Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in marketing but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Keshia Butler-Thomas, CEO of LCK Consulting Services, located in Oaklyn, NJ, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

LCK Consulting Services offer subject matter expertise (SME) on social media marketing, digital brand strategy, and online marketing trends. Training and educating over 200+ companies in 8 countries worldwide on proven growth strategies for online marketing, we help our clients both independently and in groups to develop marketing plans that incorporate the usage of social media marketing and digital brand trends.

Tell us about yourself

I found a need in the digital marketplace to serve entrepreneurs who are ready to start, build or scale their companies online. With that realization in mind and a passion for serving, I created a company centered around building out actionable plans for success rooted in authenticity to provide online audiences with an opportunity to experience not just the products or services my clients provide, but to experience why my clients are the best in their industries.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

I was Voted New Jersey's Top 40 Under 40 Executives in 2018.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Realizing that in order to grow, you need a team of like-minded individuals who believe in your vision.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Give yourself permission to make mistakes.
  2. Be open to feedback.
  3. Your instincts are likely correct.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

There is no greater accomplishment than touching the lives of others through your natural-born gifts.

Where can people find you and your business?


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