Since 2000 we’ve established a solid reputation for working with municipalities, chambers of commerce/organizations, companies of all sizes, a wide range of industries, and county and state government entities providing solutions that give our clients a creative and competitive edge in the marketplace.
Smart Marketing, LLC is a Colorado-based full-service marketing firm and custom publisher with a tenured full-time team of design and marketing professionals who’ve worked together for nearly a decade. We specialize in custom and digital design, publishing, print and Internet marketing, PR consulting, social media marketing, corporate blog strategies and implementation, Web design and mobile applications. Our proven track record (ability to deliver what we promise with integrity, quality, on time and within budget) assures that we will deliver to your expectations and timeline.
- We believe in professional execution that produces optimum results.
- We deliver state-of-the-art marketing and design that resonates with your target markets.
- We create captivating design that evokes emotion and ensures reaction.
- We ensure a comprehensive plan designed for cross channels to accommodate an ever-changing marketing environment.
- We are a well-respected firm that is in touch with the Front Range.
Our portfolio includes a multitude of websites, print and digital collaterals, publications, business guides, directories, shopping and travel guides, economic development, shop local and tourism collaterals. Our recent local endeavors include working on projects with the City of Broomfield, the City of Arvada and the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen, the Outlets at Castle Rock, Fuller Sotheby’s Realty International, the City of Thornton, Sterling, Longmont, Highlands Ranch and the Hispanic Chamber of Metro Denver. We seriously invest in getting to know our partners and their economic development goals.
Smart Marketing subscribes to a commitment to quality and follows the latest marketing/design trends in the industry. There’s an exciting synergy we create with our emphasis on snappy design and layout. We build all our products, solutions and our price to address each individual customer’s specific business and marketing goals, and in accordance with the each customer’s proprietary standards. Our number one goal is to always deliver the highest quality of customer service possible creating winning situations for all parties involved. We value our partnerships and take our customer relations seriously. We’re here to earn your business for the long term.
Key Staff Support
The following three individuals are the key members who would be involved with the project. Kristie Melendez will serve as the acting manager and lead project consultant.
Kristie Melendez, CEO and Lead Consultant
As the original founder of Smart Marketing LLC in 2000, Kristie has doubled the size of the company every year since its inception. With great vision and care she has led a creative and experienced team in sales, design, customer service, business development, marketing, and public relations to become a successful cross channel marketing firm in Colorado. She holds a degree in technical journalism from CSU with a concentration in public relations and serves as an advisor of marketing and a Windsor Town liaison on several non-profit boards.
Wendy Burt Thomas, Senior Editor/Copywriter
Wendy has more than 2,000 published credits, including writing and editing work in national and local magazines and newspapers. Wendy also has been a key member of the ECM team since 2003. Prior to Smart Marketing, Wendy worked as the editor of The Business Informant. In addition to full-time work with us, she has written four books and been a contributor on several others.
Diane Hokans, Senior Art Director
Art Director Diane Hokans has been part of the team since 2006 and was
the talent responsible for the snappy new design and the unique layout features of the ever popular Evergreen Guide. Her 20+ years of professional experience in the field of design include all aspects of overall conceptual design, magazine layout, collateral design and production. Diane has access to two additional highly qualified graphic design team members, Michelle and Melissa, should the project warrant or require their services.
It is important to know that when you hire Smart Marketing you have access to everyone on our team, even those graphic designers, web and app solution providers, photographers, and social media experts not listed here. Together we have over 100 years combined experience in the marketing industry.