Inbound Marketing For Startups

An 12-week online intensive course for tech startup founders, increase your website traffic & 2X your qualified inbound leads

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Are you fed up trying to grow your startup but aren't seeing the results that you desire?

There's hope! Many startups today depend on using HubSpot and other marketing automation systems to implement inbound marketing and inbound sales to gain traction after attaining product market fit.

Startups face unique problems and must learn to operate in the face of unforeseen circumstances. Through my lessons learned advising startups I have developed an inbound marketing campaign framework that allows startups to implement marketing strategies while staying agile.

In this course you will use the build, measure, learn feedback loop to plan and execute customer focused inbound marketing campaign sprints. While I do use the inbound marketing methodology I have altered some processes to help generate instant results.

The days of hyperinflated IPO's are over. As a startup founder you need to focus on a proven framework to increase your inbound leads and attract investors.

7 Core Course Benefits...

  • Run monthly inbound marketing campaign sprints and 2X your traffic in 180 days
  • Generate higher quality leads and stop trading dollars for clicks
  • Learn how to automate your sales prospecting efforts via email & LinkedIn
  • Develop a blogging strategy that boosts your account based sales efforts
  • Focus on what matters by eliminating, simplifying, automating, and delegating
  • Discover resources to hire the right talent weather using freelancers, agencies, or full time staff members.
  • Reverse engineer what your competitors are doing and beat them at their own game

This is where I’m supposed to talk about how smart I am. But we both know that’s not what you want to hear.

I’ll keep this short and try to earn your trust:

  • I’ve worked at several tech startups and ecommerce companies, one of which I help increase their monthly website traffic from 366K to over 500K
  • Helped startup founders and ecommerce company executives generate millions of unique monthly website visits, and qualified inbound leads
  • Written and been featured in multiple large online publications such as Blavity, The Muse, Smart Insights, & Mention
  • I received an M.S. in Internet Marketing from Full Sail University
  • I received a B.S. in Entrepreneurship from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • I’m a certified HubSpot Partner that focuses on helping tech startups and ecommerce companies
  • I was 1 of 10 finalist in UNCG 2 Minutes to Win it startup pitch competition when I was in college

Kevin Payne Inbound Certification


More importantly, here’s what others I worked with say about me….

"Kevin has a great entrepreneurial spirit about him. He is constantly looking for new tools and tricks to stay on top of ever-changing digital marketing trends. Kevin is a great asset to our team and is great to collaborate with on client projects."

— Amy Presuhn, Marketing Manager at Capterra

"Kevin is motivated and resourceful. His work helped both improve conversions and workflow and he was a pleasure to work with."

— Jessica Bloch-Schulman, Web Developer at AudienceFUEL

"Kevin is very ambitious, hard-working and industrious. He is always willing to put in extra effort in order to be successful."

— Glenn Fox, Founder of SL8Z

"Kevin has lots of enthusiasm and great entrepreneurial ideas. He has a lot of energy that makes things work."

— Dianne Welsh, Professor at UNCG

"Kevin was a great co-worker. He always was on top of his work and eager to learn more. He was hard working, determined, and ambitious. He made our work atmosphere exciting and desirable to be in. I would not hesitate to recommend Kevin for any future job opportunities."

— Claire Madison, Business Development at SL8Z

Your Adviser

Kevin Payne
Kevin Payne

Kevin helps founders implement inbound marketing strategies to increase their website traffic and qualified inbound leads. As well he writes for several online publications including Blavity, StartupNation, and SmartInsights.

With over 5 years of professional experience he’s worked in house at tech startups and ecommerce companies in both D.C. & San Francisco. One of which he helped increase their website traffic from 366K to over 500K within a 1 year time period.

Currently he’s a HubSpot Partner helping early stage startups implement inbound marketing campaigns to increase their inbound leads and speed up their sales cycles by using marketing automation software.

Class Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students do you work with?
It should be noted that this course is limited to 10 new students per month to allow me to work with each startup founder on an individual basis, this also ensure everyone 2X their inbound leads.
When does this course start?
This course starts the 1st week of each month and you will receive an calendar invite to schedule a kickoff call with me upon registering.
How long is this course?
The course is 12 weeks long, and has been cut up into small, digestible and organized segments, so that you can easily refer back to it when you have questions. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. As well you will receive all updated course content and downloads for free.
How actionable is the course?
Very actionable. After implementing these strategies while working fulltime at tech startups and also helping consulting clients I've taken my experience to develop this course. This course is different than the free courses HubSpot offers because it's very specific to tech startups and ecommerce companies. As well templates and video's of me sharing my screen allows me to share specific tactics that have worked for clients.
Can I expense this at my company or write it off in my business?
No accountants were involved in the making of this advice, but many students get the training reimbursed by work or write it off as a training expense for their business.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Will I be able to easily implement all the strategies and techniques you share?
This course is geared to tech startups with 1-2 in house marketers who can implement the tactics I share. From my personal experience startups who have acquired seed funding or a series A are a good fit for this course. However I will share tactics to find and hire freelancers and agencies if you don't have the staff but have financing to scale.
I have more questions. How do I contact you?
You can reach me via social media or email me at

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