About Us
Stay Ahead Real Estate Marketing was founded by a high-producing real estate agent  
who understands the importance of digital and social media marketing.  
With more time than ever before spent online, and specifically on social media, 
these channels have become absolute necessities for real estate agents.   
  
Quality, effective social media content takes time.   
  
Time to produce messages, images, and videos that connect with the right audiences. 
Time to learn how to navigate popular social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.  
Time to learn and understand social media strategy, personal branding, and more.


Not only can Stay Ahead help real estate professionals with limited time and social media marketing skills, but we can enhance current efforts in many ways. 

By supplying daily content designed to attract new clients and keep the sphere connected... 

​By managing all digital and social media marketing, including content creation and publishing...

By creating local, personalized content and videos...

​Partnering with Stay Ahead Real Estate Marketing helps real estate professionals 
Stay Ahead of the competition!   

Creg McDonald

Creg McDonald is the founder of Stay Ahead Real Estate Marketing. He is an entrepreneur focused on the real estate business.  The McDonald Group Real Estate company has grown to become the number one team in Champaign-Urbana selling over sixty million in real estate annually and over 275 homes yearly.


As Creg focused on developing his business, he joined many coaching programs and participated in an independent study through the University of Illinois Business Consulting department. This knowledge along with his valuable experience led to the creation of Stay Ahead Real Estate Marketing, which, in Creg's words, is "here to help agents market themselves in the modern world, which has become increasingly more and more digital. Stay Ahead is ready to help real estate professionals manage their digital and social media presence by connecting and engaging their sphere and attracting potential new clients."


​His deep understanding of the needs of Real Estate Agents, what an individual client is worth over a lifetime, and the best ways to reach and connect with them form the base of Creg's marketing philosophy. It's why he created this exciting new marketing agency specifically focused on the needs of real estate professionals. Whether they are new to the industry, need some help managing their online marketing mix, want to boost their personal brand, or would like to stand out from their competition, Stay Ahead is a unique choice for real estate professionals looking to take their business to the next level.