Why work with us?

If you believe in uncompromising quality from first touch to customer acquisition, Marketing EQ is the best choice to help you gain market share. We are the number one choice for clients who seek sustainable results with every action building on the last to create long-term gain.

What does Marketing EQ mean?

In retail, the term Market Equilibrium means supply is in equal proportion to demand so there is neither loss nor waste of products. Marketing Equilibrium (EQ) means your investment will yield the maximize results with the most efficient spend. 

EQ Owner, Julie Gorham has devoted her career to helping organizations identify and remove the barriers to success, including marketing education, and forging new and sustainable paths to improved customer acquisition. Marketing education and process transparency are at the core of what we do, so business owners have confidence in their marketing practices and investment. She has partnered with experts who work together with her to materialize the most obscure and complex ideas into extraordinary bodies of work.

How we work

  • Your interest is at the forefront of everything we do.
  • A plan for implementation will be established based on your resources and time.
  • Research is foundational to everything we do, and necessary for a 360 degree view of your business, opportunity and constraints.
  • We identify gaps in written or visual communication that disconnect you from your audiences, cost money and lose customers.
  • Expect lot of questions and discover how the answers bridge the gaps.

After working with us, many of our clients report seeing their business in a new light. We are defenders of best practices, curators of smart solutions, and avid audience builders. We authentically and transparently create marketing in balance.

Your needs? Our abilities!

  • Choose consulting for strategic communications
  • Develop your content infrastructure with a highly organized, professional content team
  • Access an expert creative and design team for every graphics project, small or large. We can move quickly for fast-turn projects too
  • Get smart organic solutions including SEO, inbound marketing and social to support your conversion strategy to make a lasting footprint on the web
  • Gain access to an enterprise level digital ad platform
  • Utilize expert design-to-print services with access to local and global manufactures
  • Turn-key event development, planning and design services.

Who we are

We are experts who delight in solving puzzles. We possess a keen ability to create new opportunities and are never intimidated by constraints.
As your marketing needs grow, so will our resources to assist you. Technology and talent make us nimble, and we delight in creating sustainable solutions for long-term growth. Key team members include:

Julie Gorham
Julie GorhamMarketing Architect
Julie is the founder of Marketing EQ. She started her career in 1988 and developed the first 24-hour real estate TV channel in the US with KBL-Com. As a national account manager in TV, she worked with ad agencies developing plans with high efficiencies. She is the senior project manager, strategist and creative director for Marketing EQ. She works on the front lines with clients and develops strategic communication through research and planning.
Lee Hallet
Lee HalletSenior Branding Specialist
Lee has worked closely with Julie since 2010 to delight customers of every type with branding, logo design, print media, and website design. He understands the psychology of color and design to create maximum impact without distraction. His creativity is off the charts, and he often rapidly translates ideas to stunning visuals. He understands how to translate designs into user experience (UX) for customer engagement
Kristin Kodenski
Kristin KodenskiSenior Graphic Designer & Ad Specialties
Kristin is an expert graphic designer and graphics lead with extensive print and digital experience. She blends an artistic eye with a strategic sensibility and takes on complex projects with ease. Whether you need a complete training manual, signage, business cards, digital and HTML ads, or infographics, she manages all projects with efficiency and care.

By the numbers

Design & Creativity
Marketing strategies


Social media accelerated
Content, ad copy, social and blog
Videos & TV Commercials Created & Directed
Public relation engagements
Marketing consults
Happy clients

Our top services

Web Design & Development

Web design & development

Your online goals are achievable with a thoughtfully planned website. A robust strategy, content that matters and a design that’s memorable – done!

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Creative & Design Services

Branding and logo design

Fine-tuning your business’ brand is a game changer that can lead to greater ROI for every marketing investment you make thereafter.

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Customer Engagement

Search engine optimization (SEO)

Outrank your competition and be seen by more qualified potential clients, customers, and leads without having to pay per click.

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Inbound Marketing

Inbound marketing

Blogging? Social media? Focus on your core work and enjoy the bounty of a sustainable online presence. Great inbound services create the largest online footprint.

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Wordpress Security

Website care and security

Keep hackers from breaking in, stealing your data and destroying your website. Get a mighty hosting, maintenance, and security package. Protect your clients, your reputation and your business.

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Traditional & Digital Advertising


Are you certain your advertising plan delivers the right efficiency to maximize your investment? Mix it up with online and offline. We build smart and relevant plans for every size.

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Creative & Design Services

Creative & Design Services

Whether you need a simple ad or complex company catalogs and digital designs, Marketing EQ graphic designers are experts.

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Customer Engagement

Customer Engagement

Once we get a visitor to your site, we’re standing by to answer their questions and remove the obstacles to their becoming your customer or client.

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