Partner and Affiliate programs can be a brilliant way to grow your business without a huge marketing and sales spend - when it's done properly. In today's show Shira talks to Jeff Epstein from Ambassador on Affiliate and Partner programs, Jeff's philosophy on hiring, and how to interview for culture.
About Jeff Epstein
Jeff Epstein is the founder of Ambassador -- a 40 person, venture-backed startup headquartered in metro Detroit. Ambassador provides relationship marketing software to some of the world’s most recognizable brands.
Jeff is also an investor, mentor and advisor to several startups, including the Techstars Detroit program.
A lifelong entrepreneur, Jeff’s first internet startup was in 2000 and provided online food ordering for college students. Jeff ran this startup while earning his BA from Michigan State University.
While earning his J.D from Chicago-Kent School of Law, Jeff started an affiliate marketing company which he later sold before graduating to allow himself to pay off his law school loans.
About Shira Abel
Shira Abel is the CEO and Lead Strategist at Hunter & Bard (http://www.hunterandbard.com), an inbound marketing and branding agency. Clients include: Folloze, Totango, Cyara, Sarine Technologies, Pushbullet, AXA Tech, CloudEndure, AppsGeyser, Pitango VC, Allianz, and more. Creator and host of the SaaS Insider podcast. Creator of the Behavior Engineering Canvas. Mentor at 500 Startups. Former professor of Marketing for Startups at Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College. MBA from Kellogg School of Management. Loves family time, cooking, and traveling. Hates writing about herself in the third person. She lives in Silicon Valley with her husband, teen and tween sons and a very large Great Pyrenees.
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