Dynamic Branding & Strategy
Full Gallop Communications, based in Rochester, NY, is a marketing agency that works with equine health and veterinary companies, optics & photonics manufacturers and non-profits to build stronger brands and better connect with their clients. We offer services to cover a wide variety of marketing needs such as: marketing planning and strategy, highly targeted marketing and advertising, business website development, SEO service, industry-specific content writing, logo design, media placement, PR and market research. With over 17 years of experience working with product launches, promoting manufacturers and helping distributors, we know how to create wider brand visibility and increased interest resulting in measurable sales for your group.
More than just a logo, your complete brand helps potential clients remember you faster and understand what you offer.
Define a dynamic plan which speaks to specific things – new product launches, retail sales and events, changing business direction or focus areas, finding the audience who is looking for your special sauce, or just finding the missed opportunities.
Industry-specific Content Writing
Tell your brand story to the people who will care about it. We develop SEO-friendly content for web, advertorials, advertising, articles, product releases or guest blogs.
A website without SEO is like driving a car without adding oil or gas. Get found by the right customers faster when you improve your SEO ranking and search results. We offer site analysis as well as ongoing services.
Your website is your most important marketing tool. Work with our experts for SEO-friendly e-commerce, service or manufacturing websites.
A proven way to get your customer’s attention, engage them and build relationships. We can create powerful messaging, video and information that your customers will want to read.
Monthly Marketing Support
Need ongoing support so that you can focus on running your business instead? We offer flexible options to cover all your needs.
Marketing Coaching Sessions
Schedule one-on-one time with our founder, Amanda MacDonald, in 60 minute intensive working sessions that give you answers and actionable items to move forward quickly.
Full Gallop Goodness
Follow our popular blog for the newest branding advice, musings on marketing and stories on strategy.
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