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Step Ahead Marketing

Full Spectrum Marketing, Content, and Design Services

Full Spectrum Marketing, Content, and Design ServicesAcross an ever-widening array of industries, mediums, and applications, Step Ahead Marketing helps businesses maximize marketing impact and effectiveness through the integration of strategic vision, tactical skills, and purpose-driven creativity. 

It starts with the simple recognition that effective marketing is not one size… nor one solution… fits all. Large or small, our programs and materials are tailored to your specific needs, and built on a foundation of marketing experience and expertise that draws upon the full spectrum of available marketing tools, methods, and media.

Also critical is understanding that creativity, in business and marketing terms, is the means to a desired outcome, and not merely a means of expression. Where others tout awards and/or awareness, our focus is always on generating tangible and meaningful results. So if you’re not seeing your marketing dollars directly reflected in revenue, it’s time for a change. Time for marketing strategy and solutions that put you a Step Ahead.

Total Years of Dedicated Marketing Experience
Years Leading Corporate Marketing Departments
Years of Consulting and Agency Experience
Cups of Coffee

Charles Meagher


Over 30 years of marketing experience and proven acumen for engineering successful turnarounds and vaulting products and companies to market leading positions. Equally adept as both big picture strategist and hands-on tactician, having designed, built and managed high-performing marketing teams, as well as having successfully operated as a “department of one.”

Creative output, including catalogs, collateral, and campaigns, have won multiple unsolicited awards and industry-wide acclaim. Expansive marketing and business experience includes holding senior executive positions with well-known institutions such as National Geographic and Houghton-Mifflin Publishing.

Whether you’re looking for help with a small design or promotional project, or in need of a complete marketing overhaul, put your business in the best position to succeed by turning to a seasoned professional with the tools, talent, and track record to deliver strategies and solutions that put you a Step Ahead.

Marketing Services

Solution-based service tailored to meet your specific needs from concept to completion

Consulting & Strategy

Step Ahead Marketing‘s consulting and strategy services help you set the course for extraordinary and lasting success. Whether expanding or launching into new markets, or looking to improve, reset, or revitalize your existing direction and organization, take advantage of “big picture” business and marketing assistance that draws from extensive experience, and proven performance.

Campaigns & Materials

Step Ahead Marketing is your source for effective marketing materials, campaigns, promotions, and programs, with the ability to take projects, large and small, from concept to completion. Our talent for blending sound strategy with purpose-driven creativity, results in focused marketing solutions that maximize visual and messaging impact, and generate real results for your business.

Online & New Media

Unlike prepackaged offerings from other providers, Step Ahead Marketing‘s online and new media solutions are designed specifically to your business objectives and needs. From websites and apps, to social media, online advertising, inbound marketing, email marketing, and more, it’s never about what’s the latest thing—instead it’s about what’s going to deliver real results. That’s the advantage of service and support built on a foundation of marketing expertise, rather than medium expertise.


Strategic Business and Marketing Planning, Business and Market Analysis, Competitive Analysis and Strategy, Organizational Design and Optimization, Marketing Systems Design, Process and Workflow Streamlining, Marketing Performance Assessment, Product Line Evaluation, Brand and Messaging Strategy, Positioning Strategy, Product Launch Planning, Pricing and Distribution Strategy, Market Research Design and Coordination
Website Concept and Wireframes, Website Functional & Aesthetic (UX) Design, Website Strategy and Marketing, Inbound Marketing (HubSpot trained), Online Marketing and Advertising, Content Strategy, Content Discovery Promotion, Demand Generation Programs, Website Optimization (including SEO), Social Media Strategy and Marketing, Email Marketing, Subscription Marketing, eCommerce Design
Integrated Selling & Marketing Campaigns, Packaging Strategy and Design, Product Sampling & Display Solutions, Catalogs and Promotional Materials, Direct Mail Strategy and Materials, Advertising and Sales Promotions, Sales Support & Selling Strategy, Customer Service/Support Programs, Product Training Programs & Materials, Media Selection, Public Relations Strategy, Merchandising, P-O-P and Exhibit Display, Presentation Design (PPT & Keynote), Copywriting, Design, Creative Direction

Creative Portfolio

Examples of maximizing visual and messaging impact to generate dramatic results



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•  Manufacturing  •  Media & Broadcasting  •  Medical  •  Nonprofit  •  Publishing  •  Real Estate

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