A Technology-Driven Creative Agency

We help businesses succeed in the modern world.

A New Kind of Agency

The changing media and technology landscape requires a new type of agency.

Let us explain.

Technology-Driven,
Creative Mindset

With our background in web design, web development, and marketing we create innovative platforms and remarkable campaigns that intuitively work together to move your bottom line.

I like the sound of that.

Partnering for Success

The success of your business is our primary concern. This means skipping the typical client-vendor relationship and treating each other as partners.

And we'll deliver the results.

Real Business Results

Your company has goals and our agency is focused on helping you reach them. We measure our success based upon the same metrics that drive your business, while using the full range of data points to help drive decision making.

Walking the walk

See For Yourself

Take a look below to see us in action and to learn more about how we might partner with you.

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Our Work

  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Technology
  • WTJU

    Designing a radio website that provided more than just what's playing now by engaging listeners with multimedia content, chat features, and events to position WTJU as a central hub for the local music scene.

    WTJU

  • Triple C Camp

    Using Triple C's new website as a marketing opportunity to shift brand perception and clearly demonstrate their value.

    Triple C Camp

  • Studio Brocante

    Designing an immersive and responsive e-commerce website for Studio Brocante that shoppers will love to browse, along with a new website for Muraca Design.

    Studio Brocante

  • Stanford Engineering

    Showcase Stanford Engineering's articles and research in an engaging way that encouraged donations to support that research.

    Stanford Engineering

  • Oakhurst Inn

    Conveying the historic Inn’s intimate nature, fantastic location, and boutique experience by designing a website with intuitive reservation booking.

    Oakhurst Inn

  • Bypass Truth Coalition

    Developing a social marketing campaign and digital hub allowing the community to speak out against the expensive and ineffective "Road to Nowhere" and encourage alternatives.

    Bypass Truth Coalition

  • Panorama Events

    Showcasing beautiful photography, the venue experience, and the wedding planner's creative style on a website to establish a regional presence and boost event rentals.

    Panorama Events

  • The Road

    Partnering with C-Ville Weekly to create an interactive multimedia article focused on the hotly debated Western Bypass which drew national praise and attention.

    The Road

  • Mudhouse

    Announcing Mudhouse's decision to roast their own coffee with a story-driven, feature-rich website that mirrored their attitude and style.

    Mudhouse

  • SceneThink

    Creating a web application that gathers all the Charlottesville concerts into a single community-driven site.

    SceneThink

  • Arvold

    Distinguishing Arvold's casting, production, and film community entities while uniting them under the same professional and artistic brand.

    Arvold

  • Shadwells Restaurant

    Letting the food speak for itself while conveying Shadwells' warm, customer-focused environment, quick reservation system, and 3 different menus on their website.

    Shadwells Restaurant

  • Sons of Bill

    Crafting an extraordinary vinyl release marketing campaign complete with a modern look, cutting-edge website, and a unique mobile experience at shows.

    Sons of Bill

  • Easy Star All-Stars

    Gamifying Easy Star's album release marketing campaign by allowing fans to vote on their tribute album pick which led to a Billboard #1 premiere.

    Easy Star All-Stars

  • Isabelle Abbot

    Focusing on Isabelle's art by creating a clean website with a simplistic, functional, and enjoyable way to browse her work.

    Isabelle Abbot

  • C-Ville Weekly

    Developing a website to maximize site traffic, efficiency, and revenue for C-Ville Weekly while providing a great experience for readers and advertisers.

    C-Ville Weekly

  • Tom Tom Festival

    Refocusing the festival on innovation for its second year and utilizing marketing campaigns to increase attendance and show value to present and future sponsors.

    Tom Tom Festival

Services

Marketing, Media, & Ecommerce Platforms

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Marketing, Media, & Ecommerce Platforms

Designing destinations that house remarkable experiences for their visitors

We develop platforms that are custom-tailored to your organization and business goals. These beautiful and intuitive destinations provide the aesthetics end-users crave along with the functionality they deserve.  We dive into what differentiates your company from the competition and construct the digital presence that reflects those unique qualities.

  • User Experience & Interaction Design
  • Visual Design
  • Website, Mobile, & Web Application Development
  • API Integration

Brand Marketing & Storytelling

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Brand Marketing & Storytelling

Weaving meaningful narratives through optimal channels to elicit emotion & action from viewers

We craft stories and campaigns that embody your brand and convey it in thought-provoking and engaging ways to your audience. With the abundance of channels in the modern world, we optimize and focus our marketing efforts on the ones that work for your company, not someone else’s. We delve into the analytics and data behind our storytelling to continually hone the messaging and touch points to best meet your business goals.

  • Search & Social Marketing
  • Content Strategy & Development
  • Traditional & Digital Ad Buying
  • Measurement & Analytics

Digital Strategy & Innovation

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Digital Strategy & Innovation

Understanding your organization & utilizing our expertise to advance your business

We consult with your company to determine what goals you have in sight and what roadblocks are in your path. With a fresh, outside perspective, we analyze your current business strategy and research your industry. Utilizing your experience and leveraging our background in the modern world, we develop an innovative roadmap to set your company apart from the competition.

  • Business & Organizational Consulting
  • Information Management Systems
  • Product Strategy
  • Technological Innovation

Capabilities

Technology

We design and develop responsive websites and web platforms that serve as stable and scalable tools that advance your business and engage customers. With a flexible development process, we ensure you get the customized product your organization needs.

