Melodie Tao has over 13 years of experience in virtually every area of marketing. She’s assisted in many successful campaigns for small business owners, entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies alike. She began her career in traditional media at iHeart Media (formerly Clear Channel Communications). Here, she had unique opportunity to build large scale marketing campaigns utilizing radio, outdoor advertising, event marketing, promotions and online advertising. She personally enjoyed the online advertising aspect of her job and personally began using social media to market myself as a professional.
She then transitioned to working in the agency world, and spent a few years gaining direct experience with SEO, PPC, web development strategies and social media. Social media is where she found her passion. Melodie has served many roles with prestigious organizations including Marketing Professor at National University and Platt College San Diego, and Digital Marketing Manager at NBC San Diego. As a Marketing Consultant, she successfully launched interactive campaigns and promotions for national brands, including AT&T, Microsoft, Ralphs/Kroger, Westfield Malls, Colgate Palmolive, AMC Theaters, Red Bull, Insect Shield, Verizon, Credit.com, The Chopra Center and much more.
Melodie is also an International Public Speaker on Marketing and Social Media. She’s presented at conferences and workshops across the nation, in Asia and the Middle East.
On a personal note, Melodie is from sunny San Diego. She loves teaching and practicing yoga. She also loves cooking so much that she tells people, in another life, she would be a chef! She enjoys listening to live music and is passionate about both traveling and discovering new things to do in her home town.
We all start with a dream. Few of us transform our dreams into goals. And fewer develop and take action on well thought-out plans that achieve results. Whatever your business or aspiration, Melodie helps her clients develop viable action plans that bring results. She provides tons of insights, structure, organization, and support along the way. If you want to finally get to ACTING on those dreams of yours, Melodie will help you make that your reality. – Bernie Nofel | Professor & Professional Speaker | California Art Institute
Melodie is a quick-thinker, idea generator, marketing MASTER! After only spending an hour with her, I feel a natural energy surge filled with marketing ideas. Her focus, ideas, and wit combined are unmatched. I highly recommend working with Melodie. – Kat Fulton | CEO & Visionary | Sound Health Music, MusicTherapyEd.com
I have the privilege of working directly with Melodie to enhance my social media presence. As a media professional, it’s important to keep up with my social media image, and Melodie has played a big role in helping me stay visible. She has taught me many tips on how to boost my social media engagement with viewers. Melodie also has a depth of knowledge about marketing and social media that comes from her experience and ambitious nature. She strives for results and has a proven track record of success. I’m honored to have her as a resource and I know you’ll find her skills as valuable as I do. – Phil Blauer | Anchor | Fox 5 San Diego
I am new to online marketing and social media so I cannot tell you how very much I appreciate Melodie’s patience in working with me. I hired Melodie after seeing her speak at an event and she immediately helped me improve many areas of my marketing. We just completed our first project together and I’m already seeing results! I plan to hire Melodie for more marketing projects and I know she will take care of you just like she did for me. – Bernard Jaffe | Health Insurance Broker