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Hal Zeitlin
Digital strategy and consulting
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hal@candidleap.com
240.274.6011
Audit web analytics and present growth opportunities through digital strategy roadmaps
Case study: MemberStack.io (Y Combinator and Google's Gradient Ventures funded)
Watch a 1.5 minute preview from a 90 minute roadmap video call with Duncan Hamra, co-founder of MemberStack.io.
Testimonial
Candid Leap has this energy level and sort of excitement for the craft of marketing. Absolutely I think everybody should hire Hal.
Duncan Hamra, co-founder Memberstack.io
"Candid Leap provided us a breath of fresh air, helping us understand what was going to be hard, and what was going to be easy as we scaled our marketing. It's just really, really great to get to work with Hal."
Oversee $150,000 in Facebook and Google digital advertising spend
Featured companies:
Certifications, partnerships, and experience with leading marketing platforms and software
Certifications include:
Design software includes:
Photoshop
Illustrator
Premiere
XD
After Effects
Lightroom
Webflow
Noun Project
Web/marketing software includes:
Research and purchase $5,000+ of stock images and videos for client marketing campaigns
Platforms used:
Shoot and edit web-based videos for websites, social media and ad campaigns
Braini. E-commerce Shoot.  Producer.
Ardmore Enterprise.  Non-Profit Shoot.  Camera operator.
Act for a Living.   Online Business.  Camera operator.
Autoplay, full screen homepage video demo for Cap Equity's new website.
Concert at Stella Adler Theater. Entertainment. Wide Camera Operator.
How do I Feel.  Online Business.  Producer, Director, Editor.
Design print and digital flyers
Dr. Roy Vongtama outreach event.
Dr. Roy Vongtama book launch event.
Photograph and develop images using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom
Photos for the website redesign of MDRoy.com.
When you hire Candid Leap, our professional camera kit is included
  • Camera: Panasonic GH5 (a cam), Panasonic GH5 (b cam)
  • Lens: Wide (20mm), wide/medium zoom (12-35mm) and close-up (24-70mm) lens [all lenses micro four thirds converted to full frame equivalent]
  • Audio: 3 wireless lavs, boom mic, Zoom H6 recorder, 3 c stands
  • Lighting: Godox SL-60w key + Dracast S Series LED bi-color 3 light kit
  • Support: 2 tripods, stablizer gimbal, motorized slider
See gear and 28 five star reviews on ShareGrid
Mockup, design, develop and optimize Webflow and Elementor sites/landing pages
Lasser Media site redesign
View site here.  Click arrows at bottom to navigate art boards.
Braini Landing Page
View site here.
Dr. Roy Vongtama site redesign
Currently in development via Webflow.  Please forgive errors as the site is currently being completed.  Visit site in progress here.
Conduct audience discovery interviews and competitor research to inform branding, website, ad, and email copy
Lasser Media's rebranding research started with six client interviews.  Now Lasser sells "empathy-based" video production services to governments agencies and non-profits with greater clarity, speed and ease.
View the client interviews
Oncologist Dr. Roy Vongtama began his online health message trying to speak to everyone.  After interviewing and talking with his subscribers, we decided he would scale his influence by narrowing his messaging to cancer patients.
Build ActiveCampaign email automation systems to grow relationships, deliver relevant content and fundraise
Dr. Roy Vongtama needed an automated system to connect to and serve his audience. Candid Leap created a personalized course and automated newsletter for Dr. Vongtama using ActiveCampaign.  Integrations include: Textiful, ConvertFlow, Integromat.
SRF Hollywood Temple an international non-profit organization uses ActiveCampaign email campaigns to stay connected with the global community. The welcome email automation includes videos shot, produced and edited by Hal Zeitlin.
Testimonials
"Candid Leap did basically everything... Hal is my young wiz with all the technology."
Dr. Roy Vongtama, author of Healing Before You're Cured
"Hal can understand what you need and ask you the right questions."
Brian Baraszu, owner of Drum Moves
"Hal understands the latest and greatest of what's happening out there."
Sejal Patel, director of Akasha Sustainability Strategies
"I can guarantee you that we have made back our investment in Candid Leap multiple fold."
Rick Lasser, Creative Director of Lasser Media
"When you are running a digital agency you can't put out mediocre campaigns."
That’s why I often consult with Hal and the team at Candid Leap on high priority clients to make sure we get the job done right.
Matt Feldman, CEO of Core Digital Expansion
Formal Education
  • Emory University, class of 2015
    Bachelor of Economics, minor in Political Science
    Phi Beta Kappa | Summa cum laude | GPA: 3.86
    Knight of Emory Spirit: two seniors who "embody service, selflessness with no promise of recognition"
    Benston Muth Excellence Prize: "exemplifies intellectual curiosity, passion, and skill in economic analysis"
  • Los Angeles City College Film School
    Video production techniques, video production workshop, video editing
  • General Assembly
    Eight-week visual web design boot camp
  • State of Texas
    Teaching Certification