New Branding




Direct Mail


Generated over

$1,000,000 in sales


New Image and Lifesaver Dimensional
Direct Mail Piece Generate over
$1,000,000 in sales



Campaign Increases



Boosts Search
Traffic 220%


93% Site


Patient-Centric Campaign
Increases Revenue, Boosts
Search Traffic 220% and
Reaches 93% Site Visibility





Balloon Dimensional

Direct Mail Program


Helped AMS Crack

Business Courier’s

Fast 55


Fresh Look, New Website and
Balloon Dimensional Direct Mail
Program Help AMS Crack
Business Courier’s Fast 55

Boundless Creativity + Unique Structure + Complete Accountability =

Outstanding ROI

We combine innovative thinking, a strategic partnership structure and virtually transparent execution to deliver ROI that puts the big guys to shame, without the sticker shock. Drawing on over 60 years of experience, we create marketing communications that capture your attention, provoke a response and generate sales.

Boundless Creativity

Always striving for the fantastic, unique idea that literally “stops you in your tracks”, we utilize a team creative approach and don’t stop until we exceed your expectations.

Complete Accountability

We generate a Marketing Action Plan that details all phases of a campaign with lead times, cost estimates and a spread sheet showing the entire annual program with a pledge to meet our commitments.

Unique Structure

Our structure as a strategic partnership based on long-term, contract relationships eliminates the traditional overhead of offices and employees, enabling us to produce outstanding work 30%-40% more cost-effectively than our competition.

Outstanding ROI

Providing a healthy return on your investment is the goal that permeates all our marketing efforts from the time we meet, through strategy, creative and execution, we are focused on meeting your objectives efficiently and effectvely.

Meet the Players

  • Brad Gerdes
    Brad Gerdes President

    Brad has over 25 years of agency and client side experience in account service, marketing planning, project coordination, media buying and public relations.  He successfully ran full-service advertising agency, Influence, Inc., for 15 years, so he knows his way around the industry.  In addition, his hands-on experience as Executive Vice-President of Plastic Moldings Corporation has given him unique insight into marketing in the manufacturing/B-to-B world.

  • Mike Brod
    Mike Brod Director of Design

    A graduate of the Design, Art, Architecture and Planning School of the University of Cincinnati, Mike has worked in New York and in Cincinnati for FRCH and Influence before starting his own boutique design firm in 2001.  Mike’s expertise includes the design of websites, advertising, brochures, direct mail, packaging, interactive media, tradeshow booths and creating corporate identities.

  • Greg Frye
    Greg Frye Director of Search Engine Marketing

    Greg started Upright Communications in 1996 and the firm has grown to be a leader in Search Engine Optimization, social media, e-commerce and database programming.  Greg is a thought leader in search engine best practices, re-marketing and pay-per-click programs.

  • “Marketing Adrenaline has created an exciting new image, a successful outbound appointment-setting program and a strong public relations effort that has super-charged our marketing efforts. AMS just made the Business Courier’s Fast 55, and working with the team at Marketing Adrenaline, we plan to be there for a while.”

    Guy O’Gara
    Guy O’Gara President, Automated Machine Systems, Inc. (AMS)

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