Serving Happy Clients Since 2008
We are the perfect starting point for a new business who wants to launch right the first time. And, we are the go to marketing upgrade for an existing small business ready to step up their marketing game. Either way, we’ll dig into what makes your business so fantastic and deliver ideas, visuals and tactics that juice up your leads, bookings, sales, and services.
Most importantly, we’re here to help you succeed. Many of our clients are highly successful income generators working with a lean staff. They consider us part of their marketing team and utilize us in a broad range of capacities. We can design, launch, and manage your website. We can help generate content like video, photography, and blog posts. We can help with idea generation and execution of promotions, ads, and placement.
We believe you’ll get the best from a digital agency if they know your ins and outs. Monarkk was built on the philosophy that personal relationships matter. Getting to truly know your business matters. You’ll work with us directly. No outsourcing. And, we ultimately promise to not only help your business grow, but have fun doing it!
Art Director / Strategist
Angie Hughes is a design creative and digital marketing strategist with over 25 years of marketing communications experience.
Prior to launching Monarkk, Angie managed internal communications for an international technology company. She also served as Director of Communications for a 4,500+ member non-profit.
Angie’s enviable talents include extensive experience in designing for print, web, advertising, email marketing campaigns, and social media.
The Small Business Administration and SCORE have relied on Angie to provide training and presentations on interactive marketing and social media to business owners, SCORE counselors, and the SCORE Minnesota leadership team. Angie also guest presented on the topic of marketing your business for the graduate program of Saint Mary’s University in Minneapolis.
Angie is a member of the Tierra Verde Business Partnership and Social Media Marketing Society. She is a Certified Google Ads Professional and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with marketing emphasis from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Web Designer / Graphic Designer
Jordyn brings a fresh perspective to design projects and keeps them on track. You ask, Jordyn delivers, always on time. She’s a triple threat with web, graphic, and drawing skills and is easily motivated by donuts!
Jordyn got an early start in drawing and painting as a young student where she learned the fundamentals of design from an Atelier trained artist. She studied Graphic Design and Interactive Media at Perpich Arts High School in Minneapolis and the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She has a BA in Design & Media Arts degree from Southern New Hampshire University.
Creative Media / Content Marketer
At her core a story teller, Mikayla has the ability to make everyone at ease on the other end of camera while creating video and photography that inspires action. Looking for measurable ways to grow certain segments of your business? Monarkk relies on Mikayla’s analytics strengths to deliver content with a higher return on investment. Whether it’s search engine optimization, content creation, or social media; she’s our in-house creative media and content marketer.
Mikayla brings a balance of experience as a small business owner/freelance photographer and a B2B Marketing Specialist. She studied Photography, Video Production, and Sports Marketing and graduated with a BA in Digital Photography from Southern New Hampshire University. Mikayla pre-launched her career in roles of social media and corporate video/photography intern for Tampa Bay Rowdies, Magellan Health, and USA Triathlon.
You can find her in her spare time behind her 35mm camera or shopping vinyl records.
“Very rare to find a company so invested in their customers. Monarkk is a critical support arm for our business and so grateful for their expertise and leadership where our Brand awareness and marketing is concerned. Great partnership with the Monarkk team!”
“I have worked with Angie for 7 years and I would never trust anyone else. She and her team are incredibly easy to work with, they figure out your goals and then make them happen. They all stay on top of their work for you and keep it current. Angie and I entered into a larger project than I had ever done, but I was confident in Angie’s abilities and talents to deliver, the end result was that my business started growing and now monthly, weekly even I am benefiting from Angie’s talent (and patience). There is not enough space here for me to adequately tell you how lucky I am that I found Angie and her team, but suffice it to say you should take the opportunity to work with her, you will certainly be glad that you did.”
