Make A Great First Impression
Logos / Logotypes • Letterheads & Stationery • Business Cards • Infographics • Touch-ups / Reformatting
Speak To Customers' Unconscious Desires
Establishing a strong brand means putting forth a positive image, consistently. Whether you're communicating with your friends, followers, clients, or colleagues, you leave a signature on everything you do, as does your business.
On average, it takes approximately seven interactions with a brand before customers will begin to trust it and consider a purchase. This means that every point of engagement between the customer and the business needs to be positive, impressionable, and leave the customer wanting more.
This is where brand design plays an important role: in the form of logos, stationery, graphics for online ads, and much more. Every visual form of communication that comes from your business needs to reflect your business's values and amplify your business's message
Logos & Logotypes
Trust In The Creative Process
Our talented team of designers bring a wide-range of styles which offer a variety of design options for new projects. When it comes to logo design- options, details, and proofing are what allow designs to rise to the top in terms of customer trust and loyalty. You can actually see the effort that was put in to their creation, and often times, they hold a power of their own after they've been made. Not only do logos identify a brand, they can also symbolize cultural movements.
We make the painstaking effort to make sure your final brand image is exactly what you want. Your logo is your business's fingerprint- it should be unique and yours to share with the world.I Need A Logo!
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Finish Your Pitch Strong With A Unique Design
It's not just about the design, but it certainly helps if a unique business card is followed up from an excellent pitch. Recent data suggests that approximately 88% of business cards handed out are thrown out in less than one week. With a custom-made design that was carefully thought out, prospects will be forced, unconsciously, to think harder about your brand and what it can offer them.
Sure, VistaPrint is great in a pinch, but there's nothing special about their designs. Business owners who want to make a deeper impression on their prospects after a meeting should give us a call.I Want One Of These Cards!
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A New Way To Educate Audiences & Share Data
Infographic designs accompanied with an aggressive marketing strategy are still one of today's top inbound marketing strategies online. Users respond best to images and video, and if the design and audience are right, your message has the capacity to go viral. One of our recent client infographics ranked top-5 for a national search on Google. The best part? It only took about a week to do!
Our infographics design approach moves beyond the static whitepaper to allow data to come alive in a fun and engaging way, thus fostering long-term retention in the minds of your readers.I'm Interested, Let's Talk!
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Product, Service, & Event Stationery
Boost Your Pitch & Retention Rates
We specialize in crafting custom stationery designs for office use, as well as for product and service offerings that take place at meetings and events. Examples include program flyers, product demo slicks, office letterhead, and much more. If you've read down this far, you should be coming to realize that we really do it all when it comes to design!
Our favorite projects come from clients who let us build their brand's portfolio assets from the ground up. Through this relationship we are able to pinpoint exactly what it is you're trying to say and how to say it to the outside world. Whether it's producing an impressive flyer for a community meeting, or a program slick for an employee wellness program, we're proud to help you communicate your message attractively and clearly. To us, strong design fosters better business relationships, customer sales, employee retention, and so much more.I Need This For My Business!
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What's Your Story?
Do you speak to customers online or in person? How does your brand's graphic assests compliment your pitch? Are you leveraging your strengths with how your business communicates to customers?
These questions matter! Customers often make split-second decisions as to whether or not they are going to engage with a business, simply on presentation alone. Knowing where your customers are, and how to speak to them visually can make the difference between landing a new client, project, or sale.
Our graphic design services are for business owners who want to tell engaging stories about their products. See the difference yourself by giving your readers an experience instead of static figures and facts.
Generate Massive Leads for Your Business
Local SEO • Organic Search • On-Site Optimization • Social Signals • Targeted Keywords • Google AdWords
What is SEO?
...And How Does It Work?
When you type out a question or some keywords in Google Search, how do you think Google filters the best results for your query? It's no secret that Google uses a complex algorithm for it's Search feature, however, you may notice that certain websites show up a lot more favorably than others do on Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs). This is because Google "favors" these websites moreso than others, and likely chances are, these websites are already optimized for search engines.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a marketing process that takes advantage of specific metrics search engines use to determine how information is listed on SERPs. Websites that show up more consistently and higher on search listings usually have higher SEO scores than websites that are not optimized properly. The ultimate goal for any SEO campaign is to increase brand visibility so the brand can generate more organic traffic, and by association, generate more high-quality leads for the business.
