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Can you explain what you do and why you do it?


To gain mindshare and market share, you have to be able to communicate clearly, compellingly… and quickly.

If you can’t, you’re making it harder and more expensive to:

  • Attract top talent
  • Increase revenue
  • Connect with your ideal clients and customers
  • Grow your bottom line
  • Make a bigger, more lasting impact in the world

Your messaging should work for you. Not against you. We're here to help.


Claxon creates powerful messaging for purpose-driven clients.

Our proven method ensures bad messaging never gets in the way of our clients' good work.

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Finding the right words to explain what you do and why you do it is shockingly complicated. That's where Erica's genius comes in to erase overly 'explain-y' paragraphs and replace them with gorgeous words that finally get your point across with ease.

- Jennifer Alcorn, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The messaging Erica helped us develop is proving invaluable as we introduce our new organization to potential funders, partner organizations, and elected officials. I highly recommend Erica for communications strategy, branding, and messaging--she is great!

- John Daly, American Lands Project

Erica is one of the most talented and insightful communications professionals I have had the opportunity to work with. In addition to top-notch deliverables, when you work with Erica, you get the benefit of working with one of the thought leaders in the field.

- Scott Jackson, Global Impact


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