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Your messaging—expertly crafted, 
effectively delivered, highly impactful

t Griffin & Stebbing, we believe the success of every major initiative starts with the power of messaging. Perhaps you need to introduce a new product or sales...increase brand website or social media traffic...expand into new markets...communicate with employees or association members...or enhance your reach to important decision makers.


We'll help you develop the right messaging, then effectively deliver it to your key audiences so you gain the most impact and achieve successful results. 


Turn to Griffin & Stebbing for a fresh, creative approach to marketing strategy,  print and video production, web content, digital marketing, corporate events and meetings, business-to-business and business-to-consumer advertising, media relations, internal communications, advertising and sales promotion.


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Marketing Strategy



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ecause every client is unique, we recognize that each project, campaign and communications initiative presents its own challenges and opportunities. Our experience and entrepreneurial flexibility comes from working with many different types of companies and organizations. We'll consult with you to accurately assess your objectives, develop a creative marketing strategy and implement the most effective solutions.


We examine your marketing opportunities and explore the best options to capitalize on them. This includes asking questions about the key criteria...Who is the desired audience? What is the geographic and demographic scope of the project? When does this need to be completed? Where should we allocate our resources? How can we best convey our messages? Why is this a critical initiative?


After addressing those areas, we'll provide a full summary of options and explain the viability of each one based on timing, penetration, creative approach, cost and expected outcomes. Based on your direction, we'll move forward with a time and action plan to get the process underway.



Video Production

ontact Griffin & Stebbing about how we can write, produce and edit videos to enhance the effectiveness of your messaging. We offer a cost-effective 4K/HD camera package with lighting, audio and the option of on-site editing. This allows us to capture high quality footage and have the flexibility to edit, upload or even stream directly to the Web, YouTube or social media channels. 


We're experts at video because we've produced and directed programs across the US and around the world. But we don't just capture pretty images. We can plan, script and position your your video to control every aspect of the message.


We'll help you meet your objectives without exceeding your budget. We also know when to push for creativity and when to expedite the process. Please contact us to provide a consultation and quote for your next video project.

MarCom/PR & More


iscover the advantages of working with Griffin & Stebbing for consulting in just about any aspect of marketing communications, public relations, digital media, sales promotion, advertising and corporate events & meetings. Our services include:


  • Writing/editing/designing high quality print materials to promote products, systems, services, facilities or an organization's image 

  • Proactive public relations to spread your good news and crisis communications during reactive situations

  • Internal communications to employees and membership nationwide and beyond

  • Writing fresh content for your website, social media posts and other digital streams

  • Planning and executing complete promotional campaigns utilizing targeted email lists, direct mail, web advertising, search engine marketing and mobile apps

  • Business-to-business and business-to-consumer advertising that can include digital media, print, billboards, direct mail and TV/cable/radio

  • Coordination and content for presentations at major meetings, trade shows and corporate events  



As president of Griffin & Stebbing, John brings a unique set of skills in marketing communications, PR, advertising, internal and media relations, video production, web and digital content, sales promotion, B2B and B2C advertising, and meetings and event presentations. He's held corporate management positions in marketing/PR in insurance, national retail and healthcare. He combines that with his own agency experience working with clients such as Abbott, Motorola, Dunlee/Philips Medical Imaging, Panasonic Healthcare, Nuveen, Brunswick, Wells Lamont, Galileo International/Cendant, United Way, the American Dietetic Association/ and others.


John's focus on the message comes from having a writer's sensibility. He earned a degree in Journalism (News/Editorial emphasis) from Northern Illinois University, and his proficiency as a writer extends to any medium or format—press releases, video scripts, ad copy, CEO speeches, position papers, publications, high quality brochures and web content.  He has developed and managed ad and media campaigns utilizing radio/TV, billboards, newspapers, bus displays, web/Google search/Facebook and email blasts. John also has planned and implemented many meetings and events, developed messaging and tactics for new product or system rollouts, and worked with local, trade and national media in both proactive (good news) and crisis situations. 


John is married with two children and has served on several community and charitable boards. He is a competitive-level tennis player, and since 2010 has been the founder and tournament director for the annual River Forest Collegiate Tennis Invitational—an NCAA Division 1 men's tennis event that draws 8 top Midwestern teams to the Chicago area each fall.

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John Griffin


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