The #1 spot on Google takes 35% of all web traffic in their niche
By having your website read higher on search listings, you can acquire leads that are already looking for you. SEO is a long-term, low risk / high reward marketing strategy, which, on average, not only pays for itself over time but also has the potential to keep working for you long after campaigns are over.
Top 10 In 60 days Formula
Any business owner has likely been cold-called by a number of "SEO Experts". Like most buzzwords in marketing, this catchy title gets thrown around a lot by agencies looking to make a quick buck. In our case, however, every one of our clients that has signed on to our SEO services achieved top 5 rank in their city, state, and even nationwide by by using our 6 Point SEO Strategy below:
Gathers and expresses information in a summary form. By generating and grouping information about your business online, you help search engines find you, determine what you're about, and then share that information with relevant search queries.
Enhances the readability of your website(s) to users and search engine crawlers. It is the active effort of showcasing relevant information about your brand so the most important pieces of content are readily available for viewing and sharing.
Ensures that your website and online assets follow the rules and guidelines of search engine algorithms. This is so your business does not receive penalties and so your users have an ideal web experience. Websites with low penalty counts and high UX scores are rewarded on SERPs.
Shares your website URL on other websites, thereby feeding your website "SEO juice" so your website(s) urls contain high levels of authority. The higher the authority, the more favorable and trustworthy your website becomes.
Acts as a form of quality control so that your brand attracts and retains favorable ratings online. The higher your business is rated, the more favorable your website will show up in SERPs.
Tells search engines "Hey, people are engaging with this brand, which means people like it." By marketing to your niche audience, you drive up engagement metrics on both your website and your social media profiles. The more engagement, the healthier your overall SEO score.
Boost Your Brand's Visibility
Naturally grow your brand's search presence all the way up to the #1 spot, and have customers comes to you! We're happy to work with your budget to build a sustainable marketing solution so your brand grows stronger over time and continues to dominate your competitors. Business owners who are serious about getting found online can expect real results, leads, and positive feedback from customers.
Put us to the test and we'll take out your competition so you can shine!
Contact Us Today For A FREE SEO Audit
Welcome to Straub Creative Company
We are a microbusiness in San Francisco that build online brands from the ground up. We believe that if you have a vision, then design, marketing, and online technology can work together to enable your success and not complicate your life.
Above everything, we value self-empowerment, individual expression, and the freedom to pursue your dreams. Our history of projects reflect these values through our designs, marketing strategies, and ROI's earned for our clients.
When we speak of success, we lead by example. In addition to our own projects, we've proudly helped a number of individuals and small businesses thrive online through our highly collaborative and educational work style. We believe technology is for everyone, and those who have the courage to leverage online tools to their benefit can accomplish anything at any scale.
What Makes Us Special
We're Highly Collaborative
The secret behind technology is how human relationships are leveraged. As our partner or client, you will play an integral part in every decision made, down to the last pixel or drop of ink - your vision drives us forward and we'll do all of the heavy lifting while empowering you to be a informed leader at the same time.
We Know What Works
We've created a series of specialized, project-tested formulas to succeed online in any industry. Whether it's getting thousands of Page Likes on Facebook, increasing your brand's visibility on Google, or making up to 500% ROI in Gross Sales with Shopify, our success models guarantee results you never knew were possible!
We Lead By Example
The benefit in working with us is that we've already done a lot of the work for you; we know what works and what doesn't and we want you to take advantage of our tried-and-true knowledge. We already own pages that have tens and thousands of Likes on them and have insane engagement; we've made $10K in 10 Days with one single product ; we've ranked tons of clients on the front page of Google - our success models breed success.
Let's Start A Conversation
Top search engine results, exceptional designs, and data-driven advertising right to your customers-
it's what we do, and we'll be your biggest fan!
Functional & Modern Web Designs
What Does Your Website Actually Do?
