We are Spark Marketing Local and we were born out of a desire to help locally-owned businesses grow by igniting a spark through strategic, creative, and personalized marketing. Spark was founded by Grey Zachary and Telina Knight Johnson, who offer a combined 20 years of experience in digital and content marketing. The “Spark” in our name represents our belief that outstanding digital marketing ignites your online audience and it only takes a spark to set you apart. We chose “Marketing Local” because we are a creative and data-driven team who are not only passionate about digital marketing, but helping local businesses and organizations succeed.

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Telina Knight Johnson is a prolific copy and content writer and natural wordsmith who has crafted creative and conversion-driven web, blog, and social media content for a host of various industries throughout her career. She began her career as a content writer and copywriter in 2013 working with clients around the world as she forged her path as a freelancer, and later a copywriter with a local digital marketing agency. She loves helping local businesses thrive and creating website and social media content for many small and mid-sized local businesses from 2017 – 2022 before partnering with Grey Zachary to form Spark.

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Grey is a video marketing maven and web design master. As a former math teacher, she loves tracking data and planning strategically to ensure results. Before teaching, she worked In multiple industries as she moved around the world as a military spouse. Her most treasured being broadcast radio where she was mentored by a founding engineer of Clear Channel. She Is passionate about making everyone she meets know they are invaluable, capable, and on the verge of their greatest potential.

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