No-cost Marketing Services

Elevate HennepinSM, an initiative from Hennepin County, is designed to support businesses of all sizes in their efforts to grow, create jobs, and evolve.

Hennepin County businesses are eligible to receive no-cost business advising and consulting services with us

JLLB Media partners with Hennepin County to offer professional marketing services free of charge up to 25 hours to businesses that meet the Elevate Hennepin business program:

  • Marketing plan for small business
  • Social media strategy
  • Branding or re-branding strategy
  • Website design / Website creation on pre-built platform
Juan LLerena - Founder and President of JLLB Media Marketing Agency - Marketing Advisor at Elevate Hennepin
Elevate Hennepin

Connect with us!

1. Verify your business address is in Hennepin County
2. Fill out Elevate Hennepin form and Select JLLB Media from the list of service providers
We will contact you via email with a link to our intake calendar to discuss your specific needs within 24 hours.

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Terms of Service

1. Work Sessions: 

Agree to complete the work sessions within a span of four (4) weeks from the date of the intake call. Failure to complete the services within the specified timeframe may result in cancellation of services.

2. No-Show Policy:

In the event that you miss two (2) booked appointments, your services will be cancelled. To avoid cancellation, rescheduling or provide a written notification at least 2 hours in advance.

Elevate HennepinSM offers no-cost business advising from professional consultants. Businesses can get up to 25 hours of insight, technical assistance, or consulting from each advisor. The more than 20 advisors have expertise in all manner of business topics, including:

  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Social media
  • Web development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic planning
  • Loan and grant consulting

To get started, visit or reach out to to connect with a business navigator to help navigate this incredible resource.

About Elevate HennepinSM

The program was designed to support Hennepin County businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest. Since then, it has evolved into an innovative model to encourage growth and an integral part of the county’s economic development engine.

So far, more than 1,600 businesses in Hennepin County have utilized Elevate HennepinSM for no-cost consulting provided by Hennepin County and to identify other business resources and events to enhance their business.

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