  • Website Development
  • E-commerce Sites
  • Mobile/Tablet Website Development
  • Content and Community Websites
  • Social API Integration
  • Web Applications
  • WordPress Development
  • Responsive Web Design

User Experience

We create clear and effective paths to conversion by analyzing how your customers interact with digital and integrated channels against the backdrop of market research. We develop the website, platform, or marketing campaign that intuitively allows users to complete their desired outcome easily and effectively.

  • User Experience
  • Information Architecture
  • User Personas and Scenarios
  • Mobile Experience Design
  • Interaction Design

Creative

We design the visuals that dynamically and beautifully express your brand through your website, advertising channels, and social sites. We develop the style that fits your organization or campaign and clearly conveys your brand to your audience.

  • Logo Design
  • Art Direction
  • Print and Digital Advertising Design
  • Infographic Design
  • Social Graphic Design
  • Web Design

Content Strategy and Development

We craft narratives that elicit emotion from your audience and develop the strategy for where those stories are told, how they are presented, and the goal of each piece of content. We work with various mediums to tell the story in the context it is best suited for, whether that is digital, physical, radio, or video.

  • Narrative Development
  • Multi-channel Content Planning
  • Copywriting, Editing, and Proofing
  • Search Engine Optimized Content
  • Thought Leadership Positioning
  • Visual, Video, and Radio Storyboarding

Search Marketing

We combine technical search engine optimization, conversion tracking, copywriting, and search advertising to raise your website’s visibility on Google, Bing, and other search engines. As the primary channel of discovery for modern consumers, we work to optimize your website to allow it to rank well in targeted search results.

  • Content Strategy
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • Competition Analysis
  • Search and Display Advertising
  • Website Optimization
  • Search Term Analysis

Social Media Marketing

We strategize, create, and maintain conversations and advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social sites. With the goal of delivering answers and authenticity to your brand’s communities, we research your industry and audience to determine the content that will specifically resonate with them.

  • Audience Research
  • Content Strategy and Development
  • Community Engagement and Curation
  • Design and Technology Integration
  • Social Monitoring
  • Social Media Advertising

Mobile Marketing

We design and develop responsive websites, mobile landing pages, mobile applications, full mobile websites, and  integrate with open API’s to provide cutting-edge experiences and intuitive campaigns for users.

  • Mobile Revenue Strategy
  • Responsive Website Design
  • Mobile and Multi-screen Experience Design
  • In-store and Geo-specific Campaigns
  • Mobile Application Development
  • API Integration

Measurement and Analytics

We frame projects with measurable outcomes so that we can constantly recalibrate our strategy and implementation. Making decisions from quantitative and qualitative data is an integral part of everything we do, down to the smallest detail.

  • Website Analytics
  • Social Insights
  • Campaign Performance
  • Dashboards and Reporting
  • CRM Strategy

Media Planning and Buying

We develop the plan and budget for the paid channels and advertising that most effectively utilize your funds to reach the audience most in line with your brand. After organizing the messaging and timeline of the various ads to align with your events and our marketing campaigns, we work with the media outlets to purchase the advertising space.

 

  • Search and Display Advertising
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Digital Video Advertising
  • Television Advertising
  • Print Advertising
  • Radio Advertising
  • Sponsored Articles

Press Strategy and Public Relations

We connect your organization with the press, media, and blog outlets that your users frequent to allow your message to reach them through another trusted source. We partner with you to develop the unique narratives that resonate with your audience.

  • Media Relations and Partnerships
  • Multimedia Article Development and Writing
  • Press Releases
  • Blog and Media Outreach
  • Social Media Communications

Brand Planning and Development

We help you architect the brand that is authentic for your organization, digestible for your audience, and effective for driving business and conversions. Whether it is rebranding a current organization or helping to create a new brand, we work with your business to highlight what sets you apart from the competition.

  • Brand Architecture
  • Logo Strategy and Design
  • Thought Leadership Strategy
  • Brand Standards
  • Brand Voice Development

Strategy and Planning

We augment our web design, development, and marketing expertise with researched consideration of your business, market, and industry to craft the most cost-efficient and focused growth strategy for your position and budget.

  • Business and Organizational Consulting
  • Change Management
  • Information Management Systems
  • Technology Leadership
  • Product Strategy
  • Risk Management and Mitigation

How You Can Work With Us

Project Based

On a project level, we work with set specifications and delivery deadlines, usually to create design and technology based assets. Let us build you a badass new website that helps close the deal on your marketing efforts. We can work closely with you to develop a new branding package to shape consumer perception of your brand. Or, let us build you a web application or other web based product that will become the backbone of your business.

Individual Campaign

Work with us on a partnership basis in which we’ll define a number of projects and ongoing digital marketing efforts to develop a coordinated campaign across a variety of channels. Typically, this includes a combination of search marketing, content creation, social media, and online advertising, as well as creative strategy and project management. We’ll put together a customized package to fit your specific business needs and campaign goals.

Full Service Partner

Let us help grow your business as a full service partner. We’ll develop the most effective strategy to hit your business goals, then execute that plan with a high level of precision. We bring to the table a full range of business strategies, marketing services, analytics, and design and technology skills to ensure that all bases are covered and then deliver results. This is our favorite way to work with our clients.

News & Industry Thoughts

Our insights, research, and resources on design, technology, and marketing

Size Doesn’t Matter: The Case for Responsive Web Design

When It Comes to Call-to-Action Buttons, Design and Copy Matter. Way More Than You Think.

Native Advertising: With Great Placement Comes Great Responsibility

Don’t Buy Ads. Tell Stories.

Everyone Googles: Optimizing Your Local Search Engine Rankings

Creating an Environment for Powerful Collaboration

Scrolling is Inevitable: Weighing in on Scrolling vs. Clicking in Web Design

Get Past Logos. Think About Branding.

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