Alex Houg is co-founder and CEO of Portage.co, an internet marketing firm based in Minneapolis with 21 employees worldwide. An international speaker and writer, Alex has presented at Social Media Marketing World, ICON14, Pubcon, L2E (Learn to earn). A regular contributor to internet marketing advice publications, Alex gives advice on InsideFacebook, SocialFresh, and Business2Community. An entrepreneur by the age of 14, he developed and later sold a successful gaming accessory website. His interests turning to internet marketing, Alex has managed campaigns for clients such as Adidas, The Golden State Warriors, Fuddruckers, and Jack Daniels. His focus with Portage.co is the QuickStarts program, fully implementing and tuning Facebook ads with packages available for all levels of business. His other projects include The Untern Movement- A program designed to help college students discover what they love and gain valuable job experience in cooperation with universities. With this program, his goal is to provide participants with a certification program built around what they enjoy, free of charge. Alex's strives to help others around him succeed, empowering people to do what they are passionate about. Hailing from Plymouth, Minnesota, Alex enjoys playing soccer, and is an accomplished Eagle scout. You can contact him at alex@portage.co.

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