Quick facts about me...
American, Bernard-Joseph Burch moved to France in 2013 after a successful corporate marketing career of 19 years with “Top 10” orchestras San Francisco Symphony and The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as well as leading retailer BestBuy/Musicland to start a digital marketing consultancy. As an accomplished marketing executive with extensive senior-level experience in all aspects of marketing, branding, strategic planning, process development and implementation, yield management, project management, team management, website design, content management and creative development, Bernard-Joseph has achieved over $35 million dollars in sales with consistent annual revenue increases.
Since 1999, Bernard-Joseph has been designing, building, and coding websites for organizations/individuals both large and small. His digital marketing experience began in 2003 where he implemented his first successful aggressive email marketing strategy and has continued until today where he is able to design and implement customized digital growth strategies that include all social media, paid online advertising (PPC, PPV, remarketing, etc.), mobile/SMS, video marketing, affiliate marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) along with “traditional” marketing such as print, radio, magazine, direct mail, telemarketing, etc. to generate leads and increase sales.
He has spoken at various industry events as a marketing expert—especially in the fields of arts, tourism and short-term vacation rentals—and has received numerous company awards along his journey. He has been cited in various mainstream media including Billboard magazine
Bernard-Joseph holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business and Certification in Piano Pedagogy from Indiana State University where he studied piano, oboe and conducting. He is also bicoastally certified as a Professional Tour Director by the International Tour Management Institute.
His personal moto is, “Live. Laugh. Love. Learn. Leave a Legacy.” and he trying to do all that in Paris with his husband Roberto in their Paris home.