We start from the source

NOT THE DESTINATION

OUR WHY

To get people noticed so their true potential can be revealed.

 

OUR MISSION

We create authentic brand experiences that move people to act.

 

Why Discovery

The Advantages' Why Discovery helps you find your Why - the purpose that leads you through life, the reason you wake up each morning - and then guides you to use it to propel your business to phenomenal success. Once you implement your Why into your business, you’ll create alignment between your brand and your business, attract new customers, and strengthen your marketing results.
Still need more information about our Why Discovery? You can find all the answers here and even get started on your Why Journey right away with our free tools.

 

Marketing Strategy and Support

With the Advantages' Outsourced Marketing Team you will get more notice and more customers for less time, money and effort than by hiring additional people to your organization. Our experienced design and creative teams serve one purpose: to understand your needs, develop new ideas, and drive initiatives that will get you noticed again and again..

It’s your turn to get noticed.

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Branding and Marketing

Place your Why at the center of your brand. Then design and create marketing pieces that are not just beautiful, but that purposefully attract loyal and aligned customers to increase your bottom line.

Take a look at how some of our favorite clients got noticed, then contact us and let’s talk about how we can get you noticed too!

 

See how advantages got started

Follow us through our journey

  1. Feb 1992

    "DJB", as it was then known, opens its barn doors as a supplier of small printed items, supplies and office furniture all packed into a van and delivered to local stationery stores.

  2. Oct 1992

    As office superstores were sweeping the nation, Fran & David knew they needed to adapt their strategy. Let Office Depot sell chairs. Let the people who needed paper go to Staples. Companies who wanted top quality design & printing coupled with the personalized service of a family-owned business? Those were the customers for a newly-renamed enterprise…and so Advantages was born.

  3. 1994

    Denise is the fist full-time employee hired by Advantages
    as the production/office manager.

    Then again, when it's only a three-person staff, there's
    nothing that isn't your job.

  4. 1996

    "If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes-then learn how to do it later!"

    Nope, not Fran's quote. It's Richard Branson. A man who knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship. With no one to tell her otherwise, Fran immerses herself in the world of digital printing and in the process, revolutionizes the non-profit Banquet Journal industry, establishes the new gold standard, and earns herself the moniker: Printing Princess.

  5. 1997

    New Office . New Opportunities

  6. 2005

    "I never dated any clients, but I married one!"

  7. 2006

    The explosive growth of Advantages leads to a re-examination of its core values, strategies and purpose. With help from mentors Simon Sinek and Christina Harbridge, the Printing Princess became a Strategista Extraordinaire, newly focused on helping clients define their goals, maximize their potential, and

  8. 2010

    First Global Client

  9. 2011

    Fran graduates from the MIT's Birthing of Giants Program with her first Entrepreneurial Masters.

  10. 2012

    Advantages virtually goes global with employees in

  11. 2013

    First Fortune 100 Company Client

  12. 2014

    Fran graduates from Goldman Sachs "10,000 Small
    Business" Program

  13. 2014

  14. 2015

    Advantages wins more than two dozen awards, including 5 different creative awards for the Emerging Media website and a place on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies

  15. 2016

    Advantages steps their game up even further and makes the prestigious Inc 500 list.

  16. 2017

    The team goes skydiving to launch the year where we take Advantages and our clients “To Infinity & Beyond”