BakedFinn is a new media agency that specializes in internet marketing process, strategy & technology. BakedFinn, aka "BF,” was founded by veteran internet marketers who are accustomed to national marketing campaigns with multi-million dollar expectations and razor-thin deadlines. Founders Chris Bake and Nat Finn met at Livemercial in 2006. They have 20+ years of internet marketing experience, have created, managed and executed million-dollar weekly TV campaigns, and have generated over two billion dollars in career eCommerce.
For one who originally got into Internet marketing so he could work from anywhere in the world and travel, Nat Finn has become a respected veteran Internet marketer with a tireless work ethic and a never-say die attitude. He has developed a formidable skill set with strengths in search engine optimization (SEO), copywriting, blogging, social media & A/B split/multivariant testing. When Finn isn’t working on client projects or perfecting BiziPorts, he’s playing guitar, working out and traveling around the country taking pictures and notes for his personal dream, "How to Publish a Book of Blues. Hopefully.”
Finn was in the first class to graduate from HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing University. He is the co-founder of Northwest Indiana Social Media (NWISM), co-director of Northwest Indiana Tweetups (NWITweetup), and volunteer director for Blog Indiana - Indiana’s biggest Internet Marketing convention. More often than not, Finn is also Google Analytics & Google Adwords certified.
Chris excels at developing state of the art applications from scratch. He has advanced level expertise with Mac and Linux server administration, and has designed and administered multiple large scale data centers, both physical and virtual on the cloud. Combining his network skills and application development experience, he succeeds in creating platforms that are both fully scalable and fully redundant, providing cost efficient alternatives in achieving service level agreements to clients. He is also an extremely effective problem solver in crisis mode.
Chris has worked in the Direct Response marketing industry for 5 years, and has in-depth experience with revenue driven applications and extremely high volume traffic management. He has built large scale, multi-tiered client/customer e-commerce models that have generated companies millions in revenue. Integrations include: Payment Gateways, SMS Messaging, IVR Integration and more. In each data center model he’s implemented; he’s utilized various open source technologies to create fully redundant clusters of load balancers, high-speed database servers, web server farms, DNS servers, mail servers and system monitoring.