About us

At About Marketing, we specialize in full-service Business Communications.

Whether you are in need of Social Media Services, Digital Marketing, Website and SEO Strategy, we deliver proven results to our clients, and are eager to prove to you that we are the right agency to help your organization achieve its Marketing objectives.

We believe joining our business expertise with the intrinsic understanding of your own business, is truly the best way to guarantee excellent results.

The staff at About Marketing is made up of experienced and dedicated professionals, who continuously strive to improve our processes in a constant and rapidly changing and competitive business dynamic.

We are here and ready to serve you, your company, and your Business Communications needs, whatever your goal, whatever the project.

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Ricardo De Melo Matos  – CEO & Founder

Our team

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Ricardo De Melo Matos is a published author and journalist, as well as the Founder and CEO of About Marketing, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

A student of Centro Universitario de Belo Horizonte in Brazil, and graduate of Centro Universitario Newton Paiva, Mr. De Melo Matos was a hired Social Media Strategist for both Edeal Comunicação and for the presidential campaign of Senator Aecio Neves, while living in the capital of the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais.

Before moving to the United States, in 2014, he founded Folhadosmunicipios.org, a Brazilian national news website, and was a freelance journalist for Huit Magazine.

He has studied through extension programs at both the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Google Certified Partner for both Analytics and AdWords.

Mr. De Melo Matos who fluently speaks three languages: Portuguese, Spanish, and English, and resides in San Francisco with his dog Colin and his cat Pancho. Because he believes in feeding spirit, mind and body, when he’s not busy, you can find Ricardo working out at the gym, hiking or cycling the nearby hills and canyons, or maybe singing with passion with a microphone.

He believes that the balance between physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual freedom, is above everything else in life.

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Garey Hamel is the current Creative Director for About Marketing, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Emerson College, Boston in Business Communications.

Throughout his professional career, Mr. Hamel has worked extensively in on-line and off-line Marketing- most recently for the Hospitality and International Travel industries.

Originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Mr. Hamel has previously called South Florida and Southern California home before settling in San Francisco where he shares his home with his 9-year old tabby, Pancho Villa.