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Rebekah Brown, CEO

Marketing Square CEO Rebekah Brown brings revenue and new clients through the doors of Florida law firms, doctor’s offices, financial firms, and real estate businesses with websites, content, and marketing.

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Brown is an award-winning journalist and advertising specialist who began working on websites and generating content in 2000. Today, clients rely on The Marketing Square for website advertising and marketing strategy.

“Clients work with us for an average of five years,” said Brown who brought The Marketing Square to Winter Park, Florida, in 2010. “Our current client list is confidential as we maintain the privacy and exclusive work performed for our clients and their firms.”

The Marketing Square team is comprised of exceptional professionals who have worked with Brown on 60+ client websites.

Brown began writing sports stories for The Wisconsin State Journal in high school. She became a sports reporter and was the Big Ten’s first female college football and basketball beat reporter covering Wisconsin and Purdue University.

Brown was an investigative sports reporter, boxing columnist, copy editor, and page designer who produced sports series and interviews working with publications including:

  • The Detroit News
  • The Michigan Chronicle
  • The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
  • The Kansas City Star-Times
  • The Wisconsin State Journal
  • Boxing Illustrated
  • Flash
  • The Ring

Brown provided boxing commentary and was interviewed pre- and post-fights on radio stations, ESPN, and USA Network Tuesday Night Fights.

  • Best of Gannett Headline Writing Awards
  • The Ring 32 Boxing Writer of the Year
  • 2 NNPA Best Sports Section Awards

Brown has been an advertising copywriter (TV, Radio, Print, Outdoor, Digital) and created national advertising campaigns and events for clients including:

  • American Airlines
  • Ameritech
  • Budweiser
  • Chrysler
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • Dodge
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • General Mills
  • Jeep
  • Kmart
  • Michigan Lottery
  • MillerCoors
  • Navy
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Western Union

“The first ad campaign I pitched was to the head of Jeep at the world headquarters in Auburn Hills. Two weeks later I was listening to Barry White record my radio scripts in a Los Angeles studio.

“My largest campaign created — Re-Up — was sold to Verizon Wireless REUP [FREEUP].

“I’ve created high-end events, massive vehicle launches, recruiting, music, and comedy tours for national brands.”

Brown went on to handle Crisis Public Relations for Caponigro Public Relations in Detroit.

Next, Brown went to North Carolina to work with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group to manage and market the Honda Battle of the Bands (65,000+ fans, 2,500+ students), and to sign corporate sponsors for the CIAA Basketball Tournament (180,000+ fans, 20+ clients), and college events across the country.

Brown created, sold, planned, and managed events for:

  • Allstate
  • American Cancer Society
  • Amtrak
  • Bank of America
  • Best Buy
  • CareerBuilder
  • Food Lion
  • Ford
  • Geico
  • Honda
  • McDonald’s
  • MillerCoors
  • Navy
  • Toyota

Brown became an entrepreneur in 2004 providing websites and content to small businesses in Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia, Texas, Illinois, and Florida.

“Interviewing world champions in boxing, the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and PGA was memorable,” Brown said. “But building businesses for attorneys, doctors, financial, and real estate firms during a recession and through Covid is the most important work I’ve done.”

“Every day is a chance to prove my value,” Brown said. “Since 2010, Marketing Square clients have earned five to six figures in monthly revenue from the marketing work we’ve provided.

“Our average client return on investment is six to 20 times what is invested monthly over a 12-month timeframe.”

  • First female Big 10 beat reporter (Purdue University)
  • First female boxing columnist (The Detroit News)
  • First website copywriter for Verizon, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, General Mills, Kmart

Brown is a Director for the Second Chance Scholarship Foundation in Orlando, Florida, which provides scholarships to single mothers and battered women who want to become nurses.

Brown’s passion project is as Marketing Director for Hollow Creek Farm Equine & Canine Rescue which rescues, rehabilitates, and rehomes severely abused, neglected, and exploited animals.

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Oskar, Webmaster and Designer

Oskar is The Marketing Square webmaster and designer. He brings disruptive and emerging website and online tactics to clients.

Oskar is a Google-Certified AdWords specialist, an SEO expert, and an accomplished research analyst. He studied Trade and International Business in Serbia where he works and lives.

Oskar continually incepts provocative online conversion methods and identifies the best WordPress theme based on client strategy. He can alter website function, performance, and design through improvising and recoding. Every theme used has been tested and researched before implementation for optimal performance on Google. Oskar is the first to beta-test technology to provide best client practices.

