Scott Baradell

Member Since 2021

Scott Baradell

Founder and CEO

Idea Grove

Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Scott is the founder and CEO of Idea Grove, a unified PR and marketing boutique for B2B technology companies. Idea Grove has ranked three times as an Inc. 5000 company and was named 2020 Small Agency of the Year by the Dallas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Before founding Idea Grove as a solo consultancy in 2005, Scott gained significant experience as a communicator and leader at Fortune 1000 companies. Scott served from 2001 to 2004 as vice president of corporate communications for Belo Corp., a diversified media company with 2004 revenues of more than $1.5 billion. Prior to Belo, Scott served as vice president of corporate communications for PageNet, a wireless communications company with 1999 revenues of $1 billion. Scott also co-founded Brightpod, a venture-funded technology consulting company acquired by InPhonic in 2001. In addition to his executive experience, Scott, a former senior reporter for the Dallas Times Herald, is a distinguished writer. His writing has earned awards from the International Association of Business Communicators, Texas Public Relations Association, Associated Press Managing Editors of Texas, and Virginia Press Association, among other organizations. Scott has an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar and honors graduate. He maintains an APR designation from the Public Relations Society of America. Specialties: branding and identity, brand positioning, social media, blogs, marketing communications, public relations, inbound marketing


SKILLS

  • Integrated Marketing
  • Online Marketing
  • Social Media

RECENT CONTENT

October 4th, 2021

Ask your PR firm to dig deeper to achieve meaningful results

Here are three ways you should leverage your PR firm to supercharge your marketing results.

September 7th, 2021

Three essentials to strong agency-client relationships

Regardless of your predisposition, building and maintaining good client relationships are vital to agency success.

September 3rd, 2021

Ambitious goals for your company? 14 secrets to building the workflows to reach them

To accomplish a challenging goal, you've got to have the right game plan for your team.

August 27th, 2021

Want a following of loyal fans? 15 ways to build an engaging customer community

Building a successful brand is all about creating and engaging a community around your business.


COMPANY INFO

Idea Grove

Idea Grove is a unified PR and marketing firm focused on building, growing and protecting B2B and technology brands. The agency is based in Dallas with clients nationwide.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Public Relations
  • Brand Marketing
  • Content Creators

INDUSTRY

Marketing & advertising