We’re a Boston-area team of independent graphic designers, web developers, writers, and marketers ready to:

Expand Your Brand's Impact

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Happy Clients Include:

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Fenway Health Logo
Tinyhood Logo
Chillhouse Logo
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Our Services

Whether you want to bring your brand to life, refine it, or pivot completely, we'll work with you to take your brand where it needs to go.

Web Design

You deserve a site that engages your audience and drives conversion. And that site deserves a high five. Up top, digital friend.

  • UX, UI, IA
  • Voice
  • Branding
  • Design

Web Development

We build websites that aren't just a pretty face. They're clean, responsive, and modular too.

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Wordpress
  • HubSpot COS.
  • HTML, PHP, CSS, and JQuery/JS.

App Development

260 billion. That's how many mobile app downloads are expected in 2017. Your question isn't "Do we need an app?" — it's "Why don't we have one yet?"

  • Wireframes
  • Prototyping
  • iOS App Design & Development

Identity

Your team works round the clock. Shouldn't your brand identity do the same?

  • Logo Design
  • Color Palettes
  • Style Guides

Copywriting

A strong voice speaks volumes. So we bring the four C's of writing: Clear, Compelling, Convincing, and Charismatic.

  • Voice Development & Refinement
  • Web, Email & Print
  • SEO
  • Infographics, Articles & Videos

Marketing & Sales Collateral

To get your message out there, you need to inspire trust. And to close deals, you need to reinforce that trust. A consistent look and feel help with both. Trust us.

  • Brochures & 1-pagers
  • PDFs
  • Tradeshow Materials
  • PPT & Word Templates

Social Media Campaigns

Want to succeed on social media? Connect and engage with your audience to drive results, not impressions. #awwsnap

  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram
  • Campaign Strategy & Execution
  • Metrics & Monitoring
  • Branding for individuals and companies
“Working with Expand on our new identity was a pleasure. They really worked with us on getting it just right, and they presented numerous well thought out options.”

Our Work

We’re as proud of our projects as an external team as we are of our in-house roots. Here’s a sample of our work, from new websites to branding to marketing campaigns.

Fenway Health

Design | Copywriting

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Chillhouse Studios

Identity | Design

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Nifty Logistics

Design | Development

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BU iLaw

Design | Development

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Sidekicks

Identity | Design

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Don't Take Pictures

Design

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About Us

You know us. Because we’re like you (just with more time).

Everyone on the Expand team has 10+ years of experience at Boston-area startups. That’s how we provide the alignment and collaboration you expect from an internal team. With the flexibility and new perspectives of an external team. And without the endless cycles or outside egos.

Nelson Holland

Nelson

Co-Founder

Nelson has more than 15 years of experience building brands in the Boston area at start-ups like Care.com, Lycos, and Upromise.

And now she uses that in-house experience to help your brand too. From designing logos to leading website rebrands, Nelson’s your gal for big picture thinking that gets big results.

Tracy Shaw

Tracy

Co-Founder

Tracy has a long history of creating looks that win over customers. Desktop and mobile design at Care.com. User experience at Continuum Managed Services, LLC. And yes, the best hot fudge sundaes at Dairy Queen.

The cherry on top? Tracy worked in-house for 12 years, so she loves working cross-functionally with marketing and tech teams.

Joe Nguyen

Joe

Developer

Looking for front-end dev? Joe has 10+ years of in-house experience working with HTML, JS, CSS, and other letters too.

Joe’s strengths include being detail-oriented and collaborating with internal and offshore teams. His weaknesses include buffets of any kind.

Ed Zbinski

Ed

Designer & Developer

Ed’s specialty is having two specialties. With 15 years as a web designer, he knows UI and UX. And those skills carry over when he’s developing sites too.

Plus, Ed’s used to working in fast-paced environments at Publishers Clearing House, Online Convergence, and Upromise. Specialties, meet speed. Happy clients, meet Ed.

Keith Leong

Keith

Copywriter & Content Marketer

Keith’s our words guy. On-point positioning? Punchy site copy? Sales-driven blog posts? Yes, yes, and cha-ching.

Before writing for TripAdvisor and Care.com, Keith spent 5 years at a marketing agency. His secret recipe is a mix of strategy, creativity, and an unwavering appreciation for serial commas.

Katrina Kibben

Katrina

Digital Marketer

Katrina knows how to bring in leads via SEO/SEM. Nurture relationships with content. And drive engagement through social media.

Katrina’s worked at Monster Worldwide, Care.com, and Randstad Sourceright. Like any marketing wizard, she can do it all, from strategy to execution. All while looking great in that wizard’s robe.

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