I’m an accomplished marketing professional with 18+ years experience in marketing communications management, thought leadership and creative problem solving. Combining strategic thinking with technical savvy I have the hands-on experience to exceed expectations and deliver real world results. In addition to all of that sophistication, I’m a funny guy! Really, just ask me.
Joined TNT Software as their new Marketing Communications Manager. In charge of all outbound communications to clients, new business opportunities, as well as company and product brand development. Funnel customer feedback to development group and provide input to product management on user interface design and user experience. Manage all web development, SEO, Social, PPC campaigns, promotional programs, offline marketing collateral, events, and media relations.
After freelancing various web and design projects for 8+ years in my free time, I decided to go full time and start my own business. Projects ranged from mild to wild and in addition to a steady stream of referrals, several of my previous employers hired me as a regular contractor to continue supporting their marketing projects and programs. This was also an amazing opportunity to spend more time with two of my young (at the time) kids and do things like chaperone kindergarten field trips.
Joined a 50 year old health insurance third party administration company with new ownership fostering a startup environment. As Marketing Team Leader I was tasked with developing a new brand and identity for the company and services as well as new business development and refined proposal processes. CRM implementation and integrated marketing strategy across multiple channels.
Joined a fast paced, grassroots, startup company in the e-learning development industry as their Director of Marketing and Sales. Built a complete marketing and sales program from scratch. Managed multiple projects and resources in a virtual office environment.
Began the “Goodknight” program with Edward Jones Investments, studying for series 7 and 63 licenses. Became an officially licensed broker and joined an office in May 2001. Grew book of business to $10M+ in assets under management while gaining “in the trenches” sales and account management experience.
Graduated in top 10% of class from Washington State University (Vancouver) with a Master’s degree in Business Administration, emphasis in management. Finally got that custom engraved class ring.
Contracted with the business where I had spent my summer hours working outside of high school, to design a website for their heavy diesel truck and equipment inventory as well as parts and components sales. Maintained and regularly updated this site for years as well as evolving though three major redesigns.
Began first “real job” at Columbia Ultimate Business Systems as as marketing rep in their Public Sector Division. Progressed into corporate marketing department as a Digital Productions Coordinator specializing in sales presentations, trade shows, multimedia and web design. Began attending night school in 1998 in pursuit of master’s degree.
Graduated from Washington State University (Pullman) School of Business and Economics with a degree in Marketing.
Graduated with honors, Mark Morris High School in Longview, WA
It was a beautiful thing. Although my name was Baby Boy Berglund for 3 days…
Specializing in small business web design – Google friendly, mobile friendly, professional and fast. Whether you need a simple site or want to sell on-line, you’ve come to the right place. We start with brainstorming, progress into planning, and then rapid site development. How is it built? Typically utilizing WordPress or Adobe Dreamweaver for rich, responsive HTML5 websites that grow business presence and add to bottom lines.
Every website needs visual appeal. Every company and product deserves a logo. Every great user experience involves digital communication through graphic design. Glossy, flat, 3D, shadow effects, simple and complex. Is it art or science? Yes, it is.
Make sure you are present when customers are searching for you by supplementing your organic search ranking with paid ads through Google AdWords. We design the campaigns together, you control the budget. Whether it’s on a desktop or on a phone – make sure your customers know you’re there for them with Google Adwords.
Business cards? Yes, they do still serve a purpose and they better look good. Brochures? Catalogs? Booklets? Mailings? Maybe some of these never actually make it to print but having a polished digital version in PDF print ready format can be the key to success with your customers. All print design work is done in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign for print ready professionalism.
Tell me about your plans, your priorities and your project. Then I can help make it a reality.