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Our Journey as a Public Relations, Marketing & Web Design Firm Begins...

It was 2009. The first iPhone was introduced, and people were using Facebook to “poke” each other. And while you were adding the newly released Kindle to your holiday shopping list, Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed formed Cork Tree Creative. The intent? To provide clients with quality marketing services to include graphic design, website design and public relations that were all-inclusive and under-one-roof.

Today, our staff has grown, expanding services to include all the components of modern-day marketing. Search engine optimization, Google Analytics, social media and other digital marketing services that offer our clients multiple options and numerous platforms to spread the word about their products and services.

Cork Tree Creative's Vision

You may think we have an unusual vision statement. We want to be liked. We want our clients to like us, enjoy our partnership, and want to do great things with us. We cannot be successful without great customer collaboration. And we believe the magic happens when the following components fall into place:

Learning
As your marketing and public relations warriors, it is our main goal to understand your business, your needs and your goals for success.
Leverage
We take all of the information and data that you provide us with and create a custom marketing program to suit you. You want an edge on the competition? We will work with you to attain the leverage you desire with ideas, teamwork and our years of marketing prowess.
Laughs
It's easy to laugh when you like your clients, your job, and the people you work with every day. Our team has fun working together and we laugh a lot. So far, that has translated into a long list of happy, steadfast clients that continue to utilize our services time and time again.

We are WBENC Certified..

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the United States. This certification validates that we are a 51% owned, controlled, operated, and managed by women. Our WBENC Certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations that represent some of America's biggest, most notorious brands. At Cork Tree Creative, we are proud to be a women-owned business, being led by our fearless leaders, Jan and Laura. We are grateful to have the WBENC certification under our belt, and are excited for the many opportunities that it has brought us and will continue to bring us as a female-led business.

We are WOSB Certified..

The Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program creates contract opportunities for women-owned and operated small businesses. At Cork Tree Creative, we are proud to be WOSB certified. Did you know that by law the Federal Government has to award a percentage of all contracts to WOSB qualified businesses? This WOSB certification has increased our firm's visibility on a national scale, providing us the opportunity to prove our marketing and public relations expertise in federal contracting opportunities.

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sbm 2016 best pr firm
sbm 2015 best marketing firm
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Industries We Serve

  • Banking & Finance
  • Health & Education
  • The Arts
  • Law & Environmental Industries
  • Economic Development
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Municipal & Government Entities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Retail Product Development
  • Retail Products and Services
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Non-profit