William (Billy) Schmidt is a marketing specialist with over ten years of experience in diverse industries, including Real Estate, Web/Graphic Design, Event Planning, Hospitality, Print Advertising, Entertainment, Legal, Digital/Terrestrial Radio, Live Performance, and Financial Advising. He joined The Oldham Ward Real Estate Group in early 2018 as their Chief Marketing Officer.
Billy’s background in Real Estate Marketing began as the Director of Agent Services with Keller Williams in Carmel by the Sea, CA. Since joining, the company experienced record-breaking growth in agent count, sales volume, and sales units in 2017. During this time he assisted over 130 agents with marketing strategies, CRM management, social media, web design, and taught classes on the latest technological advancements in the industry. He was also responsible for the brokerage’s print advertising campaigns with news publications, and digital ad campaigns through Facebook, Google, and Instagram. He was also the main point person for all event planning and custom creative projects.
Before Real Estate, Billy was the Digital Content Director at iHeartRadio West Palm Beach, where he managed the digital strategies for eight terrestrial radio stations, as well as their online streaming via each station’s iHeartRadio website, including SEO optimization. He was also in charge of all video production for advertising clients and event photography at music festivals and other various public gatherings. Billy’s independent band management experience saw tremendous success from 2011-2015 with his two musical projects: Raggy Monster and The Whiskey Wasps. Both bands have completed profitable national tours, and shared the stage with notable acts such as Smashing Pumpkins, Charlie Daniels, Train, The Misfits, Iron Maiden, and many more. Billy not only founded the bands and performed as the keyboardist and rhythm guitarist, but also managed the booking, promotion, event planning, production, and recording in Tony Bon Jovi’s famous Power Station Studios.
Notable Awards, Accolades, and Activities • Master’s Degree in Entertainment Business • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management • Published Thesis: “The Sonata of Band Management” • Eagle Scout • Collegiate Athlete (Baseball and Cross Country) • Vinyl Record Producer and Collector • Self-Proclaimed Clam Chowder Connoisseur
Ad/Promotional Copy, Article, Blog Post, Case Study, Commercial, Corporate Photo, Corporate Video, Direct Mail, Documentary, General Photo, General Video, Headshot, Infographic, Infographic Copy, Interview, Landing Page, Live Event, Music Video, Narrative Video, News Photography, News Video, Page Layout, Presentation, Press Release, Product Description, Product Photography, Product Video, Recipe, Script, Social Card, Social Copy, Social Video, Studio Photography, Video, Website Copy, Whitepaper, Graphic
Florida Atlantic University, Masters in Entertainment Business
Palm Beach Atlantic University, Bachelors in Business Management & Marketing
Carmel by the Sea|English
Sales Volume Growth Graphic Design - Keller Williams Realty
Commissioned to create a graphic that represented KW Coastal Estate's growth compared to local brokerages.