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For immediate release: September 9, 2019
SSDM Named One of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest
TROY, Mich. -- SSDM, a premier digital marketing agency, is one of Metro Detroit’s 2019 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.
This is the first time the agency has received this honor, which “identifies and recognizes organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment.”
Employees are surveyed by an independent entity to ensure anonymity for their answers to questions regarding communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.
“Like any company that’s growing significantly every year, we realize the importance of listening very carefully to the sentiments of our team members,” says Michael J. Taylor II, SSDM partner and creative director. “We’re always striving to do better and be better, so this means a lot to all of us.”
Earlier this year, SSDM also was named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies, ranked #226 among honorees in the Advertising and Marketing field, and #35 among all Michigan companies on the list.
The Metro Detroit Best and Brightest Awards will be presented at an event at The Henry in Dearborn, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
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Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information about the IMA Best Small Interactive Marketing Agency of the Year, please visit https://ssdm.com.
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For immediate release: August 15, 2019
SSDM Makes the Inc. 5000 List
Troy, MI - SSDM, a nationally recognized, integrated digital marketing agency, has been ranked at 2,344 on Inc. Magazine’s list of Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies.
Companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2015 to 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015, and be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent, as of December 31, 2018.
According to Inc. Magazine, Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp and Zillow all gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
“It’s hard to believe that just eleven short years ago, SSDM was a home-based start-up and today we’re on the Inc. 5000,” says Nick Skislak, SSDM founder and CEO. “I can’t tell you how incredibly proud I am of our team and the amazing work they produce every day.”
SSDM also has won several creative awards in 2019, as well as a Killer Content Award and two Interactive Marketing Awards, including Best Small Interactive Marketing Agency.
Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information about the IMA Best Small Interactive Marketing Agency of the Year, please visit https://ssdm.co.
Troy, Mich., July 20, 2019 – The Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit (MSE Detroit) is seeking nominations for its prestigious Platinum Awards, an award program honoring the outstanding accomplishments of marketing and sales professionals in southeastern Michigan.
Two Platinum Award winners will be honored at the MSE Detroit Evening of Excellence, which will take place on October 23 at The Gem Theatre in Detroit. Nominees do not have to be MSE Detroit members and the nominations can be made for an individual or a team. The nomination deadline is September 15.
“Marketing and sales professionals have a huge impact on the success of their industry,” said Dave Harries, event chairman, MSE Detroit and president of Spartan Marketing Services. “The Platinum Awards competition provides recipients with the opportunity to be acknowledged by their peers, as well as provides a platform to showcase their expertise.”
The Platinum Awards nomination form can be filled out online at http://www.msedetroit.org/Platinum. Nominees will be evaluated by MSE Detroit judges based on how they are helping their companies achieve critical business success by overcoming obstacles, creating new sales and marketing approaches, meeting company goals, impacting a business or industry, exhibiting exemplary teamwork or leadership and delivering significant accomplishments between Jan. 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
Judges, which will be made up of marketing and sales executives and past Platinum participants, will then select finalists based on qualifications, interviews and in-person presentations. The winners will be announced at MSE Detroit’s Evening of Excellence. They will also have the opportunity to present their stories at a future MSE Detroit dinner meeting.
Past Platinum Award winners include individuals or teams from organizations, such as SS Digital Media, DMCVB, Hella, MERA, Dow Automotive, Priority Health, Grede Holdings, SKF, Rehmann, The Pink Fund, and Reliance One.
At the event, MSE Detroit will also honor four Southeast Michigan business leaders with its Trailblazer, Executive Leadership and Lifetime Achievement Awards.
For more information on the MSE Detroit Platinum Award nominations, event sponsorships or advertising opportunities, contact Meeting Coordinators at 248-643-6590 or visit the MSE Detroit website at www.msedetroit.org/2019Celebration
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TROY, Mich -- SSDM, a nationally recognized digital marketing agency, recently won the prestigious Telly Award for video editing, for SSDM’s work for client StoryPoint. The agency designed, shot and edited a stirring video to document the Honor Flight trip of four U.S. military veterans, all residents of the StoryPoint Troy Ohio community.
Honor Flight is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterans with honor and closure. Since May 2005, more than 222,000 veterans have been flown to our nation’s capital to thank them for their service.
Through this homage, Honor Flight coordinates groups of America’s Veterans to travel to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to their service and the sacrifices made by themselves and their friends.
“SSDM is becoming better known for our creative skills and video is key, as it now represents 80% of all content on the internet,” notes Michael J. Taylor II, SSDM partner and creative director. “Our creative staff is producing award-winning work and we’re delighted to have their efforts recognized on an international level.”
Telly Awards annually showcase the best work created within television and across video for all screens.
Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information about the IMA Best Small Interactive Agency of the Year, please visit https://ssdm.com.
