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Ben Landers

FounderBlue Corona

Rockville, MD

Member Since February 2015


Growth Strategy and Execution
Angel Investing


Thank you for visiting my profile! I'm the founder and former CEO of Blue Corona, a 9-time Inc. 5000 digital marketing and technology company acquired by EverService in 2021. Today, I am an angel investor and advisor to companies trying to grow/scale. My interests include cycling, golf, hiking, and last but certainly not least, speaking with (and learning from) business owners and entrepreneurs. The best way to reach me is via email - ben AT

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10 Key Tips For Public-Speaking Novices Hoping To Deliver A Stellar Performance

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Public speaking is an invaluable tool for personal and professional growth, but it often strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned professionals. The task can be daunting, especially for those new to the experience. But despite the nerves and anticipation, there are ways that any public-speaking newbie can put their best foot forward, showcase their brand or company and get the word out while on stage. Below, 10 Young Entrepreneur Council members share the best advice they have for nailing a first-time public speaking event.

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While any aspiring entrepreneur hopes to achieve success right away, one difficult truth many now-successful entrepreneurs cite is that the road to successful entrepreneurship is often paved with failure. From poor ideas to failed launches to repeated rejections, failure can crop up in numerous ways throughout a business leader’s career, no matter how experienced or knowledgable they are. However, even understanding that failure is part of the journey won’t necessarily make it an easy path to follow, making maintaining a positive perspective in the face of rejection and adversity a difficult task. To offer their guidance, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss their best advice for maintaining the right mindset while on your entrepreneurial journey and how doing so will catapult you toward success.

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In today's digital era, where an online presence can make or break a company's success, search engine marketing (SEM) has emerged as a powerful tool to enhance visibility and attract potential customers. From keyword optimization to compelling ad copy and a seamless user experience, understanding the fundamentals of SEM can pave the way for a flourishing online presence and long-term success. Here, Young Entrepreneur Council members explore practical and actionable strategies to help businesses enhance their search engine marketing game.

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A toxic workplace can lead to lower-quality work, a decrease in productivity, and employee dissatisfaction—all of which may lead to staff turnover. When you’re a leader, it’s important to address the signs of a toxic workplace as soon as you notice them in order to avoid cultivating a negative company culture. To help you deal with a toxic work environment, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members explain what signs to watch out for and how to address issues head-on before they spiral into a bigger problem.

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When you're a solopreneur, it can be difficult to find time to both run your business and market it on social media. However, if you want word to spread and your customer base to grow, building a presence on social media is a key way to achieve that goal.  As entrepreneurs themselves, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council understand that business is a juggling act—especially as a one-person show. Below, they share their best tips for actively growing your social media presence while also running the other parts of your business and why these tips will help you succeed at both.

Company details

Blue Corona

Company bio

Blue Corona is a 9-time Inc. 5000 digital marketing and technology company that helps businesses accelerate growth and scale by delivering measurable marketing solutions that increase sales, reduce costs, and differentiate brands online.


Marketing & Advertising

Area of focus

Digital Marketing
Accelerating Growth

Company size

51 - 200