Hurray Brands develops small to medium-sized hospitality businesses into household names with passionate and loyal fans. We are a team of marketing professionals that have taken several start-ups from bright ideas, to formidable challengers, to dominant players in their space....with a few acquisitions along the way. As operators by nature, we understand that while data is useful, the most important data point is the growth of your bottom line.
Think of us as your outsourced Chief Marketing Officer who can provide you with everything from: marketing strategy, slogan development, eye-catching advertising campaigns, website development, search engine optimization, internet marketing expertise, pay-per-click management, and viral growth through organic social media and PR buzz. We connect all of these elements into one unified voice that amplifies your brand and accelerates your revenue growth, leaving you time to focus on running your business.
It's time to celebrate your brand.
GARY MURRAY | CHIEF BRAND ACCELERATOR
Murray is a serial entrepreneur who has mastered the fine art of accelerating hospitality brands. He brings two decades of diverse thought and executive level experience at exceeding sales and customer retention goals in multiple industries. Murray has a deep understanding of new market penetration, guerrilla tactics, strategic partnerships, special events, and multi-channel advertising campaigns.
Most recently, Murray directed sales and marketing for Hansen Properties, parent company to one of the largest hospitality centers in the Greater Philadelphia Area. There he breathed new life into a mature brand, and achieved regional dominance through hands on marketing leadership. He developed new business, secured strategic partnerships, and designed and sold custom event solutions to companies ranging from Einstein Health to Merck to Toll Brothers to Le Pan Quotidien. Previously Murray directed sales, marketing and events for three additional award-winning venues and consulted on the go to market strategy for a highly acclaimed New American catering concept. He now does the same for select hospitality industry clients.
DIVERSITY OF THOUGHT
Previously, he founded, built and sold one of the nation's largest wireless internet footprints through his business Wise Technologies. At Wise, he marketed a turnkey technology solution to more than 200 new clients including Trump Casinos, Host Marriott Services and the Higher Education Wireless Access Consortium.
Additionally, his company Mixcast, sold distribution to content producers in more than 20 global markets and advertising to multinational Fortune 500 clients including Toyota, Sprint, Warner Records, and VIACOM. There he also produced the Professional Sports Wives Association's Super Bowl Weekend Event Series at which he was tapped to launch London based RokTV's Bluetooth advertising platform on cell phones.
These successes, as well as his proven abilities in marketing strategy, data analysis, trend prediction, talent development, and leadership make Murray a very valuable asset to any team.
You've got the website, now let's build your digital crowd. Understanding your potential customers and engaging with them on a consistent basis will not only grow your fan base but will also generate loyal advocates who regularly celebrate your brand. The internet is constantly evolving, so we employ a progressive and comprehensive approach. Hurray is a team of passionate marketers who's hobby is to innovate using the latest and greatest digital marketing strategies. We keep up with the trends for you so that you can focus on running your day to day operations.
We recognize that our clients come to us at all stages of their development, and that regardless of company size, every dollar spent must be a solid investment with measurable returns. Our custom content marketing packages are designed to celebrate and accelerate your brand at every stage of growth.
Chief Marketing Officer
So you have a beautiful site, the leads are rolling in and it is time to scale your business. Hurray will now leverage nearly 20 years of experience at developing cultural phenomenon.
In addition to organic strategies, Hurray helps you make sure your brand's inside voice matches its outside voice, so that your employees, customers, and fans receive a consistent message about what makes you unique. From identifying complimentary partners to slogan development, to marketing mix guidance, Hurray Brands is your one stop shop. We conduct rigorous upfront research to screen for the best market opportunities, potential partners, and culture influencers. Hurray searches for partners that play to our clients’ strengths while not leaving them overly dependent on the performance or commitment of a single partner.