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Marketing Resources 🚀 from the Weirdest City on Earth 🤠
Welcome to the Austin Marketing Stack!
If you’re not familiar with Austin… We’re known for our breakfast tacos, live music, and rapidly growing startup & tech communities.
Whether you live in Austin or are already planning to move here… we hope these resources are a useful collection for anyone interested in marketing.
The goal of this project is to map out the Austin marketing landscape, curated by locals. We expect that this will be an ever-evolving and growing stack of resources. Thanks to everyone who contributed and please leave a response or contact me at email@example.com if there is something we should add.
Disclosure: We’re digital marketers ourselves in Austin.
It makes sense to start with SXSW. South-by-Southwest gets its own section as one of the biggest events in Austin (and the world), since 1987. Nearly a two-week marathon of technology, music, and film, bringing together an incredible mix of people and experiences.
“The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.”
- Subconferences: SX Interactive, SX Music, SX Film, SX Edu, SX V2V, SX Eco.
- SXSW PanelPicker: Apply to present at SXSW.
- SXSW Trade Show: “Diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors ranging from promising startups to established industry leaders.”
- SXSW Marketplace: “Local Austin boutiques and hand-selected national/global brands to create a unique shopping experience.”
🗞 News + Media
Outlets and channels to keep a pulse on Austin news, both those related to marketing and potential marketing opportunities.
- Austin360.com [Blog]
- Austin.com [Blog]
- BuiltInAustin [Blog]
- Silicon Hills News [Blog]
- Austin Startup Digest [Newsletter]
- Austin Inno [Blog]
- Texas Squared Startup Newsletter [Newsletter]
- Austin American Statesman [Newspaper + Website]
- Austin Business Journals (ABJ) [News site]
- Austin Startups [Medium Blog]
- Austin Monthly [Magazine + Website]
- Austin Fire Show [Podcast]
Associations and groups centered on marketing or where you may find marketers or marketing content.
- Austin Online Marketing for Entrepreneurs (AUSOME)
- Online Geniuses, Austin
- Austin Marketing Happy Hour
- DigitalMarketer Meetup, Austin Chapter
- Austin SEO
- Austin Pay Per Click Meetup
- Internet Marketing Party
- Austin Interactive Marketing Association : Regular Meetups at Mozart’s on the lake.
- Austin Online Marketing Club (AOMC) : Regular SEO and Coffee Meetups
- American Marketing Association (AMA), Austin Chapter
- Austin Area Media Tech
- PR over Coffee, Austin
- HubSpot User Group, Austin
- The Austin Forum on Technology and Society
- American Marketing Association, Austin
- Austin Interactive Marketing Association
- Capital Factory
- WeWork Congress, Domain, University
🗯 Social Media
Who and where are people discussing marketing on social media.
- List of Austin Marketers (I’m sure there’s many more that need to be added, lmk)
🎤 Conferences + Events
> In Austin
- Austin Startup Week: Five days of events showcasing the Austin startup community. Oct 9–13 (Between ACL weekends)
- ATX Startup Crawl: “Have a beverage, drop off a resume, & connect with some of the best tech companies”. During SXSW and during Austin Startup Week.
- Product Camp Austin: “free, full-day un-conference.” February & August.
- InnoTech Austin: “Business technology event comprised of educational seminars”, November 16.
- Internet Marketer Expo: “The #1 Event For Instantly Scaling Your Online Business”. Sheraton Austin, May 19–21.
- Affiliate Summit: Based in Austin. Several conferences around the world.
- Interactive Marketing Summit: Coming soon.
- CreativeMornings ATX: “Breakfast lecture series for the creative community”. Monthly dates vary.
- Spredfast Summit: “The Smartest in Social”. Oct 3–5.
- VendastaCon: “Conquer local with data-backed
insights, tactics and strategies”. Conference for driving more local business to your agency / media company.
- Performance Marketing Summit: “Performance Marketing Summit, produced by Affiliate Summit, is a 1-day conference series for digital marketers, that takes place in various cities, around the world.” March 14th.
- Marketing Analytics Conference: “Top-to-Bottom Strategies for Data-Driven Marketing”. June 5–6.
> Nearby Austin
What conferences are nearby that marketers may be interested in traveling to from Austin. Some in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, etc… Coming soon. Send me any you know of!
📚 Marketing Education
💰 Recruiting, Hiring, and Job Opportunities
- Creative Circle
- Vitamin T
- Texas Freelance Association
- Career and Technology Association of Texas
- Austin Freelance Gigs [FB Group]
- Capital Factory Jobs [FB Group]
- @CFStartupJobs [Twitter]
- Austin Advertising Jobs [FB Group]
- Austin Digital Jobs [FB Group]
- Austin Marketing Job [Twitter]
- AngelList (Recruit or Jobs > Location: Austin)
🏢 Marketing Companies
There’s a ton of amazing companies and incredible talent in Austin. This stack would be overwhelmingly long if we attempted to list them all.
These lists seem to be a good place to start:
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