thunderactive team


Founded in 2007 by CEO Max Thomas, thunderactive has grown from an idea to a multi-million dollar agency with offices in San Diego and New York City.


We are lead generation specialists who deliver new customers to your inbox. Our expertise includes:

  • Brand recognition
  • Organic ranking
  • Lead generation

We make your inbound marketing more productive, focused and successful. thunderactive has the expertise AND experience to deliver national content marketing results. Steps for an effective lead generation strategy include:

  • Identify target audience
  • Determine needs and emotional triggers
  • Derive most effective channels
  • Write relevant content and content offers
  • Build landing pages, microsites and conversion tools
  • Promote through social and paid channels
  • Website UX & conversion optimization
  • Testing, tracking, analysis & pivots
  • Monthly reporting


  • Multi-family apartment real estate
  • Enterprise legal plaintiff firms
  • Higher education
  • Business-to-consumer companies
  • Nonprofits & Associations
  • Corporate law and professional service firms


We don’t have a “B” team. With a small, agile “A-Only” team, we deliver results.


Become a Partner or a Client

Marketing with Proven ROI

The Right Solution, The Right Partner

We believe the best strategies are developed collaboratively with our clients. You know your business; we know marketing. Together we drive results that will make everyone smile.


Great Content & Graphics

Rich content & beautiful imagery optimized well means more engagement & organic traffic.

We create original and compelling content with our highly experienced and trained team.

A/B Testing for Best Results

Continuous A/B testing keeps your campaign fresh and generating optimal results and leads.

Marketing is a mix of science and art. Using data to evoke the right emotion for each persona requires time and testing.

Conversion Rate Optimization

70% of your audience may be on mobile. Smart device users convert differently.

Understanding your REAL audience helps decide your messaging, UX, UI.

Meet Your New Marketing Team

Max Thomas
Max ThomasFounder, CEO
Susan Rust
Susan RustPartner/COO
Bastien Faure
Bastien FaureDirector of Inbound Marketing

Brilliant Minds

We collaborate to craft unique and compelling campaigns with meaningful content your audience will love you for. Start marketing FOR your clients rather than AT them.

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