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DragonFire named Top Digital Marketing Agency in Los Angeles

As you may know, DragonFire Digital Marketing has been providing high quality digital marketing services to clients since 2014. However, today we’re excited to celebrate our designation as a Top 15 Digital Marketing Agency in Los Angeles by UpCity!

What Does This Mean? : UpCity’s Top Agency marketplace is a resource designed to connect small and medium sized businesses with high-quality digital marketing service providers, allowing business owners to get the services they need quickly from a service provider they can trust. The UpCity team independently reviews agencies across North America to determine the best service providers in each local market, ensuring that no matter where you are, great digital marketing services are never more than a click away.

“We are honored to receive this special designation by UpCity, and hope to provide our award-winning digital services to an even broader base of local Los Angeles businesses.” (-Melissa Okabe, Vice President of Marketing, DragonFire Digital Marketing)

Check Us Out! : To check out our profile and discover the UpCity Top Agency platform for yourself, follow this link: http://upcity.com/local-marketing-agencies/lists/top-digital-marketing-agencies-in-los-angeles

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DragonFire named Top Digital Agency in the USA 2017

 

About UpCity:
UpCity provides a comprehensive local inbound marketing platform to help digital marketing agencies scale SEO, local and social marketing services. The UpCity platform serves as a single operating system that includes robust project management, sales tools, reporting, and can be fully white labeled to streamline client engagements from onboarding to ongoing engagement. UpCity, a venture capital-backed business based in Chicago, was founded in 2009. Learn more at http://www.upcity.com.

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:
DragonFire Digital Marketing is a comprehensive Digital Marketing Agency based in Los Angeles and NYC. Our expert Digital Advertising services are proven to increase lead conversions & ROI. Are you ready to #Torchthecompetition?

Thank you for being the most important part of our continued success: our awesome clients and supporters!

DragonFire Featured on International Stage:

DragonFire Featured on International Stage:
StartUs Magazine Shines the StartUp Spotlight on DragonFire Digital Marketing

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Los Angeles, CA, August 29th, 2016: DragonFire Digital Marketing shares its story for the first time on an international scale with European Influencer, StartUs Magazine. Thrilled to provide advice to fellow founders and entrepreneurs, #TeamDragonFire CEO, Demetrius D. Harris opens up about DragonFire’s bootstrapped beginnings and plans for the future.

“Our advice to fellow founders is to never ever give up on what you set out to do. There will be many, many obstacles that will arise on your journey. But it’s not what happens to you on your journey, it’s how you respond to it. Perseverance is the key!”
– Demetrius D. Harris, CEO, DragonFire Digital Marketing

#TeamDragonFire featured in StartUs Magazine

#TeamDragonFire featured in StartUs Magazine

StartUs Magazine is the fastest growing career network connecting individuals and organizations with the European startup community via inspiring articles about startup guides, career growth, marketing and more. For more information and to read the full feature article, please visit:

http://magazine.startus.cc/dragonfire-digital-marketing/

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:
DragonFire Digital Marketing takes care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, providing stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management, Branding, Digital Advertising and more. Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

DragonFire Heats Up Pyred Startup Series

DragonFire Heats Up Pyred Startup Series: Discussing the Future of DragonFire Digital Marketing & Tips to Fellow Entrepreneurs

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Los Angeles, CA, April 26th 2016: DragonFire Digital Marketing adds fuel to their media fire in an exclusive interview for Pyred’s Startup Series. This interview reveals an inside look into DragonFire’s beginnings, plans for expansion, and advice to fellow entrepreneurs who want to take the plunge with their idea for a startup.

 

This human element is a strong part of DragonFire’s company culture. It has always been a goal to inspire and empower others to follow their dreams by being open and transparent about the company’s journey. As a few of our executive team members are quoted saying:

 

“Never give up on what you set out to do. Success takes perseverance.”

– Demetrius D. Harris, CEO, DragonFire Digital Marketing

 

“Go for it… There is no time like the present. Afterall, it’s often said “if you don’t like the 1st version of your product/ service, you’ve launched too late”  

- Melissa Okabe, VP of Marketing

 

For more of #TeamDragonFire’s entrepreneurial tips to #Torcthecompetition, read our full length interview at: http://pyred.net/startups/dragonfiremarketing

 

About Pyred:

Pyred is an online publication that highlights the best new Startups, their founders, and the entrepreneurial minds that drive these companies forward.

