Strategic Partners

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Determined people working together can do anything.

Melanie and co. helps businesses leverage & profit from the myriad of available digital marketing tools to maximize their total business reach. While these tools are powerful & inexpensive to use, their benefit is based on how well businesses can use them. Melanie & co. can teach you & your team how to fully implement & reap the powerful benefits of an effective social media strategy ... whether you are a beginner or a power user. Whether you're starting from scratch or trying to trouble-shoot challenging campaigns, Melanie & co. can help you design & implement an effective strategy. In addition to consulting, Melanie & co. offers workshops, seminars, & one-on-one coaching. Click here for more information.

The Social Southerner specializes in working with small to medium-sized businesses, making sure they're maximizing every opportunity social & traditional marketing can offer. Our president & resident "idea whisperer" is a southerner by birth & has filled our agency with others who, regardless of region of birth, are born storytellers, have loads of creativity (seriously, you should see what people can do with duct tape down here), & a dedication to our clients that ensures we work hard & leave no row unplowed in pursuing results. From our digital & social marketing professionals to our amazing traditional marketers we KNOW that we can help you find & influence YOUR folks effectively & professionally. Click here for more information.


Roxanne Reed is a certified instructor, business advisor & community advocate for small businesses throughout North Carolina. She founded & built a number of successful businesses throughout the state, including a family farm. She has spent the past 15 years establishing herself as a community leader among entrepreneurs with over 3,000 hours of business advising & mentorship. She has helped over 600 NC businesses. Roxanne also takes pride in developing impactful & relevant training for small business owners & has co-developed a number of unique curriculums & programs that support entrepreneurship for our rural businesses.

Her passion for business also enables her to make a difference in our military community. Roxanne is a Marine Corps Spouse & Mother to an active duty Army Soldier. She enjoys supporting Veteran entrepreneurs & their families & is a proud co-founder of the Military Spouse Foundation which specializes in business development for the military community. Click here for more information.