29 May

About Me

Fun Day at Playa Negra in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Hi, I’m Tim Hamby. Welcome to my site. It’s everything a blog shouldn’t be. Unfocused. Inconsistent. Not very well promoted. Mostly just a bunch of stuff that I like, find interesting or worth digitally archiving for one reason or another, somewhere other than Facebook. But it’s also kind of like a desk drawer. You might not know what all’s in there, but if you sift through it, you’ll probably discover a few cool little knick-knacks.

My site is heavy on surfing and surf videos; abundant iPhonography (my tastes run to landscapes- especially beaches, marshes, waterways and tropical settings); numerous articles including many published works on surfing and action sports, marketing, advertising, branding and design; shots of my family and friends (married for 23 years with two daughters, one a sophomore at the University of Florida, the other a high school sophomore); some personal essays; a few interesting music videos… I think that’s about it!

Professionally, I’m currently a partner at Creative Kinds (www.thecreativekinds.com/), a boutique, full-service marketing, advertising, branding and design firm located in Jacksonville, FL (Ponte Vedra Beach). I provide marketing consultation, creative direction, copywriting and brand strategy. You can also see more of my creative work at TimHambyCreative.com.

I am also the owner of Jax Garage Floor Pros (www.jaxgaragefloorpros.com). My business applies epoxy paint and other decorative and protective coatings to residential and commercial garage floors. It’s a business that allows me to be physical and use my hands, and gives me a break from computer screens.

I also previously founded a very successful real estate marketing, branding and design firm (Renaissance Creative) which I operated for about 15 years (1996-2011); served as Executive Director for the Southeast Volusia Advertising Authority overseeing tourism marketing in New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding areas; Director of (Enterprise) Social Media for Web.com; and Director of Corporate Communications for HomeASAP, a real estate technology firm.

If you enjoy my site, have similar interests or would like to connect personally or professionally, feel free to reach out here or on any of my social channels. Thanks for stopping by.

Best,

Tim

 

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