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing is currently a finalist for the 1st Annual Los Angeles Timmy Awards in the category of Best Tech Manager. We specialize in taking care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

 

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

 

DragonFire Digital Marketing Joins Award Winner’s Circle

DragonFire Digital Marketing’s CEO Crowned 1st Runner Up at LA Timmy Awards

 

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Los Angeles, CA, March 25th, 2016: DragonFire Digital Marketing’s CEO/ President, Demetrius D. Harris, receives 1st Runner Up in the category of Best Tech Manager at the 1st Annual Los Angeles TIMMY Awards. Demetrius’ leadership style has helped shaped #TeamDragonFire’s great company culture, by encouraging open communication, creativity without borders, and sticking to the motto that “no idea is off the table.” This is the premier award win for #TeamDragonFire.

 

The TIMMY Award for “Best Tech Manager” recognizes LA’s best technology manager who promotes career growth, ensures a great team culture, and leads their team to produce cutting edge technology products/ services /solutions. Says Demetrius:

 

“I am so honored to be recognized by my peers, fellow entrepreneurs and young professionals. It feels great to take home this award, but I really couldn’t do any of it without my amazing team. ”

– Demetrius D. Harris, CEO/ Founder, DragonFire Digital Marketing

 

The 1st Annual Los Angeles TIMMY Awards, hosted by Tech in Motion, took place on Thursday, March 24th in Santa Monica, with sponsorship by Xfernet, WorkBridge, and Job Spring Los Angeles. For a full list of award winners, please visit: http://www.techinmotionevents.com/blog

 

#TeamDragonFire's Melissa, Demetrius, and Mimosa celebrate the Award at the 1st Annual Los Angeles Timmy Awards

#TeamDragonFire’s Melissa, Demetrius, and Mimosa celebrate the Award at the 1st Annual Los Angeles Timmy Awards

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing takes care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

 

DragonFire CEO Speaks at CSUDH

#TeamDragonFire’s Demetrius Discusses Digital Marketing Best Practices with the Future Leaders of Marketing

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Los Angeles, CA: DragonFire Digital Marketing’s CEO/ President, Demetrius D. Harris, is set to give a Special Guest Lecture on The Principles of Marketing, this Wednesday March 23rd at Cal State University, Dominguez Hills. Sharing insider knowledge and industry best practices, he is thrilled to discuss current and future Digital Marketing trends with this lucky group of CSUDH business majors.

 

Graduating with a degree in Entrepreneurship, Demetrius is honored to be given the opportunity not only to share his expertise on Digital Marketing, but to stand before the next generation of entrepreneurs and speak from experience about founding his own company. Says Demetrius:

 

“It has always been important to me not only to be successful for the sake of success, but to use that success to give back to the next generation, and to support other young entrepreneurial minds.”

– Demetrius D. Harris, CEO, DragonFire Digital Marketing

 

Demetrius will discuss the essential role of Digital Marketing & the future of the Marketing Industry. His lecture will begin at 5:30pm at The College of Extended and International Education at California State University, Dominguez Hills located at: 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson CA 90747.

 

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing is currently a finalist for the 1st Annual Los Angeles Timmy Awards in the category of Best Tech Manager. We specialize in taking care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

 

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

DragonFire Makes Los Angeles TIMMY Awards Short-List

 

DragonFire Makes TIMMY Awards Short-List: DragonFire Digital Marketing’s CEO is a Finalist in the 1st Annual LA TIMMY Awards

 

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Los Angeles, CA, March 1st, 2015: DragonFire Digital Marketing’s CEO/ President, Demetrius D. Harris, earns a spot as a finalist for the 1st Annual Los Angeles TIMMY Awards. Nominated in the category of Best Tech Manager, Demetrius is honored to be considered for an award that recognizes the leadership skills which have shaped #TeamDragonFire’s great company culture.

 

“From the start, Demetrius D. Harris has given his DragonFire employees plenty of room for career growth. This was part of the vision when he founded the company. No idea is off of the table, and this has allowed our employees to truly grow in their professional capacities by not being afraid to take initiative or think outside of the box.”

– Melissa Okabe, VP Marketing, DragonFire Digital Marketing

 

This award recognizes LA’s best technology manager who promotes career growth, ensures a great team culture, and leads their team to produce cutting edge technology products/services/solutions. Finalists include technology Managers, Directors, VPs, or C-Level Executives based in the Greater LA Area.

