Jared Bauman is the Co Founder and CEO of 201 Creative, LLC. He is an expert in business strategy, marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). He is the host of the popular Niche Pursuits podcast, which has been running for over a decade and features almost 75,000 monthly downloads. He is also a contributor at Search Engine Land, an industry leading SEO publication. With over 20 years of experience in business management and digital marketing, he brings a rich background of both knowledge and experience in helping companies grow.
Jared has a Bachelors of Science from the University of California, San Diego in Management Science. Prior to 201 Creative, he was a Co Founder and President of ShootDotEdit, the premium post processing company for professional wedding photographers worldwide.
In 2002, Jared founded Bauman Photographers, a well known Southern California photography studio specializing in high end weddings and corporate headshots. Bauman Photographers established itself as one of the most successful examples of a customer-focused associate model, and after 11 years of profitable growth, Jared sold Bauman Photographers in 2012.
With a primary focus on business, Jared Bauman has provided the professional creative community with both education and leadership. Jared has spoken all over the country to photographers and creative entrepreneurs, helping them to understand what facets of business and marketing are most important to focus on.
A 9 time speaker at the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference, Jared has conducted several multi-day courses on Creative Live, in addition to two national speaking tours. In 2013, Jared released his first book titled “Simple Steps to Master Public Speaking,” which reached #1 on Amazon in Public Speaking during its first week.
Jared lives in San Diego, California with his wife Sara and their daughter, Felicity and son, Josiah. A good cappuccino and the Wall Street Journal are his perfect morning, a hike through a national park is his perfect afternoon, and a small gathering of friends and a (big) sip of Bourbon are his perfect evening.
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