Who is Taylor?
Taylor Trusty is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Signal Insights, a better way of tracking your industry used by Toyota Material Handling, Nasdaq, Winnebago, Logitech, and many others. He's also co-host of Founder Secrets, a weekly podcast interviewing inspiring founders and discussing entrepreneur ideas, news, and experiences.
Previously he co-founded Blackstone Media, a digital marketing agency acquired in 2018. A self-proclaimed computer nerd, Taylor taught himself to code at the age of 13 and started his first company at 19. He’s passionate about learning, sharing funny memes, and technology.
Born in Kentucky, Taylor now lives in New York City, where you can most likely find him catching a show at Comedy Cellar, biking around the city, or scouring upstate New York for the best hikes.
Weekly Founder Secrets Podcast with Taylor & Flaviu
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Digital Agency Growth Podcast 118: Running & Selling an Agency
Have you ever been curious if the grass is greener on the other side of the fence of your agency? Taylor Trusty did. Turns out for him that grass was a software company, the fence was selling his agency, and the grass was greener on the other side.
AVSocial 64: Cloak & Dagger
On today’s episode of AVSocial, we are discussing how competitive intelligence works, what it means to look at your fellow integrators for a potential change in the wind, and what it takes to keep these proceedings well above board.
Solicited Advice: Zack Pennington
Unlike most entrepreneurship interview shows, we spend very little time talking about ourselves and instead focus on giving advice based on audience-submitted questions!
The Leadership in Business - Episode 108
#108 Taylor Trusty, Co-founder and President at Signal Insights advised... "Seek out people who are where you want to be... and then go see them!"
Lessons Learned from Building and Selling an Agency in a Small Market
Why Taylor Trusty decided not to go to college, and why how he decided at a young age that he was going to focus on running his own business, and much more.
The Hot Mic: The Hard Road of Entrepreneurship
In this episode, we talk about the struggles that go into building a great business, and how not talking about the struggles ends up being a detriment to current and future business creators.
The Climb Ep. 5: Escaping, Life After an Agency & Starting a New Venture
In this episode, we laugh a lot, we get personal, we talk about being a business owner, selling an agency, crashing in front of an audience, and we serve up some meaty marketing tips along the way.
Top 10 User Experience (UX) Trends Affecting Your eCommerce Store in 2020
Each week, we explore the industry’s hottest topics to inspire you and give you practical tools to improve your commerce business. Host, Guido Jansen, talks to the industry’s brightest minds.
Scaling Up Services - Episode 53
Scaling Up Services is a podcast devoted to helping founders, partners, CEOs, key executives, and managers of service-based businesses scale their companies faster and with less drama.
Lane Report: Blackstone Media merges with Boston, Mass. digital transformation agency
Blackstone Media Network, a Louisville-based digital marketing agency, has been acquired by The ADK Group (ADK) out of Boston, Mass., effective September 2018. The merger coincides with the Blackstone company rebrand, now known as Blackstone Digital.