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Jules Taggart

Founder + Principal Strategist

Go-to resources: Content Marketing Institute, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report, Kissmetrics, Moz Blog, New York Times

Queued up: The Skimm, James Clear, The Adaway Group, Every Level Leads

Weekend vibes: Running, hiking, riding motorcycles with my husband Jeff, and exploring the great outdoors with my daughters, Olympia and Helena

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Tory Patterson

Director of Operations & Client Care

Go-to resource: Advertising Age, Adweek, Content Marketing Institute, DM News, Forbes, and Fast Company

Queued up: LinkedIn/Facebook/Instagram and TED Talks

Weekend vibes: When I’m not working, I love to spend time with my family. My husband and I love walking our two furbabies, Diesel and Rudi, in Balboa Park and visiting different Farmer’s Markets in San Diego. I am very into astrology and as a Cancer love to invest time and energy into my home. My hobbies include home decorating/interior design and even create front door wreaths in my spare time.

Jasmyne Adams

Digital Marketing Strategist

Go-to resource: My go-to readings include Contagious by Jonah Berger, Traction by Gabriel Weinberg, and Start With Why, by Simon Sinek.

Queued up: I always keep Twitter and Reddit queued up to keep up to date with all current events! The ``/marketing`` Reddit has a wealth of info for marketers of all varieties. My favorite podcasts to listen to for marketing inspiration include The Small Business Big Marketing podcast, as well as The Under the Influence podcast. YouTube is also a great tool to grab some quick and easy marketing tips - one of my favorites is Neil Patel’s channel as well as blog.

Weekend vibes: I spend my weekends working on my vintage upcycled clothing business, DJing for friends, and attending any open mics & concerts I can find! Also, hanging out with my pup - Mysta!

Certifications: Certificate of Mastery in Digital Behavior Change

Glaucia Midgett

SEO Strategist

Go-to resource: Kissmetrics, The Moz Blog, and The Neil Patel Blog

Queued up: LinkedIn is always queued up for me!

Weekend Vibes: Riding my bike by the bay, spinning classes, traveling with my husband Brandon, and exploring the best happy hours and restaurants in town.

Certifications: Google Analytics, Google ADwords, Yoast SEO

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Natasha Bell

Copywriter

Go-to resource: Neil Patel’s blog, Ben Settle’s email newsletters, and Present Shock by Douglas Rushkoff

Queued up: LinkedIn, and Reddit’s Copywriting and Digital Marketing forums. My favorite podcasts are the SEO podcast, The C Method, and Masters of Scale/How I Built This (I love listening to the stories behind businesses!).

Weekend vibes: On the weekends, you can usually find me at an art reception at one of our city’s local galleries or breweries (usually near one of my pieces). I love carving linocuts, writing poetry, and cooking plant-based meals. My husband and I also enjoy hiking together and building our cat, Benjy, cardboard box forts to play in.

Certifications: Google Analytics, Google Ads Search

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Stephen Sung

Web Developer & Designer

Go-to resource: Google, Stack Overflow, Youtube, Laracasts, Treehouse, Reddit, my mentors & fellow developer friends.

Queued up: Audiobooks on Audible, The Daily podcast by the NY Times, NBA podcasts, Radio Wonderland, hour-long mixes on Soundcloud, Flume’s most recent works on Spotify.

Weekend vibes: Eating at authentic, hole-in-the-wall restaurants. Other than that - going to the beach, the gym, museums, concerts, or just traveling to somewhere I haven’t been before - ideally all done with my best mates. I also enjoy building meaningful connections with new and interesting people to learn about different cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and form mutually-beneficial relationships.

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Jeff Vires

Project Manager

Go-to resource: Google & YouTube, Podcasts: Robin Sharma / The Tim Ferriss Show, and I love the thesaurus.

Queued up: A perfectly brewed cup/pot of green loose leaf tea. Reverb.com: Always hunting for deals on (very specific) vintage music gear to add to my guitar and fx pedal collection. I’ve always got a few books running at any one time. Mostly history, philosophy, and biography alongside whatever specific topic I’m teaching myself.

Weekend vibes: Lots of play. Playing guitar, playing with my 4 dogs and playing with my twin toddler boys alongside my wife.

Jeremy Raymond

WordPress Development

Go-to resource: Codecademy, Medium.com, Stackoverflow.com, Laracasts, WordPress.org, Reactjs.org

Queued up: I have my Google News keyed in to give me new programming news related to PHP, CSS, and Javascript from any source.

Weekend vibes: I'm an avid video gamer, coder, gym rat, and craft beer drinker.

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Jessica Hagmaier

Designer

Go-to resource: Definitely adobe resource/tutorial forums and Envato Elements. A GREAT resource for fonts, pictures, WordPress themes, etc. I also refer to the WCAG website compliance guidelines on a pretty much weekly basis.

Queued up: Since I tend to work over the weekend, if it's Sunday, I most definitely have football on all day! My Starbucks app keeps me fueled, and last but not least, Spotify! I can not get through a workday without turning it on!

Weekend vibes: When I'm not working, I enjoy playing basketball, watching football and hanging out with my son, when he actually lets me (teenagers, right?). I also enjoy binge-watching Survivor (and working on my next application video) and all of the ``Housewives.`` I love traveling but also love hanging out with my three dogs and cat at home in Colorado.

Mae Bonnaci Graphic designer

Mae Bonnaci

Graphic Designer

Go-to resource:I’m always picking the brain of other design friends. And constantly reading books or watching webinars on the latest changes to build my skillset. Once I see something I don’t know I always have the mindset of “Mae, you have to learn that!”

Queued up: Up: I always have Instagram and Facebook queued up and follow a lot of design pages to see what other designers are up to in order to stay current. I find if I see something I don’t know it’s an easy reach out to talk and learn through each other. I get a lot of inspiration from the art community in San Diego, I’m always out at open mics and art shows looking to see perspectives I haven’t seen before. Newsletters from Adobe on the latest trends and how to’s are always in my inbox.

Weekend vibes: I’m constantly on the move looking for new adventures and places to explore and experience. Whether it’s new vendors at a local farmer’s market or a hike near the ocean I love being a part of the community. You can normally always find me at any open mic performing my poetry and supporting other local artists. On my quiet days, I enjoy painting, working on new writing techniques, listening to music and just relaxing with friends.