 

The winners will be announced at the 1st Annual Los Angeles TIMMY Awards, hosted by Tech in Motion, on Thursday, March 24th in Santa Monica. For more information and to vote for your favorites, please visit: http://blogs.techinmotionevents.com/la-timmy-awards-vote-now/

 

DragonFire is honored to be a TIMMY Award Finalist in the category of LA's Best Tech Manager

DragonFire is honored to be a TIMMY Award Finalist in the category of LA’s Best Tech Manager

Demetrius D. Harris, CEO/ President, DragonFire Digital Marketing

Demetrius D. Harris, CEO/ President, DragonFire Digital Marketing

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing takes care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

 

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

 

DragonFire Digital Marketing Gets Amplified:

#TeamDragonFire Gets Amplified: DragonFire Heats Up The New Year with Additions to Core Team

 

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Los Angeles, CA, February 22nd, 2016: DragonFire Digital Marketing expands core team, naming Mimosa Lam-My as VP Finance and Operations; Peter Rodriguez as Director of Web Development; Douglas Vigon as Director of Digital Content; and Caryn Eaton as Head of East Coast Business Development.

 

“The appointment of these new employees will help DragonFire meet the growing needs of our customers. These highly skilled individuals will refine the streamlined dynamic of our business, as we aim to amplify our national reach and further help our clients #Torchthecompetition in 2016.” (- Demetrius D. Harris, President/ CEO, DragonFire Digital Marketing) 

 

(From left: Doug, Peter, Melissa, Demetrius, Ian, Mimosa)

(From left: Doug, Peter, Melissa, Demetrius, Ian, Mimosa)

Mimosa brings her extensive experience in successfully structuring companies, streamlining processes across departments, and managing due diligence and integration (front and back work of acquisitions) to the DragonFire team. Mimosa has also headed her own consulting firm, Opsmosa Consulting, worked as a Project Manager with a commercial food ingredient manufacturer, and managed budgets and expenses for a Defense Contractor to the Navy. Mimosa graduated from Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) with a BA in Business Administration, Double Concentration Finance & Management.

 

Peter will be charged with overseeing all elements of graphic creation and web-design, managing his own team of full-stack developers as the team continues to grow. Peter brings his extensive experience as both an established freelance designer and in-house Web Designer for a host of fashion, gaming, beauty, and photography clients. Peter has a Bachelors of Science in Digital Entertainment and Game Design and is a native of Burbank, CA.

 

Douglas joins #TeamDragonFire as the Director of Digital Media. He is a passionate photographer with an eye for capturing the extraordinary in seemingly ordinary moments. From portraits, to action shots, to close-ups of exotic animals, Douglas’ images will make you stop what you’re doing to take in the depths of his photos. Prior to joining DragonFire, Douglas was also an accomplished Senior Project Manager, Communications Consultant, and BICSI RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer).

 

Caryn will be tasked with growing DragonFire East Coast Sales as well as managing her own team of Advisors. With nine years of experience in Marketing, specializing in New Business Development, Proposal Management, Corporate Strategy, and Research & Development, we are excited to incorporate Caryn’s expertise in reformulating our 2016 Sales Strategy. Caryn holds an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College in Critical Social Thought and English.

 

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing takes care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

 

 

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

DragonFire’s Entrepreneurs Interviewed by FoundersLA

 

Founders, Keepers… Meet DragonFire’s Leaders: DragonFire Shares Entrepreneurial Story with FoundersLA

 

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Los Angeles, CA, January 27th, 2016: DragonFire Digital Marketing takes the front page of FoundersLA, an online entrepreneurial magazine that explores the journey of Founders/ Entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. Discussing the struggles and celebration of their first year in business, this article dives into the minds of DragonFire’s executive team and the company culture that holds this team together.

 

“[DragonFire has] evolved in a way that I really just didn’t foresee in the beginning. I thought I was going to be small time, like a freelance type of situation. The advantage of bringing big thinkers into the team is that we’re able to evolve and expand the business.” - Excerpt from the FoundersLA Article

 

#TeamDragonFire is honored to be featured a publication that promotes entrepreneurship. It was always a dream of DragonFire’s CEO, Demetrius Harris, to inspire others through his own story. From a young boy on his family’s farm in North Carolina, to a CEO of his own company, Demetrius’ message is that anything is possible as long as you don’t give up.

