Creativity is NOT a Commodity!™
Ok at first glance, you may say we're strange, odd, weird bunch of misfits and rebels? And we'd say thanks for noticing.
We create unforgettable creative work that engages customers for our clients.
If you want to blend in with the media landscape like the "common-camouflage" of others in your industry?
There are plenty of sheep-following egotistical agencies with creative names like "Joe Blow and Associates" that can help you.
If you got the goods, the budget and the courage... We got the Strategic CREATIVE to help your business or brand.
It's simple we.... Listen. Analyze. Disrupt. Engage. Repeat.
Be Different... Get Results! Join the Circus!
HERE'S WHAT WE DO
Strategic Creative Services and Branded Entertainment: Digital - Web, TV - Radio - Print - Direct Mail- Advertising Campaigns, New Product Launch, Shopper Marketing - Retail Environment, Motion Graphics, 3D Animation, Social-Media Marketing, Franchise Marketing - Sports Marketing - Youth Marketing... AND MUCH MORE!!
"Bad Monkey Circus does not create advertising. They create fear, anxiety and above all, courage. The courage to push beyond the comfort zone to that magical place where our brand and product connect to our customers." - Wes H. owner - OHW Burger Joint
"After getting over the initial embarrassment of working with an agency called Bad Monkey Circus, they are very odd but surprisingly professional with work that is strategically strong and gets results!!" - Eric R. - Sales & Marketing Director - National Restaurant Association
"What Bad Monkey Circus brings in terms of a true marketing partnership and unique creative slant more than outweighs any objections of working with a small boutique agency." - Mark G. Sr. Marketing Manager - LA GEAR
Rory W. Bolen
Copywriter • Project Manager • Producer
With 20 plus years of award-winning, strategic, creative experience with mid-to-large ad agencies in Chicago/Phoenix working on both consumer and B2B markets for small-mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 clients including: AOL, ABC News, AT&T, Domino's Pizza, ExxonMobil, Pizza Hut, Playboy, LA Gear, Sears - Craftsman, Home Depot, Ralston Foods, Quaker Oats, Gatorade, Huffington Post, Moviefone, Sporting News, Sunbeam, Disney Cruise Line, etc.
Developed a diverse background with senior-level responsibilities that included: Account - Project - Brand Management, Agency Creative: Art Direction, Copywriting, Developing Branded Content, Directing Video/Broadcast Production, 3D Animation, VFX, Motion Graphics, Viral Marketing-Entertainment, Direct-Mail Campaigns, Product - Brand Naming, Store Branding, New Product - Website Launch, Online-Digital Interactive Web Banners, Sales Promotions, Pre-press Print Supervising, Media Planning/Buying, Trade-Show, Special Event Coordination, Augmented Reality Ads and Social Media Campaign Projects.
Specialty Markets: Youth Marketing (Millennials/Echo Boomers to iGeneration), Sports Marketing and Franchise Restaurant Marketing.
Thinking like a brand is quite different than thinking like a business.
Business sells tangibles. Brands create the intangibles.
Small difference but huge when it comes to understanding the power of a brand.
Gather information. Identify trends.
Learn your wants, needs and goals.
Find the consumer emotional buttons and understand their behavior.
Attain Focus - Info without insight is useless.
Research without comprehension is deadly.
We dig, think, and re-think to find a single-minded big-brand idea.
Grab Attention. We take the big brand idea and apply it to every consumer touch point.
We then build it out, creating simple, intrusive and relevant emotional ideas.
Brand messages built-to-relate that "consumer connectivity" is what is is all about.
We believe in strong consumer relations and financial gain goes hand-in-hand.
Every step of the process has already built in its next step.
Together, all paths lead to the ongoing goals of driving the business forward.
Measure. Monitor. Modify. And do it again... Because the Brand with the Most Friends Wins!
Let's build or re-stage your brand. Give us a call (630) 892-7700
A new start-up duck boat tour business. RB naming and logo
Logo, bottle, label and packaging design. RB - creative direction
Logo design for an ad campaign for Ontario Canada for client SkyPower that helped influence a solar power initiative and win a political election.
A new start-up mortgage company lunched by a logo bank. RB - creative direction
A new start-up video website brand logo.
REBECCA BROWN - Office Manager
DAVID O'LEARY - Principal
RORY W. BOLEN - Creative Director
Aurora (630) 892-7700
Chicago Office (312) 772-4BMC (4262)
332 South Michigan Ave. Suite 1032, Chicago, IL 60604
LA Office (323) 596-1BMC (1262)