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Jonathan Soares

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TBL Ep. 24 - Jonathan Soares

The Boa Life podcast

Jonathan — leader, visionary, truest form of entrepreneur. Jonathan Soares is the Founder & CEO at Agency Labs, a fullstack technology studio which he founded in 2011. Based in Connecticut, his firm is a trusted engineering partner to some of the world’s leading digital, creative and corporate in-house agency teams. Since inception, the Agency Lab’s team has built more than 700 enterprise websites, mobile applications and custom software solutions for brands such as Boehringer Ingelheim, IBM, Brookfield Asset Management, Cognizant, Ford, Pratt & Whitney, Mitsubishi, eBay, Nestle, Liberty Bank, Intuit, American Express, AIG, MTA, Comcast, Hilton, Ritz Carlton, Samsung, Yale University, Duke University, University of Chicago, and countless other organizations. Prior to Agency Labs, Jonathan was the Founder & CEO of Q Products, a cpg company he founded in 2005 at the age of 21. His flagship brand, "Jonathan's Q BBQ” was launched nationally into more than 15,000 supermarket, club stores and mass merchandiser locations across the US. He’s an avid collector of old stock certificates & NFT’s, loves a great scotch and enjoys investing in and advising early stage crypto/web3 startups. Jonathan lives in Danbury, CT with his wife Chloe, 2 kids Penelope and Julien, and dog Amelia. Find Agency Labs below: https://agencylabs.com/ Find full video here: https://youtu.be/tG3lL67LqqQ

1hr 8mins

13 Jul 2022

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Episode 65: A Human Approach to Sales: An Interview with Jonathan Soares

Startup Selling: Talking Sales with Scott Sambucci

In this episode of the Startup Selling Podcast, I had the privilege of sitting down with Jonathan Soares. Jonathan is the founder and CEO of Agency Labs, a powerful and trusted engineering partner that collaborates exclusively with leading digital, creative and ad agency teams globally. He and his team have delivered more than 600 projects for IBM, Nestlé, eBay, and more, helping some of the world’s leading in-house teams and agencies achieve peace of mind in every aspect of technical production. Some of the topics that we discussed in today’s podcast are: Collaboration versus competition with companies, whether the competition is direct or indirect. The idea of being honest and compassionate with your customer's needs. Vision versus purpose - balancing where you want to go with your company and what actions can be taken on a day to day basis to reach your goal. Practical tips to step away from spreadsheets and growth goals and to become more human when building your business. The idea of ‘being human’ when it comes to managing your company as a founder and CEO. Listen & subscribe to The Startup Selling Show here: Stitcher | Spotify | iTunes | Soundcloud | SalesQualia.com Plus, whenever you’re ready, here are 3 ways I can help you grow your startup… Grab a free copy of my book It explains the core selling strategies that EVERY startup needs to sell, if you really, really have to and don’t know how…  Click Here Join me on my monthly LIVE Sales Q&A Every month, I tackle YOUR sales questions on anything and everything sales – Prospecting, Pipeline, Sales Metrics, Buyer Behavior and more…Click here to save your spot and send me your toughest sales question. Work with me and my team privately If you’d like to work directly with me to take your company from Start Up to Ramp Up to Scale Up, just reply to this message, put “Private” in the subject line, and tell me a little about your business and what you’d like to work on together, and I’ll get you the details!  Thanks so much for listening! Tell a friend or ten about The Startup Selling Show, and please leave a review wherever you’re listening to the show.


25 Jul 2019

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Episode 138: Setting up a Pipeline to Leverage All Channels - Jonathan Soares

Predictable Prospecting's Podcast

How do you set up a pipeline that leverages all types of channels and technology, but also keeps that human spirit alive? Today’s guest will help answer that question and others.  Joining the podcast today is Jonathan Soares. Jonathan is the founder and CEO of Agency Labs and has a background in both technology and consumer sales. He’s been at this for 15 years and he covers the entire pipeline. Listen in to hear.  Episode Highlights:  Jonathan’s background and how he got to his current position How to leverage cold calling with newer technology and how that can advance prospects through the pipeline What a typical warm introduction looks like and what technologies to use How many opportunities can be generated from Jonathan’s process Different roles within the funnel Influencer mapping How the GDPR affects Jonathan’s work How to get started leveraging LinkedIn  Resources:  Jonathan Soares Email: jonathan@agencylabs.com


16 Jul 2019

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TEI 236: The best tools for managing virtual product teams – with Jonathan Soares

Product Mastery Now for Product Managers, Innovators, and Leaders

Work together on product projects, rather than throwing them over the wall. In this discussion, our guest, Jonathan Soares, shares his tips and tools for working with product teams. Jonathan is the CEO of Agency Labs, a group that creates custom software, apps, and websites. He has good experience applying tools to help product development […]


1 Jul 2019

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#162 - Jonathan Soares gets real about disciplined approaches to open source technologies

Be Real Show

Jonathan Soares is the Founder & CEO at Agency Labs. Founded in 2011, the firm is a trusted engineering partner to leading digital, creative and advertising agency teams. Since inception, the Agency Labs’ team has built more than 400 websites, mobile applications, and custom software solutions for some of the world’s most innovative organizations. The foundation of Agency Labs’ business stems from a disciplined approach to open source technologies, technical advisory, quality development, thorough testing, and constant collaboration. Prior to Agency Labs, Jonathan was the Founder & CEO of Q Products, a natural foods company founded in 2005, from his college dorm room. He created the “Jonathan’s Q” brand of BBQ Sauces, Marinades, and Salad Dressings which he launched nationally into more than 15,000 supermarket, club stores and mass merchandiser locations across the US. Connect Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathansoares/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/JonathanMSoares Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/JonathanMSoares AngelList – https://angel.co/jonathanmsoares Business Website – https://agencylabs.com/ Personal Website – http://www.jonathansoares.com/ People Mentioned Michael Jordan – https://twitter.com/Jumpman23 Resources Uber Eats – https://www.ubereats.com Books Cliff Notes


2 Jun 2019

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Staying Ahead of the In-Sourcing Monster with Jonathan Soares

The Digital Agency Growth Podcast

Jonathan Soares joins us today to discuss the growing trend of brands bringing services in-house and what agencies can do to continue to lend value and remain relevant. Jonathan started Agency Labs as the behind-the-scenes development dream partner to a multitude of agencies, and they help clients plan and launch their websites, microsites, campaigns, and […]

1hr 3mins

23 Apr 2019

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Ep 3: Outbound Growth Hacking, with Jonathan Soares

THRIVE: Your Agency Resource

The post Ep 3: Outbound Growth Hacking, with Jonathan Soares appeared first on Kelly Campbell.


21 Sep 2017

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Learning to Serve Agency Partners with Jonathan Soares of Agency Labs

The Businessology Show

Agency Labs is like a swiss army knife for agencies, providing just the right tool at the right time. By finding a major pain point in the design and agency world (and solving it), they found that they can serve agencies of any size with their technology and development needs, helping them to get off the production roller coaster.In this episode, hear Jonathan Soares describe why they don't do remote work, why they work with agency partners only, and how avoiding emotional decisions and remaining analytical helps build trust. We also discuss topics like business development, hiring, and how processes drive quality in the Agency Labs business model.


17 May 2017