Online Marketing Strategies for Small Business

Helping businesses like yours find your ideal customers online

Looking to update your current website?

I follow a developer-free philosophy using WordPress or Shopify to create a great, user-friendly website together with you.

Strategic digital marketing direction.

Need to get your online marketing strategy back on track? I can provide a top-level strategy or assist in helping you master individual channels to help drive more clients and engagement.

Training and coaching for you and your business.

I also offer training services on-site, to sit with your teams to help develop their digital marketing knowledge. Online training courses are also available on request.

I am Vicki Jakes, from Brighton, UK and I help advise businesses like yours find your ideal customers online.

You might be a start-up or a small business that doesn’t have the time or the budget to invest in marketing services because you’re doing it all yourself. You might not know where to start to look or what the best tools or platforms for the job are. Maybe you just want advice to short circuit what you’re doing.

That’s where I come in.

I promote an approach that helps you get up and running quickly using search, content, social and ads so that you can start testing what works and what doesn’t.

What my clients say…

Here’s what some of my clients had to say about working with me.

“Vicki recently built me a website for my business and I have to say that she did a fantastic job. I thought I knew what I wanted but being a complete novice at web stuff I wasn’t able to communicate that very well. Vicki clearly knows what she is doing and helped me understand and realise what I was looking for in no time at all.”

Josh Smith

Owner, smith + Jakes

“Vicki’s help was so useful when I needed someone to guide me through the daunting task of social media marketing. What I found was enormously helpful was how she broke things down into bite sized pieces and suggested which forms of social media would be the most effective for my business. She has a great way of explaining things!” 

Belinda McBride

Owner, Musical Bumps, Brighton and Hove

“Vicki is highly a professional and proficient woman who is my first port of call for anything website. As well as understanding the technical requirements, Vicki is able to show enormous creativity to provide a unique, bespoke service. She is approachable, amenable, adaptable as well as being efficient and effective. I wholeheartedly recommend!”

Claire Duffy

Director, Claire Duffy Education Centre

“Vicki has been very helpful in setting up our website. She took our initial design ideas and turned them into a stunning, modern looking site, that is easy to navigate. She has been very approachable and doesn’t mind explaining things that we do not understand. She has also given us great advice on how to maximize our potential using social media. Thank you Vicki.”

Dicky Deans

Owner, Dicky Deans Shepherds Huts

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