“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” — Maya Angelou
NOTE: Website designs and marketing services are now provided through trusted marketing partners.
“Vanessa is just one of those people you wish you could work with forever. In addition to being a talented brand strategist, she is a wonderful person. Vanessa provides a high degree of enthusiasm and creativity. She is also quite communicative, intentional, and reliable. She clearly knows how to get things done! Since creating my website with her strategic guidance, I have received many compliments about the site, not only from visitors but from media professionals as well. Vanessa provided just what I was looking for in helping to differentiate my brand and distinguish my book. If you are looking for a strategic partner to help uniquely present your brand in a memorable and highly professional way…..Vanessa is the one.” — Carol Fulp, CEO | Fulp Diversity (Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations General Assembly and Museum of African American History’s Living Legend Award-Winner)
“We’d recommend Vanessa to anyone. She went the extra mile at every turn, and the result is a brand that has exceeded our wildest exceptions. Vanessa is the woman to hire to help build your brand. She is analytical and creative in her processes. Vanessa does not do “off-the-shelf” brand development. She is a true professional, and you will not regret investing in her.” — Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire, Owner | KQH Mental Health Counseling P.L.L.C.
“Vanessa does not miss a beat! At the very start of the pandemic, a teacher at my school highly recommended Vanessa to help me create a virtual home for our students. She worked tirelessly to help us launch a 30-page website under pressure. As we work to elevate our brand to the next level, we are doing this with her. What can I say, I love working with Vanessa! She is the best!” — Leonna Austin, School Principal | Public School 30M
“A big shout out to my marketer Vanessa for being an amazing consultant through the website design process for The Leap Network, LLC. Your expertise, hard work, creativity, diligence, and thoughtful approach to my business and vision are extremely appreciated. You know you’ve found something special when making that monthly vendor payment is more of a celebration than a pain point. Of course, I’d rather keep my money. But at the end of the day, I’m investing in another entrepreneur. Pay it forward! In closing, support businesses that are owned and operated by people of color. That’s REAL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work. If we don’t do it, we can’t complain when others don’t. That said, if anyone is looking for an amazing marketer, holla at Vanessa! I recommend her without reservation!” — Bobby Tugbiyele, CEO | The Leap Network
“People who see my website now are impressed, thanks to Vanessa. Vanessa reviewed my old website design on Vistaprint, moved my website over to Wix, and transformed my website into one many people now visit. Vanessa was also amazing at writing compelling content based on research relevant to my industry. But, more importantly, Vanessa is passionate about her work, ethical, and always willing to help. I highly recommend Vanessa as she would be an asset to anyone looking to build their brand.” — Rajahn Hasbin, President | R.H. Fire, LLC
“She is a genius with a million-dollar mind. What else can I say? Every time I think about what Vanessa has done for my brand, I nearly break down in tears. When I was at the lows of starting my brand, wondering if I should even continue with my business, Vanessa lifted me up and helped me to keep going. Let’s just say this, after hiring Vanessa, I’ve never looked back. She is a GOAT! Thank you so much for all you do for my brand, Vanessa. I don’t know where I would be without you, and I don’t even want to make any moves without you.” — Tamara Farrell, CEO | Indigo Beauty Cosmetics
“Vanessa is ridiculously knowledgeable in her fields of expertise. I felt more confident in my business after implementing a few tips I learned from just one consultation with Vanessa! Be prepared to change your perspective for the betterment of your business.” — Sidra Robertson, Owner | Sidra Startups
“Oh! Vanessa is a Godsend! I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with her. Few people have her level of creativity and her ability to think outside the box, all while breaking down complicated concepts to the most novice entrepreneur. I highly recommend Vanessa. She will give you the game plan to get your coins right!” — Liv Nicole, Owner | Unity Spaces
“When you’re competing for contracting opportunities, you have to have a professional, modern website. Our last website design was outdated. We needed an online brand presence that we could be proud of, which would let others know that we are an established business they can trust. We were referred to Vanessa, and it was so much fun working with her. She listened to our needs, reframed our communication with our target audiences, and designed a website we now love to show to others. We look forward to working with her on future marketing projects for our business.” — Fernandez and Farah McKenley, Owners | F2M Fire and Drafting Designs
