Boy genius Emerson Spartz on virality, building networks, and self-development on Bytes Over Bagels

by John W Ostler
May 29, 2013

This week's feature interview is with Emerson Spartz, CEO and Founder of Spartz. Emerson kicks things off by telling us how he dropped out of the traditional school system to home school HIMSELF at age 12 and build one of the most successful blogs of all time, www.mugglenet.com.  From here he's launched a wave of profitable websites based on his home grown formula for Virality.  At 26 years old today, he's just getting started...listen in.   We also feature (Chicago) music from the band JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound.

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Chicago Tech Startup Madness bracket!!!

We're also talking about Stew ShareReverbdoggyloot, and Winestyr.  They are this weeks 4 Chicago Startups that will enter our pool of 32 companies in the Chicago Tech Startup Madness bracket!!!!!  The winner will receive a sweet prize pack and an interview on the show. 

Vote for your favorite company by tweeting or hit VOTE on our website:

  1. @stewshare #chicagotechstartupmadness
  2. @reverbdotcom #chicagotechstartupmadness
  3. @doggyloot #chicagotechstartupmadness
  4. @winestyr #chicagotechstartupmadness

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NEXT WEEK's featured guest is Michael Timpone, CMO and Co-Founder of Kapow Events.

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