About Us

You may know us from the internet, but we’re real people.

First, Let’s Talk About YOU!

They say that behind every great business is a great tribe. That’s why our mission is to empower you and inspire you to embrace your gifts to create great change in the world — both for you… and the people you serve.

It’s common for people with incredible gifts to try to hide their gifts, and try to fit in. To try to be “normal”… until one day, fitting in becomes impossible. That’s why our tagline is “Be the Superhero to Your Tribe.”

We’re here to give you the tools & strategies you need to focus your power, potential & purpose into the right focused action, so you can build a business that expresses who you are… and change the world in the process.

The fact is that there are 3,536,419,723 people online right now. But only ONE you.

At Live Your Message, we help people be the most bold, colorful, vibrant expression of who they are online. Because, in this day and age, that’s the only way to cut through the noise of a billion websites and actually be heard. That’s how you become a superhero.

Right here right now, you have the opportunity to reach people around the world from Timbuktu to your backyard… people who are waiting to hear your message, people who’ve been searching for someone like you — for you — to help them solve a problem that they can’t solve on their own or attain an aspiration that they’ve had but can’t reach on their own or simply buy something they need that they can’t make on their own.

When you build your platform, when you become internet famous, you can literally change the world from your living room.

You don’t have to rely on CNN, Oprah or Simon & Schuster to get your message out for you.

You are in control of your destiny online.

Our Mission

We turn entrepreneurs into online superheroes.

We do that through creating authentic and iconic brands and websites for leading-edge clients such as Justin Livingston, Callan Rush, Danny Iny, Sage Lavine, Alexis Neely, and many more.

We also train entrepreneurs with a big message for the world how to build their own platform through online branding, marketing and storytelling.

In an industry that often feels like the Wild West, we know the difference between fool’s gold and real gold.

You are the real gold… not Periscope, Penguin or Panda.

We help online entrepreneurs get off the technology treadmill, find their true voice, and build an enduring online platform that will long outlive the “trend-of-the-moment”.

Our goal is to help 1 million entrepreneurs take their business out of what we call “the blue sky phase” and into the real world where they can make a real difference.

After 7 years of working in the nonprofit world, trying to spark change from the top down, we now realize that the world doesn’t change from the top down. It changes from the bottom up. It changes when each of us gathers the courage to do what we’re here to do… and learns the tools and strategies to share our message with the world.

We believe that business is one of the greatest forces for personal development and change on the planet. Now go out there and…

Live Your Message!

What We Do

Training

As Jim Rohn famously said, “You can’t hire someone else to do your push ups for you.”

As a business owner, it’s important to learn the core strategies and skill sets for creating your own success.

While most business trainers, focus on the latest trends and tactics that are here today and gone tomorrow.

In our experience, the path to enduring internet fame and impact does not happen at the push of a button, it’s not a happy accident, it’s based on timeless business success principles that will work long after Twitter & Instagram are distant memories.

Services

In an industry full of business trainers, there’s an elephant in the room.

Building an online business takes some specialized skills such as branding and web design… and who’s going to do all that work?

We don’t recommend trying to do it yourself, or hiring your niece or nephew to do it for you.

That’s why we’ve created a full-service online agency to build the branded sites you need to stand out online and convert visitors into buyers.

Whether you’re just starting out or already making 7 or 8-figures, we have packages for you.

Meet Our Team

Marisa Murgatroyd

Marisa Murgatroyd

Founder & CEO

Marisa Murgatroyd is the founder of Live Your Message, where she turns entrepreneurs into Online Superheroes. At 4’11 and a quarter, she’s called the shortest woman in marketing — and that doesn’t stop her from having huge ideas.

She’s the “go to” brand builder for industry luminaries and heavyweights such as Justin Livingston, Callan Rush, Danny Iny, Alexis Neely and Susan Peirce Thompson.

Marisa helps entrepreneurs create a business that is authentic and aligned with who they are, to empower them to turn up the dial on their “inner superhero”, so they can be the superhero to their tribe, as well as in their own lives.

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Murray Gray

Murray Gray

Co-founder, CTO

Murray and Marisa have been life & business partners since day 1. Think of Murray like Starsky to Marisa’s Hutch — he’s the fixer, the magician behind the scenes, the guy who makes things happen. Murray enjoys creating something from nothing, and believes that WIFI should be added to list of basic human rights

 

Donna Arrogante

Donna Arrogante

Creative Director for Client Projects

After graduating high school, Donna defied her mom’s wish to go to nursing school (as what most Filipinas do) and went to The Art Institute of LA instead, with an agreement that she pay for her own tuition.

Years later, she earned a degree in Web Design & Interactive Media, got best portfolio in her class and then fell over heels in love with her new bosses.

Immediately after graduating, she went off to have a career in the entertainment industry for an award winning creative agency, launching online campaigns for some of the world’s beloved brands like Disney, Sony, Warner Bros., Mattel, etc..

