Brian DeKoning

Brian DeKoning

Director of Inbound Marketing at Raka - Social Media

Greater Boston Area
Marketing and Advertising

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Brian DeKoning's Overview

  • Director of Inbound Marketing at Raka
  • Director, Business Development & New Media at Vital Design
  • Communications Director at Vital Design
  • Marketing Director at New Hampshire Film Festival for Vital Design
  • Associate Editor at HC Pro, Inc
  • Correspondent at The New Hampshire Union Leader
  • Staff Writer at Foster's Daily Democrat
  • Intern at New Hampshire Public Television

500+ connections


Brian DeKoning's Summary

Communications professional with agency experience in social media marketing, website design, web development, project management, public relations and more agency-related goodness. HubSpot-Certified Inbound Marketing Professional.

Current duties include social media strategy, client relationship management, new sales, business development, website planning, project management, branding projects, digital and traditional media outreach and publicity, online marketing, email marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) copywriting, blogging, and blog coaching. Experienced in consultative sales, developing new business opportunities, and managing client relations. I plan and write successful proposals in competitive bid scenarios, and manage creatives to deliver projects on deadline.

Specialties: Social media marketing, website design, project management, online branding, SEO copywriting, press release writing, blogging, media outreach, Twitter, Facebook marketing

Brian DeKoning's Experience

Director of Inbound Marketing


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

April 2012Present (2 years 6 months) Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Inbound marketing, content marketing strategy, and social media marketing aimed at brand awareness, search engine optimization, and lead generation for digital agency Raka and our clients.

Director, Business Development & New Media

Vital Design

March 2011March 2012 (1 year 1 month) Greater Boston Area

Communications Director

Vital Design

June 2007February 2011 (3 years 9 months)

June 2008December 2010 (2 years 7 months)

Associate Editor

HC Pro, Inc

20072007 (less than a year)

20042006 (2 years)

19992004 (5 years)

19971998 (1 year)

Brian DeKoning's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Arts and Culture
      • Children
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Education
      • Environment
      • Human Rights
      • Science and Technology

Brian DeKoning's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Elementary proficiency)

Brian DeKoning's Projects

  • Bit Rebels

    • September 2012 to Present

    Bit Rebels is a continuously evolving and dedicated media entity with a mission to report the latest news in technology, social media, design and everything considered geek. Our enthusiastic approach to researching and presenting current news has become synonymous with the way we operate, deliver and interact in our media outlets.

  • Social Media Today

    • December 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Brian DeKoning, Jason Boucher

    Social Media Today is an independent, online community for professionals in PR, marketing, advertising, or any other discipline where a thorough understanding of social media is mission-critical. Every day, we provide insight and host lively debate about the tools, platforms, companies and personalities that are revolutionizing the way we consume information.

Brian DeKoning's Skills & Expertise

  1. Inbound Marketing
  2. Social Media
  3. Public Relations
  4. Copywriting
  5. SEO copywriting
  6. Blogging
  7. Corporate Blogging
  8. Social Media Marketing
  9. Email Marketing
  10. Project Planning
  11. Press Releases
  12. Google Analytics
  13. Keyword Research
  14. On-page Optimisation
  15. Digital Copywriting
  16. WordPress
  17. Copy Editing
  18. CRM
  19. Facebook
  20. SEO
  21. Digital Marketing
  22. Web Content
  23. Strategy
  24. Advertising
  25. Online Marketing
  26. Marketing Communications
  27. Newsletters
  28. Web Design
  29. Free Throws
  30. Web Content Management
  31. Content Marketing
  32. Marketing
  33. Website Development
  34. YouTube
  35. Web Marketing
  36. Web Development
  37. Brand Awareness
  38. Creative Direction
  39. Publicity
  40. Online Advertising
  41. Brand Development
  42. Content Strategy
  43. Facebook Marketing
  44. Web Analytics
  45. Content Development
  46. Digital Strategy
  47. Social Media Measurement
  48. Mobile Marketing
  49. Content Management
  50. SEM

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