Neostead: The Web Marketing Experts
Keeping it simple, searchable, social and usable.
Thank you for considering Neostead Internet Marketing, LLC as your source for web design, SEO, social media and website marketing services. We know that you have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting the perfect partner. Many factors need to be considered – we pride ourselves in cutting through the fog and helping you understand precisely what we’ll do for you and what you can expect. We truly believe in building long-term relationships with our clients and hope you’ll join the growing list of companies that choose to do business with us.
Neostead was founded by Steven D. Lawrence in 1999 as a sole proprietorship. It was later incorporated under the umbrella of Houston Internet Marketing, Inc. in 2004. We specialize in creating, optimizing, maintaining and promoting search engine-friendly websites using the WordPress platform. Our websites not only look great on the surface, but are also designed with the latest technologies and social media tools to turn curious visitors into loyal customers.
Meet Our Team of Experts & Contributors
Steven D. Lawrence; President & Founder
From pilot, to chef, to general manager to business owner – Steve Lawrence encompasses a vast spectrum of eclectic professional backgrounds. From the technical to the artistic, his work clearly defines his passion. It’s here where he demands excellence wherever and whenever possible. Always in search of new and greater challenges, Steve created Neostead in 1999 to help small businesses compete on a level playing field by providing his clients with the highest quality products and services available. My story.
Stacy Lawrence; VP of Finance
Holding accounting and finance degrees from the University of South Alabama where she graduated in 1995, Stacy Lawrence oversees the overall financial operations at Neostead. Her financial and accounting experience includes senior accountant, analyst and auditor roles at Briggs & Veselka in Houston, Core Industries in Mobile, AL, and Entergy Solutions District Cooling in The Woodlands. From billing, to financial forecasting, Stacy assures that Neostead’s financial position remains strong.
Connie Strong; SEO Copywriter
Connie Strong is a a freelance writer whose articles have been published in “Texas Music Magazine,” “Texas Co-op Power,” “Texas Live Magazine,” as well as in “Horseback” and the international “Independent Music Awards,” among many others. She also pens “Conversations with the Artists,” a web column for the popular Texas music venue, The Bugle Boy. Connie’s love of music and people were the perfect combination for her recent work with Kevin and Clint Black’s charity event, Spending Time Ending Rett.
Samantha Gluck; SEO Copywriter
Samantha Gluck is a freelance writer with a passion for adventure and moving out of her comfort zone in every aspect of her life. She has been a prolific writer all of her years, but has been writing as a professional, part-time freelancer since 2001. Inspired and encouraged by significant people in her life, she took the plunge in 2010 to leave the corporate world and take on freelance writing as a full-time endeavor. Her ability to write authoritatively in a broad variety of subject areas makes Samantha an expert in her field.
Sharon Secor; SEO Copywriter
Sharon Secor is a writer experimenting with sustainable living, alternative energy, and self-sufficiency in the remote high plains of the Chihuahuan Desert. Her journey into freelance writing was inspired by Christine de Pisan (1364-1429), a widow and writer of social commentary who, in addition to being one of France’s earliest well-known female authors, was able to support her children through her writing. In addition to writing social, political, and economic commentary, Ms. Secor also specializes copy writing and SEO content.
Travis Wine; Video Producer
After serving in the United States Navy, Travis attended Virginia Western Community College and graduated with a degree in Communications. After graduation, he worked as a private video contractor in Roanoke, Virginia, producing numerous video and audio commercials. Travis moved to Houston with his wife Debra where he has expanded his services to include video for corporate advertising, special events, educational seminars, and charity fundraisers. Travis Wine Video provides exceptional service in the Houston market with high definition broadcast quality videos. See samples of Travis’ work.
Danielle Figel; Graphic Designer
Danielle Figel is a graphic designer based out of the NYC/NJ area that creates eye-catching design work for all aspects of the entertainment, music, sports industries as well as corporate businesses and startups alike. Some of Danielle Figel Design Studios’s most recent clients include IZOD IndyCar, The Grateful Dead, Martina McBride and Jimmy Buffett to name a few . She also provides very low/competitive design rates for small and startup businesses and individuals with a limited budget who need to look their very best.