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Troy, MI -- SSDM, an award-winning digital marketing agency, is committed to elevating its level of customer satisfaction through the continuing education of its employees. Recently, Dana Knight completed coursework at dpm and is now a Certified Digital Project Manager.
The seven-week course addresses statement-of-work, discovery and timeline development, as well as role definition to successfully formulate high-performing teams to deal with any and all production challenges.
“Our clients rely on us to not only provide strategic consulting, but to deliver campaigns on time and on budget to accomplish their marketing goals,” says Amanda Farley, SSDM partner and operations director.
“Dana already was amazing when she joined us in November of 2018, but she wanted to be sure we were as organized as possible, with hundreds of tasks - including various internal projects - in production at any one time, so she took the initiative to become certified,” says Farley.
Touching literally every job, Knight is a chief scheduler, nudging when a deadline is looming and a ringleader, orchestrating and cheering the SSDM teams each step of the way. “I love seeing projects and teams come together and really enjoy completing an especially complex job with a lot of moving parts. It’s fun putting it all together and making the magic happen.”
Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information about the IMA Best Small Interactive Agency of the Year, please visit https://ssdm.com
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SSDM WINS TWO INTERACTIVE MARKETING AWARDS
INCLUDING BEST SMALL INTERACTIVE MARKETING AGENCY
Troy, Mich -- March 19, 2019 -- SSDM, a nationally recognized digital marketing agency, has
won two out the three awards for which it was shortlisted in the annual Interactive Marketing Awards (IMA) competition. This is the second year in a row that SSDM was a finalist for all three of its submissions.
SSDM was awarded the top honor as the Best Small Interactive Marketing Agency of the Year . In addition, the agency also won for its campaign for Bosch Automotive Service Solutions: OTC in the Best Interactive Marketing - B2B category. The agency also was a finalist for its Bosch Automotive Service Solutions: ADS campaign, again in the Best Interactive Marketing - B2B category.
“It’s a testimony to the consistency and caliber of work that I see from our teams every day,” says Nick Skislak, SSDM CEO and managing partner. “Their commitment to constant excellence is recognized through the trust our clients place in our campaign strategies and execution plans.”
Referring to the national awards, Skislak says, “We’re dedicated to doing what it takes to be the best in the industry and are thrilled to be able to shed an additional spotlight on Detroit, which is at the forefront of the digital movement in so many ways.”
The IMAs were awarded during Pubcon, an annual gathering of consultants, marketers and businesses to learn the latest insights and techniques to revamp and improve online marketing strategies. This year’s event was held earlier this month in Ft. Lauderdale, with featured speaker Carolyn Shelby of ESPN.
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Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information, please visit https://ssdm.com .
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SSDM Wins the Killer Content Award
TROY, Mich. - Feb. 28, 2019 - SSDM (formerly SS Digital Media) has won a Killer Content Award in the category “Agency Partnership,” for its social-media campaign for Bosch US during the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show.
This is the first time the agency has taken home the “Finny,” so named for the distinctive shark-fin logo that defines the award. In 2018, SSDM was a finalist in the category “Measurable ROI” for its extraordinary results for Avian Enterprises, a local developer and producer of non-toxic bird repellent products.
“To be able to support a major event like CES was wonderful,” says Nick Skislak, SSDM CEO and managing partner. “We all work really hard, so it’s great when our efforts are recognized.
“Our relationship with Bosch is truly collaborative, and that’s what this award recognizes. The end-result can be really special when teams are integrated.”
The 2019 awards presentation took place at the annual B2B Marketing Exchange event in Scottsdale, AZ, February 27, 2019.
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Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information, please visit ssdm.com .
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SSDM Moves into New Office Space
Troy, Mich -- SSDM (formerly SS Digital Media) has relocated to a larger suite at 850 Stephenson
Highway to accommodate its growing staff and the need for more conference space.
“In our previous location, we were always on the hunt for rooms with doors so we could brainstorm ideas and discuss strategy,” says Michael J. Taylor II, company partner and creative director. “We literally looked all over town for the better part of a year, to no avail. Then, just as we were bursting at the seams, a perfect suite became available in the next building. Obviously, it was meant to be.”
True to the company’s flat operating structure, the entire team packed and moved over a recent weekend, settled in on Monday and got down to work. The new suite triples the available square footage, has six conference rooms and an open bullpen where the team can collaborate and share ideas and information. A bonus is the top-floor view of surrounding Troy and on a sunny day, the Renaissance Center.
SSDM is now located at 850 Stephenson Highway, Suite 700, Troy Michigan 48083. A ribbon-cutting and open house is tentatively planned for Thursday, April 11, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
Now in its 11th year, SSDM is an award-winning digital marketing and advertising agency in Troy, Michigan, focused on the customer journey. For more information, please visit https://ssdm.co.
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