“Working with Monarkk for the past few years has been so much fun and rewarding! The team is super creative, timely and affordable. As our business evolved (from training to products) it was time to step up our digital marketing game to compete – so we left it to the experts, Angie and her team. As a result of their work, we are experiencing significant growth and sales in our space and people tell me they see our business presence everywhere…on LinkedIn, on Google etc… Monarkk helps us with Google advertising, blog writing, and e-newsletter campaigns. Our customers often comment our website is the best of all my competitors, easy to navigate, informational – it’s a full website geared to the right audience. I literally do not have to worry about marketing. I’m confident Monarkk is invested in our success and doing what they need to do to make us successful. They have become part of our company. A great partnership!”
“Our business has never grown so fast thanks to everything this amazing company does for us!!”
“I am not tech savvy nor creative but I know exactly how I wanted my business to be displayed. After a few short sessions with the team at Monarkk they were able to design the content I wanted and implement the web/email platform I needed. Professional, detailed and responsive. I highly recommend them to any business.”
“Angie is wonderful to work with very knowledgeable in many aspects of marketing. Her expertise has helped my business become noticed on the web and increased revenue. Really enjoy working with her!”
“Angie has been amazing to work with, we love our website, she has been a huge help for all of our advertising and google needs and I would recommend her to anyone!”
“Monarkk produced the website for the Friends of the Pinellas Trail organization. They were a pleasure to work with and very responsive to our questions and concerns. The website has gotten compliments from users around the country. They even showed me how to some of the maintenance myself. We’re very glad to be working with them!”
“Working with Angie has been such a great experience. I had a lot on my plate as I developed a children’s clothing product and it was such a relief to know the very important piece of building a website and e-commerce store was in her very capable hands. Her knowledge and creativity are impressive and I continue to rely on her expertise as my business grows!”
“Working with Monarkk for web design and branding materials was a great experience! Angie and her team did an amazing job guiding me through the process. They took time to learn about my small architecture firm and our unique capabilities. And they really helped me sort out the best way to present my company. The result was a custom website and image that is just right for us. I am extremely happy to be working with Monarkk. They’ll be the go-to team for all of our future web & creative services.”
“I reached out to Monarkk to design a logo for my new business, South Metro Dog Training, Inc. I met via zoom with Angie & Jordyn. I was impressed with their vast knowledge and experience. They were upfront and transparent about price and time it would take to complete the job. I will definitely use them in the future if I need other designs done.”
“It’s always a pleasure to work with Ms. Angie Hughes at Monarkk. We’ve worked together for the past 9 years. Angie offers a full range of design, branding and marketing services from logos, product labels, promos, cards, to websites and more. Working with Monarkk, you’ll feel confident that you have an ongoing partner who genuinely listens to your business needs and goals at every step of the way from the initial launch of your business and through its various stages of growth. Angie consistently delivers multiple options within a cohesive branding strategy. She is gifted with a unique talent for creating beautiful graphic designs at the foundation of successful marketing campaigns. I choose to continue to work with Angie at Monarkk because of the personal business relationship we’ve developed over the years – she understands my business and my goals, and I trust that she’ll be a genuine partner in producing awesome work of heart and beauty within a clear, consistent and effective branding and marketing framework. Genuine relationships built on trust, respect and admiration for someone’s work are everything in longterm business success, and Angie at Monarkk is simply the best.”
“Working with Angie at Monarkk was a breeze! She made my site so simple to navigate and update that even a non-tech person like me can manage it with ease. She worked closely with me on the design to ensure that I was happy with the look and feel of the site and I am blown away with the final product, I absolutely love it and I have had non-stop compliments as a result. Having a New site that I can be proud to share has lead to many new clients and increased revenue and I would not hesitate to work with her again.”
“We’ve had a great experience working with Monarkk. Price was right, quality was great, and they have been very timely and responsive as our website and support needs have evolved over time.”
“SCORE Minneapolis has used the services of Monarkk for creating and maintaining our brand image. We have found Angie to be very responsive in offering new and fresh ideas that have greatly improved our marketplace image. She has shown great patience and understanding in working with a non-profit organization managed by volunteers.”