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Nathan Bliss

9 Podcast Episodes

Latest 4 Apr 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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How to grow your company by focusing on its strengths with Nathan Bliss of Kinsta

Tech Qualified

Nathan Bliss is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Kinsta, a WordPress hosting platform that knows what it does well and continues to get better at it.  “We don't bend a lot on where we feel we fit in,” Nathan says. “It’s kind of like why you can't Google a discount code for a Tesla. The price is the price. So that may sound a bit standoffish, but we ultimately feel that we want to provide that level of value.” Nathan’s previous roles include everything from account executive and solutions specialist to sales coach and regional sales manager, so he calls himself a sales and revenue guy “through and through.” That background gives him a unique approach to his current position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, in which he combines his passion for recruiting top-tier employees with his knowledge of what strengths a company should emphasize from a selling standpoint.  On this episode of Tech Qualified, Nathan discusses how to move from a broad to a more targeted marketing approach, why it’s possible for a bootstrapped company to grow with the right marketing and the aspect of management he’s currently struggling with the most: delegating.  “We are not institutionally backed and we have no institutional financing,” Nathan says. “So we had to use very scrappy, time-tested methods to grow the business from its historic past. And now if you go to Google and you search a term anywhere related to WordPress or building a website that kind of falls anywhere on that spectrum of interest, it's hard not to find a search result [for us] on page one of Google.”

31mins

17 Nov 2020

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The Evolving CRO Skill Set with Nathan Bliss

Hey Salespeople

Nathan Bliss is VP of Sales and Marketing at Kinsta, a premium WordPress hosting provider serving brands like GE, Intuit, and TripAdvisor. In this episode, Nathan and Jeremey discuss how some CROs are acquiring new responsibilities like owning marketing or services. Hear what sales leaders can learn from winning baseball teams, how to adapt to a new position and develop the right skills, what it means to level up the sales industry, and more. Visit SalesLoft.com for show notes and insights from this episode.

15mins

15 Oct 2020

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E93 - Obi-Wan on running a growing sales & marketing team (Nathan Bliss, Kinsta)

WPMRR WordPress Podcast

The legendary Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi stops in today to share his ideas on directing and guiding his mentees.  Today on WPMRR, we discuss the reputation of the endeavor of sales, being a supportive and successful manager, and how Kinsta is diversifying their marketing and sales strategies.Tune in for tips on having your sales and marketing work in tandem. Episode Resources: Contact Nathan via email Follow Nathan on Twitter Check out Nathan’s blog Send us your questions to yo@wpmrr.com

35mins

5 May 2020

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Global Advancement - Nathan Bliss - CanAm High School Camp - "Go" Initiatives

Northeast FCA

Details and discussion of one of Northeast FCA's International "Go" Initiatives, the CanAm High School Camp. 

24mins

27 Dec 2019

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Global Advancement - Nathan Bliss - FCA Canada Global VP Hans Ostrem

Northeast FCA

Special guest Hans Ostrem, recently named as FCA Canada's first Global Vice President, shares Pray-Give-Go opportunities with Northeast FCA staff.

28mins

22 Nov 2019

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Ministry Advancement - Nathan Bliss - Kellen Cox - Faith Response Tool

Northeast FCA

Special guest Kellen Cox, FCA's Executive Director of Ministry Advancement, leads this training on the Faith Response Tool. Step-by-step use, best practices, and utilizations that link various areas of local ministries.

29mins

22 Nov 2019

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Global Advancement - Nathan Bliss - International "Go" Opportunities

Northeast FCA

Navigating International Tab in TeamNet to identify, and plan for, international opportunities within FCA. Attention given to types of distinctly FCA trips (Vision, Training, Sports, Reverse) and importance of responding to Global Partners' submitted trip requests. 

28mins

21 Oct 2019

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Ministry Advancement - Nathan Bliss - Ministry Certification with Shanay Bradley

Northeast FCA

Syracuse Metro Area Director Shanay Bradley leads staff step-by-step through the Huddle Certification process for Campus, Community, and Coaches Huddles.

10mins

19 Sep 2019

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Ministry Advancement - Nathan Bliss - Quarterly SMART Rocks

Northeast FCA

Setting and utilizing 90-Day priorities that help us stay focused, disciplined, and accountable so we progress toward fulfilling 1-Year Plans.

18mins

6 Sep 2019