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Tami Wloch Featured In Authority Magazine – LinkedIn Best Practices

Strategic & Creative Marketing is proud to announce that our Director of Social/Digital Media, Tami Wloch, was featured in an article in Authority Magazine!  Here are the highlights: Authority Magazine Question: Let’s talk about LinkedIn specifically, now. Can you share 5 ways to leverage LinkedIn to dramatically improve your business?...

S/C Named Top 20 Advertising Agency

Strategic & Creative Marketing is proud to announce we have been named a Top 20 Advertising Agency in Aurora for 2020! Why This Advertising Agency? The committee’s goal is to connect people with the best local experts. They scored Aurora Advertising Agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories,...

Virtual Tech Summit – Susan Explains Recruitment Marketing 7/27/20

Register for the latest Tech Summit, Reaching Your Full Potential Online, so you can hear Susan MacNicol talk about Recruitment Marketing. She will discuss easy ways to use LinkedIn and other online platforms to reach the best new hires for your business.  Plus, during her Summit interview, she will highlight...

Virtual Tech Summit – Listen to Tami Present on 7/16!

Register for the latest Tech Summit, Reaching Your Full Potential Online, so you can hear Tami Wloch talk about tech. She will discuss easy ways to use Facebook and other platforms to get more sales for your business.  Plus, during her Summit interview, she will highlight some of the challenges...

Look For S/C’s State of Illinois DMV TV & Radio Spots Airing Now!

Strategic & Creative Marketing is pleased to announce that we won the RFP to create both TV and radio spots for the State of Illinois.  The spots were created to let viewers know the opening date of the Department Of Motor Vehicles and when services were to be offered.  In...

Did You Miss Our Webinar? Here’s a Recording

Hope you were able to attend our webinar last week, “Reach 1,000s of New Customers on Social Media NOW – Simple, Insider Tips”.   If you had attended you would have learned: • What must be included in every post to get More Sales • Ways to get FREE advertising space...

Don’t Lower Your Prices – Find Better Customers!

A lot has changed lately in the business world and many owners are thinking of lowering their prices to attract more customers.  You don’t have to do that! You just need to reach new customers that have a bigger budget to spend.  Because 41% of millionaires are on LinkedIn, it’s...

Virtual Business Fundamentals Bootcamp – How Your Business Can Survive a Crisis

Susan MacNicol, President of Strategic and Creative Marketing Inc., is excited to serve as a panelist on an upcoming FREE webinar business bootcamp – Virtual Business Fundamentals Bootcamp How Your Business Can Survive a Crisis Date: May 15, 2020 at 10 am CDT REGISTER NOW The COVID-19 pandemic has affected...

FREE Webinar – Reach 1,000s of New Customers on Social Media NOW – Simple, Insider Tips

International Speakers Share Social Media Tips & Tools to Increase Your Sales in This FREE Workshop Webinar; Wed, May 20, 2020 – 1pm-2pm CDT. If you are tired of posting to your Facebook & LinkedIn Business Pages and getting 10 views, this webinar class is for you.  Using Step-By-Step Instructions,...

Tami Wloch Invited To Be A Featured Speaker At Astra Toy National Conference

It is not everyone’s cup of tea to speak in front of crowds. However, our Director of Social/Digital Media, Tami Wloch, does it so well that she was again invited to be a featured speaker in Orlando presenting at the 2020 ASTRA Toy Industry National Conference. Tami will be speaking...

SC Marketing Teaches How To Get Better Results With Your Business Social Platforms

Podcasts are a great way to learn new things. The owner of Strategic & Creative Marketing, Susan MacNicol, was excited to share her knowledge of the business world as it relates to social media on the podcast called, Business Class Podcast. When Susan spoke with the founder of Business Class...

Three Ways Your Current Employees Can Help You Find The Best Possible Hire

The average cost per hire in the United States is $4,000, so it is important to attract the right candidates for your company. One vital resource you can use to find new talent is your current employees. In fact, there are three different ways that your current employees can help...

Is Your Business Communicating With Customers During This Crisis?

Do your customers know how your business is operating today?  These are confusing times for customers as everyone’s business is not “operating as usual.” During the COVID 19 crisis, customers need to know how your business is responding. Do you have a strategy to clearly communicate messages on your website,...

