November 17th, 2011

How you too can be a media whore: GadgetTrak’s Ken Westin shares his secrets for hacking the press


How you too can be a media whore: GadgetTrak’s Ken Westin shares his secrets for hacking the press

If there’s one startup in Portland that continues to pile up impressive media coverage—especially coverage by traditional outlets which don’t usually cover startups—it’s GadgetTrak. And there’s a reason.

You see, CEO Ken Westin has made hacking the media and press and art form. It’s become his best way of ensuring that his product gets in front of more customers.

The folks at Startup Weekend Portland were lucky enough to gain insight into some of Ken’s secrets. And now, you’re among the lucky folks too.

To keep track of Ken’s latest coverage, make sure to follow @kwestin on Twitter.

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8 Responses to “How you too can be a media whore: GadgetTrak’s Ken Westin shares his secrets for hacking the press”

  1. Alexis Peterka says:

    This is one of the best talks I’ve ever watched. Ken’s a great source for actionable advice and inspiration.

  2. Jared Boone says:

    Yay Ken! You’ve come a long way, man…

  3. Jmartens says:

    We were very proud to have Ken as the keynote speaker. As a long time Startup Weekend organizer, I can say it was the best keynote we’ve ever had at the Portland event.

    Thanks, Ken!

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