Expert Business and Marketing Consulting for Sustainable Growth

We help brands communicate the right message, to the right people, on the right channel through strategy, design, and marketing.

We are a communications and marketing company with an expertise in helping clients reach multicultural audiences

We use data to inform decision-making and draw-on our lived experiences and integrate deep-dive diversity practices that reflect and resonate with people from all backgrounds.

Marketing Strategy & Plan

We will produce a clear and detailed marketing strategy to help communicate with your audiences along their journey. Our proved methodology will offer you better chances of success.  

Branding or Rebranding

Branding services tailored specifically for small businesses, ensuring that your brand resonates with your target audience and stands out in a crowded marketplace.

We will work with you to produce an image that keeps your brand consistent across all platforms. 

Website Design

Your website is one of the most important vehicles to educate clients and consumers about your business and organization. We can deliver optimized mobile websites, SEO ready, and with the necessary mechanical components to stand out above your competition.

Web Hosting

Our hosting service is designed to provide you with reliable and hassle-free website management so that you can focus on running your business.

It includes: hosting, plugin updates, and regular backups.

Contact us now to take the first step towards a better online experience. 

There is nothing secret about our "Secret Sauce"

Our secret sauce is what sets us apart from the competition. We believe that personalized service, good communication, and a genuine desire to help others are the keys to success. Our team of experts works closely with you to understand your specific needs and develop customized solutions that deliver real results. Whether you’re a small business owner or a large corporation, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and make a positive impact in our community through volunteering and supporting worthy causes.

Website Design

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Working with Juan felt easy and enjoyable. He listed to what we needed, and helped us open our minds to different avenues that could potentially help build our brand to be bigger and stronger. Thank you for working with us!

Symone Clay

Co-Founder of The Little Wedding Co.

Juan was incredible to collaborate and work with for our projects. He created a marketing plan, logo, and new website. Juan created marketing products we are so proud of and will help us propel into the future!! I give him double 5 stars!!! Thank you, JLLB Media.

Lyn Lais

Nurse Director of Diamonds Home Health Care, Inc

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Working with JLLB Media Marketing Agency has been an absolute game-changer for my restaurant. They developed a strong, effective marketing strategy that truly elevated our brand. Their passion and dedication to their craft are evident in every detail. I am beyond thrilled with the results and highly recommend their services to anyone looking to take their business to the next level!

Chiafukam Okoroji

Manager of Bussin Birria Tacos

Working with Juan has helped my small business get a firm marketing strategy and feel more confident knowing we’ve got a plan. Thank you!

Em Baker

Founder & Owner of Riley + Ro

We are extremely pleased with the marketing services we’ve received. Working with the team has been a delight; their communication, responsiveness, and project management have all exceeded our expectations. We were not only satisfied but pleasantly surprised by the value added beyond what we anticipated. There were no aspects of the service that fell short. In fact, we received more than we expected, which makes us very likely to recommend their services to others. Juan, in particular, was outstanding. He was an attentive listener, asked insightful questions, and provided valuable feedback that significantly benefited our project. We came across their services through a referral, and it’s been a rewarding discovery!

Fred Petters


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We were extremely satisfied. Most of all we appreciate the attention to detail, high-level of customer service, and commitment to bringing our true brand image to life. We will recommend JLLB Media any day, anytime. The marketing service was beyond our expectation. No specific aspects fell short of our expectations. If you’re looking for a Media company to bring your brand to life, JLLB Media is the one!

Tashie George


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My experience working with JLLB Media was very positive in all respects. The in-depth working sessions helped define the identity, focus, strengths, and pressure points of my new business in powerful and practical ways, in addition to generating attractive branding resources. My experience of working with JLLB media exceeded initial expectations in all respects.

Working with Juan and JLLB Media was a rich and productive experience, a crucial step in the development of my start-up business. Workshopping business identity and producing branding resources which exceeded my expectations. I feel my chances of long-term success have been boosted by the experience and I would recommend JLLB Media to any other small business owners going through the start-up process.

Danny Diamond

Founder of Atlantic Arts

Kathy Samson Realtor

As a realtor, the importance of a strong online presence cannot be overstated, and finding the right marketing services to enhance that presence is crucial.

I am thrilled to share my very satisfying experience with Juan Llerena and his team at JLLB Media. From the outset, Juan was more than just a service provider; he was a true collaborator. He took the time to listen and understand the nuances of my real estate business, guiding me through a deep dive into my website’s potential and helping to refine my social media strategy.

Without hesitation that I highly recommend Juan Llerena and JLLB Media to any professional looking to elevate their online marketing. Whether you’re looking to enhance your website or boost your social media presence, Juan’s guidance and the team’s execution are exceptional. I initially heard about their services through word of mouth and a Facebook advertisement, and I’m so glad I decided to reach out. Thank you, Juan and JLLB Media, for your outstanding support and for playing a pivotal role in my business’s growth.

