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About Growth Nation

Growth Nation helps mid-sized and emerging firms reach their growth potential by developing and implementing successful marketing strategies and plans. We: • Listen • Build your brand • Increase good sales leads • Accelerate lead conversion • Grow your business with marketing that's 'just right' Our growth solutions have created over US$1 billion of new revenue and $500 million of new earnings in these industry segments: • Internet and Information Technology • Hardware and Software • Healthcare, Biotechnology and Life Sciences • Alternative Energy • Manufacturing and Engineering • Chemicals and Materials • Industrial and Automotive • Franchising • Professional Services • B2B, B2C and B2B2C

Growth Nation at AZIGG in January

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How Much Networking is Just Right?

How do you decide how much and where to network?  Every person and business is different.  Here are some thoughts for Growth Nation, where we target clients who are typically small business owners for companies in technology, manufacturing or service … Continue reading

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Special Event 12/16 with the Phoenix Business Journal

Economic conditions are placing obstacles in front of every business. As a result we’re supporting a special educational seminar benefitting local businesses being done in cooperation with the Phoenix Business Journal ( and Greater Phoenix SCORE (   The special … Continue reading

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Arizona Lags in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment

This article by Doug Bruhnke was published in the Phoenix Business Journal on November 7, 2008.  Doug is Founder/CEO of Growth Nation and Founder/President of Arizona International Growth Group (AZIGG).   For every $1 Arizona spends on attracting non-US companies … Continue reading

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LeTip Int’l Announces New Home in Mesa; Celebration 10/22pm

  LeTip is the world’s largest, privately owned, professional business leads organization. It employs 15 Regional Directors who oversee more than 525 chapters and over ten thousand members in the US and Canada.   President and CEO Kim Marie Branch-Pettid … Continue reading

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This Week in Phoenix: ‘After 5’ on Tuesday

The event of the week is the ‘After 5’ event with the Arizona Technology Council at Global IT Solutions.  Don’t miss it!  Unfortunately I’ll miss it because of a customer commitment, so tell me how it goes 😉   More … Continue reading

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Paying Respects on 9/11

We took a break today from financial turmoil, lipsticked pigs and other distractions to remember September 11th 7 years ago.  All quiet: that’s good.    I was working at a software company in Orem, Utah when it happened, and piecing … Continue reading

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