Angelsmith has merged with Ink Foundry, a word of mouth marketing agency, effective immediately.
After working together for more than three years on a series of client projects and jointly developing the WOM Accelerator, an influencer identification and advocate activation tool, the two companies agreed to officially become one full service digital marketing agency.
The new entity will retain the Angelsmith, Inc. name and move its headquarters into Ink Foundry’s existing San Francisco-area offices located at 10 Liberty Ship Way, Ste. 202, Sausalito, CA 94965. Angelsmith will retain its satellite office in Los Angeles.
The new Angelsmith will offer a full suite of services including digital marketing, social media application development and marketing, content marketing, influencer & advocate activation, word of mouth marketing and public relations, as well as, retain its core web development business.
“Merging the agencies combines Ink Foundry’s word of mouth capabilities and social media excellence with Angelsmith’s digital expertise to give us a super strong suite of marketing services,” said Eric Oliver, Founder and President, Angelsmith. Oliver adds, “Our combined depth of experience allow us to address nearly any digital marketing challenge out there and will solve some of our clients biggest marketing problems.”
Eric Oliver will retain his title and responsibilities and Carin Galletta Oliver, founder of Ink Foundry, will take the role of Chief Innovation Officer for Angelsmith. Her responsibilities will include finding the most talkable points of agency clients and injecting the opportunity for word of mouth success into every project. Additionally, she will be responsible for agency culture, product development, agency marketing and new business.
The combined brand expertise includes some of the world’s best known companies including Chevron Products Company, Carmax, California Pizza Kitchen, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Namco Bandai Games America, THQ, Outback Steakhouse, KFC, Carl’s Jr., Maker Studios, KSL Resorts, The Palms Resort Casino, Tourism Australia, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Gordon Biersch, Anheuser-Busch, Central Casting, Entertainment Partners, and many others.
Founded in 2001, Angelsmith is a digital marketing agency that is especially proud of its work in entertainment, digital gaming, restaurants, wine, beer and travel. Headquartered in Sausalito, CA, the agency also has teams in Los Angeles and Chicago. Angelsmith pairs top notch content and engagement strategies with technical solutions that get people talking about the dynamic companies it serves.