About  Us

We are a full-service marketing agency that focuses on creative and engaging solutions.

At UP Market Media, our goal is to simplify the marketing process, while helping our clients get the best return on their advertising investment. We work with our clients to assess their needs, define their target market, and then define a plan of action. We can help with budgeting, and we figure out the best place to invest your advertising dollars.

Our main specialization is online advertising solutions. Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, PPC/Google AdWords, and Online Directory Listings are some of our core areas of expertise. We also provide Graphic Design, Branding, and Consulting services.

Our Team

SHARON PERSINGER
President

Sharon founded UP Market Media in 2014. Having worked in the advertising industry since 2009, she has a passion for helping small and medium sized businesses succeed. Sharon is a proud “Double Eagle”. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, and a Master’s degree in Business from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA.

Sharon grew up in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. She moved to Statesboro in 1999 to attend Georgia Southern University. Sharon previously served on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County. She is a member of the Statesboro Jaycees, and served as the VP of Development for 2019. Sharon is also a member of Leadership Bulloch class of 2019.

Sharon currently resides in Statesboro with her son, and three rescue pups.

HAYDEN LATULIP
Client Success Manager

With several years of experience in client relationship management, Hayden joined the UP Market Media team in March of 2020, excited to collaborate with local businesses. She is a proud “Double Eagle,” and attained her MBA in 2014 and her Bachelors Degree in Fashion Merchandising with a minor in Business Administration in 2011 from Georgia Southern University. She is a member of the Statesboro Jaycees, currently serving as VP of Development and Events Chair.

Hayden is originally from Shellman, GA, but has been a Statesboro resident since 2009. She, her husband Matt, and their two dogs enjoy being a part of the Statesboro community and cheering on the Georgia Southern Eagles.

ALANA GARVIN
Marketing Assistant/Social Media Superhero

Alana joined the UP Market team in May of 2019. As our fearless Marketing Assistant, she helps troubleshoot websites, performs monthly updates, and assists with technical issues. As a Social Media Superhero, she manages our clients’ social media accounts. Alana performs market research, helps to develop and implement new ideas, assists in media planning, and provides our team with the necessary statistics to effectively measure campaign results. She communicates results, recommendations, and planning with our clients on a monthly basis.

Alana is currently a junior at Georgia Southern University and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Alana holds the certification for Advanced Google Analytics. She is also a member of the Statesboro Jaycees.

Alana’s favorite part about working with UP Market Media is being able to meet and work with so many local business owners and leaders in our community.

BRANDI HARVEY
SEO Specialist

Brandi has been a part of the UP Market team since 2015, providing freelance content for our clients. Now she’s working in house, handling Search Engine Optimization services and content writing for our clients. She is passionate about finding the very best words to serve our clients and help them reach their audience, as well as helping increase search rankings. Brandi has been writing for years, and currently writes for Discovering Bulloch (formerly Connect), and also covers the Locally Owned column for the Statesboro Herald.

Her passion for finding the right words benefits her in her work as a content and copy writer as well as her other career as a singer/songwriter. When she isn’t working hard on either of those projects, she is navigating the joys of parenting three teenage daughters.

BARBARA WEISS
Designer

An experienced designer with more than two decades of print and graphic design experience, Barbara works with clients focusing on web design, and print communication projects with an emphasis on creative solutions. She is an independent designer practicing visual-verbal design strategy, branding, and web/print design.

Prior to UP Market Media, Barbara was the Senior Graphic Designer and Website Content Manager for the Division of Continuing Education at Georgia Southern University and provided content management training and consultation for web site development for university units.

ASHLEY WHITTEMORE
Graphic Designer

Ashley has experience in print and digital design, as well as a portfolio that includes a variety of work from billboards and brochures to t-shirts and logo design. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Georgia Southern University where she also studied English and Broadcast Journalism.

Outside of work, she is an active member within the local community theatre group, and performs regularly with her cover band. She currently resides in Statesboro with her 7 year old son and two dogs.

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UP Market Media
100 Brampton Ave, Suite 2 F-B
Statesboro, GA 30458