We’ve got history.

April Williams was tired of feeling like an ant marching one-by-one in the world of corporate America. She believed she was destined for something better, so she took a right turn to pursue her dream of starting her own creative marketing agency, North Star Marketing.

The North Star team followed April’s path and soon realized what April discovered – that flexibility and a fun work environment motivated them to do their best work.  Here’s a quick look at North Star’s past, and stay tuned for more exciting news in the future!

  • April Williams starts North Star Marketing working out of her home with other moms

  • North Star creates the Friday Afternoon Email Survey to keep in front of its customers, prospects and referral sources

  • North Star creates the trademarked World’s Smallest Newsletter

  • North Star builds eGlue, a proprietary email marketing tool

  • The World’s Smallest Newsletter wins a Gem Award from the RI chapter of the American Marketing Association

  • April’s attention to work-life balance was recognized nationally with the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

  • North Star is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by WBENC

  • North Star celebrates 10 years!

  • North Star is named the Women Business of the Year by the Newport County Chamber of Commerce

  • The first WOWorks campaign is developed and launched, with incredible results

  • For the first time, North Star Makes the Providence Business News Top 10 Agency list

  • April goes on a speaking tour of Rhode Island, presenting at The Bryant Women’s Summit, North Kingstown Chamber Annual Dinner, SBANE and RI Business Expo

  • North Star rebrands and moves into a bigger and more colorful office

  • April begins writing her Faith @ Work blog

  • North Star launches its Sales Amplification process, and creates the Why We Work book

  • North Star becomes marketing automation certified through SharpSpring