WHO ARE WE?

PROBLEM SOLVERS DELUXE

Got something you’ve been meaning to say, but you just can’t seem to get out from under that mountain of work? Been trying to find the time to take care of your marketing duties? Every business needs help communicating with customers, and that’s where we come in. We are a full-service creative agency in Portland, Oregon, comprised of artists and writers, digital wizards and brand ambassadors. Think you’ve got a problem that can’t be solved? Think again. There’s NOVEL solutions to every problem out there.

Content Development 97%
Social Media Marketing 92%
Web Design & Development 93%

TELLING YOUR STORY

You know that thing — the thing that happened to that person the other day — no, no, the really important one. Yes, we do. And we’re ready to put it into words for you.

INSPIRED CREATIVITY

Artists who speak Business. That’s who we are. Everything we make aspires to the precision of poetry’s ability to encapsulate a moment, and to be understood by all.

GROWING YOUR AUDIENCE

We live in a culture of leaders and followers. Stand out in the crowd and make sure the right people know you’re talking directly to them. Novel is megaphone and messenger.

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Words Written in 2017
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Chiropractor Appointments
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Year-to-Date Strategy Sessions
713
Articles Written in 2017

How can we work together?

Our Services

Full Scale Content Development

Research, write, edit, deliver. From corporate blog writing, to industry newsletters, press releases, optimized website content and more, NOVEL is the last word on quality content.

Web Development & Design

Nimble, thorough, and dedicated to your mission. We’ll keep things on deadline, on budget, and on point when it comes to building your web properties.

Social Media Marketing

Your time is valuable. Not every social media channel is right for your business. Do you have a social presence where you need to?

Branding & Identity

Know what your customers expect from you. Understand how others perceive your company. Trust that your logo effectively communicates your brand.
Our Work
Scotts Pressure Wash

Scotts Pressure Wash

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The Self Employed

The Self Employed

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Kung Pao Cobra

Kung Pao Cobra

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Wordsmiths & Wizards

The Team Behind Novel

Matty Byloos

Matty Byloos

Founder & Technical Director
Matty Byloos. Native of Los Angeles, resident of Portland. Writer, Painter, Master Planner and Organizer. His twin brother is better than yours.
Carrie Seitzinger

Carrie Seitzinger

Digital Strategist
Carrie Seitzinger. Poet, Fashionista, Editor and Social Media Guru. Telling your story one beautiful word at a time.
Luke Dollard

Luke Dollard

Programmer & Network Administrator
Luke Dollard. Creating form from Content. Making sure your websites are safe, secure, and tucked into bed at night at exactly the right time. Managing network and server security, daily.
Sebastian Neri

Sebastian Neri

Content Marketing Manager
Sebastian Neri. Left-handed Gemini and California native. He builds meaningful connections between brands and consumers by capturing light and releasing it on the Internet.
Hannah Brown

Hannah Brown

Copywriter
Hannah Brown. Writer, Strategist, and Foodie. Words are her plaything. Trust us.
Ted Hendershot

Ted Hendershot

Graphic Designer
Ted Hendershot. Pixel-based structural engineer (design, video, web). I turn light into thoughts. Basically a superpower, but there’s no need to thank him, citizen.
Dave Donovan

Dave Donovan

Copywriter
Dave Donovan has been doing this for as long as the Internet has been a thing that supported content. He’ll write your best match under the table in ten seconds flat.
Ramona Watry

Ramona Watry

Social Media Specialist & Copywriter
Ramona Watry. Blogger/social media queen. In her spare time, you’ll most likely find her listening to a true crime podcast and cuddled up with her cat-baby.
Brian S. Ellis

Brian S. Ellis

Copywriter & Research Analysis
Brian S. Ellis. Heartbreaker and history-knower. He can tame a shadow and tell you its name.
Pauline Ku

Pauline Ku

Copywriter
Pauline Ku. Copywriter to the stars. Never wears sunglasses because she always loses them. Fortunately for NOVEL, she’s never at a loss for words.
Mindy Nettifee

Mindy Nettifee

Designer & Programmer
Mindy Nettifee is a poet and a person. Be forewarned: she’s trapped psychic polar bears in plastic bags before. Your project shouldn’t present a problem.
Brian Tibbetts

Brian Tibbetts

Copywriter
Brian Tibbetts.
An excavator of words.
A builder of stories.
His gravitas is full of stars.

GET NOVEL TODAY

Designers and Copywriters, you’ve heard that before. But we’re not just Copywriters. We’re Copywrighters. What’s the difference, you ask? It’s simple. Copywriters merely put words together to form sentences. But Copywrighters fashion words to tell amazing stories, like a Playwright. And we approach everything we do with that level of expertise.

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The Blog

Why Professional Photography Gives Your Business a Competitive Edge

Why Professional Photography Gives Your Business a Competitive Edge

For small business owners in Portland and beyond, it’s natural to try to keep costs low. Here’s why pro photography is worth the cost.

Why Your Portland Business Needs a Brand Style Guide…

Why Your Portland Business Needs a Brand Style Guide…

Follow these tips and your brand will be one step closer to the household name it’s meant to be.

5 Tips to Take Your PDX Business’s Instagram Feed to the Next Level

5 Tips to Take Your PDX Business’s Instagram Feed to the Next Level

By following the suggestions from NOVEL Creative, your business will be well on its way to having the next must-follow Instagram account in Portland (and beyond).

How to Get Important Blog Updates Into Google News

How to Get Important Blog Updates Into Google News

Google News is an important tool for businesses that can boost traffic and introduce new readers to your site. Learn how to take advantage of it now.

10 Novel Ways to Generate Blog Content Easily

10 Novel Ways to Generate Blog Content Easily

Minding your business blog doesn’t have to be like giving birth. Learn 10 amazing and creative ways to generate entertaining, unique blog content easily!

5 Easy Ways to Grow Your Followers on a Company Google+ Page

5 Easy Ways to Grow Your Followers on a Company Google+ Page

Learn 5 easy tips for how to grow your business Google+ page followers simply by engaging more and staying tuned in to the conversations in your industry.

NOVEL (ˈnävəl/) adjective : New or unusual in an interesting way.

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