D2 Branding ignites brands, corporations, start-ups, and personal brands through digital marketing and business consulting to increase their profits.
This includes strategic marketing campaigns incorporating online sales funnels, search engine optimization, Google Ad Words, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube advertising campaigns. D2 Branding also offers business consulting, video production, website design, graphic design, social media content management, media coaching, media buying, and public relations.
Deedra Determan, Founder
Deedra Determan started her career working in television for one of the top media companies in the country and later became a marketing consultant in the television industry.
Determan went on to launch a niche website for moms in her local market with over 100,000 moms visiting the website each month using the power of Facebook. After one year from launching, Determan sold the website to Oklahoma Media Company, Griffin Communications. Determan went on to launch a digital marketing agency, D2 Branding that was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur360.
Determan is the host of the Do It My Way Podcast Show, empowering women business owners and CEO’s to do business on their terms with no regrets, hesitation or fear. Determan coaches these women on how to create a personal brand so they can live a life of financial freedom, working when they want to work and making the money they want to make!
Coach JC, COO
Coach JC is an Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker, Business and Life Coach. He is the author of 4 books and has motivated audiences of all sizes through his professional speaking, including opening up for President Donald J. Trump during his presidential campaign and being coined, “Trumps Hype Man”.
Coach JC has empowered thousands of people to WIN in life through his books, speaking, podcasts, coaching, and social media presence. He has coached and consulted professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, WNBA, and Olympians, CEO and Pastors.
As an entrepreneur, Coach JC has launched 4 companies within the personal development and fitness arena. He has been recognized as a 30 under 30, 40 under 40, The Best of The Best, and The Young Entrepreneur of the year. Coach JC started the Non-Profit, Fit First Responders now serving over 55 first responding agencies.
Coach JC went from down and out, over $400k in debt to discover how to experience true health, wealth and happiness and now shares that message world-wide. After using Social Media to grow his personal and business brands he teamed up with Deedra Determan to create the D2 Branding digital agency, one of the fastest growing agencies in the nation.
Web Director | Social Media Content Director | Branding
Aspen graduated with a BFA in Visual Communications from the University of Oklahoma in 2003. After working in the Art Department for Hobby Lobby’s Corporate Office, she helped co-create a web design business with a group of local artists and later joined D2 Branding as our graphics and web designer. Now as our Web Director, she specializes in creating memorable brand identities that represent your business. Aspen sets high standards for branding and design for both paper and digital formats. Working with a wide range of clients all across the U.S., she loves to help small businesses stand out with stunning, professional branding that gives a company its unique character and personality.
In addition to creating stellar designs, Aspen’s technical abilities allow her to build well-designed and highly functional websites with e-commerce, social media connectivity, click funnels, and web forms that are designed to generate leads and revenue.
Executive Assistant | Social Media Specialist
Makayla is the Marketing Executive/Social Media Specialist for D2 Branding and has had the opportunity to work with clients who have been seen on Entrepreneur.com, Business Insider, Forbes, Success Magazine, PandoDaily, and much more! A graduate of Tulsa Community College, Makayla has been chasing her dreams in the Marketing field ever since she graduated. She is truly a professional when it comes to organization and keeping projects moving forward.
Makayla specializes in social media marketing, event coordinating and branding for companies and start-ups. Her straight forward attitude and candor allow her to keeps things in the D2 office organized and making sure that everyone has what they need at all times
Copywriting | Content Creation
Allison joined the D2 team as a copywriter and content creator. She enjoys the creative process of turning thoughts and ideas into powerful words for print and digital media. After graduating from Southern Methodist University with a Teacher Certification and a BA in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Allison went on to become a Master Writing Teacher in Highland Park, Texas. She obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Writing and served as mentor to other writing teachers. She has spent the past several years at home raising her three young children, and is now back at work practicing her craft as a writer for D2.
Creative Director | Director, Producer, Videographer, Writer, Editor
Initially, Dante began producing videos strictly out of a passion for film and a desire to find new ways to be creative, but this new found medium quickly turned into a creative business. Dante worked as a professional musician for over ten years. After writing, recording, touring, and releasing several albums, it was refreshing for him to find a new place to pour his creative heart into. For Dante, there is nothing better than to see the look of pride and excitement on a client’s face when they get to see their company or organization represented in a high quality production. Dante studied public relations at the University of Oklahoma and his videos have won several international video competitions.
Creative Director | Videographer, Producer, Editor, Photographer
Nick started his creative endeavors as a singer-songwriter, producer, and audio engineer. As an artist, he was constantly discovering new areas in media to be creative. Nick now has ten years of experience in the media arts, from concept to production, across a variety of platforms. This includes significant experience in video production, still photography, graphic design, and web design. He’s produced hundreds of video and print assets for regional and national publications. As a former Marketing Lead for a large local e-commerce company and as a former freelancer, Nick has strategically used his skill set to help businesses develop their brands to compete at the next level.
Website Development | Internet Marketing | Search Engine Optimization
With over 14 years experience in website development, search engine optimization and internet marketing, Christopher is highly dedicated to the success of our clients. He approaches each project with great care and a finely tuned strategy customized to meet your specific goals. He has worked coast to coast serving clients in almost every industry of business and non-profits both nationally and internationally with great success.
Christopher was born and raised in Oklahoma and has family in Tulsa, Seminole and Norman.
Katie initially interned with D2, solidifying her passion in digital marketing and sales. She fell in love with the company, vision, and team, grateful for the opportunity to join D2 as a Marketing Assistant. She focuses on increasing lead generation, creating e-newsletters, developing e-mail marketing campaigns, and providing daily metrics to ensure clients’ goals are met. Katie enjoys developing her social media marketing, brand development, and sales skills under inspiring D2 leadership. Katie is energetic, organized, and always maintains a positive attitude when tackling a challenge. She loves being an integral part of the team and working with customers. Katie is currently attending Oklahoma State University to obtain her degree in marketing with an emphasis in sales.
Director of Digital Marketing
A native-Tulsan-turned-beach-lover, joined the D2 team in 2020. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in advertising and public relations with a minor in marketing, Chandler moved to LA where she started her career in experiential marketing as an Account Manager. When she’s not creating and managing digital campaigns, Chandler enjoys spending time at the beach with her two dogs! Chandler’s favorite part of her job is working with clients and helping businesses succeed through digital marketing.