Jason Miles

Jason is the author of the bestselling Pinterest Power, Instagram Power, and Youtube Marketing Power, all available in bookstores worldwide and published with McGraw Hill. From 2010 to January 1, 2014 Miles served at Northwest University in the Seattle area. As the Senior Vice President of Advancement he managed the Fundraising, Marketing, and Human Resources departments.   That year they also founded of Sew Powerful, a 501C3 charitable organization focused on combating extreme poverty in Zambia. The Google Foundation has become their largest donor and they've received worldwide support for their innovative Sew Powerful Purse program and creative efforts to combat extreme poverty in Ngombe Compound - the worst urban slum in Lusaka Zambia.  In 2011 Miles founded the Marketing On Pinterest blog to document their work on the popular social media site and two weeks after launch he was offered a three book deal with McGraw Hill Professional. Each book has been a bestseller and can be found on Amazon as well as in bookstores worldwide including North America, Korea, Australia, India, and Europe. In 2013 Jason & Cinnamon launched Pixie Faire (a marketplace built on the Shopify platform). Pixie Faire has quickly become the Internet's largest doll clothes pattern marketplace with over 70 designers and over 1.5 million patterns downloaded. It attracts raving fans from both the toy and sewing world. The site averages 40,000 to 50,000 pattern downloads a month. Jason is an award winning marketer having earned the All-Star Award repeatedly for Email Marketing & Social Media Integration presented by Constant Contact. His work has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Wharton Magazine (of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Business), IBM's Connect Chat, CNET, MSN's Business On Main, Social Media Examiner, Profnet, PRNewswire, and other premiere publications. He is an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Northwest University and regularly present for the American Marketing Association (AMA) as well as at other industry leading events where he presents on the topics of social media and ecommerce.  He spends quality time mentoring and coaching others, kayaking, traveling to Africa, and helping Cinnamon teach the pre-school class on Sunday mornings at Renton Christian Center in the Seattle area.  Jason's passion is to serve and help others, which he brings to his teaching and speaking projects. His unique experience as a Senior Marketer at a University as well as a start-up kitchen table entrepreneur give him a unique ability to connect with a wide range of learners.  He's sold millions online, but is most passionate about the start-up phase, branding, social media, and the transformational power an online business can have in the lives of hard working people as they turn their dream into reality with proven techniques and practical online marketing strategies.