John Brackett

Member Since 2020

John Brackett

Founder of Smash Balloon LLC

Smash Balloon LLC

Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

John is the founder and lead developer at Smash Balloon. He's been working with WordPress since 2009, initially developing custom solutions for clients before venturing into plugin development and starting Smash Balloon in early 2013. Originally from England, John now lives in Minnesota with his wife and two young children.


August 16th, 2022

14 Qualities of Excellent Advertising Copy — and How to Write It

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their insights on what makes effective ad copy.

August 16th, 2022

Choose The Right Investor For You By Asking Yourself These Nine Questions

Choosing an investor for your business is like choosing a business partner: Their resources and input are going to have a major impact on the way your business functions and the potential it has for success. Determining the right investor for you, then, is not an endeavor to take lightly.

August 11th, 2022

Eight Types of Company Missions These Entrepreneurs Think Are Vastly Overrated

August 8th, 2022

10 Important Skills Every Leader Should Build

No matter the industry, there are many different hard and soft skills a leader should develop to be an effective and inspiring presence on their team. While some required skills will be field-specific, skills like managing your time, speaking publicly, motivating and listening apply to all leadership positions.


Smash Balloon LLC

Smash Balloon is the world's leading social media feeds plugin for WordPress.