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Chris Ripley is a marketing guru. With more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience, Chris can work with startups and multi-million dollar businesses. Whether it’s direct marketing, online marketing, video marketing, or social media marketing, Chris is a go-to guy for the solutions to your marketing problems. He recently became an Infusionsoft Certified Partner, helping small businesses implement Infusionsoft, the all-in-one sales and marketing system.cropped-DSC_0054.jpg

Chris Ripley founded the Strategic Marketing Group in 2003 with the goal of helping businesses achieve better results from their marketing and advertising. After many years in sales and marketing he knew there was an opportunity in the market for him to help businesses separate themselves from the competition and increase sales and profits.

“Most marketing is boring and does nothing to get the attention of the target and then give them a call to action.” says Ripley. “Marketing strategy is almost always overlooked in most advertising, before you say it you need to know what you are going to say, how you are going to say it, and to whom you are saying it.”

Our company focuses in four areas: local search, mobile marketing, video marketing, and social media marketing. We help you automate your video and social media marketing. We provide no-frills video recording and production to help you get better placement on search engines, driving more customers to your Web site or store. Our social media management program provides content and monitoring for your social media marketing efforts.

Chris earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and received his M.S. in Management from the University of Maryland University College. He is an adjunct professor at the College of Southern Maryland and the University of Phoenix, teaching leadership, customer service, marketing, and economics. He is the past-president of the Kiwanis Club of La Plata, Maryland and former president of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Charles County.