Taylor Clark - Blogger, Marketer, Designer
Taylor Clark's Bio:
My name is Taylor Clark and my passion is for anything digital. While I have worked in a wide range of various industries, my skill set has always drifted towards the online world and business promotions online in general. I am the Marketing Director for The Presley Group, LLC, a retirement planning firm in Denham Springs, LA where I am responsible for spreading the word about our services over various mediums including print, digital, radio and television. I operate as an independent contractor and consulting for small businesses in the Baton Rouge area, providing website design and digital marketing services to various industries. While I love to work with established businesses, my passion lies in promoting and growing start up businesses with unique concepts. Bragging Rights: ? Marketing articles featured in Digital Marketing Monthly Magazine I have experience with.... Web Design & Internet Marketing ? Website & CMS Template Design ? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) ? Joomla & Wordpress Web Design & Content Management Systems (CMS) ? SEO/Sales Copywriting ? Social Media Marketing/Campaign Development ? Niche Article Research/Creation ? Outside Sales ? Public/Customer Relations ? Google Adwords Campaigns ? Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools ? Bing AdCenter Campaigns ? PPC & Affiliate Advertising & Revenue Generation Property Management & Marketing ?Outreach Marketing ?Lead Generationg & Tracking ?Inside, Outside & B2B Sales
Taylor Clark's Experience:
Web Designer & Internet Marketer at myRise DesignJanuary 2008 - May 2013
I started myRise Design after rediscovering my love for all things web related. After having successfully finished a private social networking site, I gained a few clients through networking and found a love for designing websites and working with small businesses and startup companies. As the owner and sole employee of myRise Design, I work one on one with all of my clients, providing consulting services to find solutions to their tech problems. With myRise Design I design websites, plan and impliment social media marketing campaigns, develop advertising campaigns and enhance search engine visibility to help my clients expand their market. As of the last few months, myRise Design also now provides graphic design services and branding services including logo design, and have branched out to provide business marketing materials (mugs, hats, shirts, business cards, stationary, etc...) I also write a small business and web design blog hosted on the myRise Design website (also with feeds through Blogspot) providing self help services and articles to small business owners.
Marketing Director at BH Management Services, Inc.September 2012 - February 2013
Implement and monitor marketing strategy for Tiger Manor Condominiums and Coventry Terrace Apartments in Baton Rouge, LA. Responsible for increasing resident retention, tracking competitive trends and generating new leasing traffic through various marketing methods including social media, internet marketing, outreach programs and direct marketing. Currently maintain marketing efforts including market outreach to local businesses in the community, resident activities and engagement events, manage multiple social media profiles as well as the TigerManor.com website and work directly with outside advertisers and vendors to increase market reach.
Assistant Property Manager at GRS Property ManagementMay 2011 - September 2012
Maintain property rentals through advertising and filling vacancies, negotiating and enforcing leases. Direct maintenance staff to maintain over 300 units.
Customer Service Associate at Lowe's Home ImprovementMarch 2010 - May 2011
Responsible for consulting customers on products and installation services for home improvement projects. Through an research and extensive product knowledge, I work with all of my installation customers to provide the best possible solution to their home improvement needs. Since starting with Lowe's, I have averaged between $25,000-$30,000 per month in installation sales and special order product sales, staying in close competition with my superiors and sales specialist in our region.
Site Manager at Benny's Car Wash & Oil ChangeDecember 2008 - December 2009
As the site manager for one of Benny's wash locations in Baton Rouge, LA I was responsible for the overall operation and profitability of the location. I maintained all wash facilities, oversaw staffing and supervision of all employees with them help of two assistant managers, handled damage claims and product inventory. While employed with Benny's, I worked with the Human Resource Manager and General Manager to develop a new employee training program for all wash locations to increase employee knowledge and create consistency throughout the organization. I also developed a system of daily assignment worksheets to ensure tasks were performed daily, and on a set schedule.
Sales Consultant at Gerry Lane EnterprisesAugust 2008 - December 2008
Responsible for selling new HUMMER's, Saab's and GM models as well as pre-owned vehicles Averaged 4.2 cars per month Generated over $223,741 in sales revenue in first four months Accomplishments Created and managed online database of new and used vehicles Implemented online advertising program to increase sales and revenue Started an online advertising partnership with AdsBayou.com
Service Consultant at Waterway Gas & WashMarch 2003 - January 2007
Evaluate customer needs and provide correct services Recommend and sell more expensive detail packages Create customer relations and return customers Directly responsible for efficient operation of the wash and gas pump area
Marketing Director at The Presley Group, L.L.C.February 2013
As Marketing Director for The Presley Group, I am charged with improving the overall traffic and lead generation for the business. In short, it is my direct responsibility to ensure that we are staying in the business of making a profit. ? Social Media Account Management ? Direct Mail Marketing ? Seminar/Financial Workshop & Event Planning ? Ensuring constant contact with A List clients through a "Red Carpet" treatment method ? Welcome Kit/Shock & Awe package creation & distribution ? Internet Marketing - On-site website SEO, Search engine marketing (Google Adwords), Link building and directory submission I am currently developing a new website for The Presley Group, as they have recently redesigned their logo. I will be responsible for ensuring that they are branding themselves consistently through all of their existing and future marketing and outreach initiatives.
Internet Marketing & Social Media Blogger - Marketing Consultant at TaylorClark.coJanuary 2012
Marketing, Internet Marketing, Social Media and Small Business blogger. I spend my spare time trying out new products, writing how-to guides, product reviews and offering general small business marketing information for those who seek it. ? Recently featured in Digital Marketing Magazine for comparative article on various social media management tools. ? Marketing Product Reviews ? Digital Marketing/Social Media/Internet Marketing Strategies ? Tips and Tricks for Small Business Development thought internet marketing ? Work with guest bloggers to develop articles for TaylorClark.co and exchange articles with other bloggers
Taylor Clark's Education:
Baton Rouge Community College2008 – 2010None
Johnson County Community College2006 – 2007NoneConcentration: Marketing, Journalism
University of Kansas2005 – 2006NoneConcentration: Business Administration
Olathe East High School2003 – 2005DiplomaConcentration: High School Diploma
Taylor Clark's Interests & Activities:
Marketing, Social Media, Internet Marketing, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, Product Reviews, Social Media Marketing, Website Design, Web Design, Blogging