Episode 1 - Andy Crestodina, Co-Founder & CMO at Orbit Media Studios

April 14, 2021

Andy Crestodina talks to us about his daily work routine, the tools that keep him productive, and his morning and evening rituals.

Andy is a co-founder and the CMO of Orbit Media, an award-winning digital agency in Chicago. He’s a top-rated speaker at national conferences and a writer for the biggest blogs on the Internet. 

Andy’s been named in the Top 10 Online Marketing Experts by Forbes, Top 50 Marketing Influencers by Entrepreneur, along with many other accolades. 

He’s a mentor at 1871, the #1 incubator in the US, and a guest lecturer and instructor at universities like Northwestern and Loyola. 

On top of all that, he’s also the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing. 

With all of those amazing achievements, it’s only natural as a marketer to wanna know... how does he do it all? 

The best place to start is by talking about the daily habits and routines that Andy does as a marketer to get these results. We’re going granular with his day by day, week by week routines, and tasks and tools that he uses to give you ideas of different habit experiments you can try out for yourself.


1. Virtual assistant 

  • Do a fast pass on all of your calendars and emails (less than $1000 a month)
  • Handle research projects, outreach and other important things

2. Superhuman

  • Email management software
  • Automatically goes through every message in your inbox 
  • Provides information when you hover over someone’s name like their LinkedIn or company’s name 

3. SaneBox

  • AI email management tool

4. Calender.com + TextExpander

  • Create tiny shortcuts with TextExpander
  • Schedule meetings with Calendar.com

Book Recommendations

  1. Deep Work - Cal Newport
  2. Cumulative Advantage - Mark Schaefer
  3. Marketing Rebellion - Mark Schaefer
  4. Google Analytics Breakthrough - Feras Alhlou
  5. The Challenger Sale - Matthew Dixon & Brent Adamson

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