What is Avant8?

Avant8 is an online, digital marketing and small business consulting service provider specializing in raising brand awareness and driving ROI through social media, search engine optimization (SEO), web design, content creation, public relations and consulting services. Avant8 believes in becoming a valuable resource by making its clients’ internal teams look good while providing services at a more cost affordable price.

What services does Avant8 provide?

Avant8 specializes in social media, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), design, public relations, digital marketing and business development.

What differentiates Avant8 from other service providers in this industry?

Avant8 believes in forming strong relationships with its clients and customers.  These relationships allow them to integrate with their clients to the point that they become a part of the client’s team.

Avant8 also believes in providing its expertise at a more cost affordable rate.  Avant8 is more interested in developing long-lasting relationships with clients than in breaking their bank.  This philosophy has proven effective as the majority of Avant8’s clients typically stay with them for many years.

Who is the leadership/executive team at Avant8?

Ross McGarvey founded Avant8 in August 2010 and is the CEO.  Ross is an inventive and pioneering entrepreneur with a proven track record in marketing, general management, entrepreneurship, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), social media, mobile media, technology, startups and software development. He has achieved tremendous success in his industry to become a standout in his field and climbed the corporate ladder quickly as a result.

McGarvey is dedicated to furthering the cause of entrepreneurship and devotes a significant amount of time and resources to mentoring and teaching other entrepreneurs how to successfully start and grow a business.  He gives freely of his time and talents to other entrepreneurs and to causes that help improve the lives of others around the world.

Blair Spence is Vice President of Operations at Avant8.  In this role she is responsible for managing Avant8’s internal teams of Web designers, social media, SEO and digital marketing professionals; executing on the company’s business strategy; and guiding the vision for Avant8’s clients and partners. She oversees all hiring, recruitment and sourcing of staff and client needs.  She manages a team of professional writers and is accountable for reporting and managing client maintenance, expectations and strategy for Avant8’s local, national and international clientele.

Spence is an expert at content creation, editing for Websites, press release writing, organic SEO and social media management and a host of other critical business needs.  She specializes in business consulting in all areas of marketing and growth strategy.  She is committed to supporting the entrepreneurial community and devotes a significant amount of her time to pro-bono work to support and help start-ups and other small businesses.

Where is Avant8 located?

Avant8 is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.  We have local clients in Utah, clients throughout the United States, and international clients in the United Kingdom and Australia, to name a few.

Who are some of the businesses Avant8 works with?

Avant8 has a number of successful projects and clients, including New York Comic Con, Kisstixx, Chevrolet, Grandin Fields and Comic Relief.  Avant8 consults on social media and access control for New York Comic Con and was hired to fill the role of global director of business development for a multinational company in Australia where they were the most profitable division for company.