“No amount of words can amount nor sum up the consultation call that I had with Vanessa! For starters, I was very nervous at first. But as the conversation went on, she really opened my mind to what my brand is really about by using various techniques. Vanessa got to the core of helping me figure out who my audience is for my brand exactly & guiding me to the right path as to what makes my brand different from other companies! I DEFINITELY SUGGEST THAT YOU BOOK A CALL WITH HER IT IS WORTH THE TIME I PROMISE YOU!” — Shanaia Lawrence, Founder | YinKreationz LLC
“As a business owner, I was very pleased to work with someone who was so professional and who really listened to my needs. Vanessa is a marketing guru who will take any project and produce real results! Highly recommended.” — Jacqueline Barimah, Owner | For Beauties Only
“Amazing consultant. Vanessa is very easy to work with and is one to pay close attention to details. I was very impressed with her quick turnaround time and communication. Highly recommend.” — Pedro Escobar, CEO | Escobar Entertainment
“When I first started working with Vanessa, my website and logo were super outdated. I worked with a designer who offered to do my website and logo for free. It was the biggest mistake I made. However, when I explained my situation to Vanessa, she reassured me that everything would be okay and that she could give my brand the update I had been looking for. While working together, Vanessa helped me to define my niche and revamped my website and logo, keeping the diamond of the original logo that I loved. She is a true professional with an eye for design.” — Micheal Cuffie, CEO | All About Posh Events
“Vanessa is extremely professional and patient. I had a wonderful experience working with Vanessa. Looking forward to future projects with each other. Thank you so much!” — Sophia Placido, Owner | Beats and Beauty
“Seriously. You don’t need to go to anyone else. Vanessa’s design of my website left me completely speechless! I was so nervous about venturing out on my own as a business owner. She not only created my website but helped me with the resources and tools I needed to get my business established. She just really cares about her clients.” — Stephen J. White, aka The Hair Siren
“I first met Vanessa while she was the marketing executive at the Harlem Commonwealth Council. She helped launch two of their programs for entrepreneurs, Opportunity for Growth and Growth Path. So, when I found out she decided to become an independent consultant, I knew I wanted to work with her after seeing all the amazing work she did for HCC. In working with Vanessa, she did not disappoint. When I desired to have my products placed in major retail stores, Vanessa created my pitch deck, including the content, and connected me with a marketer who specializes in getting products like mine into retail stores. She’s not the cheapest. She is the best. That is what matters.” — Yvette Swinger, CEO | SwingIt Inc.
“Vanessa is dope! My website looks GREAT! You got this website up in no time. You are truly the plug, and I will be coming back to you for all my future marketing needs.” — Lawrence Charles, Music Artist | L Charlemagne
“My website is simply beautiful! I’ve been in development and communications for over 20 years and decided to consult. After seeing website designs from Vanessa, I had to call her. She was patient, flexible, and created the most stunning website for my business that I am proud to show off.” — Pamela Babb, Owner | Espirit Consulting
“At her old job, Vanessa was not just the marketer for the entire organization but the event planner too. This is how we met. She helped me prepare for an event where I helped a presentation for entrepreneurs looking to build their credit. She was so good at her job. It was a no-brainer to work with her when she became a consultant. Since I am an author, Vanessa helped me with marketing for my book signings, and I must say that her designs and copy resulted in some of the biggest event turnouts I’ve ever had. I am truly grateful.” — Murray Allen, Owner | MCE Credit Empowerment
“I've had the pleasure of working with Vanessa on multiple occasions. Talk about a masterful marketer. She worked on marketing and the brand communication strategy for my division when I was the head of leading for the Harlem Entrepreneurial Fund (HEF), a Community Development Financial Institution in Harlem. Hands-down, I consider her one of the BEST and truly IRREPLACEABLE. Since I had a front-row seat to her work at HEF, I hired her to work on the websites for two of my businesses — Integrity Home Buyers and Lloyd's Lasagna. Everything that I hoped for she delivered on. Anyone with a brand will be thrilled to have someone like Vanessa on their team.” — Lloyd Doaman, Owner | Integrity Home Buyers and Lloyd's Lasagna
“Working with Vanessa was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Her professionalism and passion stand out when communicating with her. She made herself available to discuss my needs, and I never felt rushed or pressured to make any decisions when it came to working with her. Vanessa was also flexible and understanding when it came to timelines and payments. She delivered a market research report that I was pleased with. Ultimately, I would recommend Vanessa because she is extremely dedicated to providing quality services to her clients.” — Elizabeth Elohim, Owner | Kozmed App
“Tap in the Experts! More often than not, we tend to think we know it all. I had the pleasure of meeting with Vanessa to discuss brand development and marketing strategies. She brought so many jewels to the table in 60 minutes. Well worth the time and money invested into focused business development efforts. Book a consultation with her ASAP!!!” — Ixciar Castillo, Owner | More Than A Vibe