Girlpower Marketing is an insights-driven communications and digital marketing agency. We specialize in consumer lifestyle brands, but with something extra: a well-honed expertise in marketing to women. Our team is comprised of award-winning strategists with deep experience in public relations and content strategy, influencer engagement, brand experiences and social media. We rely on comprehensive research and thoughtful strategy to deliver exceptional results for our clients, particularly in the food & beverage, health & wellness, lifestyle, and travel & hospitality categories.
As a member of Unified Strategies Public Relations network, we’re able to combine the personalized attention of a boutique firm with the scale, experience and network of a global full-service agency to help brands, both big and small, break through the clutter to build lasting relationships with their consumers.
We’re happiest when we’re changing the status quo, thinking outside the box, and having fun along the way — especially when we’re working with clients who feel the same.
And about our name? It’s where we started — with the power of girls. More specifically, the immense financial muscle that women consumers wield today. Like controlling or influencing 85 percent of all household spending. Now that’s girlpower.
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With a landscape that’s more about chatter than original thinking, there’s a real opportunity for brands to stand out in the marketplace. How? By getting noticed. With exceptionally creative ideas that are driven by compelling insights. Thinking outside the box. Innovative storytelling. All based on smart strategy.
We seamlessly integrate paid, earned, owned and shared strategies to create programs that increase engagement, build equity and drive measurable business results while addressing the complex challenges that face today’s marketing and communications landscape.
Ideas are at the heart of what we do. Our insights and trendspotting inform our thinking and ensure that we deliver a core strategy and creative platform that generates a game-changing outcome.
We understand that brands are built not only by the company that operates it, but also by those who interact with it. We put insights into action to develop a program that creates meaningful experiences, strengthens engagement and builds influence for your brand.
We find the spot where your stories intersect with what your customers really care about and tell those stories across all channels – earned, owned, paid and shared.
Success means different things to different people. We work together with our clients to identify what success looks like at the outset, and provide comprehensive reporting throughout our programs.
We strive to not just meet but to exceed client expectations. Delivering exceptional results on a consistent basis requires the discipline of using data and insights to inform our thinking and approach. We blend the art and science of communication to develop ideas that are driven by great content, creativity, and influence to create meaningful connections between consumers and the brands they use.
We specialize in brand building and repositioning, influencer marketing, media relations, product launches, and marketing for women’s and diversity initiatives.
Working within the broader communications landscape of earned, owned, shared and paid media, we design strategies to create real-time conversations with your audience that are amplified and shared across multiple channels, from the nation’s top traditional media outlets to social and digital sites.
Every brand has a story to tell, and it’s more important than ever for that story to be captivating. We shape the stories that bring your brand to life, creatively translating your brand’s messages into newsworthy content and formulate a blueprint for sharing those stories with the right audiences in the right way.
Influencer marketing is the most powerful tool to get your brand message to your audience in a relevant and authentic way. Whether moms or dads, Millennials or Boomers, journalists, celebrity ambassadors or professional experts, we work with influencers to drive engagement by sharing your brand story with their followers.
Whether you are launching a product or hosting an intimate dinner, our team will create the ambiance handle the event details and create the communications strategy that will amplify your brand with key influencers.
We work with you to develop your story with the heart of your brand in mind. We start with research that informs insights. These insights help to differentiate your story, form connections and motivate action.
Every brand has one chance to make a great first impression. From website to logo and collateral, we use clean design, strong imagery and inspired content, all with creative twists that keep your customers staying a little longer.
Whether developing a strategy, building your community, creating content, identifying influencers or monitoring your reach, we are social at the core. We provide comprehensive social media solutions that deliver effective messages and connect you with those who matter most.
We use research-driven insights to craft each client’s unique story and develop communications programs that increase engagement and drive business results. We understand the power of actionable data and develop a custom measurement plan for each client, to measure both the reach and impact of the program.
Women are the most powerful consumers on earth – responsible for 85 percent of all household purchases and controlling $7 trillion in U.S. spending. Yet 91 percent say marketers don’t understand them. Our deep understanding of the female mindset allows us to bring your brand and these powerful consumers together in a true meeting of the minds.
“I hired Linda and her team to promote a brand that was old and tired, and that needed a true face lift. We were about to launch a cool, new product and her team helped us position it in all the right places. The results were phenomenal, starting with a placement in the New York Times gift guide on the day after Thanksgiving! Her team did great work that helped us revitalize the brand.” — Jill Speakerman, Whirlpool Corporation
“Linda and her team provided strong strategic counsel to help us update and refine our media program for a key selling season, resulting in an unprecedented quarter. Through the process, they kept us clearly focused on our objectives, while adjusting as needed to the market conditions. Linda has a keen understanding of what it takes to reach and motivate our target consumers.” — Lisa Bazinet, Karen Neuburger Ltd.
Natural and Functional Foods
Beer, Wine and Spirits
Beauty & Personal Care
Consumer Packaged Goods
Toys & Games
A Few Select Clients – Then & Now
Top 5 Reasons To Work With Us
We understand that brand marketing is about personalization, innovative storytelling, and delivering an unforgettable brand experience.
