Create a shining brand your customers love.

Stand out
from the competition

Positively impact
your customers’ lives

a new level of success

Are you looking for a solution to grow your business?

Is there an “easy button” for that?

You’ve gone round and round. You’ve spent precious time (and money) on marketing tactics that do little to increase revenue. 
Do you:

–   Sense a disconnect between your vision and execution?

–   Know there are countless more customers you can help?

–   Believe your brand is not reaching its potential?

–   Feel uncertain about the next steps to take?

Clear messaging is the solution. And bringing in a marketing expert is the “easy button”.

Sit back & enjoy hearing customers say, “I get it!” and “I want it!”

Here’s what we do to make your business shine.


With a focus on clear and cohesive messaging, we create a plan to reach your business goals. A plan you can feel great about!


Great copy is like a 24/7 salesperson! We create web copy, pdfs, email campaigns, sales letters, social media content, and more.


Full implementation of your clear brand message gets results. We create a fresh, optimized website with a funnel to convert customers.


Leaders are learners. And doers. Implement changes and reach your fullest potential with the challenge and support of a coach.

Learn how to create a shining brand

Discover the elements of a bright brand in this short overview complete with examples and a checklist. Learn how to:

    Position your solution so customers want to buy from you.
    Guide customers through an enjoyable purchase experience.
    Create loyal customers who will recommend you to their friends.

We Love Working with…

 service businesses that make a positive difference.

Coaches & Consultants

Your words are your business. When you consider customers receive over 5000 marketing messages a day, your words matter! Standing out with a message that resonates is the secret sauce.

Small Businesses

Local brick and mortar businesses need an online presence and foot traffic! If you desire to make a difference in your community through your business, we can do some great work together.

Nonprofits & Churches

You make the world a better place! Your message needs to inspire and move people to action. If you are ready to serve more people and build a larger base of loyal donors, we can help you.

Meet Julie Stroud

Everyone has a superpower. Mine is helping you find yours. 

I dig for the brilliant gems of your business story and craft it into a brand that customers understand, buy from, and love. 

As an ICF-certified coach, I ask questions that bring forth gold. As a StoryBrand certified guide, I have a framework to craft messages that gets the bottom-line results you’re looking for.

I live to make small businesses and nonprofits shine. It would be an honor – actually, pretty darned fun! – to make your business shine!

Getting started is easy.

Because simple, sincere, and friendly is how we roll.

Book a call

A brief call helps us understand your needs and see how we can help.

Receive a custom plan

We’ll craft an individualized plan that suits your needs and your budget.


Focus on doing the work you love while we make your business shine.

What people are saying

We took a seed of an idea and grew it into a brand in four months’ time. Erin contacted us with an idea to launch a coaching business for moms using the Enneagram as a tool. Cool idea, and something the world needs. So we dove in and created her brand image, message, sales funnel, and website. Now she’s off and running and changing the world!

As we wrapped our project with a happy toast, she exuberantly shared, “I could never have done this on my own!”

MomSense Coaching

What people are saying

This boutique gym had been open a few months when we began our project. Their original website attracted initial gym members. However better messaging was in order to reach their big business goals. We established their brand message guide, created a streamlined website, and provided a sales deck to guide customers to choose one of three options to build their healthy body.

“You explained our gym and philosophy with clarity. The brand clicks! And we’re thrilled with our new site!”


The Healthy Gene Gym

What people are saying

We created a strategy to grow the revenue of this family-owned closet design and installation business. With an eye toward the future, they are creating their success today with the actions outlined in our strategic plan.

“Julie’s insight on how to drive our business to the next level was really exciting. The direction we are headed and the steps to get there are much clearer now. Julie was able to see things I couldn’t.”

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Increase revenue with better messaging.

It’s not enough to have a website today. Businesses that strike gold tell a brand story that captivates and compels the customer.

Download the complimentary 6 Elements of a Bright Brand and learn what makes a bright brand stand out from the rest. 


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