The smart choice.

Creative solutions for small businesses.

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We go out on a limb for you.

Or in a kayak. On Lake Superior. In the middle of November.

who is smartcreative?

An Agile Creative Agency in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Welcome to SmartCreative, a robust, full-service Creative Agency located in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. Coupling old-school business smarts with rich creative talent, we offer a fresh alternative for your creative needs by putting your bottom dollar ahead of ours. Have a product? Offer a unique service? We dive in and get to know you, your business, and what makes it tick. Then, we hustle. We proudly partner with a wide range of brands all over the U.S., from bootstrapped startups to high-tech engineering firms.

Why Choose Us

Branding
Marketing
Design
Development

Branding

Branding is not features and benefits. The brand is the heart—intangible but vital. It’s how you talk about about what you do, how your customers talk about what you do, and how you show what you do. It’s powerful messaging and thoughtful design. How does your brand make people feel?

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“...the feedback we get from our customers is a constant reminder of the quality of his work.”

Marketing

Launching a new product? Building awareness in new markets? Staking out a strong competitive position? Deepening customer loyalty? SmartCreative has the expertise you seek. We work fluidly across industries and marketing channels, creating the best, most effective marketing communications that achieve results.

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"That resulted in a passionate commitment to the success of our business."

Design

Powerful visual design can impact your business. Great design captures attention and holds interest. It changes minds and encourages action. It explains, clarifies and simplifies. It provides continuity, cohesion and order. Great design endures.

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"... they made it surprisingly easy and we had a lot of fun."

Development

These days your web presence is the center of a complete marketing effort - we make sure it reflects your brand standards and is easy to use. SmartCreative's web design and development department offers the latest in website design strategies and compliant web development that meets current web standards.

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"The attention to detail you get when working with him is second to none."
What sets us apart?

big or small, we deliver on time and on budget.

Without bogging business owners down with multiple departments and contacts, SmartCreative delivers projects—simple to complex—on time and on budget. We set realistic timelines, maintain open and consistent communication, and always ask more questions than we probably need to (hey, we’re curious!). Simply put, we turn creative ideas backed by marketing-thinking into real results for you.

Are we a good fit?