7 San Francisco Digital Marketing Consultants to Know

by | Feb 27, 2018

We often find ourselves asked who we recommend for this marketing task or that marketing channel in San Francisco by clients, partners, and friends. Everyone wants a consultant they can trust who is ideally local and comes recommended. Over 14 years of marketing, mostly in the Bay Area, I have a pretty thick book (digital of course) of who is the go-to consultant. Whether it’s someone to come up with a brand strategy, launch plan, project management, Word Press development, video editing, social media content calendar, or graphic design – someone is always in need of something.

Marketing Strategy, Neil Cohen

Neil Cohen has been creating, building, and managing brands for established global companies like Sega, Hilton, and Arby’s for decades. He is a leading brand strategist as well as a marketing educator at San Francisco State University. When you need to craft a brand image and messaging there is no one better. Contact Neil

Communications Strategy, Jim Nickerson

Brand communications is one of the hottest growth strategies going right now but Jim has been mastering this craft for decades. He spent time managing communications for Accenture, Dynamic Signal, Verifone, Symantc, Weber Shandwick, and Tech Soup just to name a few. Engaging the internal team and building a communication strategy are essential to any growing business. Contact Jim

Demand Generation, Jenifer Ho

Jenifer Ho is an expert with 16+ years of experience in demand generation, marketing operations, and developing revenue-driving marketing programs. Jenifer has helped both large and small companies like Microsoft, Yahoo!, T-Mobile, and DocuSign achieve their goals through her leadership and expertise. Most recently, Jenifer was a Director at Greenhouse Software, leading a team of modern marketers. Contact Jenifer

Web Development, Kurt Noble

Kurt launched KNI (Kurt Noble Interactive) over a decade ago and has created stunning and functional designs and development for some of the biggest and most innovative brands (Dolby, Sprint, Audi, HP, Hilton, Google Taco Bell, Star Wars, and Red Bull — just to name a few!). They write, design, and code conversion-oriented websites from concept to completion across industries and technologies. Contact Kurt

Product Launch, Annie Akins

Annie Akin is an expert with 10+ years in leading product launches and promotions. Annie worked at Microsoft for 8 years as a marketing and product leader. As a consultant, she has worked with both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups helping to manage key projects and launches. Contact Annie

Graphic Design, Melanie Goodwin

Melanie Goodwin is a San Francisco-based creative focused on strategic design. She handles everything from web graphics and branding to print collateral and event promotions. With a great eye for design and function, she is one of the best in the business without a doubt. Contact Melanie

Performance Marketing, Upgrow

I know, my vanity knows no bounds but how could I leave myself off my own list?! I’ve been a digital marketer for 14 years both in-house on marketing teams at Samsung Mobile, Fossil and Tatcha as well as my agency years at Razorfish. I’ve done everything from SEM, SEO, social media marketing, analytics, CRO, web design and really anything that gets the clicks and conversions. This industry is my passion and my career. Book a consult with us now.

Final Thoughts

Well there you have it, this is my winning team. I’ve enjoyed partnering with everyone on this list and have no reservations about sending anyone looking for top-notch strategy and execution their way. No matter what your online growth goals are, always investing in a consulting team that will help you and your business to grow.

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Ryder Meehan

Ryder has been on a 16-year journey to master digital marketing from every aspect. His resume includes Razorfish, Slighshot, Fossil, Samsung Mobile and Tatcha before launching Upgrow. Ryder is the acting CEO, heading business development and account services. He has been featured as a digital marketing leader on Forbes, PRNews, Business.com, Workamajig, Databox, Fit Small Biz and other outlets.

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