Essent serves start-ups, outliers, corporates, and ventures changing the world in positive and heroic ways.
We create and advise on branding, website development, content marketing, copy, messaging, social media, naming, packaging, identity, and design.
Sparking conversations, nurturing leads, calling to action, and converting customers. Supporting growth and sustainability. Communicating the heart of what your business is.
Laurie Clemans, CEO, president, and brand catalyst, began her professional career at McCann Erikson, followed by Clemans & Partners, and watershed entrepreneurial ventures.
Through Essent, Ms. Clemans and team work with global brands, growing companies, business owners, leaders, social entrepreneurs, non-profits, disruptors, mystics, and visionaries.
“With reverence and empathy for all life, I am devoted to helping caring, industrious, and creative people launch, build, and reinvent their businesses with personal meaning, insight, and open hearts. This is my purpose."
For an artisanal alcoholic beverage company, we developed original positioning, messaging, naming, branding, identity, go-to-market strategy, design, content, copy, PR, and launch site. Plus, packaging design for their apple brandy, hard ciders, limoncello, and orangecello. Continuing to support expansion and distribution efforts.
For a global cleantech expert in operational intelligence,we developed a massive 130+ page enterprise website, including demand generation/Marketo strategy, and original UX/UI, branding, messaging platform, microsite integration, personas, content, copywriting, design, and Web CMS implementation development.
DRIP LINE OAKLAND
For a neighborhood industrial West Oakland craft coffee shop and café, we developed original messaging, positioning, and launch PR. Magic happened. Word spread across food blogs, traditional media, social media, and digital magazines. One year later, they’re serving up to 300 people on weekends and jammed on weekdays.
For a virtuous, disruptive moving-classroom non-profit taking middle and high school students along the path of the Modern Civil Rights Movement, we are in the process of creating Sojourn Project's website UX, content strategy, and copy, plus all-important donor outreach strategies and calls to action. Immersing ourselves in program curriculum, interviewing stakeholders, researching primary source material and online archives, viewing Selma, I am Not Your Negro, and 13th... #gettingwoke in the process.