Welcome to StrikeZone

Over the years, we’ve promoted a broad range of products and services across all facets of the marine and outdoor recreation industry.  Among the many categories Strike Zone and agency principal Ron Ballanti have represented are:

Fishing Rods & Reels Terminal Tackle & Line
Outboard Engines Boats
Night Vision Technology Marine Electronics
Transducer Technology Non-Profit Organizations
Marine Equipment  Boating/Fishing Magazines and Media

 

CLIENTS/CASE STUDIES

Here are just a few examples of the successful events, campaigns, marketing tools and other communications services we’ve provided clients over the years.

WHITE PAPER FOR JEPPESEN AND ALLIANCE FOR SAFE NAVIGATION
Authored comprehensive white paper “Be Smart-Update Your Charts” to promote safer navigation and the importance of keeping electronic and paper charts up-to-date.   (SEE SAMPLE HERE).

UNITED ANGLERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEWSLETTER
Authored, photographed and edited 20-page quarterly newsletter for this 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to marine conservation and protecting recreational fishing access for all Californians  (SEE SAMPLE HERE).  This publication was named Best Newsletter of 2007 by Outdoor Writers Association of California.

SIMRAD MIAMI BOAT SHOW PRESS LUNCHEON
Planned and executed successful press luncheon at the Miami International Boat Show, bringing together more than 125 members of the boating media to hear the latest product and company news.  Responsible for every aspect of event, including invitations, catering, AV set-up, presentation and press kit —providing the client with a worry-free, turnkey event. (SEE PHOTOS HERE - Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3)

AIRMAR ON-WATER PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS
Created event to take top marine electronics and boating writers out for deep-water demonstrations of latest transducer technology.  Provided vessel, researched location and captained vessel to 3,000 foot depths, where various transducers were tested using a variety of echosounders.

TRADE MAGAZINE FEATURE ARTICLES
Researched, authored and photographed feature articles on Simrad, SI-TEX, Jeppesen and Standard Horizon for Marine Electronics Journal, the trade journal of the National Marine Electronics Associations (SEE SAMPLES HERE). Authored featured article for The GPS Store in Marine Electronics Journal (SEE SAMPLE HERE).

PENN FISHING TACKLE FULL LINE CATALOG
Produced 64-page full-line catalog for this leading American reel and rod manufacturer.  Handled all aspects of project, including organization, copywriting, supervising photography and overseeing art department and printing. (SEE SAMPLES HERE - Page 1, Page 2)

BROCHURE FOR 2012 SANCTUARY CLASSIC FISHING/PHOTO CONTEST
Authored, photographed, edited and printed this  cost-efficient tri-fold brochure, designed to increase participation in this inaugural fishing/photo contest highlighting family recreational opportunities in America's National Marine Sanctuaries. (SEE SAMPLE HERE).


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