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Empower Your Brand. Engage Your Audience. Elevate Your Business Success.
Unlock the Power of Inbound Marketing for Your Small Business
I bring more than 10 years of Fortune 500 marketing and sales expertise to small businesses, offering tailored digital marketing solutions that elevate your online presence and drive revenue growth. With a strategic focus on inbound marketing, I specialize in content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, SEO, and data analytics. My mission is simple: to empower small businesses to compete with larger enterprises by providing high-quality, affordable digital marketing services. Learn more >>
Attract. Engage. Convert. Retain.
Inbound Marketing that Works.
Big Impact on a Small Budget: Affordable Inbound Strategies for Big Success
Inbound marketing generates 3x more leads and costs 62% less than other marketing.
Crafting a comprehensive inbound marketing strategy to attract, engage, convert, and retain your target audience.
Creating compelling and relevant content that resonates with your audience, driving brand awareness and customer loyalty.
Developing targeted email campaigns to nurture leads, increase customer retention, and drive sales.
Building and managing impactful social media campaigns to enhance brand visibility and connect with your audience.
Utilizing KPIs and data analytics to measure and optimize your digital marketing efforts for maximum impact.
“Doug has given me the highest confidence throughout our working relationship. I’m excited by the work he’s done as I know my competitors do not have the time or skill sets to figure it out. I would highly recommend Doug to any small or medium size business that is working to build out their presence online.”
“Doug opened our eyes to the value of having a comprehensive marketing plan. Our previous plan was very scatter-shot with disparate services from several different providers. He came in and did a comprehensive analysis, provided us a strategic road map and worked with us to implement all the different segments of the plan. Our marketing strategy has never been this organized and automated. We recommend Doug as a knowledgeable provider and expert on all things marketing.”
Let’s discuss how our solution can double or even triple your normal lead flow in 3 simple steps.
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Who We Work With
From developing a comprehensive digital marketing strategies to implementing campaigns and measuring data, DCS provides you with the expertise and resources you need to build a strong brand, generate qualified leads, and grow your business.
We run your marketing, so you can run your business.
We amplify your reputation, attract new clients, and establish your expertise. With strategic digital marketing, we establish your industry leadership, build trust, and drive business growth.
We create engaging content and post to your networks. We build your strong social presence to showcase your expertise, increase your visibility, and attract more clients, so you can run your business.
We build you a strong reputation and attract clients. Our effective digital marketing strategies showcase your expertise, build credibility, and highlight your track record for growth and success.
Our effective digital marketing strategies, showcase your expertise, build credibility, attract new clients, and differentiate you from the competition. We’ll make you stand out in a competitive industry.
Gain visibility in competitive markets with data-driven digital marketing plans tailored to your unique products. Achieve sustainable growth and drive top-line revenue and enterprise value.
By strategically planning campaigns, we identify and target your ideal audience, establish credibility, and generate leads. Our insurance programs amplify your reach and drive business growth.
How We Help
- Marketing Strategy
- Website Development
- Content Creation
- Email Marketing
- Sales Enablement
- Social Media Management
- Reputation Management
- Analytics and Reporting
- Managed Hosting
- DOUBLE your qualified leads
- GROW your business
Strategic Marketing Solutions Tailored to Your Business
Data-driven marketing for your success.
Benefits of Working With Us
My approach to marketing consulting is rooted in a commitment to delivering effective, data-driven, and client-focused strategies. I understand that every client is unique, and I work with you to tailor my approach to meet your specific needs. I work directly with you, so there is no waiting to take care of your needs. And I have no overhead for offices or full-time staff, so I’m able to pass that savings on to you.
My tailored approach ensures that your marketing strategies are optimized for success.
By harnessing data and technology, I maximize the efficiency of your marketing campaigns.
I prioritize activities that provide the highest return on investment, ensuring your marketing budget is well-spent.
No one-size-fits-all solutions. I customize strategies to meet your unique business needs and objectives.
