Growth is Your Goal.
Our Strategies Map the Way.

Eliminate Marketing Guesswork & Budget Waste

  1. Grow efficiently with your marketing strategy & playbook.
  2. Build a digital marketing foundation that seeds business development.
  3. Gain measurable results based on data and optimization tactics.

Our Value to You

Accomplished marketing advisors that solve marketing challenges and help businesses thrive.

A process that aligns your vision with our strategies, tactical playbooks and a team that executes properly.

What Matters

Your Marketing Playbook

A custom marketing playbook based on your brand differentiation, prospects and growth goals, that guides strategic marketing programs and perform in today’s digital ecosystem.

Your Digital Foundation

A modern digital marketing foundation enables multi-platform digital campaigns to communicate with clients across channels and move prospects through the buyer journey.

Your Tactical Execution

We own marketing strategy and digital delivery so you can focus on running your business. Your leadership content will be consistently deployed to audiences that align with conversion goals.

Deep Experience.
Uncommon Sense.

Business owners and management teams embrace the consultative experience and expertise we have from decades leading brand marketing at companies and agencies and educating our next generation at universities in advertising and branding.

We’re creative and energized by what we value in our lives – family and friends, music, outdoors and travel, sports and wellness – it’s ultimately what Bongo represents.

We partner with clients that are respectful, nimble, accountable and enjoy life. Our values aligned with yours is the starting point for successful collaborations.

David Thompson

Managing Partner

Business advisor, marketing strategist, brand storyteller, educator. David has held a full spectrum of leadership roles on agency and corporate marketing teams, for brands like Intel Corporation, Phillips Electronics, OKI Data US, Comcast and Sony Ericsson Mobile.

“As a business marketing advisor — regardless of the client, industry or challenge — I deliver high-value consulting based on: non-stop ideation, differentiating the company brand and its product/services, and a relentless devotion to ROI.

“We utilize our Fortune 500 experiences to guide businesses to the next level, particularly B2B firms, mid-market companies and family-owned businesses. Working with their vision and mission, we reimagine their value proposition into business development solutions that create opportunity and top-line growth.”

Michael D’Antonio

Client Partner

Michael creates a strategic vision for clients at the intersection of marketing, technology and business, and leads client relationships.

“I pride myself on being Inventive and upbeat, it’s an approach that has been a differentiator working at agencies like McCann-Erickson San Francisco, EPAM and Digitas Health. My value-add has always been creating relationships and building trust with senior executives, really diving into core issues and barriers. It’s been the key to successful engagements with NBC, Wolters Kluwer Health, Comcast, YouTube, Microsoft and Major League Baseball.”

“It all comes down to building a best practices digital marketing foundation; far too many companies don’t understand it. They will working with us. Sustainable growth doesn’t happen without it.”

Featured Work

Law Dailey LLP
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Law PA Association
for Justice

FINANCIAL SERVICES Cipperman Compliance Services

FINANCIAL SERVICESBusiness Valuation

Transportation Boundless Carriers

Healthcare American Hearing Aid Associates

Healthcare  3 Dimensional Physical Therapy

Leadership Coaching Career Coach Pros

Expertise + Services

MARKETING ANALYSIS

Discovery, Audit, Assessment
Buyer Journey Mapping
Customer Acquisition Costs
Product, Services Prioritization
Industry, Competitor Studies
Marketing-Sales Operations

BRAND STRATEGY

Strategic Marketing Planning
Brand Differentiation & Values
Connected Communications
Customer Experience
Leadership Content
Relationship Marketing

DIGITAL DELIVERY

Digital Foundation Development
Paid Advertising Campaigns
Digital Media Platform Planning
Marketing Operations Improvement
KPIs, Analytics & Intelligence
Creative Services

Insights

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Earned Media: The ‘Sliced Bread’ of Marketing

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Eliminate Guesswork: 5 Steps to Performance Marketing

Eliminate Guesswork: 5 Steps to Performance Marketing

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A Coherent Way of Working

A Coherent Way of Working

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Do CEOs Now Trust Marketers?

Do CEOs Now Trust Marketers?

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From Customer Experience to Human Experience

From Customer Experience to Human Experience

Customer Experience (CX) isn't enough. We map a Human Experience (HX).   The world of business is rife with customers lost and companies closed because of preventable breakdowns in customer experience. The broken customer journey starts with poor management but...

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