MP+G is a virtual agency. We specialize in brand strategy and development, strategic marketing planning, key messaging, website creation and redesign, content management, logo and tagline creation, newsletters, community engagement and public relations, marketing materials, email marketing and social media. We are a certified, woman-owned business, targeted vendor for the State of Minnesota, and a Constant Contact Solution Provider.
We partner with top consultants who are experts in their fields to provide creative solutions for your business.
Marketing & Branding
Kate's reputation for creatively solving brand and communications challenges is legendary. Early in her career, the Star Tribune was awarded an Effie for her work leading the Newspaper’s brand campaign. Kate later co-authored “The Brand Manual” for the Newspaper Association of America. As Senior Creative Strategy Manager for Target Corporation, she developed a team of strategy managers responsible for developing the target.com creative initiatives. Kate has played key leadership roles for two interactive design agencies: Ham in the Fridge and Go East.
Since 2012, Yikes Marketing and MP+G Marketing have collaborated to provide brand strategy solutions for clients like Edinburgh USA, Minnesota School Boards Association, and Kaleidoscope Charter Schools.
School PR & Referendums
Jeff, APR, is the “Chief Relationship Builder” with DehlerPR an independent public relations firm that matches communications professionals with clients based on the client’s industry and needs. Jeff has led communications efforts for a top 10 Minnesota school district, a metro-area county, and the state’s first commuter rail line.
Since 2010, DehlerPR and MP+G Marketing have formed a winning partnership on numerous marketing campaigns for school districts including successful referendums for Chatfield, Inver Grove, Little Falls, Pelican Rapids, and St. James.
Kristin Maija Peterson
Grand Ciel Design
Kristin is one of those rare designers who is the whole package – she’s brand savvy, thorough, passionate, and focused on the end result. Her astute marketing sense belies the fact that she is a true artist. Her unique and refreshing take on design is not only thoughtful but full of insight, wit, and a keen attention to detail. She is always ready to tackle something new, is precise with specs for both print and digital projects, and she can write. In short, she is an indispensable partner.
Grand Ciel and MP+G have been making grand campaigns together since 2011 including a successful referendum campaign for Westonka School District, and environmental awareness campaigns for Blue Thumb - Planting for Clean Water, Metro Blooms, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry's Arbor Month campaigns.