In 2012, Ben Theis left the corporate world and rolled up his sleeves to get to work on his dream of going into business for himself. Ben founded Skol Marketing to help small businesses and nonprofits get found online. Ben earned a degree in Sports Marketing and Business from Minnesota State University, Mankato, possesses a love of small businesses, and has experience working directly for Google. Ben has combined his knowledge, experience, and passion to create Skol Marketing. Before the creation of Skol Marketing, Ben gained vast experience in roles at the following companies:
- Minnesota Vikings: Facility & Operations Assistant
- 360 Sports: Assistant Director
- Target: Reporting Analyst
- Google: Local Partnership Manager
Through Skol Marketing, Ben creates websites for his clients, uses his experience from working for Google to perform SEO on his clients’ sites, implements online marketing campaigns through the use of SEM and social media, and hosts workshops to educate small business owners on all of the above.
Sports: Ben is a die-hard Minnesota Vikings fan and has been featured in countless articles and T.V. appearances about the Vikings. Ben brings his passion for sports and his competitive edge to the table to help his clients enhance their online presence.
Giving Back: Ben loves working with and has been very involved in Special Olympics Minnesota since 2007 as a coach, unified player, volunteer, camp counselor, and mentor.
Family: Ben and his lovely wife, Emily, live in Plymouth with their two pugs Mango & Rigby!
Just for fun: Ben loves the T.V. show Friends, owns all 10 seasons, and can quote nearly every line.
Let Ben Theis and Skol Marketing make the web work for you!