Kristopher Brian Jones
Member Since May 2013
Kris Jones is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and best-selling author (over 100,000 books sold). In 1999 Kris founded digital marketing and affiliate network Pepperjam, which he sold in 2009 to eBay (NASDAQ - EBAY). Kris has gone on to found multiple successful businesses (ReferLocal, APPEK Mobile Apps, French Girls App, LSEO, Special Guest App) that have raised millions of dollars in venture capital from top Silicon Valley investors. Kris is the Founder and CEO of LSEO.com, a top 5 SEO firm focused on helping funded start-ups and publicly traded companies scale SEO and address technical SEO factors. The company has won awards at leading industry events, including the US Search Awards and Landy Awards. In 2016 Kris cofounded "Special Guest App" alongside actor / comedian Damon Wayans, Jr. In 2017 the two appeared on Apple TV's inaugural original content series "Planet of the Apps." Coached by Black Eyes Peas founder Will.i.am Kris and Damon raised $1.5M in venture capital led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from celebrities, including Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, Jake Johnson, and Lamorne Morris. Kris is a three-time Inc. 500 CEO and has won multiple "Entrepreneur of the Year" awards over a 15 year career. Kris received his undergraduate degree from Penn State University (B.A.), a master's degree from Villanova University (M.S.), and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Albany Law School. With offices in Los Angeles and Wilkes Barre, PA Kris is married to fellow digital marketer Robyn Jones and they have three kids - Kris Jr (10), Lauren (8), and Jackson (7).
Kristopher Brian Jones
Does your vision involve bringing in more enterprise-level SEO clients or landing bigger contracts? If so, here are three strategies I’ve picked up over the years that have allowed me to guide my SEO agency team to enterprise client success.
Leading a digital marketing agency to enterprise growth isn’t easy. That said, there are ways you can make it a little easier.
As technologies advance, companies collect more data and the trust consumers once had for those companies wanes, new laws surrounding consumer privacy are going into effect, constantly changing the way businesses learn about and sell to their customers. Such laws would put customers back in the driver’s seat, giving them control over what data they would like to share and when. But even so, one responsibility of every business leader is safeguarding the data and privacy of their customers, and this means they must pay attention to these changing laws in order to best protect any data they do have. Here, eight Young Entrepreneur Council members share the key points every business leader should know about changing consumer privacy regulations and why they’re so important to understand.
In an age when more and more businesses are moving to or being created online, one advantage brick-and-mortars have over online stores is their ability to create in-person experiences and atmospheres that can surprise and delight their customers. Experiences rife with human connection and sensory enjoyment simply aren’t able to be duplicated in the online space in the same way. The key to creating those moments, according to the members of Young Entrepreneur Council, is playing to your store’s strengths. Below, they share specific strategies you can use to awe your customers and give them a truly memorable in-store experience.
Researcher, author and speaker Brené Brown once said, “Daring leaders work to make sure people can be themselves and feel a sense of belonging.” When employees have the freedom to let their personalities shine and foster a connection to the company and their peers, what often follows is a strong sense of team loyalty and passion for their work. But building a company culture that ensures employees feel comfortable enough to be themselves can take many forms, meaning there’s no one way for leaders to approach this goal. To help you find your best path, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council each discuss one specific thing leaders can do to ensure their employees feel like they can be themselves at work and why this is so important.
LSEO is an award winning full-service SEO Company and was recently recognized by Clutch as one of the top 5 SEO Consultants in the United States. LSEO CEO Kris Jones is one of the top SEO's in the world and has written the #1 best-selling book of all time on the topic of "SEO" called "Search Engine Visual Blueprint - Your Visual Guide to Effective Internet Marketing," which is in its 3rd edition by Wiley with over 100,000 books sold.