As an expert in marketing, branding, advertising, social media, graphic design and website development, Jeremy trains corporate, entertainment industry, real estate, start-up and nonprofit C-suite and V-suite executives. Jeremy leads summits and seminars that show professionals how to launch successful marketing campaigns and manage effective promotions. He coaches and consults teams and individuals in the areas of business development, brand strategy and social media. Jeremy is a Spartan racer, charismatic connector and master networker. His presentations are highly motivational and energizing, showing teams how to overcome obstacles and develop a shared vision. Jeremy draws on his experience at Universal Television and Xerox Corporation to train senior managers of Fortune 500 companies.

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End of Life of PHP 5 – Upgrade to PHP 7 by 12-31-18

Big thank you and shout out for WordFence for monitoring, managing, education and publishing key invaluable articles that help webmasters, website developers and website managers around the world protect their clients and their websites! 🙂 Next steps: 1. As always, before I do anything, ensure back-ups of website & database are in place so that…

Digital Marketing Agency – Preliminary Scope of Work

We’ve seen a surge in referrals asking for proposals. We therefore created this page to help with intake interviews and preliminary scope of work to determine what tactics are key to our collaboration. Below is a quick preliminary scope of work list to guide our collaboration. (1) Transform brands and professionalize corporate culture. (2) Encourage collaborative environments.
(3) Facilitate process that taps into your creativity, getting into the heads of your leadership & management, and translate that vision into tangible results.

Real Estate Publicist Jeremy Broekman

Branding Agency near me

At the crossroads of strategy and return on engagement/return on investment, BROEKMAN communications delivers strategic brand and identity campaigns. We’ve worked with 100s of clients over a nearly 20 year period. As tech-savvy, innovative and hard-working GenXers at heart coupled with the drive, motivation, determination and persistence of hit-the-ground-running prove-yourself 20-somethings, we’ve got the perfect…

Wordpress 4.9.6

WordPress 4.9.6

Every so often there is a bug in which WordPress does NOT update automatically. This is one of those updates. So for you website management and one-wo(man) developers, do the update manually this time and all should be good thereafter. File this under #NothingIsPerfect. However, we still trust WordPress above other CMS (content management) solutions…

Wordpress

What’s new in WordPress 4.9

Welcome to WordPress 4.9 Yet again, WordPress has smoothed over the design workflow and created opportunities for more “safety” from coding errors. Security is a constant evolution for any web platform or hosting company. Version 4.9 takes things to the next level. READ ON straight from the UPDATE PAGE after you update! What’s NewCreditsFreedomsPrivacy Major Customizer…

corporate retreats

Leadership Summits & Corporate Retreats

Proud to be a collaboration partner with Organic Communication – one of the leading Offsites & Retreats (Live & Virtual) for legal, corporate & entertainment clientele. Organic Communication’s expert retreat and meeting facilitators create meaningful opportunities for professionals to think strategically and collaborate effectively. Our sessions build connection, inspire creativity, enable clarity and drive commitment.…

Key to Successful Communication and Collaboration

Stumbled on this Linkedin Article written back on October 2, 2014. Still just as relevant as ever. Definitely some morsels of value here. MUCH good energy for successful collaborations!  When I was at Universal Studios Television, I worked closely with our internal “creative” department producers, website developers and marketing agencies to develop breakout websites, flash sites,…

9 Hidden Features in the WordPress Media Library Only Power Users Know

Discovered amazing article written by Tom Ewer of wpmudev! Solid resources & tips here. READ BELOW! https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/wordpress-media-library-hidden-features/ Published on September 12, 2015 HIGHLIGHTS Can use as FREE image compression tool Create central repository of all images for project Quick editing tools for work on the road (vs using Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, etc.) Using FREE downML – Download Media…

Guide to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Metrics for Return on investment + Return on Engagement. In the past 3-4 years, marketing has evolved exponentially beyond hits, visitors and referral traffic. Today, a successful marketer needs to be aware and gather intelligence from multiple business units to truly get the full picture. Return on Investment (ROI) is permanently engrained in the brains of all…

Happy name – domains, social media handles & more!

