Zen Mountain Monastery

ZMM is one of the preeminent Buddhist monasteries in the United States. Located in the Catskill Mountains, ZMM and it's urban affiliate -- Zen Center of NYC -- have been offering a path to Zen to thousands of practitioners since opening in 1980.

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Barry Price Architecture

Barry Price is an architect known for his Passive House designs. He has a deep understanding of the environment and the symbiotic relationship between structure and site. His beautiful residences and commercial buildings throughout the Hudson Valley and in New York City have won many awards.

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Elegant Too

Elegant Too is an American record production and composer team based in New York City, consisting of the duo Chris Maxwell and Phil Hernandez. They are best know for their composer work on the FOX hit series 'Bob's Burgers.’

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Brownstone Tutors

Brownstone Tutors is New York City’s premier source for test prep and academic coaching. For more than a decade, they’ve been training students for admission to highly competitive colleges, top-tier independent schools and magnet public high schools.

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J. Press

J. Press is a traditional men's clothier, revered in the fashion world for its adherence to classic preppy style. In 2013, they hired us as a consultant to help re-imagine, rebrand, and redesign the direct email program for the brand and its younger off-shoot, York Street.

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Natalie Merchant

Natalie Merchant is a singer, songwriter and multi-platinum recording artist whose critically-acclaimed career has covered more than three decades. When Nonesuch Records announced the release of a career-spanning 10 CD box set in 2017, Natalie and her team tapped us for the ambitious rebuild of their website.

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Triton City Entertainment

TCE is a startup digital content platform that uses concept art to bring to life the original sci-fi/fantasy and animation stories they create. Founded by History Channel veteran Dirk Hoogstra and renown illustrator Anthony Macbain of Rockstar Games, TCE is pursuing opportunities to partner with major studios, producers and directors to turn our stories into TV and feature film franchises. 

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Krause's Chocolates

We worked with the venerated Hudson Valley Chocolate Store on a full brand overhaul for the digital sphere. We built them a fully responsive, customized e-commerce website on the Shopify platform. In addition, we updated and re-focused their social media channels as well as their direct marketing programs. We've continued to advise and manage their marketing efforts. Online sales growth during our tenure has been remarkable.

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Woodstock Vitamins

Woodstock Vitamins is a new breed of vitamin store founded by a pharmacist who was frustrated with the natural products industry. Neal Smoller was interested in taking what he had learned running multiple holistic-oriented pharmacies in the region and expanding it to an online brand.  We worked closely with Neal and his team in finding a brand voice and then creating dynamic, sticky content around that.

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Daniel Magariel

Daniel Magariel is an author and writer from Kansas City. His debut novel, One of the Boys, published by Simon & Shuster, is a story about two young brothers contending with the love they have for their abusive father. It has received rave reviews across the globe, including a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and an Amazon Best Book of 2017.

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Che Spiotta

Che Spiotta is a 12 year old chef and star of Season 7 of Master Chef Junior on Fox. His passion for cooking and life is absolutely contagious. We worked with world-renowned photographer Nigel Barker in creating a online brand for Che that was fresh, fun and exciting.

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Solar Generation

Locally-owned and globally-conscious, Solar Generation is on the frontline of the Green Revolution. Over the past 10 years, they have gained a reputation as the top installer of quality solar electric systems in the Hudson Valley, and for their goodwill projects around the world.

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radio UNLEASHED

radio UNLEASHED with host Dave Leonard is a free-form music radio show that has been serving up the best in new independent rock music for over 20 years. Syndicated nationally on over 25 stations, radio UNLEASHED has earned a, uh, rabid following for Dave's weekly picks. 

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Resourceful Consultants

Barbara Reich and her team of Resourceful Consultants have been helping Manhattan's most discerning homes declutter and get organized for 20 years. Along the way, Barbara has written a successful book (Secrets of an Organized Mom), appeared on numerous TV shows (TodayGood Morning America), and offered her organizational expertise to just about every major publication in the country. 

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Erica Keswin

Since we began working with Erica, her reach has grown exponentially, including a Twitter following has gone from 100 to 12,000 and climbing. We also crafted a keynote presentation entitled "Bring Your Human to Work" that has won new business from clients ranging from Starbucks to JetBlue to Microsoft. And she has recently signed a book deal with McGraw Hill. Look for Bring Your Human to Work to be published by McGraw Hill in the Fall of 2018.

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Woodstock Day School

Set on a beautiful 40-acre campus in New York’s pristine Hudson Valley, Woodstock Day School is a progressive independent school providing socially and environmentally mindful educations for students from Nursery School through Grade 12 since 1973.

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J&R

JR.com, a top 25 electronics e-commerce site, was the online arm of J&R Music and Computer World, a 43 year old privately-owned NYC retailer specializing in electronics, computers and music. Steve was Creative Director there as well as running their Social Media team.

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