Going Viral with Spartz
By: Rachel Pollard 08/11/2014
By the age of 12 Emerson Spartz had created the #1 Harry Potter website, MuggleNet, with over 50 million page views per month. Then, at the age of 19 Emerson became a New York Times bestselling author. Today, he runs his own online entertainment company with millions of users worldwide. Lets just say that this guy knows about Internet virality okay?
Today, Emerson is the CEO of Spartz Inc, one of the fastest growing digital media publishing companies. Spartz receives over 160 million page views per month. The Spartz Media Network has successfully launched 12 websites in the past 2 years, including OMGFacts, GivesMeHope, and Dose.
Dose is based on the idea that virality has the ability to change the world. People share things that interest them, and that they think their followers will find interesting. The site has gone from zero to 1 million uniques per day. Dose is working to deliver the most amazing people, places, and things from around the world to their followers.
If you think Emerson’s endeavors sound as amazing as we do, you’re in luck. Spartz is currently in search of a Lead Data Scientist. They are looking for someone with experience in programming/ statistics, with leadership skills, and a strong business/ product sense.
If you are interested in the position, check out their full job description: