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Knowledge is power, but the data gathered and analyzed from analytics platforms, audience measurement tools, and our own proprietary competitive analysis process is the ultra-high-octane rocket fuel that feeds the digital marketing machine.

Extracting the lion’s share of value from the market and delivering it into the hands of our clients. The key elements of the BDV digital marketing machine are Analysis, Strategy, Execution, and Iteration.

BDV strategy development absorbs concepts like communication, amplification, acquisition and conversion into purpose-built components that provide the detailed structure and navigation necessary to meet the demands of today’s ultra-competitive online marketplace.

Our team has nearly three decades of combined experience in executing digital marketing campaigns.

When it’s time to kick the tires and light the fires, we have the tactical depth of knowledge to ensure our clients win.

In addition, we provide industry-leading response times to material issues that can bleed resources from a campaign, such as Google algorithm updates, as well as to the needs of our clients.

Those changing needs, along with the changing nature of technology, and the proliferation of digital advertising regulation, are just three examples of why BDV is continually exploring new tools and tactics to employ on behalf of our clients.

Iteration is how we stay more than one step ahead, and why our work is never over.

We don’t build for a drag race, we build for Le Mans.

meet the team

Bahi Barakat

PPC Manager

Bahi is based in Los Angeles, CA. He is a PPC manager who manages a variety of digital media campaigns including paid search and display, develops strategies and tactics for our clients, analyzes campaign results and optimizes them. When he’s not working you could find him playing soccer, visiting a gallery or museum with family & friends, trying out a new restaurant/bar in town, or going on a hike with his chihuahua named taco. 

Brett Ortiz

Regional Director of Business Development

With over 15 years of sales and business development experience, Brett Ortiz has honed the ability to understand what each client needs and recommend solutions that yield results. Brett measures his success by the success of his clients and the strength of his long-term clients’ relationships. His clients trust in his counsel and appreciate his follow-through and unwavering commitment to providing service that consistently exceeds their expectations. He is a life-long learner and avid traveler who has built strong client relationships both domestically and abroad. In his spare time, Brett enjoys hiking, participating in personal development programs, and exploring cultures and communities throughout the world.

Chrishawn Johnson

Marketing Manager

As Marketing Manager, Chrishawn Johnson lends his 10+ years of digital marketing and client management experience to the collective effort of delivering outstanding performance and support to the clients we partner with.    No stranger to operating in highly competitive markets and tightly regulated industries, Chrishawn has spent the majority of his career working with legal professionals throughout the West Coast and Pacific Northwest. Most recently, he served as the Website Manager for one of the nation’s foremost educators in Nursing, leading website initiatives through a $300 million dollar acquisition and a nationwide rebranding campaign.Being a naturally curious and very systems-minded individual, Chrishawn is energized by the infinite variety and complexity that can be found in the world of digital marketing and is inspired by the creativity it demands. He takes pride in his ability to develop strong partnerships with clients, earning their trust through his work by demonstrating the high standard for accountability, integrity and transparency at which he operates.Chrishawn lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his partner, Stephanie and their Neapolitan Mastiff, Babe. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, woodworking and designing T-Shirts.

Mariya Bzenyuk

SEO Intern

Mariya specializes in on-page SEO and WordPress website development. She has been with BDV for 2 years. Mariya lives in Milwaukee, WI with two cats and one husband.

our story

The Who

The Bold Digital Ventures team is comprised of small business owners (current and past), Tenured Digital Media Veterans, Market-Proven SEO and Analytics experts, Certified PPC and Conversion Rate Optimization Experts, and local Relationship Success Managers.

Put Simply: We’re the company other marketing agencies call when they need help ramping up.

The What

Our white glove service is a key differentiator. If you decide to join forces with the BDV team, you’ll have access to some of the top digital marketing, strategy, and architecture minds in existence. If it’s digital, we do it. If we do it, our only success metric is
(If you run multi-channel with radio/print/billboard/TV, ask about our offline-digital acquisition blueprint.)

The Where

Locally Remote
By design, our team is fully remote. This provides us the ability to be agile and flexible for you and your needs. That said, we fully believe in the power of personal, face-to-face relationship building. With Agile Teams in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York, we’re ready to help you wherever you are located.

The Who
The Why

Despite some of the tongue-in-cheek sardonic content sprinkled throughout the site, we’re not really big on puffing our chest. Again, we’re consumers, too. And nobody likes a blowhard.

It’s obnoxious.

That said, there are some things we believe and practice that deliver to you a superb experience and results.

  • We do an in-depth analysis of your company’s goals, needs, and challenges.
  • We do a significant amount of research and strategic planning.
  • Perhaps most importantly, we set, right up front, realistic expectations and an explanation of how success will be defined and measured.

If after a consultation it seems like you’re a good fit for us, and we for you, then you’re going to be happy with our relationship.

And maybe one day you’ll tell your friends how great we are.

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