About the Monkeys

Spotted Monkey Marketing was originally formed as Creative Web Connection LLC in April of 2010 by Ashli Smith of Muncie. After having the opportunity to be a trusted name in the area, Creative Web Connection decided to expand their services to better serve their clients. In 2014, along with adding additional services and staff, we decided to make a business name change to Spotted Monkey Marketing.

In today’s world there are multiple avenues for reaching your target market. It’s hard to know where to spend those advertising dollars. It is a given that you need to be online and appear on Google, Bing and other forms of digital media. For most businesses, some type of social media life is needed, but there are all those other choices, like direct mail, TV and radio. Most businesses don’t need to be in every market, so how do you know where to best spend your advertising budget?

It’s simple, Spotted Monkey Marketing. We truly have your best interest at heart when we plan your advertising. We want to see you have the best rate of response and success, within your advertising budget. We are your one spot for all of your advertising. We design & develop websites, maintain websites & social media and meet with other advertisers to get you the best pricing and most effective advertising.

Working with Spotted Monkey Marketing will not only save you money, it will also save you time and give your business a specific tailored advertising plan.

We are excited to get to know you and work with you.

Meet the Monkeys

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Ashli

Head of Monkey Business
Ashli is our fearless leader, boss, and everyone’s best friend. She started Spotted Monkey in 2010 but then we were known as Creative Web Connection LLC. When Ashli isn’t working tirelessly, you may find her out on a walk with her dogs, golfing or kayaking or sometimes just watching some Netflix.

Ashli is our fearless leader, boss, and everyone’s best friend. She started Spotted Monkey in 2010 but then we were known as Creative Web Connection LLC. When Ashli isn’t working tirelessly, you may find her out on a walk with her dogs, golfing or kayaking or sometimes just watching some Netflix.

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Heather

Monkey Manager
Heather “Boss Lady” Bates keeps the monkey business in check as our office manager. One of her many talents is acting as our social media guru. Despite all of her responsibilities, she is able to track all of our clients’ messages, notifications and publishing schedules. If you caught a time in which she wasn’t busy tracking Facebook activity, she is probably hanging out with her kids (human and fur babies) or with her nose in a good book.

Heather “Boss Lady” Bates keeps the monkey business in check as our office manager. One of her many talents is acting as our social media guru. Despite all of her responsibilities, she is able to track all of our clients’ messages, notifications and publishing schedules. If you caught a time in which she wasn’t busy tracking Facebook activity, she is probably hanging out with her kids (human and fur babies) or with her nose in a good book.

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Ruthie

Director of Monkey Business
Ruthie aka "Foofy," is our Director of Monkey Business. Ruthie is responsible for planning and executing various projects for all of our clients. If Ruthie isn’t in the office, she’s probably spending time with her fur babies, TK and Stark, or watching Grey’s Anatomy.

Ruthie aka “Foofy,” is our Director of Monkey Business. Ruthie is responsible for planning and executing various projects for all of our clients. If Ruthie isn’t in the office, she’s probably spending time with her fur babies, TK and Stark, or watching Grey’s Anatomy.

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Hailey

Design Monkey
Hailey is a Ball State sophomore studying business. She is our part-time monkey who designs content for blogs, websites, and social media.

Hailey is a Ball State sophomore studying business. She is our part-time monkey who designs content for blogs, websites, and social media.

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James

Design Monkey
James “Fig” Newton is a Huntington University graduate with a degree in Animation. He is new to Muncie and is helping out the Monkeys as a part of his 9 month Muncie Fellows program. When he’s not wading through oceans of homework, he’s probably drawing, hiking, or recording an episode of his new film and animation podcast in his downtime.

James “Fig” Newton is a Huntington University graduate with a degree in Animation. He is new to Muncie and is helping out the Monkeys as a part of his 9 month Muncie Fellows program. When he’s not wading through oceans of homework, he’s probably drawing, hiking, or recording an episode of his new film and animation podcast in his downtime.

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Namya

Design Monkey
Namya is a senior at Delta High School, she is one of our Design Monkeys for her internship! As an intern at Spotted Monkey, Namya has the opportunity to be creative and think outside the box while creating graphics for social media. When Namya is not at the office or in school, she spends most of her time at football practice, where she is the head manager.

Namya is a senior at Delta High School, she is one of our Design Monkeys for her internship! As an intern at Spotted Monkey, Namya has the opportunity to be creative and think outside the box while creating graphics for social media. When Namya is not at the office or in school, she spends most of her time at football practice, where she is the head manager.

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Sara

Design Monkey
Sara is one of our Design Monkeys, she will be graduating from Ball State University with her BFA in Visual Communications and a minor in Marketing in May 2020. As a Design Monkey, Sara creates designs for various clients. As a student at Ball State University’s School of Art, Sara spends most of her free time in the studio creating design projects and art pieces.

Sara is one of our Design Monkeys, she will be graduating from Ball State University with her BFA in Visual Communications and a minor in Marketing in May 2020. As a Design Monkey, Sara creates designs for various clients. As a student at Ball State University’s School of Art, Sara spends most of her free time in the studio creating design projects and art pieces.