24. Social Entrepreneurship: What it Takes to Land Whale Clients and Brands with David Brickley

In this Build-isode Aaron & Ryan bring on a special guest that is no stranger to landing whale clients like Amazon, Nike and the Olympics. David Brickley, the CEO and Founder of STN Digital joins the Buildify Method podcast to talk about what it takes to land whale clients and brands.  

During this episode Aaron, David & Ryan give business owners clear advice of what it takes to land whale clients and huge brands. They dive into the systems, mindset, and business strategy required to position your company so big brands and large companies will talk to you and even ask to work with you.

Next, they talk about how small businesses often have to “fake it till they make it” and at what point that approach fails and you must begin walking your talk, especially with big brands and big companies.

Later in this Build-isode Aaron, David and Ryan peal back what you have to change in your organization and with your team as the size of your clients change and become significantly larger. They talk about important systems, culture and leadership.

The guys close out the Build-isode by discussing what CEO’s need to learn so their companies can work with the top brands in the world. What’s required from a knowledge perspective, leadership perspective and from an organizational perspective. This is a must listen to episode that is pack full of value!

The Buildify Method podcast is the best business podcast for entrepreneurs looking to gain actionable knowledge of how to better own and operate a successful company. 

Show Notes:


David Brickley is the CEO & Founder of STN Digital. STN is the industry leader in social-first marketing working with the top brands from around the world.

  • Website: www.STNDigitial.com   
  • @STNDigital
  • @DavidJBrickley


Aaron Keith is the CEO and Founder of Buildify Systems which is a business education and consulting company. Aaron is a nationally recognized business consultant, coach & speaker, who shares his structured wisdom gained from having coached over 10,000 entrepreneurs in nearly 20 years. Aaron has worked with everything from celebrities, billion-dollar companies down to small startups. Aaron uses ‘The Buildify Method’ to help CEO’s and entrepreneurs grow and scale their companies. 


Ryan Coyne a veteran tech consultant & speaker, who both will be providing coaching, insight, & specific advice on key topics that matter. Aaron & Ryan will deconstruct the mental game and the physical game of each topic while providing actionable steps, business systems, and techniques that enable you to build a thriving company.

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