 

“If it’s your dream, it’s worth pursuing until it’s achieved.”- Demetrius Harris, CEO, DragonFire Digital Marketing

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Read full article at: http://foundersla.com

 

About Founders LA:

Founders Los Angeles lives to promote entrepreneurship by humanizing entrepreneurs with their portraits and sharing a part of their story in hopes to inspire others to start their own venture.  Follow them on Instagram: @foundersla

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing offers comprehensive #digitalmarketing solutions- from stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs, to Search Engine Optimization, to Social Media Management- to expand digital presence and brand reputation. Our custom solutions help businesses of all sizes #Torchthecompetition.

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

 

For Immediate Release: Brotherhood, Fatherhood & DragonFire (SocialGood)

 

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Brotherhood, Fatherhood & DragonFire:

DragonFire Displays Brotherly Love at 22nd Annual Omega Youth Leadership Conference

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Los Angeles, CA, October 12th, 2015: DragonFire Digital Marketing brings #SocialGood to action at 22nd Annual Omega Youth Leadership Conference, this past Saturday, October 10, 2015 at The University of Southern California (USC). #TeamDragonFire was excited to participate in this conference that has touched the lives of over 5500 young men over the last twenty-one years, by volunteering their time to speak to parents and raise awareness for this great organization through an upcoming #socialmedia partnership.

 

Giving back to the community is one key tenant at the core of DragonFire’s #CompanyCulture. DragonFire’s President/ CEO, Demetrius D. Harris, was thrilled to get his team involved in supporting underprivileged youth in Los Angeles and giving back to an organization so meaningful to his own life (both as a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and as a single father of two young boys). As Demetrius says:

         “I am honored to be a member of Omega Psi Phi and serve in the capacity of mentoring young African American boys, educating them on what it takes to become MEN! This issue is very dear to me because of my own experience of not having my father present in my life growing up. Nothing is more rewarding than watching the faces of these young men light up as we teach them things that no one has ever taken the time to teach them.”

#TeamDragonFire Displays SocialGood with #YLC Founder Ricky Lewis

DragonFire Digital Marketing displays #SocialGood at 22nd Annual Youth Leadership Conference.

 The Omega Youth Leadership Conference (#YLC) was designed to focus on pertinent issues facing males. This includes Self Esteem, Goal Setting, Health & Wellness, Social & Personal responsibility, Family Unity, Academic Growth & Development, and Conflict Resolution. This conference continues to provoke our youth to think, achieve and be leaders. Activities and workshops at this conference include: The Importance of Education; Social Responsibility; The Protection and Respect of Womanhood; How to Tie a Necktie/ Dressing Professionally; Respect for Family/ Parents; Entrepreneurship/ Career Goals; Leadership; Financial Management. From mentor presentation by top ranking professionals, to techniques for college planning, these conferences for fathers, mothers, and the youth provide positive role models for manhood, sustainability & building leaders. It’s a reminder and display that parents and a community can teach the leaders of tomorrow and create change within a community.

 

About DragonFire Digital Marketing:

DragonFire Digital Marketing takes care of your comprehensive #digitalmarketing needs, from creating stunning mobile experiences and responsive website designs (connecting businesses to the over 310 million mobile devices in the US), to Search Engine Optimization (to ensure your site is listed appropriately in Google Rankings), to Social Media Management (expanding your digital presence and brand reputation). Our custom solutions help businesses #Torchthecompetition, creating winning digital services for easy consumer navigation and increased profit margins.

 

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For more information please contact: Melissa Okabe, DragonFire Digital Marketing Vice President of Marketing at: melissa@dragonfiredigitalmarketing.com

Welcome to the Dragon’s Mark!

Welcome to our blog, The Dragon’s Mark!!

My name is Demetrius Harris and I am the President and CEO of DragonFire Digital Marketing. I have been very fortunate to find extremely talented individuals in Melissa Okabe (VP, Marketing) and Ian McCallum (VP, Sales and Operations) to join my team and you will be hearing a lot from them in our blog as well.

Many business owners and marketers are not quite sure why digital marketing is important or how it works. That is where we come in! Our goal is to become your digital marketing adviser, helping you to establish, enhance, or maintain your digital marketing presence. From mobile-friendly websites to social media marketing to search engine optimization, we’ve got you covered and will be here to guide you every step of the way!

The Dragon’s Mark will provide you with useful and interesting topics regarding digital marketing, fun facts about the experts of Team DragonFire and even witty factoids regarding just about anything! I would like to encourage everyone to participate in our discussions as there is much that we can all learn from each other! Together, lets #Torchthecompetition!!

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Team DragonFire at Angeleno Magazine Event in Santa Monica

 

Happy Reading,

– Demetrius D. Harris

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