For 10 years, she worked in the company from being one of the youngest designers and eventually become a Senior Art Director.

Elizabeth Rose

Elizabeth Rose

Director of Marketing & Copy Chief

Elizabeth is an award-winning copywriter, product launch ninja and full-blown direct response marketing nerd.

She’s helped plan, write and execute high-performance marketing campaigns for 7 and 8-figure thought leaders in the personal development, health and well-being, business and leadership, love and relationships and real estate markets.

She’s also consulted with businesses like eBay Sweden, CARFAX, Iron Mountain, Pink Frosting, Overnight Prints and American Express Travel to help them improve the performance of their sales funnels.

Elizabeth has this weird habit of dancing with her upper body in restaurants when she’s served something particularly delicious. She’s also seen every zombie film ever made and is constantly on the hunt for the world’s best chicken shawarma.

David Nguyen

David Nguyen

Junior Web Developer

Being born in an era of fast growing television and internet, David has a  love and passion for all things artistic and media. This passion led him to the fields of technology, programming, creating websites and occasionally filming and editing video content.

A lot of David’s passions also interlace with those things. For example, he’s a “locker.” So, what’s a locker? It’ a style of dance! You’ve seen them before, but probably never really knew what they were. One of the very first, if not the very first, street style dance that was spawned from the funk scene. Nowadays, I dance to funk, hip hop, and house, but generally, if there’s music, there will be dancing!

David also harbors an appreciation for another kind of art. Martial Arts. He’s always been into Martial Arts, and he’s skilled in Tae Kwon Do, Capoeira, and Kyokushin Karate. In his youth, he was also into the Martial Arts Tricking scene, which is a high-flying, stylistic, and flashy artform full of kicks, twists, and flips!!!

Another interest is Web Comics or Cartooning, which relates to his lifelong hobby of drawing. He’s always drawing things that peak his interest, but specifically, he’s into the web comic stye.

Jordan Duvall

Jordan Duvall

Program Manager & Content Writer
Jordan is an award-winning art director and brand strategy nerd whose superpowers include order, harmony and connection.
With more than 20 years of experience in entertainment advertising, marketing, and photography, Jordan has worked on such campaigns as “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy, “Star Trek”, and “The Voice”.
She got her start as one of the three founding members of The Ant Farm print department and served as an Art Director for BLT Communications, Universal Pictures, AvatarLabs and NBC Entertainment.
Seeing the shift towards online marketing and engagement as the new currency, Jordan began binging on courses to learn how all the pieces fit together.  She has a deep passion for helping entrepreneurs push past their self-imposed limitations to create a brand that’s authentically aligned with their innate talents and gifts.
She has a secret love for color coding, spreadsheets, and squares.
Jhaymie Sta Maria

Jhaymie Sta Maria

Customer Support Superhero

Jhaymie is half Chinese, half Filipino and is currently based in the Philippines.

With a BS in Business Administration and a major in Marketing, Jhaymie has been running her dad’s printing business for over 10 years. This honed her skills in layout and graphic design, research, customer service, and HR management.
A working mom who loves to collect and read novels, an avid gamer, and a retired bass guitarist — this fun-loving and multitasking gal helps provide superhero-level support and solutions to all departments while ensuring a pleasant and smooth experience in all of our LYM programs.
Endira Torres

Endira Torres

Customer Support Superhero

Endira’s experience in customer service ranges from retail, healthcare, food industry and manufacturing industry.

A problem-solver first and foremost,  she’s been called Wonder Woman more than a few times thanks to her superhuman ability to find quick answers and ability to instantly fix almost any problem with her magic lasso.

Passionate supporter of Mexico’s football chances in the next World Cup.

Britney Canidate

Britney Canidate

Content Marketing and Social Media Manager

Meet Britney!

Britney is a​​​​​ proud graduate of Georgetown University where she received her ​m​asters in Public Relations & Corporate Communications, and a Florida State Seminole with a ​bachelors in ​Business ​Finance & Marketing.

Britney ​got her ​career​ start while working​ in Washington, D.C. as a communications strategist supporting high-level government officials in the Pentagon​ and White House​. Missing the opportunity to fuel her creative spark, Britney sought out to provide​ ​​creative services to clients across a multitude of industries—including corporate executives and hundreds of creative entrepreneurs.

Through her work, ​Britney has established herself as an industry leading ​business & ​brand strategist​,​ ​and has over 11+ years of experience​ under her belt​. Currently based in Atlanta, Georgia, Britney is passionate about helping ​people​ take back their confidence by ​building strategic marketing plans, as well as visually captivating ​targeted audiences ​on & offline​.

When Britney is not providing her services to new and established businesses, you can catch her with her family, traveling, eating and finding excuses not to workout.

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