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I provide hands-on
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& emerging brands
on a fractional basis.
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Here at the Launch Box, clients get access to a curated team of marketers that think like founders. We work hard to get to know your business inside and out and don't ask you to spend money on anything we wouldn't spend money on ourselves.
The primary reason I started the Launch Box back in 2016 was 100% self-serving: I wanted to do more of the work I love (I told you I am a major #marketingnerd ), but for myself - or, more accurately, clients - instead of bosses. That was a big moment, but, if I'm being honest, I didn't find my groove until I started working with entrepreneurs and saw first hand how tough marketing can be for non-marketers - especially when they are trying to get a new business off the ground. It was then and there that I realized my true mission is to help founders and small business owners succeed by offering them an alternative to hiring a traditional agency by focusing more on client needs than billable hours.
Founder, the Launch Box
Fractional CMO, Advisor, Mentor, Teacher,
and Dog Mom
We're a group of passionate consumers who have a healthy customer obsession (aren't all obsessions healthy?), preach organic growth (there are no shortcuts to brand loyalty), take pride in being media agnostic (we prefer to use the right tool(s) for the job), and try not to take things to seriously (marketing is a science, but it's not rocket science).
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Amy is a strategic thinker with extension knowledge on media and entertainment. She was instrumental in the conception and creation of our annual report on the state of the industry.
Executive Director, Institute of Entertainment, Media, and Sports
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
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What is a Marketing Agency?
A marketing agency is a company that specializes in providing a range of marketing support services to clients. These services may include market research, branding, advertising, public relations, digital marketing, social media marketing, and other related services. The primary goal of a marketing agency is to help businesses or organizations reach their target audience and increase their customer base through effective marketing strategies. Marketing agencies may work with clients on a project-by-project basis or on a retainer basis, where they provide ongoing support and services. They may also specialize in specific industries or marketing tactics, such as SEO (search engine optimization), PPC (pay-per-click) advertising, email marketing, or content marketing. Overall, a marketing agency helps businesses promote their products or services in the most effective way possible, using various marketing channels and tactics to achieve their clients' goals.
What services does a Marketing Agency provide?
A marketing agency provides a range of support services to help businesses promote their products or services to their target audience. Some of the most common support services provided by marketing agencies include: 1. Strategy development: Developing a comprehensive marketing plan that outlines the business's goals, target audience, messaging, and channels to reach customers. 2. Branding and design: Creating a unique brand identity, logo, and design elements that represent the business and resonate with the target audience. 3. Advertising: Planning and executing advertising campaigns across various channels such as TV, radio, print, and digital. 4. Content creation: Developing engaging and informative content such as blog posts, social media posts, videos, and infographics to attract and engage the target audience. 5. Social media management: Managing social media accounts and creating content that aligns with the business's brand and engages the target audience. 6. Search engine optimization (SEO): Optimizing the website's content and structure to improve its visibility on search engines and attract organic traffic. 7. Email marketing: Creating email campaigns to nurture leads and engage customers with personalized and relevant content. 8. Analytics and reporting: Measuring the success of marketing campaigns and providing reports that show the performance and ROI of each channel. 9. Market research: Conducting research to understand the target audience, competition, market trends, and consumer behavior. These are just a few examples of the services provided by marketing agencies, and the specific services may vary depending on the agency's expertise, the business's needs, and the target audience.
Does my business need a Marketing Agency?
A marketing agency can be useful for a variety of businesses and organizations that need assistance with their marketing efforts. Here are some examples of who might benefit from hiring a marketing agency: 1. Startups: Startups often need to build brand awareness and acquire customers quickly, and a marketing agency can help them develop a comprehensive marketing strategy to achieve those goals. 2. Small businesses: Small businesses may not have the resources to hire a full-time marketing team, so working with a marketing agency can provide them with the expertise they need to improve their marketing efforts and reach their target audience. 3. Non-profit organizations: Non-profit organizations often have limited resources, so working with a marketing agency can help them maximize their marketing efforts and reach a wider audience to increase awareness and support for their cause. 4. Large corporations: Even large corporations with in-house marketing teams may benefit from working with a marketing agency for specialized projects or to provide a fresh perspective on their marketing strategies. 5. Businesses with limited marketing expertise: If a business doesn't have a lot of marketing expertise in-house, working with a marketing agency can provide them with access to experienced professionals who can help them improve their marketing efforts. Ultimately, any business or organization that wants to improve its marketing efforts and reach its target audience more effectively may benefit from working with a marketing agency.
How much should a Marketing Agency cost?
The cost of a marketing agency can vary widely depending on several factors such as the size of the agency, the scope of the services required, the level of expertise needed, the location of the agency, and the duration of the engagement. Typically, marketing agencies charge either a fixed fee or a percentage of the overall advertising spend. According to a survey conducted by the Agency Spotter, the average cost of a marketing agency in the United States ranges from $120-$300 per hour, with a monthly retainer fee of $5,000-$25,000. However, it is important to note that these are just averages and that the actual cost of a marketing agency may vary significantly depending on the factors mentioned above. It is recommended that businesses obtain quotes from several marketing agencies and compare them to determine the best fit for their specific needs and budget.
How much does it cost to work with Amy / the Launch Box?
As a founder myself, I understand the challenges of getting a startup off the ground and provide a range of easily accessible and affordable options for people who want to connect with me. For early stage entrepreneurs and business leaders, the easiest way to get a feel for what I am about is to engage with me as a advisor / mentor by attending one of the live events I host on CoFoundersLab. Outside of signing up for a free account or a free trial premium membership, it won't cost you anything but an hour of your time. Alternately, if you don't want to attend a webinar, you can book either a free introductory call to learn more about me, or, if you want to dive straight into the deep end and receive some actionable advice, you can book a 30 minute mentoring session for $99. From there, we would discuss your needs and explore what options might be a fit for you. Outside of the one time calls (which can be booked repeatedly), I typically like to work with clients on a retainer basis. The cost varies greatly depending on the level of support and time needed, but the minimum cost starts at $1000 month. This is true for clients opting to work with me in any capacity, but the cost for my marketing support and fractional CMO services tend to be higher and will vary depending on what is needed. For example, the monthly retainer for a client needing only 1 support service will be much less than a client needing a full suite of services. Lastly, I will agree to a project-based fee structure if the scope (deliverables, goals, and timeline) of a services project is well-defined and will take on a small number of select clients each year at a reduced rate in exchange for equity when both parties are amenable.