Communications Strategy Group (CSG) is more than a content marketing and public relations agency.
We help organizations leverage high impact strategic communications and marketing techniques to solve their most difficult challenges and activate growth opportunities. We partner with our clients to gain competitive differentiation, forge new paths in the marketplace, and transform audacious goals into reality.
We combine strategic and creative thinking with a process-driven approach, continuous innovation, influencer relationships, and the purposeful execution of actions that quickly deliver meaningful outcomes.
Whether you’re a small marketing team looking to boost your strategic and execution capabilities across the marketing and communications spectrum or you’re looking for a partner to advance a specific initiative such as media and influencer relations, content marketing, brand communications, or social media and digital engagement, we can help your organization achieve its most important objectives.
CSG strategists work hand-in-hand with our clients to form long lasting relationships that exceed expectations and deliver career defining results. Our strategists combine deep industry expertise, influencer relationships, data driven insights and access to a team of digital specialists and a full-service creative team to deliver communications and marketing strategies that are unique to each of our client’s brand attributes and opportunities. Armed with performance analytics, our strategists refine and perfect the go-to-market approach over time to ensure we are constantly delivering results that matter.
The world is full of talented creators, so what sets apart the gifted writers and skilled designers in our creative and inspiring Studio? It could be their love for art and the written word. Or their passion for authentic storytelling and genuine curiosity in the world around them. But whatever it is, when their talent meets a results-driven strategy, long-term success is never far behind.
We help organizations solve for why, in part, by continually asking ourselves: “What’s next?” The communications and marketing practice is evolving and changing as quickly as many of our clients who are disrupting entire industries. As the pace of change accelerates, CSG’s Innovation Lab is constantly evaluating the rapidly evolving digital communications landscape for the tools, best practices and strategic partnerships that enable us to create meaningful and measurable results for our clients.
Using Content Marketing to Inspire Behavior Change that Saves Lives
Meet consumers at key points in their daily lives with authentic, relatable content that speaks to their most closely-held values.
Content Marketing and Public Relations Inspire Mothers to Seek College Degrees
Address their biggest internal barriers to pursuing higher education — time, money, and confidence — and illuminate a path to achievement.
PR Program Generates Widespread Brand Awareness Resulting in 60% Increase in AUM
Two decades of industry experience inform a content-driven platform that positions an asset manager as a top global thought leader.
CSG has brought world-class clarity and focus to our communications efforts here at New Belgium Brewing over our 10+ year partnership. From new product launches to event support, B2B, and even crisis communications, their team is always ready and more than able to execute at a truly professional level.Bryan Simpson PR Director, New Belgium Brewing
Do you have an agency that gives you a great idea or new perspective every call or meeting? We do — and it’s CSG. With a deep bench of big thinkers that scaffold a strong communications plan effortlessly, they mix traditional approaches with cutting-edge strategies and techniques that take your plan to the next level. Communications framework development and content marketing has been a powerful differentiator.Brenda Andolina Director of Global PR, Fisher-Price and Thomas & Friends
Whether crafting targeted messages on unique issues or building measured responses to critical challenges, the CSG team was instrumental in enhancing the internal and external perceptions of our organization.Jennifer Waller Executive Director, Association for Student Conduct Administration
CSG dove deep into our business quickly to understand our story and how best to tell it best. Based on our desired impact, we saw strong results. For example, we had a press release earlier this year. Our goal was to have the release picked up by 10–15 major publications. We achieved that goal and influential publications wrote entire articles based on their pitch.Megan Young VP, Marketing at Boom Supersonic
Our relationship with CSG is a true partnership. They’ve proven themselves to be consistently proactive, buttoned up and reliable – we know we can trust them to stay on top of everything.Lydia Hattrup VP of Marketing of Buzz Points
The manner in which [the team] reframed our messages and strategies received widespread positive feedback, ultimately helping us advance our restructure. On top of their good quality work, they're very reliable and unafraid to speak their minds.Peter Henrich Chief Development Officer, Investment Manager, CBIS
The leadership and staff at CSG are incredibly savvy, creative and dependable partners. I wouldn't want to work with any other firm to launch a campaign or during a crisis. CSG helped us to strategically tailor and time our messages to influence key decision makers and shape public opinion.Julia Hutchins Former CEO, Colorado HealthOP
Exhibiting marketing and PR expertise, CSG® has been instrumental in helping us position our CEO as a thought leader. The team is knowledgable, responsive, and able to understand our business despite its steep learning curve.Caterina Cazzola Head of Communications, D-Orbit
CSG’s education team quickly becomes an extension of your team and consistently delivers outcomes that have real value and advance key organizational goals.Ron Zwerin Former Director of Marketing Communications at EDUCAUSE
The CSG financial services team has a deep understanding of the financial planner community and professional. They’ve been a fantastic partner in helping us rethink our business model and content strategies.Ron Zwerin CMO of Financial Planning Association
