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 Tips for finding a Small Business Marketing Consultant


Have you ever gone on Google and searched the term “small business marketing consultant”? Sometimes it can feel like you are taking a leap of faith when typing this in. How can you tell if the marketing consultant is any good, or if it is the right fit for your small business? Here are MarketKeep we allow our potential clients to ask us any questions they would like, and more importantly take the time to answer any questions that they might have thoroughly. Since we go through this on a daily basis, we thought it might be nice to give you a list of questions that we think are good and hear all the time.

Questions to ask when hiring a marketing consultant for small business


Question #1: Describe your marketing firm, the types of clients you work with, and how you                               work with them?


Question #2: Marketing has changed so much in the last ten-even five- years, thanks to social                           media, mobile marketing, and the fact that every “serious” company has a                                     website.

Question #3: How has your marketing philosophy evolved, and how does it change/react to                               new ways of doing things?


Question #4: How do you measure success?


Question #5: If a marketing program doesn’t perform as expected, what adjustments do you                             make?


Question #6: Can you give three examples of marketing that you put together for clients that                             not only increased their leads, but also led to more sales?


Question #7 What do you love most about your job?


Question #8 May I contact three of your clients and speak with them?



We hope that these seven questions will help you narrow down your list for a small business marketing consultant. With these questions you should be able to separate the boys from the men so to speak, and more importantly figure out if they have done their homework on you. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us via our contact page or drop us a line below. [contact-form to=’patrick@marketkeep.com’ subject=’New Lead!’][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

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MarketKeep is a digital marketing agency for small businesses and start-ups based in Towson, Md. Our goal is to help small business owners plan, place, and optimize their digital marketing strategies. MarketKeep is proud to offer our clients the following services:

Website Design – As a website design company we build websites that represent you and your brand and instantly builds a connection with your customers online. To learn more about our website design capabilities please contact our website designers

SEO Company – As a Maryland SEO Company, we partner with small businesses to help grow their organic presence online through on-page, off-page, and reputation management techniques. To learn more about our SEO services for small businesses please contact our SEO team

Pay Per Click Experts – As your SEM Agency MarketKeep will plan, place, and optimize your SEM campaigns so that you are maximizing your SEM campaign. To learn more about our SEM Services please contact our SEM team

Social Media Management – Tired of running your social media accounts on a daily basis? Not sure what to post? As your Social Media Marketing Assistants MarketKeep will plan, place, and optimize your social media strategies. To connect contact our Social Media Management Team today. 

Local SEO – So many of us rely on our phones to find businesses and products that are close by. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to connect with customers in your backyard. As a Local SEO agency MarketKeep helps to position your business online to acquire Local SEO searches. Learn more by contacting our Local SEO Agency Team