This is the first question we ask our clients. Often times, folks come to us with a big-picture vision of what they want, but don't know how a website fits in to their plan. And that's where we come in.
Our websites are built to support brand identity and large-scale online marketing strategies to boost conversions like sign-ups and sales.
Using a special formula, we combine narrative story-telling and a modern design philosophy to create websites that generate action from your prospects. Best of all, we'll show you how the whole thing works so your not stuck depending on the IT guy.I want a website!
Amazing Brand Graphics & Print Designs
Communicate Effectively With Visuals
Your brand's logo and supporting designs should act as a signature to your brand, amplifying your message with a unified aesthetic, and reinforcing the value you want to share with customers.
Attentiveness down to the last pixel is what destinguishes us from competitors, and even more so, our willingness to share our knowledge with you takes our work to the next level- not only will we get the job done right, we'll show you how we did it!
We encourage business owners who want to take the extra effort in crafting an experience for their customers to consider us for their design needs.Learn More
Breakthrough Advertising & Online Marketing
Find People Who Are Already Looking For You
Don't make the same mistakes millions of marketers make every day. It takes a lot more than handing out flyers and running day-to-day Facebook posts to build and engage an audience. With our data-driven formulas, you could get on the front page of Google for keywords people are already searching for, or build up a Facebook Fan Page of 10,000+ Likes in just under a month!I Want to Get Ranked on Google!
eCommerce on Autopilot
$10K in 10 Days Formula
Within the first month of opening our pilot eStore, we pulled in about $15K in sales on just a couple of key products. The next month, it was $35K- and the trend continued since we began our journey into the fast-paced and exciting world of eCommerce.
Can you really make that much money in a month? For us, we didn't believe it at first, but the answer was yes. Our success all started with having a great mentor to show us the ropes, and he helped us realize later on, that industry leaders make millions a year with just Shopify and Facebook. Why shouldn't you too? Why shouldn't anyone who wants it bad enough?
As we continue to chase down our dream of success, we implore other shop owners to give us a call if their online stores are not profitable, or if they need help setting up your Shopify stores. We have the industry know-how and success record to start making you money within a week's time- we want you to succeed too!Call (415) 360-3440 Now
Lean, Mean, & Heavy-Hitting
Scale Your Business Capacity Quickly and Powerfully
If you're here now reading this, you understand that the future of your business is online.
You understand that cold-calling customers doesn't work, and that just having a Facebook Page or a blog on your website isn't enough to generate the leads and buyers you need for business to be profitable. You have a suspicion that there's more out there for you, and you're not wrong- you've actually come to the right place.
We're inviting you to take advantage of our knowledge.
In our own pursuits for success, we've learned what works and what doesn't. The big secret in the online world is that there is no such thing as scarcity. There are over 7 billion people on the planet, and over 350 million in America alone. Numbers alone should tell you there are already people looking for you and what you have to offer, so there is no reason you shouldn't be successful.
Every single service offered on this website integrates with all of the other services, like a giant spider web.
A well-made design cannot be as effective without generating traffic, and likewise, generating traffic alone isn't as effective with poorly made designs or clear calls to action. Save time, money, and effort by getting everything done right, the first time.
Business owners who are serious about scaling their business have come to the right place, because we really do it all!
Stunning, Custom Tailored Websites
Robust Themes • Responsive Web Design • Cross Platform / Cross Browser Compatibility • Optimized Performance
Build A Tool, Not A Brochure
Many elements make up a strong web design. The best websites you can think of bring together the hybrid of technical and aesthetic excellence.
However, not all websites are created equal, and being able to create clean, adaptable web designs is a must in the today's online-driven economy. It's not just about making a website look good - it's about building a website that move people to take action. Efficient web designs make websites run faster, perform better across variable browsers and platforms, and allows search engines to pinpoint sites more easily. Stronger web designs allows a business to scale it's capacity and increase it's overall ROI.
Our Design Philosophy
We value simplicity and objective-driven results in how websites perform, and proudly serve a wide variety of clientele in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationwide. Using a variety of frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, and Wordpress, we provide clients with beautiful designs that perform exceptionally and integrate seamlessly with aggressive marketing strategies.
