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KMK Media Wins International Telly Award for TV Commercials

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KMK Media Group won a silver Telly award for its production of a series of TV commercials for Pearson, the regional heating/cooling/plumbing/pest control company. The commercials featured actual Pearson service technicians sharing stories about some of their favorite customer experiences. View the TV spots here.

This is the 40th year the Telly Awards have been given out, honoring excellence in video production and showcasing the best work created for television and digital screens worldwide. Judges from creative organizations worldwide including NBC Universal, Conde Nast Entertainment, The New York Times, and Inc. Magazine evaluated more than 12,000 video entries.

Pearson first hired KMK for marketing services in 2006. KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing.

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KMK Media Creates Updated Brand, Website, and Collateral for Financial Advisory Firm

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KMK Media Group developed new collateral, website and updated brand for Heritage Way Advisors, a fee-only retirement planning and wealth management firm serving clients across the United States.

The mobile-enabled website highlights the firm’s financial niche and expertise, its advisors, its unique investment approach and offers client portal access. https://www.heritagewayadvisors.com/

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Creates New Brand and Website for Rockford Urological

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KMK Media Group developed a new brand and website for Rockford Urological, an independent urological practice serving Northern Illinois. The website highlights the medical group’s expert robotic surgery, fertility assistance, cancer treatment and bladder care. http://rockfordurological.com/

KMK has worked with the practice for nearly ten years.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Creates New Brand, Website, Collateral for Rockford Woman’s Club

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Rockford Woman’s Club hired KMK Media Group to redesign its marketing materials including creation of a new logo, website, brochures and print ad to promote the organization’s community-focused and philanthropic member club. http://www.rockfordwomansclub.com/

The marketing materials also highlight the organization’s 100-year-old historic building, featuring banquet rooms for hosting community events and an 800-seat theatre. KMK has worked with the Woman’s Club for more than 15 years.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing.

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KMK Media Creates Social Media Videos for Illinois Bank & Trust

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Illinois Bank & Trust hired KMK Media Group to produce a series of videos showcasing the uniqueness of the bank’s clients and the customized support the bank provides to help those clients flourish and grow.

The short videos are posted to the bank’s Facebook page and used for other marketing and informational purposes. View the videos at: https://www.facebook.com/illinoisbankandtrust/videos/354975501799213/

“Illinois Bank & Trust works with such a wide variety of customers, from healthcare to manufacturing to service industries,” said KMK Media Group CEO Pam Maher. “These videos show the partnership between the bank and its customers to accomplish aggressive goals—it’s inspiring.”

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Hires KMK Media for PR and Marketing

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The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau hired KMK Media Group to assist with public relations, social media and marketing efforts while their associate director of marketing is on maternity leave.

KMK will assist the RACVB with promotional efforts related to regional tourism initiatives, working collaboratively with many local organizations to help promote the Rockford region.

“We are proud supporters of Rockford and all it has to offer, choosing to invest and locate our business in downtown Rockford,” said KMK Media Group CEO Pam Maher. “We live in the region and many of our team members grew up in the stateline so we have a vested interest in helping the RACVB positively promote Rockford.”

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KMK Media Group Promotes Lori Wallace

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, announced the promotion of Lori Wallace to Project Manager. Wallace will be responsible for the internal project process flow in taking work from start to completion for KMK Media’s more than 100 active clients.

Wallace joined KMK Media in 2006, handling a variety of marketing and process roles within the company including media buying, social media management and customer support.

Wallace serves on the board of the Rock River Valley Food Pantry, previously chaired the Northern Illinois Advertising Federation ADDY awards and will soon graduate from the Rockford Chamber’s Leadership Rockford program. She is a Rockford native.

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KMK Develops Website for Stepping Stones

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, launched a website for Stepping Stones of Rockford, a non-profit serving those with mental illness in the community. The organization is celebrating 50 years providing mental health resources in Rockford.

The new website, https://steppingstonesrockford.org, explains available mental health services and housing resources in the Rockford area, allows web visitors to make online donations and incorporates timely blogs. The site also allows web visitors to track the location of “kindness stones” they find around Rockford, placed by Stepping Stones to celebrate its 50th anniversary and raise awareness of mental illness in the community.

