• Marketing

    Strategy that’s fresh and full of purpose

We are three talented professionals who have each carved out a niche in one area of communications—strategic marketing, compelling messaging, and impactful design. By intention, we are flexible, offering our clients expertise in one or more of these areas or providing fully integrated marketing services.
Our clients are dedicated community leaders. We help them educate and inspire because our good, creative work shines a light on theirs.

About Us

Ruth GriggsPrincipal, RC Communications
Ruth specializes in marketing and communications strategy. Her comprehensive plans are realistic yet creative and leverage multiple communications channels to get clients’ messages across...

Janice BeetlePrincipal, Beetle Press
Janice is a writer with 30 years of experience as a communications professional. She began her career as a journalist and shifted into public relations in 1998. Janice excels at listening for the stories that will resonate...

Maureen ScanlonPrincipal, Murre Creative
Maureen produces effective, award-winning graphic design across all media, specializing in identity systems, advertising, and print publications. Maureen works through a branding lens, bringing the clients’ images into alignment with their visions and services, always from the viewpoint of their audiences...

Approach

We listen.

Instead of imposing a process on our clients, we give a careful listen to your realities in terms of goals, audiences, and budget parameters. Then we craft a process that fits your specific needs.

We collaborate.

We challenge each other to view every project from each of our lenses. The collective benefit of our individual knowledge, experience, and ideas is comprehensive, quality results. We lead an iterative process informed by our inspirations and your feedback to keep it realistic and effective.

We act.

We are confident and calm, acting meticulously yet efficiently. We know what to do to get the job done. Our fresh, strategic ideas will take your marketing communications to a new level.


Services

Our services help organizations engage with their audiences, build relationships, and raise awareness in a variety of ways. Our work is informed by over 30 years of skill and experience and a thorough process and approach. Read more »

  • Ad Campaigns (On/Offline)
  • Blogs
  • Books
  • Branding
  • Communications Audits
  • Enewsletters
  • Fundraising Campaigns, Messaging
  • Magazines
  • Market Research
  • Print Collateral
  • Public Relations
  • Press Releases
  • Social Media
  • Speeches
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Websites

Blog

Cancer Walk for CDH-2

Community is a Shared Value

Ruth, Maureen, and I often see the world through unique lenses, yet with a common thread. Our shared perspective on community is a great example. We are exceptionally grateful for this Valley and the ways it has supported us—and those around us, from people in business to people in need. [Read more…]

From retreat 2016-2

A Three-Box Approach for Three Creatives

Janice, Maureen, and I had another honest, enlightening, and inspiring retreat last November. This year, our fourth gathering, we settled in at the newly renovated and re-opened Retreat at Norwich Lake in Huntington, Massachusetts, which provided the perfect environment for the meeting, talking, walking, and discovery that we enjoy. [Read more…]

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