Maria Dykstra is an entrepreneur, startup mentor & digital marketing strategist. After a 14 year career at Microsoft, she founded her own company, and in 3 years grew it from a 2 and person consulting firm to a digital agency with offices in 3 countries. She also runs the Seattle chapter of the Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup accelerator program. And she’s also on the board of Women in Wireless, a non profit that empowers and develops female leaders in mobile and digital media.
In this episode we talk about:
How you can build deeper insights about the problems that your customers have
What tools you should be using to better understand your customers needs and pains
How to do research the right way and prioritize your content marketing efforts
How becoming an authority in your industry might not be as hard as you think it is
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