Stepping Stones of Rockford is located on North Main Street in Rockford and serves more than 160 clients per year with varying levels of support ranging from counseling to residential services.

“Stepping Stones is an asset to our region, providing dozens of people each year with the support they need to maintain jobs and lead productive lives while living with mental illness,” said KMK CEO Pam Maher. “It is a pleasure to help promote what they do.”

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KMK Media Develops Marketing for New Medical Device

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford based marketing communications firm, developed and launched a new website and related marketing materials for a simple, yet innovative medical device called the E-Z Catch System, used for urine collection in laboratories and physician offices: see http://ezcatchsystem.com/.

The new invention is the brainchild of longtime Rockford physician, Dr. Charles Washington. Dr. Washington developed the concept and prototype, refined it and had it manufactured by a local company. He is now marketing and selling the device online and to labs and medical practices.

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Synergy Production Group Hires KMK Media for PR

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Synergy Production Group, a downtown Rockford firm that provides large-scale event coordination, hired KMK Media Group to assist with public relations efforts for three large events happening in the Rockford region over the next six months.

The events include Empowering Athletes for Life at the UW Sports Factory in April, the 1st Annual Vibe Expo at the Rockford Rivets Stadium in May and the 3rd annual Rockford Battle at the Rivets Stadium in July benefitting community non-profits. Synergy Production group is owned by Ray Richmond.

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KMK Media Launches New Website for Boylan

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KMK Media Group developed and launched a new website for Boylan Catholic High School, https://www.boylan.org/.

The website contains special sections for parents, students and alumni plus information for prospective families. Web visitors can find out more about Boylan’s award-winning athletics and arts offerings plus its rigorous and customized curriculum.

KMK currently partners with Boylan’s in-house marketing professional to create communication and marketing tools to most effectively reach Boylan’s target audiences.

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Pearson Hires KMK Media Group as Advertising Agency of Record for 10th Year

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Pearson, the Rockford business providing residential plumbing, heating, air conditioning and pest control services, hired KMK Media Group as its advertising agency of record for the tenth consecutive year.

The two companies have completed an extensive amount of work together during the past decade, including a new brand identity, new website, jingle, social media, television and radio commercials, print advertisements, public relations, digital marketing and various types of collateral.

KMK currently partners with Pearson’s in-house marketing professional to continue creating communication and marketing tools to most effectively reach Pearson’s target audiences.

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KMK Hired by Mechanical, Inc.

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm in Rockford, was hired by Mechanical, Inc., a division of The Helm Group headquartered in Freeport, to handle its marketing work. KMK will provide graphic design, web development, social media, event planning and public relations services.

“Mechanical, Inc. is a homegrown success story,” said KMK’s CEO Pam Maher. “The 50-year-old company is locally owned and grew 10% over the past year alone, performing more than 1.5 million work hours. They’ve expanded to eight locations across three states and rank at the top of the list of largest providers of plumbing, heating and cooling solutions for commercial construction projects in the Midwest. With KMK Media Group’s extensive background in construction-related marketing, we look forward to supporting their rapid growth.”

Mechanical, Inc. performs HVAC and plumbing work for small industrial jobs to large, multi-million dollar healthcare construction projects. Mechanical, Inc.’s service division also provides 24/7 response to keep companies’ heating, cooling and plumbing systems operational while advancing technology to make control management easier and more energy efficient.

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KMK Hired by Insurance Public Adjustment Firm

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired by Rockford-based Morse Public Adjustors to handle its social media marketing.

Morse Public Adjustors is a company helping homeowners and other insurance policy holders across the country to obtain full coverage benefits from property insurance claims. The company started in 2015 and has worked nationwide assisting residents after tragedies and disasters including hurricane clean-up in the Florida panhandle.

The company is poised for rapid growth throughout the Midwest and in disaster-stricken areas, focused on educating and protecting homeowners when dealing with insurance settlements.

