Empowering people like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering small business owners like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering website builders like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering content marketers like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering bloggers like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering creatives like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering social media marketers like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Empowering salespeople like you to know and grow better digital strategies.
Not Really Rocket Science takes the confusion and intimidation out of creating online content and digital marketing strategies that work.
Digital strategies are how your business, marketing, and communications goals and vision connect with your online audience. Not Really Rocket Science is a platform of workshops, consulting, education and design services to help people just like you to understand and create better online content:
You might have a website that hasn’t been updated in years, or just building one. Maybe you’re just starting a blog. You might have an awesome content strategy and are looking to execute. You might not know what in the world content strategy is. Maybe a manager just made it your job to “get us on Twitter.” Wherever you’re coming from, whatever your role – Not Really Rocket Science can help your digital strategy take flight.
Hey there, I’m Chris Bintliff.
I’ve spent my career helping small businesses and huge companies improve online impact and engagement. I’m passionate about empowering people to create better, more effective online experiences. (Not Really) Rocket Science shapes over 15 years of digital design and content expertise into powerful experiences that will help you do better business.
From content and creation, design and discovery, writing and workshops: these are a few of my valued relationships.
Invite me into your universe with a Not Really Rocket Science Workshop with your team. Fun, immersive, interactive sessions will help you create new digital strategies and improve what you’re already doing.
I’ll give you and your online priorities personalized focus and leadership. From content and digital strategies to design decisions to building more effective blogs, social outreach, email campaigns and more – I can help you succeed.
Not Really Flight School can get you off the ground quickly with powerful online courses about what you want to focus on right now. Start with the flagship course Blogging That Builds Relationships!
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