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May 2, 2017

David “Rev” Ciancio is a Senior Marketing, Branding and Digital Strategist with 20 years of experience in digital marketing and business development, specializing in hospitality marketing, content and local SEO.

He has led many clients to new levels of local, national and international success in the hospitality, financial service and entertainment sectors, and recently joined Yext as their Director of Partner Marketing. Rev is an “expert burger taster” and pens one of the world’s top 3 Burger blogs where he provides marketing insight and tips.

Follow Rev on Twitter at @RevCiancio. He can also be found on LinkedIn and


You’ll Learn:

  • How Rev transitioned from radio promotions to digital marketing.
  • Rev sent the very 1st email blast in the history of the music business!
  • Why Rev regrets not getting into radio broadcasting in high school.
  • Not enough businesses realize structured data, brand knowledge and the way they’re found is an issue.
  • With Influencer Marketing vanity metrics are less important than the impact they drive to the bottom line.


3 Key Points:

  1. The singularity will happen in 2029, but there will still be a need for people to conceptualize what these robots are going to do.
  2. Local SEO is more important than ever as search transitions to voice search.
  3. Structured data and brand knowledge is integral to the way the Internet works today and is going to become more integral moving forward.


Resources Mention:

LSA Bootcamps:


Killer Resources:


  1. Ready to go pro but aren’t sure if College is the right choice for you? Get my Ultimate Digital Marketing College Guide.
  1. Like the podcast? Then you’ll love the book! Grab Beyond Buzzwords on Amazon. 
  1. In the last three months of the 2016 Presidential election fake news outperformed real news on Facebook. DON’T be taken advantage of. Our Digital Discernment course teaches you how to call B.S. online.


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