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KMK Designs New Logo for Rockford Urological

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, completed design of a new brand identity for Rockford Urological Associates, the premier provider of urological services in the Northern Illinois region. The new logo will soon be rolled out in various media and marketing materials.

The well-established, rapidly growing medical practice treats adults and children , providing expert urological care ranging from prostate health to bladder issues and specializes in minimally invasive procedures, robotic surgery and innovative treatments for a variety of medical conditions.

“We’ve enjoyed working with Rockford Urological for the past several years and are impressed at the level of expertise we have right here in Rockford,” said KMK’s CEO Pam Maher. “The practicing physicians are not only good doctors, they are good people, giving back and active in the community.”

KMK Media Group is an award-winning agency specializing in interactive web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com

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KMK Completes Website for Educational Software Firm

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, completed a new website for Aurora Educational Technology in Ogle County, https://auroraedtech.com.

Aurora Educational Technology works with hundreds of educational institutions across the United States to make the most of their student data through customization and enhancements to the PowerSchool educational software platform.Aurora Educational Technology’s new website provides online customers with the ability to review available plug-ins and customizations to the software, to subscribe to use those plug-ins and to receive online support.

“We provide marketing services to many public and private school districts, so we appreciate the opportunity to work with complementary industries like educational software,” said KMK’s CEO Pam Maher. “We’ve worked with Aurora Educational Technology previously and been impressed with their knowledge, expertise and ability to customize off-the-shelf software to meet school districts’ unique needs.”

KMK Media Group is an award-winning agency specializing in interactive web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing.

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KMK Media Group Celebrates 20 Years in Business

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KMK Media Group, one of the first Rockford marketing agencies known for bridging the gap between traditional marketing and digital marketing, is celebrating the launch of its 20th year in business.

CEO Pam Maher and President Jeff Klarman incorporated KMK Media Group on November 18, 1998, initially working part-time out of Maher’s home office before moving the company to 1111 S. Alpine Road and then purchasing an historic building on North Church Street and moving its corporate offices there seven years ago.

“We’ve been blessed to see substantial growth in clientele, employees, and the services we’re able to offer our clients today verses when we started 20 years ago,” Maher said. “We were on the cusp of the website and digital revolution as a means to drive marketing for companies. It’s amazing to watch that evolution and the subsequent impact of social media.”

KMK is celebrating its 20th birthday with a look back on the last 20 years, including a timeline on the firm’s website, social media flashbacks, client videos and more over the next year.

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KMK Plans “Rocktoberfest” Event for RPS 205 and Illinois Bank & Trust

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired to plan the Rockford Public Schools’ first-ever corporate partner appreciation event. The October 30th celebration was sponsored by Illinois Bank & Trust and recognized the successful partnerships between the Rockford Public School district and its non-profit and corporate partners. KMK developed the theme, invitation, décor, and handled the menu and event coordination.

The celebration was held at the bank’s Perryville banking center with more than 75 attendees representing dozens of regional organizations enjoying the “Rocktoberfest”- themed event, featuring German food and décor.

KMK Media Group is an award-winning agency specializing in interactive web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com

 

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SwedishAmerican Hires KMK for Public Relations

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired by SwedishAmerican to assist with public relations efforts in promoting its excellence in healthcare services, skilled physicians and compassionate care for patients.

A division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican serves residents in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin through a major acute care hospital and a free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics and the region’s largest home healthcare agency.

KMK Media Group is an award-winning agency specializing in interactive web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com

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KMK Designs New Logo and Website for Historic Rockford Woman’s Club

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KMK Media Group completed a new brand identity and website for the Rockford Woman’s Club, a membership organization providing philanthropic and civic engagement. Throughout its more than 100 years, the Club has been responsible for helping start many initiatives including the Literacy Council and Rockford Art Museum.

“It is so rewarding to give a new look, both online and offline, to such a worthwhile and historic organization that has been such an integral part of Rockford’s history,” said KMK graphic designer Pamela Castro. “We hope this marketing facelift propels the organization into its next 100 years.”

KMK has provided marketing support to the club and its 800-seat theatre for the past 15 years.

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