• About Us

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    • “We help businesses reach more customers, increase sales and make more money.”

      Designed Social Media is a Digital Marketing Agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, that has brought together a group of talented people with years of marketing experience building a solid reputation for seamlessly combining forward thinking, hard work, and branding expertise with intelligent digital marketing strategies to deliver clients more opportunities.

      Since you’re on our website, chances are you own a business or are a business professional looking for a way to grow your business and make it more profitable so you can have the financial freedom and time to do the things in life you really enjoy.

      We specialize in creating an identity that gets you noticed and remembered. Our programs are very efficient in generating leads and sales to “new” customers as well as leveraging “current” customers, increasing the lifetime value of each client. By utilizing a variety of marketing methods we’ll create a program for your business creating a loyal client base that will buy from you more often.

      Bottom line: “We help businesses reach more customers, increase sales and make more money.”

    • Brian Dunlap

      CEO

      Brian created Designed Social Media (DSM), a Chicago-based digital marketing agency specializing in strategic internet marketing consulting services including: Content Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Organic and Paid Search Marketing, Organic and Paid Social Media, Online PR, Email and Conversion Optimization. As the founder of Designed Social Media, Brian is the thought-leader that creates the strategies that lead to the blueprints for the growth of the company. Brian has amassed a team that can bring over 80+ years of experience to the table for your marketing and brand management needs. 

    • Leisha Gould

      Chief Growth Officer

      Prior to joining DSM, Leisha Gould was a senior level manager in the Information Technology field. Her twenty years of experience supporting IT infrastructure and business applications provides DSM with a level of expertise that ensures each client has a solution that meets each of their unique business's needs and digital media goals. Leisha's achievements include a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and a Master's degree in Leadership. Her current professional development agenda includes active membership in a master level digital marketing advisory group.