Just inside Ottawa County – between Walker and Marne in Michigan.

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Hi – I’m Jonathan Mast from Grand Rapids, MI.

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Homemade Peanut Butter Suet

My wife asked me to pick up some new suet today. Earlier this year we bought a few different kinds of suet and the birds decided that they LOVED the peanut butter suet – although didn’t care much for the others. I wasn’t able to find any peanut...

Time Lapse Video – First Attempt

I’ve been wanting to do a time lapse video for some time and this weekend decided it was time to give it a shot. I took out my trusted GoPro Hero 3+Black, set it on top of the window blind and pointed it at our bird feeders. It was about 4 degrees Fahrenheit...

Government Efficiency – the ever and always elusive goal

State of Michigan Attempts To Optimize Tax Payments and Causes Significant Additional Burden on Michigan Businesses Occasionally someone will ask me why I’m so cynical about the ability of government to be efficient and/or execute a plan well. My answer is...

Web Design Philosophy

Hi, my name is Jonathan Mast with Valorous Circle. Today I want to talk to you about why we recommend WordPress, the world’s leading content management system for our clients. Part of our philosophy as a web design firm is we believe you need to be able to manage and...

Shooters Grill – Servin' Up the Second Amendment

Good food, friendly service and a huge helping of freedom — that’s what they’re dishing up at Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado. “It’s not about politics, it’s a way of life,” says one of the servers, who can be seen with a Ruger Blackhawk .357 strapped on her hip....

Improve Google Ranking by Verifying your Google Business Page

  Google weighs a variety of factors to determine your website’s search ranking. One of the most important things you can do to improve Google ranking is claim and verify your Google Business page. Verifying your page is one of the easiest search engine...

Jonathan Mast

Jonathan Mast

Founder & Chief Internet Strategist

Jonathan Mast is the founder and Chief Internet Strategist of Valorous Circle. In this role, Jonathan leads a team providing all aspects of internet strategy and marketing.

Before founding Valorous Circle LLC in 2010, Jonathan worked for over 18 years for a diverse range of organizations, including two small business start-ups, an international IT service business, and a division of the federal government. Drawing on several years experience in sales, marketing and training, Jonathan now focuses on developing internet strategies for clients and assisting businesses and organizations with the formation and execution of their online engagement, marketing and social media strategies.


Jonathan Mast

Valorous Circle LLC, 1950 Waldorf NW - Suite G, Grand Rapids, MI 49544