Who we are.

Activate writing is a small digital marketing agency based in Minneapolis, MN. Our specialty is reach, engagement, and conversion for small businesses, and we've worked in many industries. Interested in learning more about us? Read further. 


Stephen Tisch (owner) 

Stephen is the owner of Activate Writing and has nearly 10 years of experience in the digital marketing industry. Before starting Activate Writing, Stephen ran a small website design agency and helped serve over 200 clients from all different backgrounds with their website projects. When Stephen isn't at the agency he can be found with his lovely wife or on the golf course. His passion for people is what defines his approach to business, and is a benchmark for his successes thus far. 



Annie Sperides (ad specialist)

Annie comes to Activate Writing with extensive PPC knowledge and experience across many industries. As a Google Adwords certified professional, Annie makes sure your Adwords campaigns run smoothly & on budget all while keeping your overall advertising strategy in mind when making optimizations. When she isn’t managing paid search accounts, Annie can be found spending time with her husband and 10-month-old daughter at their home in Richfield or teaching group fitness classes.



Kelsey Tisch (photographer)

Kelsey is one of the best commercial photographers in Minneapolis, and her work speaks for itself. Whether it's the lighting strategy, the creative layouts, or her attention to detail, Kelsey is one of a kind, and so is her work! When Kelsey isn't working for Activate Writing, you can find her rock climbing, enjoying some chocolate, or spending time with her husband (Stephen).