I’m always looking for tools to help my start-up clients and entrepreneurs. I’m certainly not new to doing domain searches and looking up social media handles (i.e. going to Facebook to see if the new desired company name already exists as a Company Facebook fanpage or if someone grabbed the custom URL – facebook.com/companyname).I recently was introduced…

Happy New Year officially!

2016 is off to a fantastic start. We are in the process of building a new platform to showcase our agency. Take a sneak peak here: http://www.broekman.agency We’ve been busy rebranding & repackaging a few. Take a look here: Repackaged Organic Communication, our partner company http://organiccomm.com Check out the amazing book on Successful Happy Lawyering co-written by Lee Broekman,…

ThinkStockPhotos.com and iStockPhotos.com – Getty Images

We use both ThinkStockPhotos.com AND iSTOCKPHOTO.COM for your Stock Photo needs ThinkStockPhotos.com is $299 for a one-month subscription. StockPhoto is $399 for a one-month subscription. You definitely have access to a “greater variety” on iStockPhoto, but BOTH usually meet average needs. Some of our clients have to move to a per image license basis as…

How to transfer domain from Register.com to GoDaddy.com

TRANSFER AWAY FROM REGISTER.COM For those that need help with transferring their website domain from Register.com to GoDaddy, here’s the link to a how-to page on GoDaddy.com…. conveniently copied here for your convenience. https://www.godaddy.com/help/transfer-away-from-registercom-8033 Before you can transfer your domain name registered with Register.com to us, you need to prepare your domain name so it…

Paypal – DPRP is Disabled.

Let’s start from the beginning. DPRP stands for DirectPayment Recurring Payments. It’s a module that enables you to have multiple payments, subscriptions and recurring payments with your shopping cart forms when using PayPal API integrated. For instance, we use PayPal with our favorite 3rd party form company, JotForm (www.jotform.com). Been using them for YEARS, if not…

Google Apps for Work – yes, we love!

We’ve had solid good experience with Google Apps. We’ve been using Google Apps for BROEKMAN communications since they launched, and it’s really helped our team work faster and more efficiently. We think you’ll also benefit from trying it out for your business. * Fast email. Searchable. Archivable. Uses Gmail interface but is customizable. * Fast on all devices (iphones, ipads,…

WordPress 4.2.1 core features

Welcome to WordPress 4.2.1 Thank you for updating! WordPress 4.2.1 helps you communicate and share, globally. Version 4.2.1 What’s New CreditsFreedoms Security Release Version 4.2.1 addressed a security issue. For more information, see the release notes. An easier way to share content Clip it, edit it, publish it. Get familiar with the new and improved Press This.…

WordPress Maintenance and Security

WORDPRESS MAINTENANCE & UPGRADES For over 15 years, we’ve been developing, managing, updating and moderating WordPress-based websites. One thing we’ve learned along the way, similar to ANY website and ANY content management system, keeping the foundation integrity solid requires minimal, but constant digital TLC = aka love, care and maintenance (like any relationship!). In today’s…

Linkedin – How to edit your profile

Editing Your Profile Courtesy of LINKEDIN: How do I edit my profile? Last Reviewed: 12/10/2014 You can go to your profile and move your cursor over any section and click to add or remove content: You can also individually add, change, or remove content on your profile. For most items: Move your cursor over Profile…

WordPress maintenance

WORDPRESS MAINTENANCE & UPGRADES For over 10 years, we’ve been developing, managing, updating and moderating WordPress-based websites. One thing we’ve learned along the way, similar to ANY website and ANY content management system, keeping the foundation integrity solid requires minimal, but constant love and care = AKA maintenance.As part of our one-off or monthly retainers,…

