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About Us

Who Are We?

A Digital Marketing Company Located in Kaarina Finland

We work with a range of clients on multiple continents. From authors, publishers, and small businesses, to large ad agencies and multi-national corporations.
Our skills are varied, and our network is vast.

Teija DeVere

Marketing Specialist/COO

Teija’s been involved in marketing in Finland and the USA for over a decade, writing SEO copy, articles, even a few novels, she’s done it all. She took over the digital and social media marketing for a major Finnish corporation in 2016, and over the past few years she’s become a bit of a social media marketing guru, developing a singular grasp on the analytics tools offered by the major social media platforms.

Having written three books and with a fourth on the way, it’s no wonder her primary focus is marketing books, authors and publishers these days.

Luna Mrkovacki

Digital Marketing Specialist

Luna has been working in the Internet industry for years doing content marketing and translation/proofreading, but her real passion is digital marketing and Facebook advertising in particular. Her meticulous and in-depth research skills help her create and run successful campaigns, while providing the clients a means to achieve their goals and increase conversions.

Lindsay Fara Kaplan

Senior Copy Editor

Lindsay Kaplan is a French teacher based in Portland, Maine. She earned her Ph.D. in French History and Literature from New York University, and enjoys teaching high school students to love language, history, and critical thinking. Lindsay also works as a freelance proofreader and copywriter for Hachette and MacMillan, and has enjoyed research, copywriting, and translation jobs for such entities as the Library of Congress and the World Digital Library. In her free moments, she loves spending time with family, reading, cooking, kickboxing, and sewing.

Syren Nagakyrie

Copy Writer / Copy Editor

Syren Nagakyrie is a professional writer and content creator based in the USA. Syren has extensive experience working with creatives, community-based organizations, and large corporations. Syren is the author of the upcoming Disabled Hiker’s Guide to Western Washington and Oregon.

Chris Devere

Animations & Graphics/CEO

Chris took a break from a 12-year career in sales and corporate relations in 2012 to go build wooden boats, a house or two, and some custom cabinetry and millwork. After moving to Finland in 2016, and deciding to get back to it, he opened DeVere Marketing together with Teija in June of 2018.

Today he exercises his creative impulses writing sales copy and jumping full bore into motion graphics and animation using Adobe After Effects. Creating advertising videos, trailers, animated book covers, and animated marketing creatives for authors. This is the work he truly loves the most.

Christopher Scott Thompson

Lead Editor / Writer

Chris Thompson is a professional writer and researcher based in the USA. Chris is the author of more than 20 books and 1500 published articles on a wide range of topics, including marketing, business, health, science, technology, and many other subjects. Chris’s interests include history and the martial arts.

Laura Lennig

Writer / Senior Copy Editor

Laura brings over 25 years of experience as a writing instructor to DeVere Marketing. She has had her own work published in regional magazines and literary journals. Laura thinks no day is complete without quality time spent outdoors, whether she is running or on a good woods-walk with her dog, Elsie.


Julia Rhinelander

Copy Writer / Copy Editor

Julia Rhinelander is a library assistant, educator, and freelance writer/copy editor based in Portland, Maine. After obtaining two undergraduate degrees in English and French from the University of Southern Maine, she taught high school and middle school French for four years before moving to Paris to earn her M.A. in French Literature from Middlebury College. Julia’s academic career has given her myriad opportunities to hone her skills as a writer, both as a student and an educator, and has worked on numerous translation projects for local and international non-profits. Working for DeVere Marketing is her first foray into professional freelance writing and copy editing. When she isn’t writing or reading, you’ll likely find her climbing mountains, telling ghost stories, or singing folk music.

Who Do We Work With?

Here are just a few of the clients we’ve been lucky enough to work with