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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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KMK Hired by New Vision for Social Media Marketing

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired by New Vision in Rockford to handle its social media marketing.

New Vision provides eye-related care including lasik, cataract surgery, glaucoma care, vision exams and has an optical shop on site. KMK has worked with the practice on various on website and other communications needs since 2003.

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KMK Designs Marketing Materials for “I Bike Rockford”

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, designed several items for I Bike Rockford, a local organization comprised of bicycling enthusiasts who share information about biking events and advocate for better cycling conditions in the region.

KMK designed a canvas tent, pull up banner, and other materials to help the organization promote itself at bicycling events like this weekend’s Cycle on 2nd. For more information on I Bike Rockford, go to www.ibikerockford.com.

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KMK Designs McDonald’s Tray Liner for Golden Apple Foundation

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KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, designed a McDonald’s food tray liner for the Golden Apple Foundation highlighting the 2018 Golden Apple winners and encouraging nominations for the 2019 teacher excellence awards. Liners will be used at 12 McDonald’s restaurants throughout Northern Illinois.

The Golden Apple Foundation inspires, celebrates, and supports educational excellence through four core community programs: Awards & Recognition, Teacher Academy, Classroom Grants and Community Engagement.

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KMK Plans Fundraiser for Mayor Tom McNamara

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, was hired by the Friends of Tom McNamara campaign committee to assist with marketing and event planning for Mayor McNamara’s “Summer Fun-Raiser” at Burpee Museum on August 13th. KMK Media Group handled event planning, graphic design, website and email marketing.

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KMK Hired by Pierce Distribution

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KMK Media Group was hired by Pierce Distribution to handle its marketing efforts including social media, web development, public relations, email marketing and graphic design.

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KMK Media Group Hires Maegan Shinkle

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KMK Media Group announces the addition of Maegan Shinkle to its team as KMK Media Group’s newest communications specialist.

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KMK Develops Tagline & Photos for National Campaign

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KMK Media Group worked with Heartland Financial, USA to develop the concept for a nationwide banking campaign used by its member banks across the country, including Illinois Bank & Trust in Northern Illinois. KMK recently completed a corresponding photo shoot to help illustrate the campaign in Illinois.

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KMK Designs Marketing Collateral for Oregon Schools

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KMK Media Group designed a marketing brochure for Oregon School District 220 to tell the district’s success story to those new to the community.

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KMK Hired by Texas-Based Company for Website Development

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KMK Media Group was hired by Excentus, a corporation in Dallas, Texas, as a partner in developing new customer loyalty websites for two of their convenience store chain clients in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Excentus is a loyalty marketing and technology firm recently acquired by PDI Software.

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“Young At Heart” Hires KMK for 11th Consecutive Year

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KMK Media Group was hired for the 11th year in a row to handle all marketing, social media and public relations for the Parks Chamber “Young at Heart” festival.

The annual event to kick off the summer festival season is held Memorial Day weekend on the Parks Chamber grounds and features live music, food, a carnival and entertainment and draws tens of thousands of attendees every year.

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KMK Designs Marketing Materials for Kids’ Place

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KMK Media Group designed a marketing brochure for Kids’ Place, the free child care facility located in both the Winnebago County Courthouse and the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center. The facilities provide safe, free child care while parents and guardians are at any county building or court-ordered service. The brochure is available on site and provided in English and Spanish.

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