OS X: Keyboard shortcuts

I love my Mac world. Literally copied/pasted from Apple’s site for all the INCREDIBLY USEFUL keyboard shortcuts to do things on your Mac by pressing a combination of keys on your keyboard. Using keyboard shortcuts To use a keyboard shortcut, press a modifier key at the same time as a character key. For example, pressing the…

Web Safe Fonts

BIG SHOUT OUT TO CSSFONTSTACK.com for putting this together! What are Web Safe Fonts? Web safe fonts are fonts that are pre-installed by many operating systems. While not all systems have the same fonts installed, you can use a web safe font stack to choose several fonts that look similar, and are installed on the…

WordPress 4.0 in a nutshell

Welcome to WordPress 4.0 Thank you for updating! WordPress 4.0 brings you a smoother writing and management experience. Version 4.0 What’s NewCreditsFreedoms Manage your media with style Explore your uploads in a beautiful, endless grid. A new details preview makes viewing and editing any amount of media in sequence a snap. Working with embeds has never…

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

As of May 2023 BROEKMAN communications fully endorses accessiBe The leading AI-powered web accessibility solution that makes websites accessible to people with disabilities, and compliant with the WCAG, ADA, and other accessibility legislation. By using AI and automation, accessiBe signficantly reduces costs and time, making web accessibility achievable for all businesses. MAKING THE WEB INCLUSIVE…

Real Estate Publicist Jeremy Broekman

Website: How-to

How your site works Your website is made up of a group of files and directories, much like the Documents folder on your home computer. In this case, though, everyone in the world can see some of your files. To give you an idea of how the directories and files work, we’ll look at a…

New domains available

Hundreds of new domain extensions have now become available to the general public! Go to web.broekmancomm.com to buy your domain!! This gives brands, companies, individuals and organizations ability to own shorter domains! BE SAVVY NOW! MORE COMING SOON Like .LUXURY & others! For instance, we just purchased these: Broekman.agency Broekman.marketing NEW GLTDS now available in 2014:…

pakua

I am truly grateful for discovering the Pa Kua community. What started as a martial arts class for my two kids evolved into Master Adrian (my ‘Obi Wan Kanobi’/’Yoda’ sensei/Jedi master) inviting me into the community. After 3 years of classes 2 times a week and committing myself daily to martial arts, swords and edge…

how to share a google drive document

How to share With Google Drive, you can share files — like documents, images, and PDFs — without having to email them as attachments. Sharing is as easy as indicating which email addresses or mailing lists should have access to a given file. Share a file with an email address or mailing list Go to drive.google.com.…

Configuring DNS for your GoDaddy email in cPanel

Big shout out to GoDaddy customer support for constantly empowering clients like me to effectively do our jobs! After migrating a domain from another Godaddy account, unbeknowst to me we inherited DNS settings for legacy GoDaddy email. Gotta clear the cnames and start adding everything below so it matches this exactly. Figure this, to save $30,…

Guide to Non-Profit Marketing in 2015

I run a boutique marketing agency with a presence in Los Angeles and Newport Beach serving non-profit clientele throughout the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. I’m passionate about providing my “champagne marketing on a beer budget” for-profit/corporate resources, tools & experience and assist non-profits and start-ups to “catch up” to their perceived competitors.…

Blast Email / Email Blast / Email Marketing campaigns

BROEKMAN communications has been at the forefront for developing custom tailored blast email programs. In addition to working on marketing automation campaigns with aWeber, Salesforce, Zoho and other platforms, we’ve mastered Constant Contact, MyEmma and Mail Chimp to create email marketing campaigns. Keys to Success: – Strategy: Have a plan of desired outcomes and reverse…

How to change your YouTube channel art

Updating your channel has gotten even easier. Check out the boilerplate courtesy of YouTube. Change and delete YouTube channel art Learn how to remove or swap out your channel art Give your channel a custom look and feel by selecting channel art. Channel art can be used to brand your channel’s identity and give your…

