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Your Marketing and Technology Partner in an Increasingly Social and Mobile Digital World

About us

Our Mission

  • Here at the Nimbin Agency, we firmly believe in our mission of providing our clients a sustainable competitive advantage by producing innovative marketing strategies and creative tactics supported by proven metrics for success.

Our Vision

  • Our vision is to take full advantage of today's rapidly iterating technological and social landscapes by building a team of experienced and inspired marketing and technology experts to support our clients goals and objectives.

Who we are

  • We are marketers, strategists, technologists, writers, designers, engineers, thinkers, patent-holders, webmasters, publicists, product specialists, inventors, communicators, artists, musicians, poets and trixsters.

What we do

  • We listen, we research, we learn, we understand your market and product roadmap, we empathize with your customers needs, we observe where they live and work and obtain their information, we deliver relevant information directly to them - when and where they want it, we hear and act on our dialog with your customers, reinforcing your long-term commitment, building brand value, increasing sales and growing market share.


Evofem - Softcup

Print - Cosmo, Glamour, Allure


Conway Family Wines



2012 & 2011 Holiday Party Posters



Print, Digital, Identity, Packaging, Trade Show


Strategic Marketing, Inc
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Education Comics

Print: Education World
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Picus Maximus

Who we are

Meet the team

We have launched and nurtured many award-winning products, successful start-ups, and new divisions within Fortune 500 companies. This is the marketing team that has taken an installed user base from 100,000 to over 20 million. This is also the team that won the coveted Silver Anvil Award of Excellence, the highest award from the Public Relations Society of America for 'Marketing Consumer Products – Technology Category'. Our creative has won awards domestically and internationally, while garnering increased sales and awareness and growing market share. Our engineering experts have worked on every platform imaginable from software and UI development to mass storage and mobile device designs.

Ed Knowlton, Creative Director Ed is an experienced senior-level Marketing Communications professional who has successfully defined and implemented global communications strategies supporting business and sales goals for many prominent companies and brands, including consumer mass-market packaged goods, business-to-business and the mobile technology sectors. He has addressed such diverse markets as Japan, Korea, China, Western Europe and North America with integrated marketing communications programs and directed international resources towards plan objectives.

Ed has worked closely with many well known companies such as: Lucasfilm Ltd., Rolling Stone, Us Magazine, Macuser, A.C. Neilsen, Hewlett-Packard, LG, Samsung, Sony, Sprint, Verizon, Evofem and Qualcomm and is a "launch" specialist, helping many companies and brands go from business plan to market leader.

Tracy Crowe - Technologist Tracy brings over 25 years of marketing, business development and international business experience in computer systems, networking, wireless communications, enterprise, and consumer software.

Tracy has held senior product marketing and market development positions at Neterion, Qualcomm, Emulex and Hewlett-Packard. He is the former VP of Marketing for JNI Corporation, where he helped drive revenue growth to over $100M in two years, during which time the company also went public.

Tracy holds a B.S. Electrical Engineering from Stanford University with industry course work in product management/marketing, international business and organizational development.

James Robarts, Mad scientist James Robarts is an accomplished technology visionary and software project manager. For over 20 years he has been researching, proposing, refining, and shipping market-making software. His system architecture and user interface innovations have benefited hundreds of millions of users and generated significant revenue and patent portfolios.

James left Microsoft's Advanced Consumer Devices Group to work with companies pursuing the "smaller, cheaper, faster" trajectory of computing platform evolution. Since then he has formed and lead teams creating prototypes and products for consumer and industrial applications for wearable-computer, PDA, and mobile phone platforms. He has continued inventing, and now has more than 50 granted U.S. patents and more than 80 published U.S. patents to his credit. The majority of these patents constitute a portfolio on context-aware computing, which was acquired recently by Microsoft.

Karen Covington, Marketing Karen Covington is a 20-year marketing veteran for the sports and entertainment industries. Having served as a senior executive for Clear Channel Communications’ radio division, she executed several business development ideas that generated new revenue streams and launched a new product that increased growth by 80%. Her work at Clear Channel and executive positions she held at an MCA Records label and Universal Music distributed label earned her several Gold and Platinum awards from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), commemorating millions in record sales.

At MacGregor Golf with an annual marketing budget of $8M, she served as an integral member of the marketing team to see 40% average company growth by broadening the appeal to average golfers. The increased media value of the company caught the attention of PGA Tour Player Greg Norman, who became a spokesperson for the brand along with and 2X US PGA & Australian Champion Aaron Baddeley.

John Dennis, Art Director, Digital Designer John Dennis is an Internet art director with an expertise in computer animation, web design and development. He is also a past President for the San Diego chapter of AIGA - American Institute of Graphics Arts. John holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin.

With 20 years of professional design experience, John has worked with two international media development and marketing teams, Time Warner Interactive and Qualcomm Eudora. His strong background in graphic design, multimedia interface design and content planning, makes John comfortable working with engineers, marketing managers and the zaniest of designers. In addition, John has dedicated many years to an intensive investigation of design and direction with Flash, Dreamweaver, and Design software.

John’s expertise includes: Interface Design, Flash Development, Animation, Website Development, Branding, Photography, Video integration, XHTML/HTML, CSS, Javascript, Spry, XML, Wordpress, Social Network Page Design, Search Engine Optimization.

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