second story is...

the sweet spot your large corporation needs
between its big agency and its already-maxed-out internal marketing department. You need it fast? Done.

the big thinking your small start up or SMB deserves
without the big agency price tag.

the agency’s agency
filling in with strategy, content and design when it’s needed. So that you can remain nimble no matter the workload. And yes, you can still make your margins.

With a combined 45 years in the industry, we come fully equipped with the experience and talent to give your brand the attention it deserves, regardless of size. We’re an agile, energetic, intelligent team of disruptors, innovators, professionals and happy-hour enthusiasts. And we believe that innovative strategies and high quality work are not just for those with million dollar ad budgets. We’re opening new doors for companies large and small.

content & copywriting

A well-told story begs to be heard and shared. Knowing your audience and where they are in the marketing funnel will help shape the stories you tell and what format works best.

eBooks
Infographics
Websites
Blogs
Email
Video scripts

Social posts
Presentations
Brochures
Digital / print ads
Newsletters

branding & design

Branding is more than just creating a logo. It’s the colors, fonts, and voice that, together, personify your brand. Everything your audience sees must speak with one consistent and compelling voice.

Websites
Marketing collateral
Presentations
Brochures
Digital / print ads
eBooks


Infographics
Logos
Product packaging
Displays / signage 
Newsletters 

media management

Owned and shared media play an important role in an integrated marketing strategy. A company blog that pushes relevant, interesting content out via the right social media channels is vital to building awareness and trust among your audience.

OWNED MEDIA | BLOG

Recommend blog topics
Write blog posts
Create editorial calendars
Source visuals
Maximize SEO
Format & publish posts

SHARED MEDIA | SOCIAL

Create social profiles
Write & schedule posts/tweets
Community engagement
Curate content
Track analytics

production & pain management

It’s not your job to know the difference between Sintra and styrene, or whether 15-ounce vinyl is heavy enough for an outdoor banner. It’s ours. From strategy to production, and every painful thing in between, we deliver.

Project management
Branded apparel
Product sourcing
Web development

Off-set printing
Large format graphics
Shipping

 

client stories

THE SECOND STORY BLOG
sweepstakes
Finishing up a client’s recent sweepstakes last week reminded me of many previous games I’ve created and managed throughout my years in the industry. I once managed a sweepstakes for Cartoon Network in conjunction with the MLB, where one winner would get to bring their favorite player to school. The winner turned out to be a second grader from New Jersey. The player he chose to bring to school was a rookie with the Yankees: 2nd Baseman Rob Cano. That’s how long I’ve been creating and managing sweepstakes. Back in those days, players would have to mail in their entry...
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314-471-7780

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14370 Manchester Rd.
Manchester, MO 63011

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