Increasing your ROI…when every dollar counts.

From well thought out marketing strategies to smaller product launches to redoing or updating your website. Our proven capabilities give you the flexibility to assess immediate needs, your future objectives or just refresh your current message.

Let us identify your challenges and turn them into opportunities.

- By determining the right target audience
- Creating the appropriate messaging
- Keeping the audience engaged

All by doing it as cost effective and efficiently as possible.

See how we help others achieve their goals

FX3 Plastics

"My expectations for what our brand could become and how it should be represented, with a limited timeframe and budget, were surpassed. With my busy schedule, I didn’t have a lot of spare time available for a bunch of meetings. But 4289 asked all the right questions within a matter of minutes, discovered and tapped into my vision for FX3 rather quickly, and created our new brand identity in a very timely and effective manner. The result is a more professional look and on-target message than I expected to end up with when starting to look for outside marketing help. They really got who we were and wanted to be."

- Dan Keller, Owner of FX3 Plastics

ZF

"ZF's relationship with 4289 started in 1999. We needed a fresh approach at that time, and 20 years later they continue to deliver. Success is based on collaboration, and they’re never shy to ask a question or pitch a thought. Even with our restrictive corporate design guidelines, 4289 comes up with innovative ideas for effective marketing. When ZF needed to shift course this past year, from focusing less on OEM product sales to more on our repowering services, they helped create our new ‘ZF Repropulsion’ brand identity and comprehensive marketing strategy within just a few months turnaround. Initial results include over 5,000 visits to the Repropulsion section they developed on our website, over 40 people signed up to attend our repower seminars, online interaction with us increased 30%, and this new message has quickly taken hold among boat owners, our dealers and local marinas."

- Martin Meissner, Marketing Manager

Cotta

"The team at 4289 found that ‘sweet spot’ of keeping our repeat website visitors, about 850 average per month, interested in our custom-built products. Monthly campaigns featuring a specific topic or application solved by a customized solution have been done through published content, email blasts, testimonials, SEO, PR and targeted webpages. The results are monitored through analytics, and then reported and reviewed personally with me, to measure success and assess our next-step plans for the upcoming month or two. Since the start of these ‘mini-campaigns’, Cotta has seen a 25% increase in customer opt-ins and over 150 inquiry submissions for new products, replacement parts and reman services. Their efforts have really solidified our presence in a defined and targeted customer space."

- Jim Hoadley, President of Cotta

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Increasing your ROI is just as much our goal,as it is yours. Let us help you achieve it.

Is your message inspiring?

Putting together a marketing strategy that speaks to your audience, and finding the most cost effective and efficient way of doing it, is our business. At fortytwoeightynine, it’s our years of experience that inspires us to push our clients forward. Understanding the goals and objectives of our clients and making them come to life to inspire you.

About Us

Meet fortytwoeightynine

Our combined marketing experience in food ingredients, food processing, and industrial equipment allows us to understand the complexity of B2B marketing.

Brand Identity | Website Development | Product Launches | Full Marketing Strategies

We’re inspired to help
grow your business.

Be one of the leaders in your industry.
Contact us to get started.

Is your message inspiring?

Putting together a marketing strategy that speaks to your audience, and finding the most cost effective and efficient way of doing it, is our business. At fortytwoeightynine, it’s our years of experience that inspires us to push our clients forward. Understanding the goals and objectives of our clients and making them come to life to inspire you.

About Us

Meet fortytwoeightynine

Our combined marketing experience in food ingredients, food processing, and industrial equipment allows us to understand the complexity of B2B marketing.

Brand Identity | Website Development | Product Launches | Full Marketing Strategies

We’re inspired to help
grow your business.

Be one of the leaders in your industry.
Contact us to get started.

Cotta Case Study.

Our starting point in creating a new brand presence was for Cotta to recognize themselves as a manufacturer of high-performance engineered gearboxes used in diverse applications, and to get away from the perception of just being another industrial transmission supplier.  After months of customer research, internal interviews and competitive analysis, we approached Cotta with a plan to redefine their brand position that included a new logo and tagline, a redesigned and reorganized website with an online parts selector, tradeshow graphics and sales support, and a new product catalog specifically for high-speed gearboxes. Once these elements were put into effect, time went by to allow our new brand message to connect within key target markets, and for Cotta to get comfortable with their new identity. As a result, we discovered the “sweet spot” was to keep their repeat site visitors (of 800-900 per month) interested in their products and their people.

A cycle of monthly campaigns that feature a specific “topic of the month” has been executed through published content, email blasts, testimonials, SEO, PR and targeted webpages. The results of each mini-campaign are monitored with analytics and tagging, then reported and reviewed with Cotta management, in order to measure success and consistently assess our upcoming plans for the next 30-60 days. Since the inception of these mini-campaigns, Cotta has seen a consistent increase in customer opt-ins and inquiry submissions for new products, and also for their replacement parts and reman services – further solidifying their presence in a well-defined customer space.

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