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Ross R. Mason
Works at Motion Media Solutions
Attended Southern Methodist University
Lives in Dallas, TX
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"What video represents is the chance—if you invest in it—to tell your story in a way that sticks."
The web was built on words. And words, of course, are available to anyone who can type. They're cheap, easy to edit and incredibly powerful when used well. Today's internet, though, is built on video. Much more difficult to create...
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Sooner or later, important action taken comes down to this. Fear: Of being ashamed, feeling stupid, being rejected, being left out, getting hurt, being embarrassed, left alone, dying. Dreams: Of being seen, being needed, becoming independent, relieving anxiety, becoming powerful,...
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Tell Colombia to prioritize the health of women, children and youth.
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Marketing WAS... 'how do we get our story in the media'...?

NOW...Business is the NEW media, and content you create is media. So, content marketing is really focused on how your story is truly unique.
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Facebook has already surpassed YouTube on one important metric. Here’s how it can close the gap
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Email world leaders from Canada and encourage them to commit to ending polio for good
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Tweet at the Prime Minister of Japan to ensure that all women can shine
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We'll be in NYC when leaders from Germany, Italy and the United States to make a commitment to end hunger by 2030 at the Global Citizen Festival!
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Tell Germany, Italy and the US to step up for food security and make a commitment at the Global Citizen Festival in September.
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BEAUMONT, Texas, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lamar University Offers Masters of Business Administration Fully Online. New online and pre-MBA programs...
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Occupation
entrepreneur, entreproducer
Skills
seeing where things are going, encouraging others to get there, online video marketing, communications, efficiency, defining process
Employment
  • Motion Media Solutions
    Founder, CEO, 2004 - present
  • Safeguard Business Systems
    SVP and CIO, 1997 - 2003
  • Safeguard Business Systems
    VP, Marketing, 1995 - 1997
  • Safeguard Business Systems
    Director, Strategic Planning, 1994 - 1995
  • Safeguard Business Systems
    Director of Marketing, 1989 - 1994
  • Safeguard Business
    Business Development Manager, 1988 - 1989
  • Wm. Ross & Company
    President, 1986 - 1988
  • Briarwood Properties
    Managing Partner, 1985 - 1986
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Currently
Dallas, TX
Previously
Corpus Christi - Beaumont - Dallas - Nashville - Washington D.C. - Houston - Abington, PA - Flourtown, PA
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Work
Phone
214-764-0940, 877-318-4336
Email
Address
3427 Cedar Springs Rd. Suite 1514 Dallas, TX 75219
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Imagine, then encourage. | Ross R. Mason
Introduction
Ross R. Mason ...always been an early adopter... 
I worked for Safeguard from 1988 - 2003, 1st 8 in sales & marketing, 2nd 7 as CIO...gained experience supporting distributors helping nearly 1 million mainstream business customers adopting new products & services to run their business.

Since 2003, Ross R. Mason has encouraged business engaging online video through Motion Media Solutions, the online video production company founded when he recognized how important online video would become for every business to present yourself.

In 2003...
  • July, 12% watched online video (w/in prior mo.) 
  • 21% households had broadband
  • DVDs hit mainstream faster than any other new technology
2008
  • Google starts ranking video higher...
  • household & business broadband passes 80%
  • online videos viewed monthly passes 10 billion
2010
  • > 80% of users watching online video monthly
  • Oct. online videos viewed passes 20 billion
  • all mainstream businesses planning video
2011
2012 
  • Online videos viewed monthly ~ 50 billion
  • Content marketing reinforces value of authenticity, business video
2013
2014
  • Google moves YouTube to HTML5 video
  • Video viewing gets BIGGER on SMALL screens
  • Total digital VIDEO reach extends beyond desktop computers
  • 87% of ENTIRE U.S. Internet population watches Online VIDEO

2015
  • 74% of all internet traffic in 2017 predicted to be VIDEO
  • Web pages w/ VIDEO 53x more likely to rank on 1st page of Google
  • 65% of video viewers watch more than 3/4 of a video
  • VIDEO in EMAIL boosts open rates by 20% & increase click-through rates 2-3X
  • Using "video" in email subject lines boosts open rates 19%
  • Using "video" in email subject lines boosts click-through 65%
  • Using "video" in email subject lines reduces unsubscribes by 26%
  • 33% of tablet owners watch one hour of video per day on their device
Bragging rights
Ross R. Mason has been playing drums since the age of 7, reunites annually with his band AIKO, formed in 1984 at Vanderbilt University. He also sits in occasionally at Munger Place Methodist Church in East Dallas.
Education
  • Southern Methodist University
    Cox School of Business EMBA, 2002 - 2004
  • Vanderbilt University
    History, Psychology, 1981 - 1985
  • St. Mark's School of Texas
    1974 - 1981
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Motion Media, Ross Mason, Video proFile, Chief Uploader, Smart Video Guru
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