Anchor’s creative team has earned national awards for design, web development, writing and more.
More importantly, we have a history of powerful, effective messages that break the mold without breaking the bank. We succeed where others fail because we see opportunities where others see obstructions.
EdgeHalt® Adjustable Safety Gate Web Video
Anchor helped PS Safety Access™ to launch its new EdgeHalt® Adjustable Safety Gate by creating a video that is full of energy and motion while staying true to the client’s well-known brand identity.
Confessions Of A CFO
Our client wanted to make an impression, and this unique video was perfect for social media.
LSI PLC-5 Social Media Campaign
This campaign – which ran on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook – captures the spirit of the 1980s in a way that prompts the target audience to consider the age of their mission-critical automation control systems. It’s humorous and effective at the same time.
PS Public Protection™ Launch
Our client needed to roll out an entire new line of products – fast. We created a new website, new collateral materials, new art assets, digital ads, a pay-per-click campaign and a PR push in a matter of weeks. Mission accomplished.
Cummings Ag Website
This project is proof that developing an effective, engaging website doesn’t need to be difficult. Create the right content, build with the end user in mind and everything comes together.
LSI Success Story Campaigns
When the client completes a successful job, Anchor writes a success story for the website, then leverages this text for related content, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn posts, email blasts and more.
United Valley Bank YouTube / TV
How do you stand out on TV and YouTube without the pressure of constantly making new videos? You hit the sweet spot of visual interest and strategic branding. These “Growing Season” spots for United Valley Bank did just that.
Logical Systems, Inc.
Anchor developed a new website that balanced LSI’s need for technical language and imagery with a strong sense of branding and storytelling. This site very much reflects who LSI is as a company, while giving their customers and prospects plenty of valuable information to consider.
Ideal Aerosmith needed a memorable new look, fresh content and an edge in the race for search engine supremacy. Their new website was designed to spotlight the client’s ability to develop reliable testing solutions under unique circumstances. The site was also an upgrade from an SEO / SEM standpoint, with a focus on fresh content and well-thought-out keywords.
PS Indsutries Multisite
PS Industries not only needed a new website, they needed to refocus their branding as well. As a result, we helped them to create four uniquely targeted, brand-specific websites that were mobile ready, graphically powerful and user-friendly. Both information and e-commerce are presented in a way that helps users get exactly what they came for.
Bugs N’ Berries Packaging
We helped our client to show off an innovative new product while simultaneously leveraging the Wild Delight brand’s hallmark packaging elements. This package won an American Graphic Design Award.
SAPC Fake Facts Campaign
Anchor helped a local non-profit raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse via YouTube pre-roll ads.
DD Commodities Social Media Content
Anchor manages social media platforms for all three of DD Commodities national brands: 3D, Wild Delight and Better Bird. We engage users, provide important conservation information and promote products in fun and interesting ways.
IAC Supply Solutions Website
Our client needed to tie together several disparate platforms into an attractive online package, and Anchor is helping with design and development on the front end.
First United Bank Animated TV
This long-term client has been using an award-winning creative treatment in its print materials for several years and needed to implement it into its television presence as well. Though the print ads used photography, this TV commercial called for animation, and the result is an eye-catching spot that builds on the campaign’s equity while still making a fresh statement to viewers.
Diversity And Integration Of Christian Education is a non-profit client in Memphis, TN. Anchor helped them to brand their organization with a memorable logo and a colorful website that really shows off their focus on helping youth.
DSG – Dakota Supply Group
Direct mail is far from dead, especially when you make your customers laugh. This postcard for DSG was a hit for all the right reasons.
Valley Bone And Joint Clinic Social / Native Content
We help this client stay connected to the community through informative native media articles and related social media posts.
First United Bank “Moving You First” Newspaper
Part of First United Bank’s overall “You First” campaign, this ad provides a refreshingly modern take on the mortgage loan promotion. It fits with the campaign’s other themes while delivering a unique message of its own.
PS Doors – Slidewise
Anchor helped the folks at PS DOORS introduce their innovative new product – the Slidewise Roof Hatch – to the world with a combination of branding, print and digital tactics.
This client needed their fresh new web site to make a big impression, so Anchor employed innovative design technology, WordPress and dramatic imagery to make it happen.
IAC Storefront Brochure
Our client needed collateral material that effectively showed off the benefits of its updated website to current and new users.
First United Bank
Skilled Photoshop work made a huge impression with this billboard, emphasizing that the client makes decisions right here at home.
SafeMezz360 by PS Industries
This OSHA and ANSI compliant fall protection product keeps personnel safe during the important but potentially hazardous job of …
North Star Manor
To help introduce North Star Manor to Northwest Minnesota, Anchor kept a keen focus on the target audience by utilizing emotionally charged copy and an easy-to-navigate design.
