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Ryan Buckley

Ryan Buckley is Co-founder and Head of Partnerships at Scripted.com. Ryan holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Still and always a Cal Bear, Ryan graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in Economics and Environmental Sciences. After several years of doing everything from dishes to prospecting campaigns and even Rails and Python coding, he’s settled into the role of Scripted’s ambassador to the marketing community.

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Scripted Partners with Twitter to Offer Ad Credits

Ryan BuckleySeptember 23rd, 2013

Marketing starts with great content, but even the best material will benefit from a boost. That’s why we’ve partnered with Twitter to offer our customers ads credits to promote their Tweets. Any Scripted customer in the US with a US credit card is eligible to receive $50 in ads credits. 1. Fill out this form […]

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Hacking for Sales, Part 5

Ryan BuckleyMay 21st, 2013

Until now, we’ve played mostly with APIs and page scrapes. In this lesson, we dive a little bit deeper into the later in order to solve a simple sales problem: knowing when your customer changes jobs. I love JobChangeNotifier. It’s a simple web application that sends me an email each week showing which of my […]

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Hacking for Sales, Part 4

Ryan BuckleyFebruary 3rd, 2013

Recently, I got curious what other companies received funding, and when the funding event happened. There’s no better resource for this data than Crunchbase, and it’s another great little Python exercise to get that data out and into a spreadsheet. First, let’s start with the imports and data sources. import json, urllib, os, csv inpath […]

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Startup lessons learned in the 2012 NYC Marathon

Ryan BuckleyDecember 11th, 2012

Before Hurricane Sandy hit New York, I expected to run 26.2 miles through all five boroughs of New York City, starting in Staten Island and ending in Manhattan. I was volunteering as a guide for a disabled athlete with Achilles, an international organization that helps athletes with disabilities complete long races. The day before I […]

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Hacking for Sales, Part 3

Ryan BuckleyDecember 4th, 2012

In Part 1 and Part 2, we covered techniques for how to scrape data from pages on Crunchbase. Well, I have news for you, and I don’t want you to get upset. There’s a much easier way to do it, one that requires far less time. Instead of loading pages and scraping them, we’ll instead […]

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A Tale of Two Pitches

Ryan BuckleyNovember 12th, 2012

I spent two days in Seattle a few months ago for a business trip, and as I walked to the rental car desk I had a realization. I have no pitch materials. No deck, no slick flyer, and no demo. I had five great meetings scheduled and no shwag to offer. My co-founder had just […]

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Five Years of Typing Dvorak

Ryan BuckleyOctober 3rd, 2012

Painters use lots of brushes. Rock musicians have dozens of guitars. Seamstresses rarely have just one sewing machine. You’re a writer; why do you only learn one way to type? I’m writing this post using the Dvorak keyboard layout, an optimized version of the standard “Qwerty” keyboard layout. I’m using a MacBook Air, and I don’t […]

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