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Gecko Designs is proud to be a woman-owned creative agency

March 1, 2023 Melissa News

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards gender equality and the empowerment of women. One area where this trend is particularly evident is in the world of business, where an increasing number of women are starting their own companies and taking on leadership roles. This includes the creative agency space, where women-owned agencies are making a big impact. 

A woman-owned creative agency is a business that is primarily owned and operated by a woman, as is the case at Gecko Designs. While founded in 1996 by Gabe Silverman (a male), Melissa Kaplan has been involved in the business operations since 2005, playing the role of CFO and Head of Project Management. And in 2022, Melissa officially transitioned to primary owner of Gecko Designs. 

Gecko Design specializes in a range of creative services, including branding, marketing, advertising, graphic design, web design, and web development. We have years of experience with a team of experts who bring fresh ideas and creative solutions to every project.

One of the main benefits of working with a woman-owned agency such as Gecko Designs is the diversity of ideas and perspectives that they bring to the table. Women often have a different way of looking at the world and approaching problems, which can lead to more creative solutions and more effective marketing campaigns.

In addition to their creative talents, women-owned creative agencies are also known for their strong leadership and business skills. Many of these women-leaders have had to overcome significant challenges and barriers to get to where they are today, which has helped to make them more resilient and determined as business owners. They are often skilled at managing teams, working with clients, and building strong relationships with clients and vendors. 

Another benefit of working with a woman-owned business is the positive impact it can have on your brand. By choosing to work with a company that values diversity and inclusion, you are sending a message to customers that you care about these issues as well. This can help build trust and loyalty with your audience, and can even lead to increased sales and revenue.

A woman-owned creative agency is an excellent choice for any business that is looking for innovative ideas and effective marketing strategies. With their unique perspectives, creative talents, and strong leadership skills, women-led agencies are helping to shape the future of the industry and pave the way for more women to succeed in the business world!

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Michael Sweet a month ago
The Converge Foundation team really enjoyed working with Gecko Designs. It was our first foray into a professional website, and we had lots of ideas and much to consider. The folks at Gecko guided us through the process and we ended with a product that not only met our needs but was visually pleasing and easy to navigate. Our foundation works with a wide array of persons with varying abilities, so it was important for our foundation to have a website that was accessible. Gecko had the tools and background to support that objective.
Jessica Zephyrs a month ago
Gecko took over a very complicated project when another agency wasn't able to finish, and we are very pleased with the partnership. The team is knowledgeable, efficient, excellent communicators, and adept problem solvers. So happy to be working with them.
Colleen Gallagher a month ago
After experiencing severe email deliverability issues for weeks, which is a huge problem for a small business, Gecko Designs was able to jump in and immediately uncover what was wrong and resolve the problems. They were extremely professional and helpful and I'm very grateful they got us up and running smoothly again.
Mackenzie Cole a month ago
We've worked with Gecko for nearly a decade. They've delivered two complicated sites for us and are always quick to help when we have a request or bump into an issue. They're great to work with, responsive, and solution oriented!
Katy Doss 2 months ago
We found Gecko Designs when we were in a huge bind with another website developer. Gecko jumped in and handled a huge technical project for our agency, and was a true pleasure to work with. We appreciated the thoughtfulness they brought to the project, and look forward to working with them again!