Ideal Aerosmith – Trip Guardian
Logo design for a global engineer and manufacturer of motion sensing testing equipment.
Circle of Friends Humane Society
Non-profit agencies pose unique challenges, but our developers studied the situation, researched solutions and put together a website that the client is proud of.
We created a custom WordPress multisite solution for a company with two separate, but related, business ventures – Northridge Construction and Northridge Hospitality Management. The sites feature large image areas, showcasing the company’s beautiful aerial photography and video while clearly communicating the business’s customer-focused positioning.
When Nodak Electric Cooperative’s website became outdated both visually and functionally, we took their redesigned site’s user experience to a whole new level. The site is now fully responsive and even ADA-accessible.
PS Flood Barriers. Solutions that Hold Water.
A short video created to introduce potential customers to the PS Flood Barriers brand, tying it to both products and the company’s important certifications.
Armstrong Bird Food
Armstrong is one of Canada’s leading producers of wild bird and small animal foods. They worked with Anchor to freshen up their overall brand, including a new logo for the company itself.
New product logo design for original equipment manufacturer in Stephen, Minnesota.
Logo design and development of a new positioning statement for a landscape architect in northwest Minnesota.
Dakota Supply Group
This large, complicated company needed a powerful, easy-to-use website. Mission accomplished, thanks to a sleek design, an efficient content collaboration process and the always amazing flexibility of WordPress.
Anchor helped to launch a unique pharmacy in Grand Forks that gives part of its proceeds to a good cause. A bus wrap and a billboard set the tone.
Devotion Pet Food
When Armstrong Bird Food decided to launch a new line of products for small animals (hamsters, rabbits, etc.) via Canada’s largest retail chain, they called on the branding and packaging experts at Anchor.
Logo design for a regional development corporation in Bemidji, Minnesota.
“No Thanks, I’m Good” Campaign
Anchor was approached by an organization that needed help branding and executing a campaign that gave middle schoolers a casual way to say “no” to underage drinking. Anchor used an emoji design contest, in-school marketing and a YouTube pre-roll commercial to catch the attention of this fast-moving target audience.
Our work helped Womac Electric Supply to win a national tED award with this campaign, and Anchor was glad to help.
Petcetera Animal Clinic
Highlighting the love between humans and their pets, Anchor developed this site to show off the compassionate care of Petcetera Animal Clinic. It features a user-friendly design and reflects the company’s strong Instagram presence.
First United Bank
First United Bank needed a distinct campaign that showed off the breadth of their services while still reinforcing the values put forth by their “Putting You First” positioning statement.
DSG Kids Club
Anchor has been helping its customers in the trade industries to teach kids about what their parents and grandparents do for a living for more than a decade.
A logo created for an economic development campaign for Blackduck, Minnesota.
First United Bank
A testament to the fact that you can be creative and effective at the same time, this print ad brought home a 2017 American Graphic Design award.
Logo design for an economic development organization in northwest Minnesota.
First United Bank – Native
Native advertising is an art. When you write copy that is interesting, readers will enjoy themselves even as they learn about your product.
Rediflame Fire Logs
This box needed to be attractive on the shelf at Menards, but also convey a significant amount of information (including multiple translations). The final packaging is both stunning and effective.
Armstrong Bird Food
Store shelves are crowded, and Armstrong asked Anchor to help them stand out with a new packaging line. Mission accomplished.
Next Innovations – Motorglyphics
Logo design and development of a positioning statement for a manufacturer of color-infused, steel motor sport decor.
When you have outstanding products to show off, you need an outstanding line card to do the job.
This client goes to a lot a trade shows and they needed help making an impression without creating too much of a burden for their sales team. These banner stands fit the bill.
Proof that annual reports don’t need to be dull.
First United Bank
A print campaign with a singular goal: to represent the bank in a positive, optimistic manner. “Good News” indeed.
One of the foundations of an award-winning marketing effort, this publication took the client’s printed materials to the next level.
First United Bank – Dirty Campaign
This print campaign pushed the envelope and made a huge splash with farmers who definitely understood the joke.
First State Bank of Cando
A print campaign that illustrated the client’s history as an ag bank.
Citizens State Bank
An extensive print campaign for a bank that sight to freshen their image.
PS Industries Banners
Convenient, eye-catching banner stands for our client’s trade show team.
3D Pet Product Jars
When your products are sold in Walmart, it’s important for you to look professional and stand out at the same time. Anchor was up to the challenge with these attractive pet food jars.
Wild Delight Bird Food Blocks
These uniquely shaped blocks have eye-catching packages that build on the brand equity that Wild Delight has developed in retail stores across the United States.