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About

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Hi, I’m Vincent. You can reach me at vincentvbarr at gmail dot com. On Twitter, I’m @VincentBarr, and on LinkedIn, I’m still Vincent Barr.

I built this site on Jekyll. This page will be receiving a necessary update by 2018.

Work

I help companies grow through marketing, analytics, and split testing. Most people would describe me as ‘full-stack.’

Consulting: Marketing, analytics, and split testing.

Customers include: Oxo, Prudential Financial, top 5 technology company, PBS, General Assemb.ly, CoinDesk, Finhabits, Code Climate, Descendant of Thieves, and more.

Jet.com: Customer acquisition (social, programmatic display, etc.)

MongoDB: Customer acquisition, web analytics, split testing, and user research most of the time. Webmastery and debugging Drupal issues some of the time.

Consulting: Provide inbound marketing strategy, web analytics, split testing, and customer acquisition audits and strategy for clients ranging from venture-backed startups to magicians to a number of non-profits.

Teaching: Taught a 10-week digital marketing course to a diverse class of 30+ young professionals.

Analysis Exchange: Worked with a mentor to implement web analytics, efficient event tracking (Google Tag Manager + Link Click Listener + RegEx), and cross-domain tracking on FoodRescue.net; developed dashboards for executives, marketers, and performance marketing teams.

Writing

Why Marketers Need to Be More Like Tour Guides
Landing Page Optimization: Start with Questions, Not Answers
Wayfinding Conventions: Design Your Landing Pages to Guide Visitors to Action
The Deceptively Simple A/B Testing Mistake Quietly Killing Your Conversion Rates
How to Build an A/B Testing Practice in 2 Hours
Mock User Acquisition Campaign for Asana

Certifications & Smertifications

  • Google Partner
  • Google AdWords Advanced Search
  • Google Digital Analytics Fundamentals
  • Google AdWords Advertising Fundamentals
  • Optimizely Platform Certification

Platforms & Skills

  • Google Suite: AdWords, Analytics, Tag Manager, and Webmaster Tools (now Console)
  • Adobe Omniture
  • Optimizely, CrazyEgg, Moz, & Screaming Frog SEO Spider
  • Excel
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript & jQuery (Intermediate)
  • Python (Beginner; working through Euler problem set)
  • Drupal, WordPress, Jekyll
  • Balsamiq
  • Salesforce

Causes

Co-Organizer of House of Genius, an intimate, bi-monthly event uniting two entrepreneurs with a small, diverse group of panelists to think through a business or design challenge. No professional information is disclosed until the end of the evening.

Advisor, former Co-Chair of the Mentor Leadership Council & Mentor-Coach at America Needs You, a non-profit that helps first-generation college students recognize and pursue their aspirations, closing a considerable opportunity gap.