I consider you as a partner, not just a client. I work closely with your team, collaborating on ideas, goals, and feedback.
Get Started Today
Ready to take your small business to new heights? Schedule a no obligation, free consultation with me to discuss your digital marketing needs and explore how I can help you achieve your business goals. Worst case, we talk for 5 minutes, you get some marketing insights, and we never talk again. It’s that simple.
“Thank you Doug for all your patience, and always being on top of it as usual. We appreciate you!”
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to Common Questions
What is the biggest benefit to hiring a marketing consultant?
You won’t have to teach yourself marketing. You can rely on us to work with you, form a strategy and implement campaigns according to your specific goals. We have a deep understanding of marketing strategies and tactics, and can provide you with valuable insights and advice. You get access to our marketing expertise, so you to focus on your business.
Why would my small businesses need a marketing consultant?
Small businesses can benefit from hiring a marketing consultant for a variety of reasons. Here are some of the key reasons why a small business may need a marketing consultant:
Expertise in marketing strategy and tactics: A marketing consultant has specialized expertise in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies, as well as knowledge of the latest marketing trends and tactics. This can be especially valuable for small businesses that do not have a dedicated marketing team or in-house marketing expertise.
Objectivity and fresh perspective: A marketing consultant can provide an objective and unbiased perspective on a small business’s marketing efforts and challenges, and can offer fresh insights and ideas that may not have been considered by the business owner or internal marketing team.
Cost-effective solutions: Hiring a marketing consultant can be a cost-effective solution for small businesses that need help with specific marketing projects or initiatives, as it can be more cost-effective than hiring a full-time marketing employee with the same expertise.
Flexibility and scalability: A marketing consultant can provide flexible and scalable marketing support, depending on the needs and budget of the small business. This can include one-time projects, ongoing support, or a combination of both.
Improved ROI and business results: A marketing consultant can help a small business develop and implement more effective marketing strategies, which can lead to improved return on investment (ROI), increased sales, and overall business growth.
Overall, a marketing consultant can provide small businesses with specialized expertise, fresh perspectives, and cost-effective solutions to help improve their marketing efforts and drive business results.
How would my small business benefit from hiring a marketing consultant?
Hiring a marketing consultant can provide several benefits to a small business, helping them to effectively reach their target audience, increase brand awareness, and ultimately grow their business. Here are some ways in which a small business can benefit from hiring a marketing consultant:
- Expertise and Experience: Marketing consultants typically have a wealth of knowledge and experience in various marketing strategies and tactics. They can provide valuable insights and best practices that a small business owner may not have.
- Cost-Effective Solutions: Instead of hiring a full-time marketing team, which can be expensive for small businesses, a consultant offers a cost-effective solution. You only pay for the services you need, when you need them.
- Objective Perspective: A marketing consultant brings an external and objective viewpoint to your business. They can identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT analysis) and develop strategies based on a fresh perspective.
- Tailored Strategies: Consultants can create marketing strategies tailored to your specific business and target audience, ensuring that your efforts are more likely to succeed.
- Time Savings: Marketing can be time-consuming, and small business owners often have many responsibilities. Hiring a consultant frees up your time to focus on other core aspects of your business.
- Access to Networks: Experienced marketing consultants often have valuable networks and industry connections, which can be leveraged to your advantage in terms of partnerships, collaborations, or exposure.
- Better ROI: Consultants are typically focused on generating a return on investment for your marketing efforts. They can help you make data-driven decisions and allocate resources efficiently to maximize your ROI.
- Scalability: As your business grows, a marketing consultant can adjust strategies and tactics to accommodate your evolving needs. This flexibility is crucial for small businesses in different stages of growth.
- Fresh Ideas and Innovation: Marketing consultants stay updated on the latest trends and technologies, ensuring that your business can benefit from innovative marketing techniques.
- Crisis Management: In the event of a marketing crisis or negative publicity, a consultant can provide guidance on how to manage and mitigate the situation effectively.
