Hey, I’m Cory Ames. Welcome to My Site.


I’m an entrepreneur, I write, I read a lot amongst many other things. Here on my site, I share updates, findings, and insights on my active projects and curiosities spanning all sorts of topics; business, personal productivity, philosophy, learning, learning about learning, owning a van, and much much more.

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Who is Cory?

Cory is an entrepreneur, writer, and student. He is the Founder of a digital marketing consultancy, Open Book SEO.

At the age of 20, Cory dropped out from Gonzaga University to aggressively pursue a professional career in digital marketing. In 18 months Cory went from part-time Project Manager Assistant to CEO of a then multi-million dollar marketing agency with over 20 full-time employees. Cory grew up in Washington State and has lived in Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Ecuador and now Austin, Texas.

Cory has spoken at a conference of 250 business owners in Bangkok, Thailand and Google Campuses in the Austin area on effectiveness, well-being, and fulfillment in work.

Cory is an ambitious student. He is conversationally fluent in Spanish, reads voraciously and enjoys writing and thinking. Also, he loves to travel and see more of the world.

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