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Tristan Ruml

I focus on ZenPilot's growth and marketing. I've worked with a variety of start-ups and businesses to achieve fast growth, increase their revenue, and become more profitable. When I'm not working on ZenPilot, I'm outside, traveling or reading.

Recent Posts

Tips on Building Your Remote Marketing Agency

In this episode of Agency Journey, Tyler Pigott from Lone Fir Creative talks to us about building his agency and remote contractor team.

Tyler's background started in the startup and corporate marketing world. After getting tired of it, he took time to reflect on what his next step was while he worked at a golf coach. It was here he eventually decided on starting Lone Fir Creative.

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Project Management Tips and Tricks for Digital Agencies

In this episode of Agency Journey, Brett Harned from Digital PM Consulting discusses project management for agencies.

After working for as a project manager at Happy Cog and building project management teams, Brett jumped into the world of consulting where he helps other agencies solve their PM problems.

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How to Design Client Websites the Right Way

In this episode of Agency Journey, Gray interviews Nathan Butcher from Spinfluence about growing the agency and their design work.

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How to Transform Your Agency into a Growth Team

In this episode of Agency Journey, Kevin Barber from Lean Labs comes on the show to talk about how he has built a growth team and his vision for his business.

You can hear Kevin’s story about building his agency on our earlier episode with him.

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How to Use Agency Partners to Grow Your Business

In this episode of Agency Journey, Justin Then from ALSOF Publishing shares the story of growing his agency and the power of partnering with other agencies.

After moving around the agency world as an employee then consultant, Justin began to build his own agency.

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How Past Clients Can Help You Quickly Scale Your Agency

In this episode of Agency Journey, Thomas Emmerson from Vanguard 86 in New Zealand shares his story of growing his inbound agency.

While consulting, Thomas noticed that his clients needed help executing strategies. He created an agency to fill this need.

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How to Use Discovery Projects to Land Your Ideal Clients

In this episode of Agency Journey, Dan Kraus from Leading Results shares his story and the importance of discovery projects.

Dan has a background in software but saw the importance of marketing in generating leads and seeing that was a consistent pain point. He began as a marketing consultant and Duct Tape Marketing, before becoming a full agency.

Leading Results focuses on strategy, execution, and some websites and they rely on HubSpot as an all in one solution.

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How to Build an All-Star Remote Contractor Team

In this episode of Agency Journey, Chelsea Brady from 7th Sight shares her story of building her agency and a high-quality remote contractor team.

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How to End the Chaos and Build a Profitable Agency

In this episode of Agency Journey, Josh Coffy from Flight Media is on the show to share his insights about going from a full service and hectic agency to a streamlined and profitable business.

Josh got his start on freelancing sites, picking up any work he could get at any price. The chaos became overwhelming, and he made the transition to building a focused digital agency.

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How to Improve Your Marketing with Data

In this episode of Agency Journey, Pete Brand from MINDSCAPE comes on the show to discuss growing his agency, tracking results, and Growth Driven Design (GDD).

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