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Ron Marcus
Works at ZUZA | Marketing Asset Management
Attended University of Redlands
Lives in San Diego, CA
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Seeking referral: if you've got a vehicle wrap vendor you just love (San Diego County), please let me know. Will be bidding soon. Thank you! - Ron
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Just a reminder...I'm speaking tomorrow at SDDMA about "How to be a Marketing Automation Rock Star!" Would love to see you. More details: http://sddma.org/
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Fellow marketers, I'm speaking at SDDMA on September 16. Topic: HOW TO BE A MARKETING AUTOMATION ROCK STAR. I'd love for you to come! Registration details at http://sddma.org
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For you graphic designers and brand managers: 100 awesome fonts, mostly free: http://bit.ly/LabjSQ #design #brand #fonts
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5 Conversion Best Practices Defied by Lead Generation Studies : http://bit.ly/17PjCO7 (with actionable insights) - Visual Website Optimizer
See conversion best practices defied by lead generation case studies. And read some actionable insights and tips for a higher conversion rate on your site.
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The metrics you need to measure the effectiveness of your lead nurturing program: http://zuzamam.com/lead-nurturing-roi-metrics/
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Monday night Encinitas karate classes start tonight, 5:30, Encinitas Community Center. Join the fun! http://www.greenwillowkarate-encinitas.org/
This is the home of Aoinagi Green Willow Karate in Encinitas - Karate for Wellness
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Who loves a fun karate training? YOU DO! Or, at least, someone you know. My fun classes start this Saturday morning (the 6th) and Monday evening (the 8th), at the Encinitas community center. Find out more about our unique, holistic, life-affirming martial arts! http://www.greenwillowkarate-encinitas.org/ Oh, and, please try it for free! (And if you sign up, rates are super low.)
This is the home of Aoinagi Green Willow Karate in Encinitas - Karate for Wellness
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Two more days until Spring classes start at Green Willow Karate in Encinitas! Join us Monday night. Kids/beginners at 5:30, advanced at 6:30. Try it free! Learn more: http://www.greenwillowkarate-encinitas.org/
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Your company name, logo and tag line don't really matter - http://bit.ly/1guaTi6 (The new brand blog post from Shindy Media)
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Tonight's my band's public debut! SURF FARMER at Brick by Brick, 9 pm. $5 cover. No booze served (but beers are served next door). http://www.brickbybrick.com. More about Surf Farmer at http://musicbysurffarmer.com
Brick by Brick has been bringing the greatest music shows to San Diego for over ten years.
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Cake batter flavor frozen yogurt with chocolate sprinkles at Golden Spoon. :-)
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Branding, Marketing, Video & Entertainment
Employment
  • ZUZA | Marketing Asset Management
    Marketing Cheerleader, 2011 - present
  • Shindy Media
    Branding, Marketing, Video & Entertainment, 2009 - present
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Currently
San Diego, CA
Previously
El Centro, CA
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858-224-2098
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1502 6th Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Story
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Brander | Video Producer | Musician | Helper
Introduction
Ron Marcus has been eating, breathing and sleeping branding and marketing for over twenty years. (View his CV »)

He got his bachelors in Marketing at San Diego State University in 1989. In the ’90s, he held Manager and Director of Marketing Communications positions at several high tech companies. After he got his MBA at the University of Redlands in 2000, Ron led marketing communications at two more startup tech firms before launching Epiphany Marketing, a boutique branding firm, in 2003.

Over the next five years, the Epiphany team created brands and communications in multiple media for clients large and small, B2B and B2C, in many industries.

Ron has always had a keen interest in entertainment  as well as branding. In 2007, Ron realized an exciting opportunity to create an online TV show about San Diego lifestyle and entertainment. He launched Shindy.TV in the fall of 2007.

After a successful six-year run, the team at Epiphany Marketing disbanded in April 2009, with team members moving on to pursue individual careers. After subsequently spending six months working full time as interim brand manager for local tech company MIR3, Inc., in November '09 Ron expanded his brand consulting practice, renamed Shindy Media, to service a wide variety of clientele. (View current client list »)

Ron is currently serving as outsource marketing director for ZUZA | Marketing Asset Management, responsible for completely re-branding the company (name, corporate identity, key messaging) and launching/managing its 2012 marketing campaign, while also working on projects for PETCO and Savii Group.

Specialties:
  • Brand strategy
  • Marketing communications campaigns
  • Team leadership
  • Public speaking and training
  • Creative direction
  • Copywriting
  • Video production
  • Integrating video and web

Ron also enjoys:
  • Cycling
  • Karate and yoga
  • Playing bass, keyboard and cello
  • Volunteering
  • Tech
  • Foreign travel

Ron is a Southern California native and has called San Diego home since 1985.

Favorite Quote:
"Fall seven times to stand eight times; life starts from now."
Education
  • University of Redlands
    2000
  • San Diego State University
  • Imperial Valley College
  • Central Union High School
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