Daniel, Video Editor and Producer

Daniel is The Marketing Square video editor and producer. He has been a gifted visual designer since 2007 whose creative eye for detail makes each attorney and law firm the star by shaping raw footage into thrilling brand stories.

Daniel is a skilled time-lapse photographer and videographer who is expert in motion graphics and producing movie-quality video. He has performed work for many, many clients and has even worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Daniel completed his thesis in financial mathematics, and has lived in Hungary, Croatia, England, Sweden, and is based in Serbia.

Joy, Copy Editor, Content, and SEO

Joy edits website content and performs SEO for Marketing Square clients. Before joining the team, she worked for Law360, a subscription news service for lawyers. Joy is also a 30-plus-year veteran of respected media outlets including The New York Times, New York Magazine, and Bloomberg. She holds a master’s degree in forensic linguistics.

Judy, Copy Editor, Content, and SEO

Judy is an award-winning editor and writer who’s worked primarily at five daily newspapers with more than 30 years of experience. She has won headline awards from AP and UPI and helped create award-winning marketing for Ball State.

Judy has edited, written, and posted original content for Florida law firm websites. Content highlights include a deadline story about a state appeals court killing the five-year mortgage foreclosure deadline. Florida’s Supreme Court upheld the ruling.

Toya, Photography and Videography

Toya’s vision extends beyond the lens when shaping a look and the direction for a client’s appearance. Toya’s strategy begins by constructing provocative and powerful imagery and sound to aptly show and tell a brand’s or an individual’s story.

Toya has been shooting videos and photos that set the tone for politicians, celebrities, families, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, authors, historians, buildings, people, scenery, events, and life for more than 30 years.

Jon, Creative Director

Creative Director Jon is a website designer, IT and 20-plus-year brand marketing expert. Jon ensures website builds comply with Google, Bing, and Yahoo and other search engine standards. He has refined premier WordPress techniques since the inception of the Internet.

Jon is an entrepreneur who in 2000 began designing websites professionally shaping advertising campaigns for top Detroit advertising agencies. Jon is a brilliant digital technologist and the Internet is his toolbox for building unique, refined websites.

“Ideas are my currency in the small business marketplace,” Jon said. “I think of every client as a future big brand and I pull insights from all the projects I’ve worked on.”

A Michigan State grad, Jon thrives in a vibrant tech community focused on the auto industry and many other Fortune 500 brands. Jon has served creatively for Pro-Motion Technology Group, Cherry Republic, Arnold Worldwide, GlobalHue, Lovio George Inc., Doner Advertising, and The McNenly Group.

Franklyn, Top 100 SEO Expert

Franklyn is an Online Marketing Strategist and a Top 100 Legal and Medical Field SEO (search engine optimization) master. He has helped promote small businesses online since 1996.

Franklyn will tell you “it’s not enough just to have a strong website. You need to look at constantly refreshing and adjusting your website to remain relevant to search engines. The list of assets your website needs changes every time that Google introduces a new algorithm.”

Aristides, Graphics and Logos

Aristides is a graphic artist and designer who brings a professional warmth and personality to client logos, business cards and social media artwork.

One of Winter Park Technical Institute’s top web and design students, Aristides had published a book on how to draw before working on social media with The Marketing Square in 2012.

Aristides sketches by hand or creates digital masterpieces including illustrated books available on Amazon. His works include “Step-by-Step Drawing,” and artwork in a series of children’s books.

Maggie, Marketing Specialist

Maggie is an accomplished researcher, website designer, copywriter, copy editor, graphic designer, photo editor, social media, search engine optimization, and search engine marketing specialist.

Maggie holds more than 25 years of digital experience, and prior managed software deployment for U.S. and international businesses. She was a software solution delivery manager, and a mainframe systems software specialist.

Maggie is a talented jewelry designer, and author based in North Carolina by way of Winter Park, Florida.

Olivia, Social Media, Content, and SEO

Olivia writes content at the level of someone 20 years her senior and is the lone millennial of The Marketing Square Team. She produces striking headlines, provides research to learn client practice areas to produce website posts, articles, and biographies, and performs website SEO.

Olivia creates unique social media profiles for attorneys adhering to Florida Bar rules and aligning with client strategy and audiences. She helps with photo selection, proofreading, social media account building, managing and posting.

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