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Behind the Scenes

We left our cushy jobs at large marketing firms to start Classy Brain as a new breed of digital marketing agency. We're passionate about getting tangible results for our customers. We identify and chase the innovative solutions that make your online competition irrelevant.

We're firm believers in finding that blue ocean strategy for your industry, and then tailoring your online presence to sail you straight into it. Your competitors don't have to matter if you've changed the game.

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Areas of Expertise

The digital marketing landscape is ever-changing. That's why we stay focused on our core areas of expertise, to make sure that we keep updated with the latest trends in both technology and marketing strategy. We specialize in:

Local SEO

We keep up on marketing and content trends to ensure that your digital content strategy will resonate with your audience.

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Google Adwords

We help you set up metrics to track the number of sales that come from your digital marketing efforts.

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Facebook Advertising

We help you chase the right ranking keywords for the products you offer, based on our experience and the landscape of your industry.

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Meet the Team

We all thrive on challenge and getting results. We have fun doing it.

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Craig Mount

Owner / SEO Strategist

Craig is a digital marketing professional who lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Craig has developed a keen understanding of both the major algorithms used in search and the most effective strategies for them. He actively participates in ongoing research about ranking factors for the Google algorithm.

Craig went to the University of South Dakota and majored in Contemporary Media & Journalism. He’s been working in digital marketing since 2009, focusing primarily on search engine optimization. He is an active member in the digital marketing community– guest teaching search engine optimization at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the digital marketing department. He also teaches digital marketing for the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, consults search engine optimization for the Small Business Development Center, and has taught Google Maps Certification for Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. Craig is on the Board of Advisors for the digital marketing website Inbound.org and actively presents at MeetUps locally in Colorado Springs.

Craig attends various digital marketing conferences including Inbound.org and Mozcon. He is certified in the following: Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Yext, Hubspot, and DistilledU.

He is a co-creator of the structured data markup website jsonld.com and is the owner of Classy Brain, a digital marketing firm based in Colorado Springs.

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Erika Peterson

Director of Operations

Erika Peterson is a graduate of the University of South Dakota with a degree in Business Administration. She worked as a Loan Administrator for Twin Cities Financial before finding her passion for fashion with the Buckle. While at the Buckle, Erika became the Regional Recruiting Director for Colorado, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, Alabama, Nebraska, and Arizona. Her primary responsibility was to help managers in those districts recruit and maintain talent in stores.

She worked closely with UCCS and is a part of the school’s mentor program, helping students develop the skills necessary to perform in today’s job market.

She brings her nature leadership abilities to Classy Brain, helping recruit, develop, and manage talent.

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Becca Peterson

Project Manager

Becca is a Colorado Springs native. She loves living here not only for the stunning beauty of the city, but also for the people. Becca recently graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. While in school she studied various trends of today’s marketing strategies and became very familiar with digital marketing. She currently works in digital marketing and enjoys connecting with people daily.

She does work in Search Engine Optimization, writing website content, and she is also the project manager. She loves working in the digital space and hopes to continue to bring today’s society closer with the help of digital networking and communication.

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Madeleine Costa

Account Manager

Madeleine Costa is the newest addition to the Classy Brain team, powered by a love for small business and digital marketing. She is graduating from UCCS in December of 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in both Rhetoric and Writing and Marketing, and she is always eager to learn more about Search Engine Optimization. When she’s not writing blog posts or dreaming up new business ideas, she participates in real estate development, attends community events, and runs her boutique.

As the owner of an online fashion shop, Indulgence Boutique, Maddie knows the hard work and dedication that goes into building small businesses. That’s why she loves what she does here at Classy Brain: helping companies grow far beyond their expectations.

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Janine Brown

Search Marketing Director

Janine manages all aspects of client online advertising campaigns from the initial research to final analysis and reporting. She specializes in designing paid search (PPC) advertising campaigns to fit budgets of all sizes and leverages advertising at Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn for clients in a variety of industries.

All types of businesses benefit from Janine’s wealth of experience creating client-pleasing results, from eCommerce clients driving online sales to brick-and-mortar stores increasing foot traffic into physical locations.

Janine is Google Certified in Adwords Search Advertising, Adwords Display Advertising, and Google Analytics.

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Ogi

Team Mascot

Ogi is the Classy Brain mascot. He is named after the famous advertiser David Ogilvy.

Digital marketing holds its roots in advertising and it is important to remember the history behind the industry. As a company we believe knowing our place in history allows us a clearer vision for the future.