Diane Gibbs, Principal & Owner

Diane Gibbs

Owner, Consultant

Client comment:  “I was a skeptic, I’ll admit, but I’m swayed. As soon as you did my website, my business took off and hasn’t looked down since. You’re worth every penny.”

Diane Gibbs is known as a multi-talented tech professional — starting as web designer and moving to online marketing and event management. Her marketing skills, honed in San Francisco start-ups, advertising agencies, and emerging companies since 1994, now serve small businesses who need broad thinking, precise task execution, brand management and accountability.

Implementing, designing and updating WordPress sites, building SEO, ongoing management of WooCommerce and membership registration and event management plugins, tech coaching so owners can maintain their own sites into the future, SEO to secure top ranking, and online marketing campaigns to drive targeted qualified traffic to your site

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ADVERTISING CAREER: During the 1990’s Diane built Saatchi & Saatchi’s interactive arm, called Darwin Digital (she was Employee #1 in SF).  She later moved to an independent agency which became part of award-winning AKQA.  As an interactive designer her clients included:  HP, Visa, Pottery Barn, Barclays Global, Palm, Macromedia, Snapfish, Kaplan Learning, Women.com

MARKET RESEARCH CAREER: During the late 2000’s, Diane was instrumental (Employee #8) in building the marketing department of NeuroFocus, a neuroscience company measuring consumer response. Neilsen acquired it within 3 years, when it had grown to 150 employees on 4 continents. Diane served corporate clients:  Coke, Samsung, LG, Frito-Lay, Pepsi, NBC, The Weather Channel and many others.

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT: Diane now brings her broad range of skills to single-principal businesses, retail entrepreneurs, arts organizations, and creative professionals. What is your calling?

What do our clients say?

“I was a skeptic, I'll admit, but I'm swayed. As soon as you did my website, my business took off and hasn’t looked down since. You’re worth every penny.”Spencer Tax Law
"Diane has been my go-to online marketing expert when the technical side of my business marketing is above my head. She's calm, cool, collected, and very easy to work with. As a small business person with a huge workload, I don't know what I'd do without her."Olivia Smartt, Smartt Photography
"Digital marketing is a world in which I definitely needed a guide, and I was fortunate to work with Diane. From the get go she helped me focus in on what I was trying to accomplish and then formulated and executed a plan to get us there. The process was rigorous and creative at the same time and the end results were exactly what my business needed!"David Spencer, Spencer Tax Law
"Getting it right first time... Diane’s amazing organisational skills, extensive knowledge of online marketing and years of experience ensure that once briefed we never had to worry about the logistics of any marketing initiative, be it a small demo with 20 journalists in London, a 1,000 ppl client conference in Cairo or a global online marketing initiative for a book launch. Her proactive, engaging and hands-on attitude ensures that the job is always done, at the highest possible standards."Daphne Mavroudi-Chocholi, Mavens of London
"Diane is a consummate professional She is able to take a highly technical subject like neuroscience and make easy to approach, accessible. Diane is extremely detail focused and able to make large trade shows and small events seamless and customer directed. We have both had great success together with lead generation and the top Ad Agency shows, marketing conferences and sponsorships. To be able to grab and hold the attention of ad agency execs is an amazing skill set. They are not easily attracted nor their attention held. As neuromarketing proves!"Mike Smith, Washington PR
"...Diane is an exceptional individual who's enthusiasm and talent are reflected in her work."Tim Strickland, Adobe
"Diane is a bright, passionate individual with deep capabilities and expertise in interactive artistry. I...found her to be proactive, responsible, and most importantly, always pushing the boundaries with new ideas - Diane is an innovator at heart. She brings an outstanding work ethic and commitment to any task. I would recommend her wholeheartedly for...strategic thinking, innovation and flawless execution!"Kimberly Sellers, Saatchi & Saatchi

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Authenticy in business feels good.

As a business owner, presenting yourself accurately and genuinely to the world not only builds the trust of your clients. It also builds your own comfort and professional enjoyment, when you attract the perfect clients for you.

Soloprenuers and small businesses have multitudes of tech needs, as you well know. Let's have a conversation and see how many ways I can help your business thrive. You will probably be surprised what options are available to support you.

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WORDPRESS WEBSITES

A brand new face for your business, or a refresh of your current site. You will be surprised the beautiful and affordable design options out there for you. Trust me.

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EVENT MANAGEMENT

Online ticket sales, promotion via email marketing and social media, customer database management, box office management and client service at your live event.

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EMAIL MARKETING

Targeted, timely outreach to potential and existing clients is your lifeline for customer acquisition and retention. I can establish your system, and/or run ongoing campaigns.

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TECH COACHING

AKA "Teach them to fish." Want to feel confident and excited about your business systems? Let's find software tools suited to you, and back it up with personalized training.

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