Consulting

As a consultant I create corporate training materials and academic curriculum for on site presentation and online delivery, develop websites and WordPress blogs, provide expert witness opinion for lawsuits involving social media and business, manage intellectual property issues. I have also produced marketing materials, developed websites with PHP and HTML, directed public relations efforts, and written news articles. My list of clients includes:

Below are some businesses, individuals, and organizations for whom I have consulted.


Andy Dick
Comedian, actor, musician, and television/film producer.

  • Spearheaded marketing and business issues related to the redesign of AndyDick.com.

BowTie, Inc. (Fancy Publications)
Privately-held publisher of more than two dozen pet magazines and books.

  • Created presentations and wrote copy for media kits used by sales representatives.

Bruce McLucas, MD
UCLA-based obstetrician-gynecologist specializing in uterine artery embolization.

  • Analyzed Fibroids.com for SEO strength and prepared a report with my analysis and recommendations.

Cherry Norris
Author, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and love coach.

  • Designed a microsite [archived sample] for the unique “Role of a Lifetime” DVD dating course.
  • Took product photographs, designed graphics, programmed HTML that integrated with a CMS.

Cigars by Chivas
Privately-owned cigar shop located in Old Town Pasadena.

  • Rebranded this tobacco retailer’s online presence and integrated a Miva Merchant e-commerce system.
  • Took or obtained photos of more than 200 cigar and tobacco products, writing sales copy for each.

Click411, Inc.
Yellow and white page directory and information portal.

  • Rebranded the user interface [archived sample] and developed an inaugural sales program.

Cozy Toes Nail Spa
Nail spa offering manicures, pedicures, skin care, waxing, and massage services.

  • Rebranded business cards, brochures, point of purchase displays, coupons, and website  [archived sample].
  • Increased search engine rankings and traffic from Google to the company’s website by 97 percent.

DavidBowie.com
The official David Bowie web site.


Epic Innovations
Privately-held Las Vegas-based firm offering a complete range of marketing services.

  • Designed graphics, produced Flash intros, programmed websites in ASP and HTML.

Intermezzo Massage
Independent masseuse offering integrative bodywork, meditative massage therapy, and energy healing.


International Society for the Preservation of Women in Railroading
Independent masseuse offering integrative bodywork, meditative massage therapy, and energy healing.


Jim Walker
World-renowned flutist and music instructor at the University of Southern California.

  • Designed an early version of JimWalkerFlute.com for flutist, composer, and USC professor Jim Walker.

Law Offices of Peter J. Anderson
Law firm specializing in business law, copyright litigation, and entertainment litigation. 

  • Prepared an expert witness report for the defendants in Burnett vs. Young, et al. (alleged copyright infringement of the Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen song “Good Time”).
  • Citing social media statistics, Facebook functionality, and likely user behavior, my report influenced the plaintiff to drop her case, earning the defendants $500,000 in previously suspended royalties.

Madison2Sunset
Privately-held business development firm serving the entertainment segment.

  • Identified and created materials to attract candidates to clients’ sponsorship opportunities.

Marco Pelusi
Haircolor artist and hair stylist who sells his own line of professional haircare products.

  • Designed a website [archived sample] and a Blogger template for this hair salon and its hair care products.

Mike Garson
Composer and pianist who has recorded and toured with David Bowie, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails.

  • Designed and managed MikeGarson.com  [archived sample], the website of this pianist and composer.
  • Negotiated the $60,000 sale of the NowMusic.com domain name along with a licensing agreement.
  • Coordinated the production and managed the marketing of two contemporary classical albums.

Musicians Institute
Private university dedicated to inspiring artistic and academic excellence while preparing students for careers in the music and entertainment industry.

  • Conceptualized curriculum for e-commerce, marketing,  and social media courses in an online initiative delivered via Moodle LMS including weekly learning modules, video lectures, interviews with industry leaders, and profiles of subject matter experts.

PhyBuy.com
Medical supply purchasing service.

  • Designed the original corporate logo and conceptualized the visual identity for this medical supply startup.

Princess Cruises
One of eleven cruise ship brands owned by Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship operator.

  • Launched a summer internship program, recruiting, training, and managing 11 college students.
  • Contributed to the design of a management training program while handling online recruitment.
  • Developed computer based training modules using DHTML, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Robert A. Finkelstein, Esq.
Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE).

  • Developed and implemented a digital backup strategy for critical legal and personal documents.

Roberts Partners
Los Angeles-based law firm specializing in “quit tam” lawsuits (fraud against the government).


RTJ Financial Management, Inc
Privately-held investment and financial management firm.

  • Crafted copy and coordinated design and production of a brochure and presentation folder.

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Weekly newspaper with 10,000 print and 14,000 online subscribers.

  • Wrote profiles of leaders and businesses in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys.

Santa Clarita Sun
An independent community newspaper published quarterly.

  • Develop stories for print and online versions of this quarterly 50,000-circulation paper.

STR Business Media
Publisher of advertising solutions for toll free numbers and web addresses in the US.

  • Managed the design of online ads for this 800-number directory at InternetTollFree.com.

Wingate Dunross, Inc.
Privately-held executive and technical search firm. 

  • Redesigned this search firm’s online identity at WDSearch.com.

Woodbury University
Private, non-profit, and nonsectarian university with 1,300 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.

  • Developed an Executive Education program in partnership with the School of Business Chair.
  • Created a prototype website and e-mail template along with program administrative elements.