All about us

We only work with people we like. And you should too.

All about us

We only work with
peoplewe like. And
you should too.

Our Philosophy

Life’s too short to work with or for someone you don’t like. We love what we do and who we do it for.

We also believe that marketing should be fun. Each and every one of us loves the fact that this is a creative business. But it is a business, and we don’t lose sight of that. It’s not all fun and games around here, but we do have games. We do work hard at delivering value to our clients, and customers to their businesses. We make critical deadlines. Sometimes they seem impossibly tight, but with our skill and experience, we go undaunted into the task. Clients appreciate this. We’re quite proud.

We’re solutions providers at our core. We recognize that clients hire us because we can fulfill their marketing and business needs. If we can’t continue to earn our keep, we won’t be kept on. This instills in us a recognition that we’re truly only adding value when we’re in a mutually beneficial partnership with our clients. Where we’re invested in the success of what we’re doing for our clients, and our clients are invested in working with us. We don’t want to be order takers, but we know that at times tasks come up that aren’t super fun or creative, but still fall under the banner of marketing and have to be done. We treat the mundane as important, because it is. We’re not too proud.

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Our Philosophy

Life’s too short to work with or for someone you don’t like. We love what we do and who we do it for.

We also believe that marketing should be fun. Each and every one of us loves the fact that this is a creative business. But it is a business, and we don’t lose sight of that. It’s not all fun and games around here, but we do have games. We do work hard at delivering value to our clients, and customers to their businesses. We make critical deadlines. Sometimes they seem impossibly tight, but with our skill and experience, we go undaunted into the task. Clients appreciate this. We’re quite proud.

We’re solutions providers at our core. We recognize that clients hire us because we can fulfill their marketing and business needs. If we can’t continue to earn our keep, we won’t be kept on. This instills in us a recognition that we’re truly only adding value when we’re in a mutually beneficial partnership with our clients. Where we’re invested in the success of what we’re doing for our clients, and our clients are invested in working with us. We don’t want to be order takers, but we know that at times tasks come up that aren’t super fun or creative, but still fall under the banner of marketing and have to be done. We treat the mundane as important, because it is. We’re not too proud.

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Our Story

Rains | Birchard Marketing was formed in 2010 when Jon Rains and Matthew Birchard assumed ownership of Rains Marketing, LLC. As an agency, we trace our roots back to 1987 when Jon’s father, Gary Rains, founded Rains Marketing. Jon began working for the agency in 1992, helping transition a traditional advertising agency into the digital age by creating the agency’s first websites. Matt was hired in 2002 as an Account Manager, and eventually assumed the role of General Manager. When Gary Rains began planning for retirement, transitioning the business to his son and long-time trusted employee was the perfect exit strategy.

We used to have clients of all shapes and sizes, but over time developed a knack for working with manufacturers, start-ups, financial services, and related businesses by responding to their needs and fulfilling unmet demand. Most agencies want to chase what’s sexy, and go after B2C business, pining for the chance to someday produce a Superbowl ad. Or go viral. We’re not that sort of agency. We know that there’s tremendous pleasure in winning, and helping our clients succeed keeps us going. We want to work with the big fish in the pond, and if our clients break into new ponds, let’s feast on smaller fish so we don’t get eaten ourselves.

Today, Rains | Birchard Marketing is a truly full-service creative agency and there’s very little you’d call “marketing” that we’d consider outside our wheelhouse. We strive to be a one-stop shop for our clients. We have established relationships with partners for production and more specialized creative development needs. Our cohesive, highly-productive team is nimble and works each day to deliver results for our clients by adding value. Over the years we have honed in on a particular set of capabilities we use quite often. Find out more on our Services page.

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Our Story

Rains | Birchard Marketing was formed in 2010 when Jon Rains and Matthew Birchard assumed ownership of Rains Marketing, LLC. As an agency, we trace our roots back to 1987 when Jon’s father, Gary Rains, founded Rains Marketing. Jon began working for the agency in 1992, helping transition a traditional advertising agency into the digital age by creating the agency’s first websites. Matt was hired in 2002 as an Account Manager, and eventually assumed the role of General Manager. When Gary Rains began planning for retirement, transitioning the business to his son and long-time trusted employee was the perfect exit strategy.

We used to have clients of all shapes and sizes, but over time developed a knack for working with manufacturers, start-ups, financial services, and related businesses by responding to their needs and fulfilling unmet demand. Most agencies want to chase what’s sexy, and go after B2C business, pining for the chance to someday produce a Superbowl ad. Or go viral. We’re not that sort of agency. We know that there’s tremendous pleasure in winning, and helping our clients succeed keeps us going. We want to work with the big fish in the pond, and if our clients break into new ponds, let’s feast on smaller fish so we don’t get eaten ourselves.

Today, Rains | Birchard Marketing is a truly full-service creative agency and there’s very little you’d call “marketing” that we’d consider outside our wheelhouse. We strive to be a one-stop shop for our clients. We have established relationships with partners for production and more specialized creative development needs. Our cohesive, highly-productive team is nimble and works each day to deliver results for our clients by adding value. Over the years we have honed in on a particular set of capabilities we use quite often. Find out more on our Services page.

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