About Rand Fishkin

Rand Fishkin is the cofounder and CEO of SparkToro, makers of fine audience research software. He’s dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through his writing, videos, speaking, and his book, Lost and Founder. When Rand’s not working, he’s usually cooking a fancy meal for the love of his life, author Geraldine DeRuiter. If you bribe him with great pasta or fancy cocktails, he’ll pull back the curtain on big tech’s dark secrets.

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Strap in for another killer episode of The Businessology Show. Oh boy, Jason's got a treat for you today. He's hanging out with the one and only Rand Fishkin. You might know him as the big brain behind Sparktoro and the former CEO at Moz – basically, he’s the guy you want to chat with if you’re all about leveling up your audience research.

In today’s chat, Jason and Rand are cutting right through the fluff. They're going to bust some age-old stereotypes on hiring, chat about why bigger isn't always better when it comes to your team, and get into the real talk about the entrepreneurial rollercoaster. Rand's got some killer insights from Sparktoro about what your audience is up to online – and get this, you can mess around with it for free here: https://sparktoro.com/

Jason and Rand are not just about the serious business talk, though. Rand’s got stories that’ll make you nod your head and some that'll make you shake it in disbelief. From the pains and gains at Moz to his no-BS approach to funding Sparktoro – it's not your typical tech tale.

Rand fills in the gaps on how to pursue team transparency, having a healthy workplace, and how their team gets their work done together. Plus, they don’t shy away from the big stuff, like AI, blockchain, and how the economic ups and downs have been tossing the tech world like a salad.

So keep it locked here, and let's get the inside scoop from Rand—who’s not only a master marketer but also a pro at stirring up a tasty cocktail. Jason and Rand are about to dish out a full-course meal of business wisdom with a side of laid-back banter – right here on The Businessology Show. Let’s get into it!

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