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Our Elevator Pitch. Your Ride Up To The Top.

Many view marketing as an expense. Yet, done right, it is among the wisest investments a company can make. Want Proof? Over the course of his career, Founder Mark Schneider, and teams, have improved (often dramatically) the results of over 79% of the marketing campaigns they have taken over. Results include work with over one-third of the Fortune 1000 and dozens of SMBs and start-ups around the world. What is CI’s secret sauce?

Good People. Great Ideas. Excellent Results.

The Creative Intelligence Collective is an executive-level communications company that works directly with decision-makers. It features Executive Creative Director iMark Schneider and his long-standing network of “creative” thought leaders: design, PR, video production, research, big data, lead generation, publishing, and more. We also feature a number of cutting edge technologies. Dozens of national case studies available.

“Love your lyrics. You have a way with words young man…”


Singer|Ray Charles

“Saw your work. Glad to have you on board.”


Ad legend|David Ogivly

Services With a Smile

Strategic Creative Direction

Fortune 1000 Knowledge. Your Power. Don’t think you can play in the same marketing sandbox as the big boys.Think again. Discover the strategic secrets, ideation methods, and marketing best practices that founder Mark Schneider used to develop campaigns for over one-third of the Fortune 1000, dozens of SMBs, and many startups around the globe.

Wow-to-Cow Formula?

Want to double or triple your chances of success? Build your marketing foundation with these five essential components:

Wow: Every touchpoint must elicit one response:“Wow, I gotta have that”.

Now: Create a sense of urgency via an irresistible act now offer.

Bow: Name drop and take a bow and show off your “credibility”

How: Present an easy to understand “how to” demo

Cow: Keep milking your relationship, by creating more value and trust.

Next Gen Lead Gen

Mind Boggling Results: Developing high ROI lead gen programs usually takes a lot of hard work, testing and time. You can learn the hard way—through trial and error. Or you can take the easy route—work with Creative Intelligence and gain 20 years of data-driven lead generation know-how… virtually overnight. Experience our experience.

High ROI Short Cut?

B2B & B2C lead generation is a tough competitive business. You need an edge: Creative Intelligence. We deliver two profound difference makers.  Extraordinary, heady experience + Big data-driven lead-gen technologies. Discover the winning combination. Contact Us now.

CMEO Personal Branding:

Your USP Story. LinkedIn Facelift. Elevator Pitch. More… Recently leave corporate? Ready to effectively promote yourself as an in-demand consultant or entrepreneur? Chief ME Officer Personal Branding will help you produce the essential personal branding materials required to become more visible, desirable and referable everywhere on the web.

Personal Branding Essentials

The CMEO Personal Branding  System includes a la carte or bundled services: USP Strategy + Mission Statement + Tagline + Elevator PItch + LinkedIn Profile Facelift + YouTube Channel. More. Get started on your personal branding transformation today. Contact mark@theciagency.com now

Multi-Channel Content Development:

Many can write. Few can persuade.  Content that doesn’t persuade is worthless—even if it’s clever. Yet it dominates the web today. You have a choice. Pay for content, that, at best, may be read. Or, invest in a person whose track record is legendary: Only fraction of writers’ words have sold $billions. Founder iMark Schneider is part of the 1%.

Words That Sell

It takes more than great storytelling. More than clever headlines. More than a smart offer to take a product/service and persuade millions to buy. What does it take?  Contact iMark Schneider mark@theciagency.com,  now.

Storytelling Video • Websites • Microsites • Email • Landing Pages • More

Business Creativity Coaching:

Raise Your Creative IQ. Elevate Your Bottom Line. Stuck and need a BIG IDEA during crunch time? Let’s play Idea Ping Pong. Need a second opinion on a big presentation? Discover Fresh Perspective Power. As your business creativity coach, there are endless ways to effectively work together and boost your creative output when you need it the most.

More Creative. More Profitable.

Over the course of his career, founder iMark Schneider has collaborated with dozens of CEOS, Presidents, CTOs, CMO’s Founders, helping them innovate and elevate their creative and raise their bottom line.

My 5-Star Brand Reputation Marketing:

Capitalize On A 5-Star Reputation:  Welcome to the Reputation Economy, where trust is the primary currency. Today, we all get Googled and over 92% of consumers turn to online reviews to gauge who is most credible. My 5-Star Brand Reputation Marketing and Management will put you in a position to make a 5-Star first impression on Google, Facebook, your website and more.

Win Business Fast

Fact. Having a 4 or 5 Star rating  and many online reviews in all the right places has more “buying impact” than a company’s website, social or even being ranked first in search. In other words, building a 5-Star Reputation Online is: “The fastest way to win business. And the smartest way to protect it against negative reviews. Learn why now.

Creative Intelligence (CI) is an executive marketing communications company. Founder Mark Schneider takes the lead on all projects. When an additional specialist need arises, CI teams with one of its official partners (See below):

  • Love brainstorms. Hate hail storms.
  • Love “We did it”. Hate “I did it”.
  • Love to achieve the perceived impossible. Hate when someone says “It can’t be done”.
  • Love when the chemistry is magical. Hate finger pointing.
  • Love to win. Hate sore losers.

Mark.May2013About Founder iMark Schneider:As a Strategist/Executive Creative Director/Copy & Content Developer, Mark has developed campaigns for over one-third of the Fortune 1000 and dozens of SMBs around the globe. He successfully  launched two national communications divisions: Deutsch Direct & Targetbase Marketing: The first Big Data Communications division in the U.S.

Here’s what others have to say about Mark: Testimonial Summary culled from 27 testimonials from C-Level, Executive Level clients, vendors and partners across the globe.

Mark is one of the most brilliant creative minds around My favorite all time creative director Probably the best content creator alive  •  He helped us intelligently weave together branding and direct components and showed us many tricks of the trade. • A true creative professional who sees opportunities rather than obstacles regardless of the business or the market.”

“Mark doesn’t look for the easy answer, just the best answer. Mark is grounded with  a strong desire to consume insights to customer behavior, including data, and couple it with a grasp of a brand’s competitive advantages as the basis for developing brand positioning and marketing communications • He understands the importance of how data, insight, strategy and measurement can dramatically improve concepts, copy and a client’s bottom line. • His knowledge and success extends across industries, from consumer-packaged goods to insurance, and from media to IBM.”

What he does exceptionally well is understand complex things and break them down into simple things.

Among direct response professionals “in the know,” he’s actually quite famous for his innovative and groundbreaking ideas in TV and video • Mark’s a relentless and dynamic writer that gets the most out each script he writes. He ALWAYS goes the extra mile to please his clients and suppliers. • Plus, he’s been an invaluable resource to me, and others like me, who are evolving along with – and innovating in – all the new emerging data, marketing and media channels.”

“He is a prolific creative and strategic thinker, a collaborator, and a guy who didn’t wear is ego on his sleeve. • I highly recommend his services to anyone interested in developing high quality, cutting edge work with integrity. Mark has been more to me than someone I enjoy working with, he’s someone I enjoy being around.

Creative Intelligence Partners Include: 

Meltzer Media (DRTV) • Referable.com (LinkedIn Lead Generation) • Eighteen04.net (WordPress Design) • KeyVersion (Engagement/Nurturing Technology).

“Your the big idea guy. But it’s my company, so I get the credit.”


TV Provocateur|Donny Deutsch

“You are going to be an advertising superstar.”


Author | James Patterson

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