At Ruby Slipper, we are committed to supporting and promoting Black-owned businesses. Here we showcase Black-owned marketing agencies from across the United States that are helping clients boost their business.


KSW Social Media Management


KSW Social Media Management

KSW Social Media Management, a boutique social media management company based in Las Vegas, is the product of a true social media lover and online community builder. Founder Kalea Sanders-Wright thrives on collaboration, organization, and good relationships. Kalea is passionate about helping small businesses achieve their growth goals with marketing solutions that are effective and affordable.

Starting as a hobby, Kalea is passionate about helping entrepreneurs simplify their lives and benefit from social networking. Kalea often works as an extension of her clients, allowing them to focus on income-generating activities.


Brazen Marketer


Brazen Marketer

Brazen Marketer, a marketing consultancy based in New York City, assists nonprofits and small businesses win new clients with robust brand strategies and marketing executions. Services include group coaching, remote consulting, brand strategy, website services, content writing, email marketing, and social media marketing.

Owner Vanessa Matthew has 15 years of experience working with nonprofits and small businesses as well as extensive market research experience with larger corporations such as PepsiCo, Dr. Pepper Snapple, Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, Chase, MasterCard, Takeda, Bentley, Cottonelle, Weight Watchers, and more.

One client testimonial states: “You know you’ve found something special when making that monthly vendor payment is more of a celebration than a pain point.”


Goldiata Creative


Goldiata Agency

Goldiata Creative is a digital marketing agency in Baltimore, MD. They help their clients achieve massive growth using powerful marketing strategies. In fact, they are so confident that their methods will generate results, they guarantee them. You get results, or you don’t pay. Clients include Johns Hopkins ziggybaby, and Room Theory.

A ROI and performance-driven agency, Goldiata services include website development, email campaigns, social media, paid advertisements, search engine optimization and more. They are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) company.

Pictured here is Brian Taylor, Chief Strategy Officer and owner of Goldiata Creative, who has been recognized by the Maryland Small Business Association as a top Young Entrepreneur. His mission is to give back to Baltimore City. Specifically, helping the Baltimore City education system through volunteering and mentoring.


McLamb Group Media


McLamb Group Media

McLamb Group Media is a black-owned female-led digital marketing company that has a dedicated team of digital marketing professionals with decades of internet and SEO experience. McLamb works hard to dominate and push the boundaries of the digital marketing landscape. This company was built out of client demand by the owner Anita McLamb. Anita has spent the last five years teaching others SEO and also marketing consulting to show other businesses have to achieve powerful results for their online presence and an ROI to their clients.


EraBright Digital Marketing


EraBright Digital Marketing

EraBright Digital Marketing is a Black-owned digital marketing agency that specializes in lead generation via SEO, content marketing, paid advertising, website design, and more. They have a wide range of expertise in creating and implementing strategic marketing campaigns developed to generate leads and sales for businesses of all sorts.

EraBright’s mission is helping clients achieve and exceed their growth and revenue goals through affordable, revenue-driving digital marketing solutions. More importantly, they aspire to conduct themselves with respect, loyalty, and open communication with all stakeholders.

Having been in the digital marketing arena for more than a decade, founder, Jamichael Mitchell, has had a hand in generating traffic for various brands across different industries. With a B.S. in Business Management, along with a M.S. in Internet Marketing, his ability to synergize business goals with digital strategy ensures overall marketing success and client satisfaction.


Blue Surge Marketing


Blue Surge Marketing Agency

Blue Surge Marketing Agency is a Black-owned, full-service digital marketing and web design firm based in the Greater New York region that services businesses nationwide. Services include website development, lead generation, social media management, SEO, copywriting, influencer engagement, branding, and more.

As a college student, owner Godson Michel, grossed $1M in revenue in his first e-commerce store with no ad budget owner. Michel uses data-driven insights to empower organizations so that they can artfully leverage the growth opportunities in the ever-changing digital landscape. A growing list of credentials includes Google Ads certifications, Shopify Partner, MailChimp Partner, and HubSpot certifications in email marketing and social media. Through consulting and creative strategy, Blue Surge clients outperform expected projections.

Clients include the historic Urban League of Long Island, Westbury Arts, and the Suffolk County Chapter of Jack and Jill.





Narratent is a black-owned digital marketing agency based in Chicago. As a small group of consultants, the team offers web design, search engine optimization, and social media marketing. The company likens its approach to client work as being an in-house marketing team for small business owners.

Owners Desmon Walker and Allen Shelton have spent over four years working in advertising and content marketing for large corporations and small startups. Narratent is now sought after by SMBs in Chicago, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and around the country.


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