Get Better Results From Your Marketing and Advertising

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. cropped-DSC_0054.jpg

Chris Ripley founded the Strategic Marketing Group in 2003 to help 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.”

Today he is a full-time Assistant Professor at the College of Southern Maryland and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Global Campus, teaching marketing, leadership, customer service, human resources, and management. 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.

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.