Meet John Nemo
JOHN NEMO is an Online Course Creator and Bestselling Author who helps Business Coaches, Consultants, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners generate quality leads, build their client base and increase revenue using digital marketing platforms, tools and strategies like Content Marketing, LinkedIn and Webinars.
The author of 8 books, John is a former Associated Press Reporter, Talk Radio Producer, Award-Winning PR Director and Social Media Consultant based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
John has personally rewritten LinkedIn profiles for A-List Entrepreneurs, Speakers and Bestselling Authors including Chris Brogan, Mari Smith, John Lee Dumas, Bob Burg, Tom Ziglar, Jairek Robbins, Dan Miller, Ray Edwards and many others.
In addition, John regularly guest blogs for Inc. Magazine and American City Business Journals, and his work has also been featured in The Huffington Post, Business Insider, on LinkedIn's official marketing blog, the Entrepreneur On Fire and Social Media Examiner podcasts and many other outlets online.
Since 2012, John has helped hundreds of Business Coaches, Consultants, Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and others across dozens of different industries worldwide leverage LinkedIn to generate nonstop sales leads, clients and revenue.
The son of two English teachers, John grew up in a home where the basement walls were lined floor-to-ceiling with books. A lifelong love of story led him to a career in journalism, where he started his career in 1997 as a reporter for The Arizona Republic and later the Associated Press.
John later worked in talk radio as a producer and on-air talent at KTIS-AM radio in Minneapolis-St. Paul. He also served as a freelance writer for hundreds of different magazines, newspapers and websites, covering topics ranging from Fantasy Football to Norwegian Architecture to Rock Music.
John has also worked as a national-award winning PR and Social Media Director for large trade associations in the debt collection and healthcare industries.
During its first 90 days, his 2009 PR campaign for the consumer financial education website Ask Doctor Debt led to more than 125 interviews across the United States, reaching an estimated 25 million consumers and netting an estimated $1 million in free advertising/publicity value. John was also was able to secure a weekly, ongoing segment for Ask Doctor Debt and ACA International representatives on top-rated Fox News Channel that ran weekly for more than four months straight.
In 2010, John’s PR campaign for the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) reached an estimated 133 million people in just 90 days and would have cost $5 million in advertising costs to duplicate. Billed as the largest nurses’ strike in U.S. history, John’s campaign garnered local, national and international media coverage from outlets as far away as BBC Radio in London.
During those same 90 days, John created and executed a Social Media Campaign for MNA that took its Facebook page from 0 to 11,000 fans, racking up 496,000 views. He also created and distributed content through an MNA Blog that generated 342,000 page views and 2,800 comments, along with building a YouTube channel that generated 97,000 views.
In the summer of 2011, John helped create and release the Minnesota Nurses Association iPhone/iPad App, which made MNA one of the first Labor Unions in the United States to release its own App. It allowed MNA’s 20,000 members to get the latest association news, videos and updates, report unsafe staffing at their hospitals, look up and contact their local legislators and more.
In 2012, John Nemo left MNA to start his own marketing agency, Nemo Media Group, which provided services including Consulting, Website Design, Copywriting, Video Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Content Creation, Sales Presentations and more for clients across the United States.
In 2014, John created his first online course, LinkedIn Riches, followed by Webinars That Work and Content Marketing Machine. Learn more about John’s online courses and coaching programs at www.JohnNemo.net.
John lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife, Sara, their three crazy young boys and Rosie the dog.