Strategic & Creative Marketing Recognized Among the Top Agencies in the Nation

This past fall, our team here at SC Marketing was recognized for being among the top omnichannel marketing agencies. Cision Ltd. sent out a press release regarding the top 16 omnichannel marketing companies in the nation. This press release was based on the research put out by DesignRush.com. What is...

Susan MacNicol graduates from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program!

We are proud to announce that, Strategic & Creative Marketing, Inc.’s owner, Susan MacNicol, has graduated from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program! Graduating from the GSP was a great opportunity for Susan and her company, for it helps many entrepreneurs grow. The GSP was established in November of 2009,...

Social Media Marketing is Essential to Building a Company’s Brand

There are a few simple principles to keep in mind when using social media to manage reputation and generate growth for your organization. The first order of business is not to be overwhelmed. It’s not about reaching every person in the world. Nor do you have to post to your...

Moms – Looking For A Great Work From Home Job?

Moms! Looking for a great part-time job where you can work on your chosen hours? This is it! Work around your kids’ schedules with a great team ready to train you and support you. We are a growing marketing company in the Chicago area and we need smart moms to...

SC Marketing Receives Innovation Award

In September, Strategic & Creative Marketing, Inc.’s Owner, Susan MacNicol, was honored to receive the Innovation Award from the Daily Herald Business Ledger. The awards ceremony was a wonderful event held at Danada House in Naperville. The award was presented to Susan MacNicol, owner of Strategic & Creative Marketing, Inc.,...

Tami Wloch-Speaking At A Global Conference in Sydney, Australia

Strategic & Creative Marketing is proud to announce that our Director of Social/Digital Media, Tami Wloch, is speaking at the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Global Conference. The event this year is being held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia. Teaching Financial Professionals Tami will be speaking to...

Exciting New LinkedIn Feature Just Rolled Out!

Because I am part of the Advisory Board for LinkedIn, we get notified of new features coming to, or rolling out on, the platform. Here is a brand new feature! Instead of just being able to click LIKE on a LinkedIn post, now you will be able to choose different...

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FREE Webinar – Reach 1,000s of New Customers on Social Media NOW – Simple, Insider Tips

International Speakers Share Social Media Tips & Tools to Increase Your Sales in This FREE Workshop Webinar; Wed, May 20, 2020 – 1pm-2pm CDT. If you are tired of posting to your Facebook & LinkedIn Business Pages and getting 10... Read More

Tami Wloch Invited To Be A Featured Speaker At Astra Toy National Conference

It is not everyone’s cup of tea to speak in front of crowds. However, our Director of Social/Digital Media, Tami Wloch, does it so well that she was again invited to be a featured speaker in Orlando presenting at the... Read More

SC Marketing Teaches How To Get Better Results With Your Business Social Platforms

Podcasts are a great way to learn new things. The owner of Strategic & Creative Marketing, Susan MacNicol, was excited to share her knowledge of the business world as it relates to social media on the podcast called, Business Class... Read More

Three Ways Your Current Employees Can Help You Find The Best Possible Hire

The average cost per hire in the United States is $4,000, so it is important to attract the right candidates for your company. One vital resource you can use to find new talent is your current employees. In fact, there... Read More

Is Your Business Communicating With Customers During This Crisis?

Do your customers know how your business is operating today?  These are confusing times for customers as everyone’s business is not “operating as usual.” During the COVID 19 crisis, customers need to know how your business is responding. Do you... Read More

Strategic & Creative Marketing Recognized Among the Top Agencies in the Nation

This past fall, our team here at SC Marketing was recognized for being among the top omnichannel marketing agencies. Cision Ltd. sent out a press release regarding the top 16 omnichannel marketing companies in the nation. This press release was... Read More

Susan MacNicol graduates from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program!

We are proud to announce that, Strategic & Creative Marketing, Inc.’s owner, Susan MacNicol, has graduated from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program! Graduating from the GSP was a great opportunity for Susan and her company, for it helps many... Read More

Social Media Marketing is Essential to Building a Company’s Brand

There are a few simple principles to keep in mind when using social media to manage reputation and generate growth for your organization. The first order of business is not to be overwhelmed. It’s not about reaching every person in... Read More