Staying in Touch with Your Affiliates(Link)

Revenews
July 2013

As a smart business owner, you’ve established good business relationships with your affiliates, and you know how important it is to stay in regular contact with them. But if you want to keep these valuable collaborations dynamic, a simple mass email won’t suffice. Learn five more effective ways to keep your partners updated.

Online Reputation Management Infographic(Link)

Search Engine Journal
August 2012

With the advent of social media and online review sites, it is easier than ever for consumers to give praise for their favorite places, products and/or services. It’s hard to imagine that just a few short years ago, word-of-mouth referrals occurred at a much slower pace whereas nowadays, they can occur rapidly. And this is good… at least when consumers are giving out praises.

But what about when they are not happy?
(Infographic featured in a post by David Wallace)

The Landing Page Optimization Process(Link)

Unbounce
March 2013

The lesson here? Always be testing (ABT). And make sure you follow the process outlined above – pay particular attention to the hypothesis which is used to document and validate your tests. (Infographic featured in a post by Oli Gardner)

In-House vs Outsourced Affiliate Management: 3 Comparisons(Link)

AM Navigator
July 2012

Finally, five days ago, another competitor of ours, Consorte Marketing (who, apparently, also offers affiliate program management as a service) has put together an excellent infographic on the topic, to which I’d like to draw your attention as well:
(Infographic featured in a post by Geno Prussakov)

Projects

Steampunk Goggles Playing Cards Deck - USPCC Bicycle ® LE(Link)

Hand illustrated, Limited Edition deck of cards featuring Steampunk Archetypes wearing artistic renditions of real steampunk goggles. Printed by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) with the official Bicycle ® Trademark / Logo on the Tuck Case.

Skills

  • SEO
  • Reputation Management
  • PPC
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Affiliate Management
  • Search Engine...
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • SEM
  • Adwords
  • Bing
  • SMO
  • Social Media...
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Web Strategy
  • Ecommerce Strategy
  • E-commerce Consulting
  • E-commerce Solutions
  • E-commerce
  • Local Optimization
  • Local SEO
  • Local Search
  • Conversion Optimization
  • Landing Page...
  • Google Adwords
  • Lead Generation
  • Online Marketing
  • Web Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Start-ups
  • Local Search...
  • Highly personable
  • Digital Marketing
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Education

Binghamton University

BS, Psychology

Graduated Cum Laude

Activities and Societies: Tau Alpha Upsilon

Purdue University

Computer Science

Activities and Societies: President, Powerlifting Club

Ossining High School

Honors & Awards

Linkshare Advisory Board
SEO Panelist, Internet Retailer IRCE
Google Analytics Certified

Organizations

Toastmasters International

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