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Brian Connelly

President 

Work experience

Jan 2017Present

President

Mericon Industries, INC.
Nov 20072017

SALES & E-MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Mericon Industries, INC.

Sales & Marketing, graphic design, online traffic counts, online sales with Amazon shopping cart. Working on sales to Wal-Mart, Ahold, Publix, Target & ETC. SEO/SEM and site usability, social media, ad buying /PPC on socials media sites, Google & Bing, extensive emails campaigns to customers.

Dec 2004Nov 2007

Owner/graphic designer

One Stop Shipping & Color

Postal shipping store in San Diego providing customers with shipping option. Created business cards, letterhead, envelopes, postcards, logos and websites used in house and out sourced to vendors. Utilized Copier/Printer/Scan/Fiery with knowledge of Canon, Xerox, Konica Minolta & Oce machines. Included printing, custom cutting, comb binding & laminating. Lost lease in favor of A FedEx Office store.

Nov 2003Nov 2004

Consultant

Sandykirk INC.

Family restaurant consisting 3 Hardee’s® stores in Kirksville a college town (Truman State University). After the purchase of Hardee’s by Carl’s Jr®. SOP changed from Hardee’s to Carl Jr. purchasing, menu, menu boards, signage, cooking procedures and uniforms all changed and training employees in the new Carl’s Jr. procedures. Attended a Carl’s Jr. presentation at company headquarter to learn the “Carl’s Way” of doing business.

Jun 2000Sep 2003

MARKETING MANAGER

Mericon Industries, INC.

Served as a graphic design professional with extensive product research, positioning & branding experience including web design, online traffic counts, banner ads and campaigns with Google, MSN, Yahoo and AOL, SEO/SEM and site usability, Designed product labels, brochures for product placement in stores and online

Jun 1999Apr 2000

New Account Manager

Homes.com

Inside and outside sales of real estate web sites to Realtor across United States, lead generation, created marketing materials supporting sales department.

Jun 1998Jun 1999

Web Designer

Mericon Industries, INC.

Designed the company’s first web site. Marketing experience in Pharmaceutical manufacturing ranging from manufacturing, research, marketing/web design and Significant track record in working on multiple projects and assuming project ownership writing marketing plans and overseeing projects through development/test/production phases. 

Jun 1996Jun 1998

Manufacturing Tech

Mericon Industries, INC.

Pharmaceutical manufacturing of capsules, tablets, liquid fill of Hydrocortisone lotion & cream. Counting capsule and tablets, labeling and shipping products to wholesalers globally.  

Oct 1994Jun 1996

Partner

Rainbow Ribbon & lace

Sales, buyer and advertising manager at a retail store selling craft and hobby related products. 

Skills

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SEM
SEM Using Google AdWords / Analytic, Facebook Ad Manager and Bing  Ad Center. To utilize maximum exposure to receive ROI. With little to no overlap and no broken links to landing pages.
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SEO
SEO using search software and third party services vendors.
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Email Campaigns
Email marketing campaigns using Constant Contact, iContact,Exact Target and Elle. Email campaigns for product introduction, sales or product updates.
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MS Office
Outlook,Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint/Expression Web
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Adobe Photo Shop
Go live, Dreamweaver, Flash
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Corel Graphic Suite

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Interest

I have two Siberian Huskys that take a lot of my free time, they are wonderful dogs . 

I am an avid skier, I have been skiing since I could walk.

I enjoy being with friends having dinners.