I worked closely with CSG to implement and execute various PR and communication programs. We consistently achieved or exceed established strategic objectives over the 3+ years I was directly involved with CSG. The CSG team's drive and initiative ensured our communications and programs were timely, appropriate and well positioned.Gordon Banks President of Marketing, FirstBank
CSG’s communications expertise is exceptional. However, what is truly impressive is what they bring to the table beyond PR, like strategic partnerships and business development acumen. CSG’s a true partner.Chris Antoline Director of Campus Partnerships, GRIT Digital Health
What impresses me most is that they take personal pride in their work. They get the job done on time and on budget, and they actually care about delivering the best product possible.Brian K. Fawkes Director, Corporate Communications, Holiday Retirement
I appreciate the flexibility and commitment to solutions at CSG. PR plans and strategy change over time, so it’s important to have an agency that adjusts along with those changes to continue delivering results.Matt Kobussen Media Relations Manager of Invesco PowerShares
CSG is truly part of our team, which has allowed us to align our communications efforts to the broader strategic priorities of the firm. This tight partnership has made a tangible difference for Janus.Robin Beery Former Executive Vice President, U.S. Distribution, Janus Henderson Investors
CSG is a trusted extension of our marketing team. Over the six years we’ve worked with them, they have been committed to our success. CSG has deeply invested in understanding not only us as a company, but also what makes us unique in our marketplace.Gabe Krajicek CEO of Kasasa
As a business owner, I have over 100 different partners that make my business function. But I don't have one single partnership that is as satisfying, consistent, and high-quality as the one with CSG. I am grateful every day that they make it so easy and constantly beneficial for me.Karen Hoskins CEO & Owner of Montanya Distillers
The specialized professionals at CSG have deep communications expertise and understand what activities and opportunities will have the greatest impact.Ron Zwerin Executive Vice President, Marketing, Brand & Communications, National MS Society
We partnered with CSG this year as we launched our national event series. CSG secured numerous promotional opportunities with print, radio and TV media, but also created high caliber content that we used for promotion within our own network. CSG is responsive, open to feedback and works hard to ensure that we exceeded our goals.Crystal Blaylock Sr. Manager, Development, National Stroke Association
Doing excellent work that gets results isn’t enough for CSG. They’re smart, genuine people who also treat their client relationships with great care. I’m so fortunate to have them as a partner.Avery Waxman Vice President of External Communications, North America, Navitas
CSG took the time to understand our organization. They continue to remain curious about who we are, what we do and what makes us different. The CSG team is made up of excellent listeners, talented strategists, creative writers and skilled collaborators. CSG has been able to walk us through a brand refresh, helping us to brighten and clarify our language and graphics. Through every step of our engagement, they have aimed to understand our story and support us in telling it in a way that has created renewed excitement for our products and helped us build the foundation for a smarter marketing strategy.Sara Fluskey Director of Marketing & Communications at Nova
The value of their work and their flexibility with the process was excellent, this was a differentiator compared to other consultants we have worked with. CSG really took a proactive approach to understand PCL and our business while at the same time challenging us to approach things differently.Jaime McGavin Manager, Human Resources Programs
Communication Strategy Group surpassed expectations, winning the business coverage in national outlets such as CNN, ABC, NBC and CBS. Not only did they obtain 85 million impressions, but they also met their deadline. They're a knowledgeable partner with strong communication skills.Bryan Hoadley Chief Revenue Officer of Power Breezer
We engaged CSG to help us build our public relations strategy and capability. With their expertise, we grew our placements by more than 500 percent and built a strong media presence.Dave Clauson Vice President Marketing & Communications of Security Benefit
CSG’s education team is our go-to partner for public relations and creative, outside-the-box campaigns.Franklin Hayes Director of Marketing at ProctorU
We are truly happy with CSG and the work they did on our new website. It has garnered positive feedback from end users, and CSG's organized project management and ability to hit deadlines made for a great website development and design experience.Richard Terres Partner & Head of Sales, Spruceview Capital Partners
CSG’s expertise in the payments space was stellar; their professionalism was extraordinary, and their attitude was contagious. As a direct result of their contributions, our program exceeded expected outcomes on every measure. I’d recommend CSG far and wide.Maria Antonelli SVP, Director Corporate Communication, The Bancorp
The specialized professionals at CSG have deep education expertise and understand what activities and opportunities will have the greatest impact.Ron Zwerin Former Director of International Communications and Marketing, The GLOBE Program
We knew we were hiring a top PR firm, but CSG offers so much more. It is the McKinsey of communications firms. Their team helped us define and achieve our most audacious and important goals. Hiring CSG was one of the wisest business decisions I've ever made.Chad Troutwine CEO, Veritas Prep
[The financial services team] secured coverage in notable industry publications and facilitated award wins to spur greater market awareness. The team develops thorough project overviews and methodically executes their responsibilities. Their knowledge leads to a valuable ongoing partnership.Sheryl O’Conor CEO of WealthConductor
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