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Hi 👋 there!

I’m a freelance marketer who works primarily in content marketing, product marketing and social media marketing.

From 2013 to 2018, I worked in B2B Marketing for DNN Software.

My job was to build awareness and consideration of DNN’s Content Management System (CMS) via content marketing, social media marketing and product marketing.

These days, I work as a marketing consultant and freelancer (read about my freelance journey). See below for some of the wonderful clients I work with.

Brief Personal Background

I have a B.S. degree in Computer Science and began my career as a software developer. I moved into IT Management and led teams as large as 13. …

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My dad is happily retired and living in Amherst, Massachusetts with my mom.

He goes by the nickname “Sherm,” and in case you ever forget his name, he’ll ask you to “think of Sherman tank.”

It’s funny — does he look anything like a tank?

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My dad, Sherm Shiao aka “Sherman tank.”

Dad has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in computer science. He worked his entire career at IBM.

I also have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, which was partly inspired by him. …

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While I’ve only listened to a few audiobooks, I’m a podcast junkie. I enjoying listening to three genres:

  • News (e.g., current events and sports)
  • Interviews
  • Long form, documentary-style programs

When I used to work in an office, I’d tune in to podcasts as I got ready for work, getting in 10–15 minutes of listening time.

Back then, I was taking my daughter to school on the same ride as my commute — her school was less than a mile from my office, which was convenient. …


Dennis Shiao

Marketing consultant for hire ➡️ content marketing, product marketing and more. Subscribe to my “Content Corner” newsletter: http://bit.ly/content-corner

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