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Brian Ostrovsky

Founder & CEO, Marketing 3-4-5™ Creator

Brian started Locable to equip local businesses, nonprofits and civic organizations to effectively share their story aka improve their marketing.

Having grown up in the small gold rush town of Placerville, CA, which has a quintessential Main Street, he saw how the community could come together and that left an indelible impression.

Meanwhile, he saw how friends and family who owned local businesses struggled with marketing... and that was before the Internet.

Starting as an MBA research project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, Brian sought to identify and solve "the local marketing problem."

He's always believed that community and fellowship is one of the greatest gifts and challenges God has given us so when he saw alignment between purpose and opportunity he knew he had to do something about it.

As smartphones and social media were just starting to reach mass adoption, Brian worked to create a publisher network to bolster local publications and learn from the countless interactions with small businesses and nonprofits.

Brian is now working to bring Locable's easy-to-use marketing technology to every community and equip all local businesses with free and low-cost solutions.

He created Marketing 3-4-5™ to simplify local marketing and equip every local business owner to become more effective without becoming an expert and, more recently, published Marketing 3-4-5™: The Business Owner's Guide to Effective Local Marketing in 15-Minutes or Less.

Brian holds an MBA from the University of Washington, an MS in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota and BA from Azusa Pacific University. He's served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Sonoma State University and taught entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate level.

More recently, Brian and his family have been visiting Main Streets and communities across the US as part of the Marketing 3-4-5™ Tour.


Placerville - plass-er-ville

Ostrovsky - O-strov-ski

Locable - Lo-ca-bull

Below you can find a mix of local businesses and nonprofits that Brian personally endorses and supports in his day-to-day life.

"Why doesn't my new website immediately show on Google?"... I was joined by a special guest - my 13-year-old son - who asked, "Why doesn't my new website immediately show on Google?" And what to d...
Marketing Minutes Episode 4: The Importance of Engagemen... As with many things, the importance of engagement can't be overestimated and it has a real impact across social media.
Marketing Minutes Episode 3: Comparing Social Media to E... Let's explore the important role of email marketing and common misunderstandings that people have.

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Bright Beginnings Preschool

Bright Beginnings Preschool

450 Blue Ravine Road

Folsom, CA 95630

(916) 983-5106

Commercial Loan Services

5515 Pacific Street, #3463

Rocklin, CA 95677

(916) 995-8881

Christopher Taylor, MFT

13405 Folsom Blvd

Ste. 200

Folsom, CA 95630

916) 873-6434
Coyle & Verberne Real Estate

Coyle & Verberne Real Estate

260 Palladio Pkwy, Ste #1005

Folsom, CA 95630

Dorothea's Shoppe

Dorothea's Shoppe

801 Sutter St

Folsom, CA 95630

Dreams You Live In

Dreams You Live In

2340 E Bidwell St

Folsom, CA 95630

El Dorado Law

El Dorado Law

520 Main Street

Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 626-5175
Farnam Street Investments

Farnam Street Investments

1847 Iron Point Rd

Suite 180

Folsom, CA 95630

Fayetteville Main Street

Fayetteville Main Street

100 Main Avenue N, Suite 1A

PO Box 162

Fayetteville, TN 37334

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