Tony Kelsey - Digital Marketer & Growth Hacker

Digital Strategist | UX Evangelist | Brand Builder

Hello! I’m Tony Kelsey, a digital marketer and team leader with demonstrated results in growth hacking, building brands and generating impassioned customer communities. I’ve won several awards for UI design and was VP of Global Creative for an international, $1B I.T. consultancy where I oversaw digital and brand strategy. Today, I’m Vice President of Marketing for Pactimo, a premier cycling apparel brand headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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  • Digital visionary with an intense concentration on growing awareness, activation and revenue. 
  • UX evangelist igniting engagement through captivating content, retention & referral strategies.
  • UI expert focused on behavioral psychology to maximize integrated inbound/outbound campaigns. 
  • Data junky fixated on metrics, testing and optimization to stimulate growth flywheel.

As a zealous digital marketer and growth hacker, I thrive on the art of optimization to achieve scalable results. ”  

Tony Kelsey


Marketing Thoughts Blog

3 Focus Areas for Growth Marketing: Attraction, Advocate & Attribution
Learn how to take advantage of Attraction and Advocacy Marketing to grab and retain customers, and Attribution so you know where to scale your …
8 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Following
Use these 8 tips to grow and engage a targeted audience on Twitter to bring more awareness to your brand or service.
Rebranding Made Easy!
Of course the title of this post is ridiculous. Rebranding is never easy. It involves a great deal of planning and strategy, a whole …
Digital Marketing Strategy – The Basic Planning
As most businesses have found out over the last few years, marketing online requires a whole lot more than just having a website, optimizing …
It’s Always About the User Experience
I recently wrote about an almost perfect example of interface design, the London Underground map. It was Harry Beck, an electrician with London Transport, …
Developing a Brand Story
It's a crazy, cluttered world out there, especially when it comes to marketing and advertising. There's more brand pollution now than ever before. With …
You Scratch My Back Social Strategy
I recently came across an article on Social Strategy by Mikołaj Jan Piskorski that appeared in the Harvard Business Review late last year, and felt …
The London Underground: An Example of Perfect User Interface Design
Interface design is the art of making the user's interaction as simple and efficient as possible with regard to accomplishing specific tasks or goals. …

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Once A Man Indulges

This spiraling detective noir explores addiction and post-traumatic stress through the eyes of a man as he comes to terms with love, loyalty and deceit. It raises the question; how far will one man go to be true to himself?

Kelsey proves to be a sharp storyteller, layering his narrative with suspense and romance and rounding out his characters with vivid traits and enough backstory to make them feel fully formed.” — Kirkus Reviews 

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★★★★★ “Packed with intriguing characters and jaw-dropping crimes, Once A Man Indulges is a piece so realistic you'll be able to taste the cigarettes and black coffee.”
— Indies Today
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08W3QVZ86/ #whattoread #readingcommunity

Thank you @jonstewart! As a USMC veteran who fights daily for his health, I am grateful we have men of your character who take a stand for those in need and who have served. In my eyes you’re an #HonoraryVeteran, sir. #Thanks #PACTact

★★★★★ “Packed with intriguing characters and jaw-dropping crimes, Once A Man Indulges is a piece so realistic you'll be able to taste the cigarettes and black coffee.”
— Indies Today
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08W3QVZ86/ #Reading #readingcommunity

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