We’re Pittsburgh Strong

BrandMill is a marketing consulting and coaching firm that builds strong brands because we’re Pittsburgh strong. Like our hometown, the word that defines us is strength. Our team leaders have excelled for 30+ years despite radical changes in the marketing industry, economy, communications and technologies. Our people are made from tough stuff. We don’t cut corners and we don’t take shortcuts. We work smart, hard and fast to help brands build, retain and win-back business. Our principled core values are honesty, integrity, decency, loyalty, dedication, servant leadership and keeping promises.

Our Marketing Expertise and Experience

As brand marketing communications professionals with over 30 years experience, we have been involved with a wide variety of companies that manufacture and sell to business to business and consumer markets such as: Fortune 50 Companies, Small businesses, Non-profits and Start-up ventures.
In addition, we have experience and expertise in the following industries:Amusement Parks, Automotive, Entertainment, Financial Services, Food and beverages, Healthcare, High-tech/software, Media, Non-profits, Packaged Foods, Restaurants & Hospitality (fast food, fast/casual dining, hotel, banquet), and Telecommunications (Wireless, Landline).

Some of the brands we work for and had the privilege to work for include:Allegheny Energy Solutions, Argosy University, Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, Cadillac,EDMC,Ford Motor Company, Gateway Clipper Fleet, General Motors, Idlewild & SoakZone, Iron City Beer, Kennywood Park, In the Locker Room Radio Show with Tunch and Wolf, MARC Advertising, McDonald’s Corporation, Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, Vocelli Pizza/Pizza Outlet, Sprint, Sprint PCS, The Club, The Priory Hospitality Group and TrueClose.

Our Marketing Team, Network and Services

The BrandMill team has a comprehensive set of experiences and skills and has completed work in numerous industries and functional areas such as: Advertising, Branding, Internet Marketing, Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Sales Promotion, Seminars & Workshops, Social Media Marketing and Strategic Marketing Consulting.

Our marketing network that offers expert assistance in satisfying a firm’s key branding building needs through four primary systematic services:

  1. Strategic marketing planning and ongoing consulting (retainer, fee-based).
  2. Act as an in-house MarCom or Ad Agency firm or complementary marketing consultant responsible for the overall MarCom plan development (Advertising, Marketing Public Relations, Social Media, Film/Video), production and media planning and placement production (retainer, fee, project based).
  3. Act as an outside marketing or Ad Agency (see tasks in #2 – retainer, fee, project based.
  4. Marketing coaching, seminars and training workshops (fee based).

We combine traditional advertising formats with new media technology to deliver innovative and high impact brand and sales building ideas for our clients. Your team will be staffed with an experienced group of “Brandtailers” – marketing communications pros that think like brands, but act like retailers. Everything we create for you is done so with one goal in mind: to profitably build long-term brand equity and increase sales.

To accomplish this task, we have assembled a virtual team of uniquely talented individuals and agencies. Our unique, flat organizational structure eliminates the slow, political bureaucracy and high non-revenue producing overhead found in typical agencies and ensures that the right team of talent is working on your business.

If business as usual is not building your business, let us share our strength to build your brand. We promise to give you our all.

Contact Managing Partner Stephen Wayhart at 412.401.0555 for more information.