So, what does an ‘Internet Consultant’ do? They help you through all aspects of things that happen on the internet, whether it is setting up e mail, buying a domain and hosting a website, transferring domains, social media training, ecommerce shopping cart set ups, Search Engine Optimization and more. If it happens on the Internet, we can do it.
James Marshall Berry has spent the last 12 years immersed in technology, as Director of Internet Services of Devon Publishing Group (Portal Publications) in Marin County, followed by a year as Network Administrator at Winery Exchange in Novato. Most recently, he was Director of Technology for Three House Multimedia, providing guidance and vision for all the organizations technological functions, including the Sonoma Sun newspaper, radio station KSVY, SVTV Comcast 27 and all related websites.
Since leaving the corporate arena for good in 2008, James founded JMB Web Consulting in Sonoma Valley and the company maintains numerous websites for clients throughout Sonoma and beyond. James currently consults with many small businesses and wineries on how best to leverage Social Media and the Web 2.0 world for their brands, having recently spoken on the subject at Napa Valley College, WITS (Wine Industry Technology Symposium) and with the North Bay MAC Users Group.
James also has event management experience, having planned, organized and ran successful benefits in Sonoma Valley for victims of the Tsunami and Katrina disasters, raising over $25,000. While on the board of Directors of the Valley of the Moon Vintage festival, he helped turn the previous years loss of $8,000 into a $21,000 profit the first year of his service on the all-volunteer board, followed by a $41,000 profit his second and last year. James handled and managed over 42 musical acts on two stages.
He is also a local media personality, as the music columnist for the Sonoma Index Tribune and SONOMA Magazine and also contributes to Wine Country This Week, Sonoma Reporter and the North Bay Bohemian. He also plays in several musical acts around Sonoma Valley.