Highlights of WordPress 3.9 updates

Welcome to WordPress 3.9 Thank you for updating! WordPress 3.9 has lots of refinements we think you’ll love. Version 3.9 What’s NewCreditsFreedoms A smoother media editing experience Improved visual editing The updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support. You can paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean…

GoDaddy new Linux web hosting with cpanel

We recently set up a few new accounts with GoDaddy and have had an overall really positive experience with the revamping of all WEB HOSTING packages. We understand how some found GoDaddy’s custom interfaces confusing, well now Godaddy has leveled the playing field with a really nice User Interface including Linux Web Hosting with cPanel,…

Real Estate Publicist Jeremy Broekman

How to embed slideshare slideshow on wordpress website

SlideShare offers users the ability to upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios. Embedding a Slideshow To embed a slideshow from SlideShare, please follow this guide. 1. Visit SlideShare to create your own slideshow – or find one that already exists. When viewing the slideshow, click the Embed button at the top of…

Adwords for nonprofits through Google Ad Grants

 AD GRANTS Google Ad Grants is the nonprofit edition of AdWords, Google’s online advertising tool. Google Ad Grants empowers nonprofit organizations, through $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords™ advertising, to promote their missions and initiatives on Google.com. Eligibility | Program Details | Testimonials | Apply today Join the program Get further, faster. Apply to the Google for Nonprofits program. Members will gain…

social media infographics

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN DEVELOPMENT + MODERATION.  Brand Management & Online Marketing  Online PR & Publicity  Social Media Campaign Development  Networking & Moderation  Community Engagement Marketing  Consulting   Author Social Media Plan. From Situation Assessment & Analysis to Development. o Reconnaissance mission to collect everything about {INSERT ENTITY} (Company History, Competitive Analysis,…

Vine promotions

I recently embraced the use of VINE for marketing promotions, PR and business development. I’m the type of guy that can always find a way to make something practical, but VINE for the 30-something marketer…. definitely out of the box. What is Vine? Vine is a mobile service that lets you create and share short…

Website Development with WordPress

BROEKMAN communications has a 15-year track record of developing websites with branding, marketing, business development, social media, SEO and PR front-and-center! Our core offering now is website development using WordPress. From helping translate your vision & acting as your art director/creative director, BROEKMAN communications builds amazing high-end websites as YOUR dedicated programmer. Did you know that 17% of all sites online now use WORDPRESS?

Elevating organizational culture with effective communication

BROEKMAN communications is now officially a partner with Organic Communication. Organic Communication coaches are experts in Organizational Development, Leadership Training & Executive Coaching. We work with executives, managers and teams who are ready to achieve more satisfying and successful interactions with colleagues, clients and customers. Our clients want to improve their internal and external communication and collaboration. We…

WordPress 3.6 – amazing new features!

WordPress 3.6 REVISIONS, Media Player and really nice default TWENTY THIRTEEN theme! Colorful New Theme Introducing Twenty Thirteen The new default theme puts focus on your content with a colorful, single-column design made for media-rich blogging. Inspired by modern art, Twenty Thirteen features quirky details, beautiful typography, and bold, high-contrast colors — all with a…

How to create QR Codes

QR codes (or Quick Response codes) are those awesome bar code looking boxes you have been seeing everywhere from posters, magazine ads, theatrical billboards and juice boxes (yes, I have kids). Using a cool APP QR Code Reader (like this one in iTunes) on your mobile device (yes including your iPhone 5) or tablet (okay…

AWeber – Email Newsletters and Campaigns with Marketing Automation

Email Newsletters – Create and send professional email newsletters in a matter of minutes. Sign up now at  http://broekmancomm.aweber.com Email Templates Blog to Email Performance Tracking Facebook & Twitter Integration Publish Emails Online Signup Forms Automatically deliver a sequence of messages to new subscribers. Signup Form Templates Easy to use Form Designer Form Animation And Effects…