- Training and Skill Transfer: Marketing consultants can also train your in-house team, transferring knowledge and skills that can be useful for future marketing efforts.
- Measurable Results: A marketing consultant can help you set clear, measurable goals and provide regular reports on your marketing campaigns’ performance, enabling you to track progress and make adjustments as needed.
A well-chosen consultant can be a valuable asset for a small business looking to compete effectively in the marketplace.
What does a small business marketing consultant do?
We assist you in creating and implementing the best possible strategy to reach your target audience. We advise you on everything from communicating with your customers to articulating the message they should hear from your business based on their needs or wants. We identify and study your target audiences, understand their pain points and create marketing campaigns that resonate with them. We’ll create and manage your social media strategy, develop content, and engaging with followers on different platforms. We can create valuable content that attracts and retains customers. Finally, we’ll measure the ROI of our marketing efforts to determine what’s working and what needs improvement.
What should I look for in a marketing consultant?
When hiring a marketing consultant, it’s important to consider a few key factors to ensure that you find the right fit for your business. Here are some things to look for:
- Identify your needs: Determine what areas of your business you want to improve, and what specific services you need from a marketing consultant.
- Experience: Look for a marketing consultant who has experience in your industry and has a track record of success in the areas you need help with. Ask them about their marketing strategies, the tools they use, and their previous successes with similar businesses.
- Communication Skills: Evaluate their communication skills. A good marketing consultant should be able to communicate their ideas and strategies effectively and listen to your concerns and feedback. They should be able to clearly explain their strategies and recommendations to you and your team. Assess how well they listen to your needs and how responsive they are to your questions.
- Analytical skills: Marketing consultants need to be able to analyze data and make data-driven decisions. Look for someone who is skilled in analyzing customer data, market trends, and other key metrics. They should be able to develop data-driven marketing strategies. Ask them about their data analysis methods, the metrics they track, and their approach to measuring success.
- Strategic thinking: A good marketing consultant should be able to think strategically about your business and develop a customized plan to achieve your goals. They should be able to analyze data and provide insights to drive decision-making.
- Technical skills: Depending on your specific marketing needs, technical skills may be important. For example, if you need help with digital marketing, look for a consultant who has expertise in areas such as SEO, PPC advertising, or social media marketing.
- Approach: Look for a marketing consultant who takes a customized approach to their work, tailoring their strategies to meet your specific needs and goals.
- Fit: It’s important to choose a consultant who fits well with your company culture and values. Make sure you feel comfortable working with them and that they understand and share your business goals.
- Creativity: While analytical skills are important, a good marketing consultant should also be creative and able to come up with innovative ideas to help your business stand out from the competition. Ask them about their creative approach to marketing campaigns and how they stay up-to-date with the latest marketing trends and strategies.
- Professionalism: A good marketing consultant should be professional, responsive, and reliable. They should respect your time and provide high-quality work.
“Doug is truly gifted at creating brand identity and a digital marketing strategy to build momentum behind it. He uses a rare combination of patience, enthusiasm, and vision (and a lot of white boarding) to display goals and the methods to achieve them. His inbound marketing strategy worked and delivered the results we wanted. He’s driven by analysis, market knowledge and a strong desire to do what’s best for his colleagues and his customers.”
“Doug has an amazing knack for turning out great projects even without the ideal amount of resources or budget. This is entirely due to his management prowess and ability to adapt and learn as technology changes. During my tenure working with Doug, I witnessed his tireless work ethic and dedication. Doug has a passion for marketing and small business success and it was apparent in the quality of his work.”
“Doug was a wonderful source of digital marketing expertise and made the redesign of my website very enjoyable. He was helpful in the planning stages of design, and he was very thorough and easy to work with. He listened to my needs and made any and all changes I requested – and did so in a very timely manner. He provided and implemented a SEO strategy, which really helped people find my site. I am getting rave reviews of my new website. I could not be happier!”
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