We create content and campaigns based on smart strategy that encourage innovation and creative thinking.
We operate in the new realities of our digital world, embracing new technologies that make our clients relevant to their target audiences.
We have hundreds of relationships with brands and their influencers that provide opportunities for successful collaborative partnerships.
We bring a deep knowledge and passionate understanding of the most formidable consumers of all: women.
We’re proud of the results we’ve achieved for our clients and the brands we’ve represented. Here are just a few.
Barnes & Noble
Integrated Holiday Campaign
Integrated Oatmeal & Fruit Product Launch
Shifting Consumer Perception
8th Continent Soymilk Complete
The Joy of Soy Media Relations Program
Marketing to Moms Awareness Program
The Curious Creamery
New Product Launch
Launch of Disney Branded Dairy Product
Luxury Home Style Brand Launch
La Nogalera Walnut Oil
A Brand Story Told In Photographs
Carlisle Financial Group
Empowering Women to Invest Smartly
Linda Landers, Founder
Linda Landers is a recognized leader in consumer lifestyle marketing, with a specialty in developing integrated, award-winning brand campaigns that resonate with female consumers. She’s launched new products, sustained heritage products and resurrected older products for both start-ups and some of the world’s leading brands, including Procter & Gamble (Pampers, Old Spice, Ivory, Metamucil), Barnes & Noble, United Airlines, Seneca Farms, Heritage Foods, Kashi, 8th Continent Soymilk, Moxxie Skincare, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels, Disney Interactive, Taco Bell, American Suzuki and BabyFirstTV.
“I’m convinced that the best ideas are insights driven, and I never tire of discovering those ‘aha’ moments for our clients. Helping them achieve success is what motivates me everyday, and I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the most intelligent and generous people on the planet.”
Prior to launching Girlpower Marketing, Linda was a managing partner with PainePR (now Citizen Relations), one of the country’s most respected consumer communications agencies. While there she chaired the women’s practice where she found her passion, recognizing early on the vital role female consumers play in our economy.
“Women are the most powerful consumers on earth – buying or influencing 85 percent of all consumer products. Yet 91 percent say that marketers don’t understand them. As CEO of Girlpower Marketing, I get to work with an awesome team to help our clients build relationships with these consumers by telling great brand stories.”
Linda has been featured in Brandweek, Adweek, PRWeek, CNBC, Forbes and USA Today, and speaks frequently on the purchasing power of women. When she’s not at work, Linda can be found perfecting recipes with her husband Terry as guinea pig, cheering on the Anaheim Ducks, or exploring the Pacific Northwest where her son Harrison attends the University of Oregon.
Brands often hire big agencies because they’re safe. But they also come with multiple levels of authority and infrastructure. Smaller boutique-sized firms are typically more nimble, agile and bring the best strategic thinking from their leadership. At Girlpower Marketing, we’re all veterans of those big agencies, with expertise in a wide range of fields. We’re innovative thinkers, problem-solvers, and creative strategists, and we combine our talent and passion in delivering extraordinary results for our clients.
Mia Nicklin, Creative Director & Chief Storyteller: With a unique blend of experience from branding and marketing strategy to copywriting and design, Mia brings a creative perspective to every project.
Janel Steinberg, Senior Strategist: An award-winning brand strategist for such brands as PayPal, Naked Juice, Nestle and Tourism Fiji, Janel is a master at client service, providing strategic counsel and creative solutions for our clients.
Sonya Grigoruk, Senior Strategist: Sonya is an award-winning communications professional with extensive experience in the health & wellness, food & beverage, and consumer lifestyle industries. Her experience includes strategic planning and product launches for such brands as Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almonds, The Curious Creamery and California Milk Processor Board (Got Milk?).
Heather Bandura, Media Strategist/Blogger Relations: A media bulldog who specializes in securing high-profile national feature placements food, lifestyle and hospitality clients, Heather is passionate about building relationships with key influencers and bloggers.
Alison Hill, Brand Steward/Talent Wrangler: Alison brings her insatiable curiosity, boundless enthusiasm and vast experience with Turner Broadcasting Network and Mattel to devising innovative PR and marketing strategies for such clients as Peanuts Worldwide and American Greetings.
Miranda May, Social Media: Melissa is passionate about social media and content creation. With unmatched enthusiasm, she has a proven track record helping brands launch successful campaigns that include highly engaging content, contests/promotions, influencer and paid social campaigns across all major networks.
Liz Wiener Neale, Marketing Communications/Multi-Platform Integration: Known for her strategic thinking and creative eye, Liz expertly manages multi-faceted projects, from media relations and influencer outreach to social media and product launches for health & wellness, food, lifestyle and beauty clients.
Ingrid Culbert, Account Coordinator/Social Content Management: Our resident Canadian, Ingrid attends closely to every detail, combining her love of research, editing, social and all things media.
Why Girlpower Marketing? In a word: results. Whether you’re an established brand or still emerging, give us a call and let’s talk about getting you noticed.
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