Partner type Consultant
Location Denver CO
Specialty SEO for marketplaces
Company size 1
Hourly rate $500

John is the founder of Credo and a freelance growth marketing and SEO consultant based in beautiful Denver, Colorado when he is not traveling.

With almost a decade of of digital marketing experience, John has worn many hats and seen many things at companies that both help them succeed in big ways and also keep them from succeeding. It is now his passion to not only grow companies through great online marketing but also to coach companies through times of transition so that they are set up for success in the future.

John’s Experience

John has worked with and within companies of all types and sizes, including:

  • International companies looking to fill millions of hotel rooms around the world across multiple levels of brands;
  • Specialist marketplaces and ecommerce websites to optimize their taxonomies and onpage SEO to drive better rankings and revenue from organic;
  • The largest used cars website in India;
  • Some of the world’s largest content sites and marketplaces;
  • Seed-stage tech startups in New York City, one of which he helped to increase their organic traffic by 500% which helped them close their Series A of venture funding;
  • Built out an 8 person marketing team at, which is owned by Zillow, after working to turn around traffic. During his time leading marketing at HotPads, the team increased email traffic by over 300%, SEO traffic sizeably at this point, and earned coverage from, The Washington Post,, and many more;
    • John directly managed 7 team members in this role, spanning SEO, email, content, PR, and link acquisition.
  • A cloud-based document management platform startup where they executed on a targeted content strategy to earn more subscribers;
  • Worked with engineers at Trulia Rentals to execute on SEO best practices and directly managed the marketer in charge of both marketing and transactional emails.

John is the founder of Credo and a digital marketing consultant for hire.

On a personal note, he is married to Courtney, is co-owner of a very large black lab named Butterbean, and enjoys adventuring throughout the nation and world to partake in rock climbing, cycling, and many other sports.

Services & Experience

Marketing services
  • Fractional CMO
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • SEO Site Audit
  • Technical SEO
Secondary Services
  • SEO site migration
Software experience
  • ActiveCampaign
  • Ahrefs
  • Google Analytics
  • Lumar
  • Moz
  • Screaming Frog
  • Semrush
  • WooCommerce
  • WordPress
Business types I've worked with
  • Agencies
  • eCommerce
  • Enterprise Software
  • Lead Generation
  • Marketplaces
  • Platform As A Service
  • Software As A Service (SaaS)
Business models I work on
  • B2B
  • Enterprise
  • Startup
Verticals I've worked in
  • Banking/Finance
  • Communications
  • Digital Marketing
  • Fashion
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Marketing Automation
  • Professional Services
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investors
  • Social Media
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Travel

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