A majority of our clients enjoy using the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today. A WordPress website combines the best of design aesthetics, performance and DIY maintenance.
Custom builds are for applications and other frameworks that require out-of-the-box solutions. Clients who choose custom designs value technical performance or have a project they are looking to implement that all-in-one solutions cannot.
SCC is proudly involved with a few open-source web projects that target social initiatives. Recent projects involve mapping children's services in Haiti, as well as live mapping for national disaster cleanup efforts.
Are you looking to start a movement? NationBuilder websites provide a powerful backbone for building websites and applications that need to perform at a massive scale. Perfect for nonprofits, political groups, and national/international brands.
Technical Craftsmanship Meets Narrative Storytelling
Perhaps the one of the largest details left out in the web design world is knowing how to tell stories in a digital medium. The fastest website in the world won't do you a bit of good if it cannot clearly communicate your message effectively or drive users to take action.
With us, you can rest assured that your site will not only showcase a beautiful design, but it will clearly communicate your brand's values and how newcomers can get involved. A website built by Straub Creative Company will deliver power, speed, and will implicitly make sense, providing users with a positive experience and an lasting impression.
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About Straub Creative Company
Competitive, Honest, & Highly Collaborative
Straub Creative Company is the collaboration of high-end independent specialists working together on project-based tasks. Because we emphasize openness and mutual success above all else, we help each other and our clients get what they want using SCRUM and AGILE workflows. These workflows leverage self-empowerment through a highly-collaborative work ethic, and is led by a non-hierarchal power structure so everyone is free to do what they do best.
Our focus areas are built around a variety of specializations, including web and application development, visual and graphic arts, online marketing in a variety of forms, along with lead generation and eCommerce.
Simply put, we work together to build exceptional brands, drive traffic to them, and make money. We’ve perfected a number of formulas through years of industry experience and data-tested experiments, and showcase our results through a list of case studies which are available to read on this website. We invite business owners and other collaborators to join us in our efforts to foster mutual success and grow together.
Meet The Team
Members of our team act as independent contractors on a project-needs basis. Here are a few collaborators you might work with when considering us for your project:
Project Management, Design, & Online Marketing
Business Relations Specialist
Operations & Public Relations
Web & Mobile Applications
Visual & Graphic Design
Projects We Love
Below you'll find a list of projects that excite us and would make a good fit for our services.
Brands Promoting A New Product Or Service
We offer a powerful combination of advertising strategies to get your product or service in front of highly targeted audiences within a short amount of time. You'll learn right away where your customers are, how to communicate with them, and what it takes to make a sale- saving you time and money, and boosting your overall ROI in the long run.
Businesses That Want More Local Visibility
Local SEO is one of our signature services. Every client that has worked with us on boosting their local rankings has taken over the front page of Google for their industry's keywords within an average of 60 days. Have customers coming to you instead of chasing them down yourself!
Online Stores Looking To Boost Sales
Take advantage of a customized needs assessment that addresses all of the weaknesses in your store's design and marketing strategy, and then work with us to improve each item one by one. By the end of our project, you'll be an unstoppable retailer with the knowledge and confidence to run your store like a pro!
Causes Or Movements That Inspire Positive Social Action
Better mobilize your volunteers, convert prospects, and strengthen the reach of your cause. We have an affinity for inspiring movements that really aim to make a difference in people's lives, as members of our team have been involved with nonprofits, NGO's, and community activism for many years. See for yourself the technical and marketing know-how we can bring to your organization!
It's pretty fashionable to say that technology is all about machines, but we've learned that the exact opposite is true. Using technology is a deeply personal experience for everyone, and facilitating it to others requires a lot of support and collaboration. In short, technology is really about building human relationships. For this reason, our business is all about the quality of projects we work on, rather than quantity.
Working with us means you will become a more knowledgable and capable business owner
We'll take care of all of the heavy lifting, but will guide you every step of the way on what you need to know to be tech-savy and in control of your business in an online-driven world.I'm In, Let's Go!