How to use Pinterest

Pinterest helps people collect and organize the things they love. You create boards showcasing things that you like. Each board tells a unique story about what we care about. People can FOLLOW your boards whos pins they like (like yours!). A pin could be a gift, receipt, quote, picture of a desired place to visit…

twitter branding guidelines

Twitter’s policy is “designed” to help you use their logo and trademarks without having to worry about negotiating with us or talking to our lawyers.   Follow @broekman     Downloads For light backgroundsEPS · PNG For dark backgroundsEPS · PNG *white (it’s there trust me!) Blue on whiteEPS · PNG White on blueEPS · PNG Usage guidelines – Do: Use our official, unmodified Twitter…

guide to launching twitter ads @broekman

Follow @broekman Guide to launching Twitter Ads With experience in utilizing Google Pay-Per-Click and Facebook Ads to drive foot traffic and sales, we can definitely leverage and exploit how to utilize TWITTER ADs to …. 1) Target key audiences with services, announcements or events to gain visibility and build awareness 2) Launch a new app!…

Linkedin – key tool to business development

Starting back in 2012, we have been honored as TOP 1% viewed Linkedin Profiles – first as part of LinkedIn’s 200 million member mark. Today they have more than 610 Million users. We can honestly say that LinkedIn is one of our NUMBER ONE resources for business development, sales, marketing personnel reconnaissance missions, publicity missions,…

Themeforest – favorite source for WordPress Themes

Professional WordPress Themes & Website Templates for any project Discover thousands of easy to customize themes, templates & CMS products, made by world-class developers. At Themeforest, you can buy website templates aka themes for WordPress in addition to HTML, Shopify, Magento, Jamstack, and many other content management systems like Joomla and Drupal with prices ranging…

Advertising to Moms in Los Angeles

  I’ve been working with Jen Levenson of Jen’s List and Linda Perry of Peachhead for a LONG time. I discovered how to market to mom’s groups while promoting Storyopolis’ mommy & me reading time with guest & celebrity authors to preschool and elementary school kids. That grew into a partnership with the Screen Actors…

How to use Statcounter

StatCounter Installation with WordPress. StatCounter is a free web traffic analysis service, which provides summary stats on all your traffic and a detailed analysis of your last 500 page views. This limit can be increased by subscribing to their paid service. To activate the StatCounter service for your WordPress site: STEP ONE: Sign Up with StatCounter or add…

How to use Statcounter

StatCounter’s mission is to help our members easily understand their visitors, so they can make good decisions to become more successful online. Fast, Responsive, Quick loading Service StatCounter was born out of the frustration of Founder and CEO, Aodhán Cullen from using a counter service that was loading slower and slower every single day. This…

Seeking impact, Jewish funders convene in L.A.

Reposted from JewishJournal.com on March 19, 2013. Article by Jonah Lowenfeld Seeking impact, Jewish funders convene in L.A. BY JONAH LOWENFELD “Philanthropy is what you’ll be remembered for,” Jewish Funders Network (JFN) President Andrés Spokoiny told the 400 attendees at the Beverly Hilton on March 18, the first full day of the group’s annual conference. “Philanthropy is…

Branding / Marketing Coach?

Want to hire a marketing consultant, but feel you can’t afford it? Ready to rebrand, but first want someone to soundboard your ideas?
HIRE BROEKMAN FOR A 1-2 HOUR COACHING CONSULTATION? Broekman will make everything accessible and attainable.
Having offered 100s of past clients business development, branding, publicity, marketing, PR, advertising, social media and IT advice, BROEKMAN has a wealth of knowledge to share including best practices, industry benchmarks, what’s working, and pure gut instinct tailored for you.

