11 Social Media Marketer Success Stories [2023]

11 Social Media Marketer Success Stories [2023]
Become A Social Media Marketer

Social media marketing is gaining website visitors or customers by promoting your company on social media. To succeed in social media marketing, you must regularly post tasty, entertaining, and engaging share material on your social media channels.

Everybody knows that social media is a tool that has become extremely important to businesses of all sizes. It allows them to connect with people worldwide and provides a platform for customer service. Social networks are changing the way we do marketing. They offer an opportunity for individuals, businesses, and organizations to reach millions instantly.

Nowadays, it is easy to earn money through social media marketing. You just need to invest some time and effort to make a profit. Social media has been an essential part of many businesses marketing campaigns, and it is expected to be a significant part of any company’s future.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a social media marketer:

1. Good Chance ($240K/year)

Kelsey Chance (from Bellingham) started Good Chance almost 5 years ago.

$20K / month
1 founders / 1 employees

Case Study

I’m Kelsey Chance and I run Good Chance Creative, a creative agency specializing in social media content creation! I work with companies to manage their social media pages, take and post custom lifestyle imagery of their products and services, and strategize creative ways to keep their social media posts, reels, stories, and videos on-trend and successful!

Behind the scenes - shooting a tabletop recipe video for a client’s social media page


2. Neuwly ($1.2K/year)

Steve Christensen (from Lethbridge, AB, Canada) started Neuwly almost 6 years ago.

$100 / month
2 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Hey there! My name is Steve Christensen and I’m the co-founder of a company called Neuwly Live:A marketplace of Knowledge and ideas where we learn and advance together using live video.

I honestly believe people are more inspirational than they think and that they should build their personal brands to connect those who they can inspire. When I’m inspired, my life in every aspect becomes better. I become a better dad, husband, business partner, friend, and human. If Neuwly can help connect more people to that inspiration and we can help millions of people become better as a result I’d be THRILLED! People are amazing and I hope we can build something for them to share their own amazing.


Learn more about starting a social media marketer:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a social media marketer?
-> Pros and cons of a social media marketer

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established social media marketer
-> Marketing ideas for a social media marketer
-> Social media marketer slogans
-> Social media marketer Instagram bios

Other resources

-> Blog post ideas for a social media marketer
-> Social media marketer quotes
-> Social media marketer calculator

4. MiloTreeCart ($72K/year)

Jillian Leslie (from Austin, TX, USA) started MiloTreeCart almost 2 years ago.

$6K / month
2 founders / 2 employees

Case Study

Hi! I’m Jillian Leslie, founder of MiloTree Easy Payments. I’ve been an online entrepreneur since 2009 when I started my first online company, Catch My Party, with my husband, David. We started it as a party photo-sharing site, and since then, have grown it into the largest party ideas site on the web. You can check it out today, it’s still going strong.

Leveraging our current audience and our MiloTree pop-up app customers, within our first 2 months of launching MiloTree Easy Payments, we’ve been able to attract 200+ customers, and are hoping to make $40k ARR by the end of our first year.


5. Flying V Group ($3M/year)

Robb Fahrion (from Irvine, California, USA) started Flying V Group about 7 years ago.

$250K / month
3 founders / 16 employees

Case Study

Hi there, my name is Robb Fahrion and I am the Co-Founder and Partner of Flying V Group, a digital marketing and advertising company located. We service clients all across the globe and help them grow their business through the power of the internet. My passion is for business and there is nothing more rewarding than helping others grow their businesses and share in their successes.

Today, Flying V Group employs 12 people, has worked with over 300 clients, operates internationally, and is on pace to double revenue for the second year in a row. Crazy to think about being here when my brother and I both got up and quit our corporate jobs and put $5k into the project to get us started!


6. Add Value Agency ($360K/year)

Joachim Brouckaert (from Antwerpen, Belgium) started Add Value Agency almost 2 years ago.

$30K / month
1 founders / 4 employees

Case Study

Hi, my name is Joachim Brouckaert, I’m 24 years old and I started Add Value 1 year ago. Today, Add Value is a growth marketing agency. We’re focused on full-funnel marketing. Performance marketing, building landing pages, websites, funnels, email marketing flows. We do it all!

Currently, we are working with a team of 5 people for our customers and on our growth. But we are once again looking for an extra Growth Marketer! When we talk about turnover, we do an average of 30k per month. This fluctuates, as we sometimes take on larger, shorter projects. On average, we work for 18 active clients per month. Our retention is generally good, but short projects such as an analytics audit or building a website cause this number to fluctuate.


7. Base Coat Marketing ($360K/year)

Austin Houser (from Wilmington, NC, USA) started Base Coat Marketing over 1 year ago.

$30K / month
1 founders / 2 employees

Case Study

Hi! My name is Austin Houser, and I'm the founder of Base Coat Marketing, a full-service digital marketing agency exclusive to the professional painting industry.

The gamble appears to have paid off. Just three months after launching, we're already on track to exceed last year's revenue under my previous agency, which at the time was 13 years old. Today we are generating $30,000 in monthly recurring revenue with roughly a 50% profit margin.


8. 930Tech ($36K/year)

Joshua Hurley (from Knoxville) started 930Tech almost 2 years ago.

$3K / month
1 founders / 2 employees

Case Study

My name is Joshua Hurley, and I am the owner of 930TECH, a company that provides businesses with digital marketing and technology solutions. My company and I reside in Knoxville, TN. I have lived and worked in East Tennessee all of my life.


9. Major Impact Media ($342K/year)

Brice Gump (from Barcelona, Spain) started Major Impact Media over 7 years ago.

$28.5K / month
1 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

Hey! I’m Brice Gump, the founder, and CEO of Major Impact Media, a hybrid agency/education company.

We’ve worked with dozens of companies over the years – from business coaches to international personal development gurus – to implement traffic systems that have acquired thousands of customers and generated over $5,800,000 in online sales for their businesses.


10. Digital Butter ($132K/year)

Robyn Mays (from Cape Town, South Africa) started Digital Butter over 5 years ago.

$11K / month
2 founders / 5 employees

Case Study

Hi, we’re a couple, Robyn Mays and Richard Eltringham, the co-founders of Digital Butter. 5 years ago we started our profitable digital marketing agency by doing things for free.

We have a full-time team of 4 and 2 part-time team members. We’re based in South Africa and have worked with clients in more than 10 different countries. We’ve grown almost completely through the act of generosity and based on word of mouth.


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