You change the world. We make it listen.®

Plan ahead.
A sound strategy selects the best tools for the job and will save time, money, and most of all, your business.

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Lead them to your message.
Arrest their attention. Intrigue them. Make them wonder. Fit your personality and brand.

Plastic surgeon Norman Harris' Website
Radva — Life of EPS video

It's all about what you say.
How you say it matters. Informing comes down to telling the story and choosing the shortest, clearest path to understanding. Complicated and technical concepts can be translated for conversations at all levels.

Virginia Tech ECE infographic
TORC Robotics infographic
Virginia Tech ECE Annual Report article
Alere product demonstration

We communicate ideas.
Ideas stick when people work with them, play with them, and talk about them.

Pamplin 50th Anniversary pillar installation
Virginia Tech ECE interactive Focus on Research
Patienet medical communications portal

What is your audience saying?
Communication involves listening as well as talking. We build an 'ear' into every effort possible. This can take the form of web analytics, event attendance, sales, direct response, or even opinion surveys.



It's all integrated

When every communications element is integrated with each other, an organization gains more than the total of each element individually.

At Uncork-it, our campaigns are fully integrated and when we are tasked with just a single element, we make sure it integrates with existing efforts from other sources.

  • Planning
  • Agile Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Brainstorming
  • Marketing Technology
  • Logo Design
  • Identity Packages
  • Targeted Campaigns
  • Brand Extensions
  • Digital & Print
  • Annual Reports
  • News Magazines
  • Brochures
  • Design
  • Video
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Infographics
  • User Tracking
  • Website Metrics
  • Campaign Results
Public Relations
  • Press Releases
  • Events
  • Media Relations
Content Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Blogs
  • White Papers
  • Landing Pages
  • Design & Development
  • Databases
  • Content Management Systems
  • Media Buying/Ad Placement
  • Ad Campaigns/Design
  • Digital
  • Direct Mail
  • Out-of-home


Established in 1985 as The Right Word, we have helped businesses and non-profits across the country reach their goals through effective, high-quality communications and marketing strategy.

We find strategic, creative solutions to client problems and enjoy making complex or technical messages clear.

In January 2009, we changed our name to Uncork-it and moved downtown. Due to strong growth, in 2014 we moved to larger offices in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center.

Members of:
AIGA, IEEE, Society of Technical Communicators, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Radford Chamber of Commerce, Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council

DMA 2017 MemberData & Marketing Association
2017 Member

SWaM Certification Number: 720020

the TEAM


(540) 953-0073

Uncork-it Inc.
1971 Kraft Dr., Suite 2600
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Our clients hail from all over, but the Uncork-it team congregates in the Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia — home of Virginia Tech.

Blacksburg provides us with the stimulus of an international community in a hot spot for high-technology and other startups.


Each of us has very different talents and interests, but we work together, pooling our perspectives to deliver the best final product possible. As a result, our work environment is diverse, dynamic, and often entertaining. If you think you’d fit in, or better yet, stick out, let us know. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, plus a lot of laughs.

Permanent & Intern Positions

Although we have no specific permanent or intern openings at this time, we are always interested in adding somebody who is a perfect fit for our team. If you think this is you, please email us with a cover letter and resume to


We often work with freelancers. We’d be happy to review your portfolio and discuss working together.

We like to work with people who will CHALLENGE us to THINK in new ways.