Marketing Consultant, Speaker & Bestselling Author John Jantsch is a marketing consultant, a speaker, and the world-wide bestselling author of Duct Tape Marketing: The Worlds Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide, Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer—Sell Like a Superstar, The Commitment Engine: Making Work Worth It, The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself and The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur. John is also the creator of the Duct Tape Marketing System and Duct Tape Marketing Consulting Network, which trains and licenses small business marketing consultants around the world. In addition, he frequently consults with small and midsize businesses helping them create marketing plans and organized marketing systems that smooth the way for steady growth. Huffington Post calls John one of the 100 Must Follow on Twitter and Forbes named Duct Tape Marketing one of the 100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs. John’s blog was also chosen as a Forbes favorite for marketing and small business, and his podcast, a top 10 marketing show on iTunes, was called a must listen by Fast Company. John is the featured marketing contributor to American Express OPEN Forum and is a popular presenter of workshop and webinars for organizations such as American Express, Intuit, Verizon, HP, and Citrix. John’s practical take on small business is often cited as a resource in publications such as the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, and CNNMoney.