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Stuppy Full Page Ad

We recently had the pleasure of planning and implementing a whole year’s worth of marketing for Stuppy Greenhouse, a Kansas City-based greenhouse and aquaponics system designer and manufacturer who develops solutions for commercial growers and educators across the country.

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Academy Bank Get More Guide Onboarding

Customer turnover is a real worry in the banking world, and, after 90 days, it’s common for many customers to just leave. We didn’t want Academy Bank’s customers to do that, so we thought up some ways to improve their experience and help them get more out of banking. Our first idea was to give out free money, but evidently that wasn’t in budget, so plan B it was.

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KVC Health Systems Annual Reports

A few years back, we helped non-profit KVC Health Systems completely overhaul their branding and websites, an effort which involved a lot of asset creation up front for a vast range of collateral across their different organizations. That same year and every year since they have come to us for help with designing their annual report.

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Christopher Elbow Chocolates Web Ads Display

Everyone in Kansas City knows Christopher Elbow’s Chocolates as the créme de le créme of confections, but the brand wanted to improve traffic to their site through search, so they approached us to see what kind of solutions we could whip up.

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Armed Forces Bank Recruit Onboarding

Armed Forces Bank is a full-service bank that serves military members across the world, the majority of which are new recruits who never walk into a branch and have little experience with handling finances. This and the fact they are gone for 8 to 12 weeks for basic training makes onboarding these customers especially tricky, which is why Armed Forces Bank approached us to help develop an onboarding and financial literacy campaign to turn these recruits into lasting customers who can start their financial lives on the right foot.

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Being funny is serious business

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Easy, Tiger and Andrews McMeel Universal Sarah Cooper's 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

We’ve been hard at work, but how are you supposed to know that if we don’t tell you? There are a couple of projects—funny ones—we’ve been meaning to tell you about for a while now. Today feels like the right day.

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Meet Account Director Adam Ziles

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JLSA Account Director Adam Ziles

Super tall. Super friendly. Super talented. That’s our new account director, Adam Ziles, who has spent the past 15+ years in a variety of creative and business roles, including working partner of a Southern California retail brand and owner of his own creative agency. He knows firsthand the challenges of stretching a marketing budget, connecting with customers, and growing a business. Needless to say, we couldn’t be more excited to have him join the team. Stop by and say hello sometime! Until then, get to know him below.

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We’re a small business in Kansas City that provides marketing services for businesses of all sizes, particularly on the web. Our primary source of business comes from online search and traffic to our website. Likewise, our primary service is digital marketing, helping other businesses to be found and marketed online. READ MORE →

Meet Designer Sara Blankenship

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Sara – Meow Kapow!

The year was 2012 and designer Sara (Duncan) Blankenship was sending her Behance- and BuzzFeed-famous résumé to Kansas City creative agencies. When we saw it and her work, we were so impressed that we looked up the rules on “dibs” to see if it applied to business. It doesn’t, so we went the traditional route and after a few interviews and a Google search to determine what is supposed to go in an employment agreement, Johnny Lightning Strikes Again had our first employee.

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Sleepless in Kansas City

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Kemper-Museum-1

Johnny Lightning Strikes Again opened for business in 2009 and in 6 short years, we’ve had the privilege of guiding the online brands of some truly iconic Kansas City institutions. These are the projects that keep us awake at night because we love our city and don’t want it to have ugly websites. Save those for St. Louis.

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