18 12, 2017

Rebranding Campaign Wins Activated Growth MarCom Gold Award

2018-09-11T18:07:05+00:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re grateful when clients bring us their marketing challenges. But we were especially honored when existing client Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) asked us to manage its entire rebranding process. The result was award winning. The Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP) has presented Activated Growth with a 2017 MarCom Gold Award. AG won for [...]

1 11, 2017

Irresistible Content: How to Make it Happen

2018-09-11T18:06:43+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Stacia Goodman Passively waiting for media to showcase your business or organization can be like waiting to win the lottery. Don’t hold your breath. But you can greatly increase your odds of capturing media attention. How? By proactively generating content from a topic expert (you!) that is relevant, timely and effortless for media to [...]

22 08, 2017

Top Visual Marketing Trends

2018-05-16T11:32:29+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

By Becca Peterson Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr… the list goes on and on. What catches your eye when on these social media platforms? Is it the text? Or is it the images, gifs and videos that make you stop and pay attention? It’s essential to make personal connections with your target audience by [...]

16 05, 2017

AG Partners with West Lakes Dentistry to Refine Brand

2018-05-16T11:32:30+00:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Activated Growth is excited to be working with West Lakes Dentistry to refine their brand in preparations for some exciting announcements coming up. As a first step, we're focused on defining their mission, vision and values that will set the foundation for the brand. From there, we'll be working on key messaging and patient communications. [...]

22 03, 2017

Public Relations: Why It Matters

2018-05-16T11:32:33+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

By Stacia Goodman Ask 100 people to define public relations and you’ll most likely get 100 different answers. Someone is sure to think it's just a fancy, fast-talking “handler,” shepherding Hollywood starlets to glitzy media interviews. Yes, that is public relations (actually, a subset called media relations), but there’s much more to the profession. Public [...]

16 12, 2016

AG Congratulates Dodge Nature Center on their 50th Anniversary

2018-05-16T11:32:33+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is an environmental education and habitat restoration organization that has been helping people engage with nature for 50 years. Dodge Nature Center provides exceptional experiences in nature through environmental education, property visits and events. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, they've invited Richard Louv, author of books including "Last Child [...]

26 09, 2016

Proud to Support and Participate in the Women Run the Cities 10 Year Anniversary Race

2016-10-19T13:55:13+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Congratulations to Women Run the Cities for Their 10th Anniversary! Putting on a successful race for 10 years in today's race market is no simple task, but to continue to grow it is even more amazing - congratulations to WRTC and MNCREW. Activated Growth was excited to be a part of the amazing team that continued to [...]

26 08, 2016

AG Congratulates George Dental Group and Cedar Valley Dental on Their News Article

2016-08-27T03:56:04+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

When George Dental Group acquired Cedar Valley Dental in July, they wanted to celebrate and get the word out to the public in a positive way. As their marketing and PR agency, Activated Growth stepped in to develop a public relations strategy. The strategy included not only PR, but also employee relations and patient [...]

13 07, 2016

AG Provides PR Support for HFI in Certified Transitional Organic Farming

2016-07-13T21:59:41+00:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Consumer access to organic foods and grower access to food processers is about to get easier. Activated Growth worked with Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) to develop a press release and internal talking points for the announcement of their Certified Transitional certification and partnership with Kashi on the first consumer product (a new breakfast cereal) made with a [...]

10 05, 2016

AG Is Excited to Partner with Women Run the Cities for 10th Anniversary Event Promotion

2016-06-23T16:52:44+00:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We're so excited to be partnering with WRTC in their 10th year of empowering and inspiring women and girls!  We've been working with them since 2013 to help grow their participants - close to 21,000 over the past nine years. That's more than 132,000 miles of Girl Power! To celebrate their 10th year, we helped develop an [...]

"Activated Growth has worked with Women Run the Cities for the last two years and has played a key role in the race's continued growth. They’ve helped us align our overall marketing strategy and execution, especially media and partnerships. We look forward to collaboration again for our race's 10th year in 2016!"
– Cathy Schmidt, President of Surfacequest MN and Co-Race Director of Women Run The Cities
"Most definitely, we would recommend Activated Growth! Activated Growth works diligently to understand opportunities and provide effective analysis to help clients make decisions. Since we began working with Activated Growth, our marketing approaches have improved greatly with a fresh perspective."
- Jason Sanders, Executive Director
"I have worked with Activated Growth for almost three years. They always consider my best interests and have proven their worth on every project."
– Ray Krantz, Director of Client Services and Procurement
"Working with Activated Growth has been a refreshing experience. From their impressive ability to identify key opportunities, to their strong attention to detail, they provided the third party perspective we needed to further build our business strategy."
– Mike Williams, Managing Director
"Activated Growth has helped us take a more comprehensive approach to marketing. As a result, we have higher brand awareness and name recognition in the community. We’ve been able to significantly increase the capacity for our services and maintain client growth."
– Molly Wilson, General Manager
"Activated Growth does a great job of understanding our business, our competition and our differentiators, to craft a brand strategy and messaging that is personal to our company and relevant to the marketplace. They are sincere, smart and responsive to our demands, and we value our partnership with them."
– Ted Carlson, President