Kathy Samson

Commercial and Residential Realtor, Kathy Samson

North Star Youth Exchange

“We are very satisfied with the work of JLLB Media. We decided to work with them due to their personal touch. They were extremely helpful in the planning and delivery of our marketing campaign and were very responsive to our comments and questions. Without their assistance, we would not have been able to make the steps forward that we needed. We are already reaping the benefits of the campaign.

Actually, their marketing services went beyond our expectations. They helped in giving us new direction and worked to develop our social media presence. They continually came up with helpful suggestions that we would not have thought of.

There are no areas that I can point to where they fell short of expectations. I was very impressed that they made sure that we were able to continue with our marketing efforts beyond the term of our contract. They cared about our continuing success.

Thank you, JLLB Media!

Eric Johnsrud

Chair, North Star Youth Exchange

Juan is very sharp! He took on my web development project and hit homeruns the entire time. He is creative and his ability to articulate my cleaning story was a seamless process.

He was able to listen to my concerns and needs, then turning them into solutions. I highly recommend JLLB Media and their ability to help with your marketing needs.

J.P. Becker


I am very satisfied with the marketing services provided by JLLB Media.

The process of working with their marketing team was excellent, with clear communication, great responsiveness, and effective project management.

The team exceeded my expectations by taking the time to understand my needs and preferences, resulting in a well-structured plan.

I particularly loved the blog post ideas they presented, which were creative and relevant to my business. Every step of the way, they ensured that my expectations were met, and I was impressed by their attention to detail.

I would highly recommend JLLB Media’s marketing services to others. The team’s dedication, creativity, and professionalism truly shine through in their work. We thoroughly enjoyed working with them!

Sarah Steffen

Founder, Dancing Fish Events

JLLB Media Marketing helped us execute our promotional campaign for our relaunched Taco Tour on Lake Street – and in a very, very short timeframe! Juan worked on every detail – from drafting content, to capturing videos, to crafting strategy to encourage people to attend and support our small business clients on Lake Street. He worked quickly, diligently, and creatively to build awareness about this community event. He was extremely enthusiastic about this event and our mission, and it’s evident in his work. He is also receptive to feedback and always looking to have a greater impact in his work.”

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Development & Communications

What our clients have to say

Case Studies

Are you curious about how a nonprofit organization was able to achieve and even surpass their goals? What if we told you that our team played a crucial role in their success? By utilizing our expertise in communication strategy, management, visual design, media relations, and PR efforts, we were able to help organizations not only meet but exceed their objectives. Our innovative and tailored approach allowed us to create a compelling message and effectively reach their target audience, resulting in tangible results for our clients. If you're interested in learning more and how our team can help your organization achieve similar success, keep reading.

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JLLB Media is a Certified Targeted Group Business as a minority- owned business, women-owned enterprise by the State of Minnesota.

JLLB Media is CERT Program Certified: Emerging Small Business Enterprise (ESBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE), and Women Business Enterprise (WBE).

JLLB Media is CERT Program Certified: Emerging Small Business Enterprise (ESBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE), and Women Business Enterprise (WBE).

Ethics, Relationships, and Inclusion: Our Values as a Foundation for Success

“As a trusted strategic multicultural advisor and partner, we bring two decades of valuable global marketing and communication expertise to businesses and non-profits.

We are passionate about creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our proficiency in blending creativity and analytics helps propel brands into the public consciousness. We are united by our dedication to each other, our work, and the outcomes of our efforts.

About our Founder and President
Juan Llerena is a visionary leader with a passion for empowering communities through education and entrepreneurship. He is the driving force behind the Vamos! Scholarship, a nonprofit initiative that provides scholarships to Latino students pursuing their higher education goals. Juan is also the founder of VamosEntrepreneur, a community dedicated to educating and providing support to Latinx Entrepreneurs.
In addition to his philanthropic work, Juan is a mentor for the VAN program from MEDA, where he offers business, marketing, and technology consulting to BIPOC entrepreneurs. He actively works to promote resiliency and growth within underserved communities by providing access to resources and mentorship. Juan’s dedication to empowering communities and creating opportunities for growth and success is an inspiration to all who work with him.
Furthermore, Juan serves as a co-founder of Bienvenidos Homedaycare and Divas Fair Trade, demonstrating his commitment to fostering education and fair trade practices. His extensive experience and tireless efforts in various fields reflect his unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on the community.
Juan Llerena Business and Marketing Consultant. Founder and Owners of JLLB Media.

Juan Llerena

Business and Marketing Consultant | Founder & President

“At JLLB Media, our vision is to make every small business a local favorite by providing practical, effective marketing that’s easy to understand and implement. We strive to be a partner that businesses trust for growth and community engagement.”

Do you want to boost your business today?

We invite you to contact us today to learn how we can work together to drive results to your business.

We work with nonprofits, small business and startups alike. We will be happy to answer your questions during a complimentary discovery call.

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