About DGR Communications

DGR Communications is owned and operated by David & Ginnie Rowe; a husband and wife team with over 41 years combined experience in advertising, marketing and website design agencies. We help small businesses and non-profit organizations improve their online communications with a variety of services that include website design, content writing & copywriting, and email marketing. Using our extensive brand marketing experience, we also help business owners transform their business into Brands. We also have a professional translator in the family, so we also offer clients a translation service.

Choose to work with us and you’ll deal with a small business with big business experience. We have worked for prestigious brand building agencies like McCann Erickson and Carlson Marketing Group; we have worked on big brands like Guinness, Honda, and Hyundai to name a few.  Work with us and we will apply our big brand experience to your business, but without the big agency price tag. What’s more – choose to work with us, and you’ll work with us on the majority of your project. We don’t hand off our website jobs to third party freelancers or junior employees.

Our Philosophy

We came to the US from England in 2006. Nearly everyone we meet asks ‘Why Arizona?’  ‘How do you cope with the heat in the summer?’ is a question that we’re often asked, even 8 years on.  We came to the US for a better quality of life, to enjoy some sunshine (a rare commodity in England) and to be our own masters!   Consequently our approach is professional, yet relaxed.  If we think we can help your business, we will; if we don’t think we can make a difference then we will tell you up front. No hard feelings! Our aim is to develop relationships that last, and not to just make a quick buck!  We don’t make promises we can’t keep.

Any questions? Think we could be of service? Drop us a note… info@dgrcommunications.com.

 

 Ginnie Rowe

Ginnie RoweI was born in Virginia, but raised in Argentina before I moved to the UK at the age of 18. Lucky to have been brought up in a bilingual home, I’m fluent in Spanish and English. I worked in a number of marketing agencies before we moved to Arizona.  My last role was a Client Services Account Director for Carlson Marketing, a digital marketing agency, in Bristol, England.

I have experience in both online and offline marketing, but my specialist knowledge and understanding of Digital Strategy and the role it can play in a brand’s development is my strength. My role at Carlson routinely took me to Europe and the US to train others in website content management systems, which was an aspect of the job that I really enjoyed.

I spent 6 years on the Board of Directors, including 2 years as Board President, for Singleton Moms, a local non-profit organisation that raises funds for single parents with cancer in the Phoenix area.  While no longer on the Board, I still volunteer my time.

I love reading, getting out and about in this beautiful state and spending warm evenings outside, with maybe a glass of wine!

 David Rowe

David RoweBorn and raised in England, I spent my career working for a number of prestigious UK agencies.  Before we moved to Arizona in 2006, my last position was Head of Brand Response for McCann Erickson in Bristol, England.   My broad marketing experience, combined with a marketing focused Bachelor’s Degree (and several vocational qualifications) have helped me develop a great understanding of what makes a brand work.

To support 20 years of copywriting experience, I gained a Diploma from the Institute of Copywriting in 2005.  Whether writing recruitment ads, optimized web copy or any form of marketing collateral material, I always try to put myself in the mind of the target audience – ‘Who am I?’ And ‘What would I want this communication piece to say to me?’ are two questions I always ask myself at the beginning of a project.

I love sport – mainly watching these days as my knees are suffering from 30 years of playing soccer and rugby.  I also enjoy travelling, hiking in the striking Arizona landscape with our rescue German Shepherd dog ‘Maverick’, and spending some quality time with friends – often with a cold beer in my hand and my feet in the pool!

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