Search Engine Optimization

SEO is real strength of ours. We have a proven track record with SEO basics as part of our Wordpress Website Development projects. We follow many benchmark best practices. We deploy plugins to strengthen site content, communicate better with bots, yield better search engine results and get 1st page ranking quickly. We offer a number of ways to do “after market” SEO programs. Core focus is to yield some natural great ‘organic search’ strength!

Non-profits can apply for NO MONTHLY FEE (FREE) PayPal Payments Pro account

Still have transaction fees for processing credit card transactions for donations, fundraisers, membership, events and school registration fees, but saving $360.00 a year is amazing start to integrating online payments for YOUR non-profit! With an amazing partnership with a Third Party form developer called JotForm (www.jotform.com), making shopping carts (or donation forms, event registration forms,…

Jotform Integration plug-in

WORDPRESS USERS…. Ever find your EMBED CODE disappears the next time you are in VISUAL MODE and you have to keep copying/pasting over & over again in TEXT? Yep, me too. SOLUTION: Install the free WordPress Jotform Plug=in! Works PERFECTLY! http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/jotform-integration/ INSTALLTION instructions 1. Install the plug-in via dashboard 2. Activate 3. Went to settings…

Vimeo the basics

Vimeo Basics Vimeo is where your videos belong. We put your videos first and give you the best ways to share, discover, and be inspired.Upload your videos Vimeo makes it easy to upload the videos you take. We adore many different kinds of file formats and give you great tools so you can make sure your videos look…

How to use JotForm?

JotForm is the first web based WYSIWYG form builder. Its intuitive drag and drop user interface makes formbuilding a breeze. Using JotForm, you can create forms, integrate them to your site and receive responses by email. Check out this tutorial to learn more about JotForm: Creating Your First Form Find out more information about using JotForm on our user guide: Visit User Guide Now! JotForm’s…

23+ Best WordPress plugins in 2023

Here is our list of the 23+ Best WordPress plugins in 2023 We will expand this with explanations as well as a TOP PLUGINS for WordPress Security & Stability. We specialize in hackfree websites. Key = maintenance weekly. 1. Elementor – Best Page Builder Plugin 2. WooCommerce – Best WordPress eCommerce Plugin 3. Wordfence –…

PR & publicity

Over 20 years experience with studios, entertainment companies, film festival, consumer products, corporations, non-profits, start-ups, millionaires, entrepreneurs and executives starting their freelance operations. We stand as strong PR agency because of OUR impact. We unleash YOUR creativity. We truly empower people. We walk YOU through the process with transparency and giving you ALL our secrets. Finally, we…

PR & Publicity

Over 15 years experience with studios, entertainment companies, film festival, consumer products, corporations, non-profits, start-ups, millionaires, entrepreneurs and executives starting their freelance operations. We stand as strong PR agency because of OUR impact. We unleash YOUR creativity. We truly empower people. We walk YOU through the process with transparency and giving you ALL our secrets. Finally, we…

Jewish Wisdom and Wellness Conference – A Week of Learning

After collaboration and development for more than TWO YEARS,BROEKMAN communications recently launched a new branding initiative and website for Hebrew Union College’s Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health and Cedars-Sinai – the Jewish Wisdom and Wellness: A Week of Learning website: www.JewishWisdomandWellness.com The Week of Learning will take place between April 21-27, 2013 and is a community-wide series of events,…

Jewish Community Grants

Chances are that your non-profit or community organization have a real fighting chance at applying for and being awarded grant money to help a) UNDERWRITE your new website or “online or digital marketing” campaigns; b) DEPLOY community engagement programs that seek to get youth or underprivileged audiences into the fold; c) DEVELOP new education-based platforms…

WordPress 3.5.1 updates are cool!

In addition to constant on-going inprovements on security and user interface, the new WordPress 3.5.1 updates are just cool adding more ease of use and making this more MAC like for even the novice / beginner user to understand. 🙂 Welcome to WordPress 3.5.1 Thank you for updating to the latest version! WordPress 3.5.1 is…