SOCIALSTEP is a marketing agency specializing in helping small and medium-sized businesses. One of the most difficult things to do when running a business or department is prioritize for optimal effectiveness.  We help our clients focus and make the main thing…the main thing. Our services include marketing and strategic development; business planning; creative development and design; digital and traditional advertising.  Find out how we can help you HERE.

The social, in SOCIALSTEP is about connection. Connecting good people to great experiences. Experiences for the mature and vibrant. None of us are one dimensional.  It is equally as important to nurture your social experiences as it is to nurture your professional one.  By joining our Social Stepper’s list, we’ll inform you of upcoming events that will be just your style.  Join the list HERE.

MALAIKA MORAN is the Owner and Founder of SOCIALSTEP, Inc. Malaika is a Marketing and Business Strategist with core competencies in marketing, strategic planning, digital marketing, event logistics, class facilitation and public speaking.

In 1996 Malaika Moran pioneered an online channel that connected professionals to quality social, cultural and networking events in 10 cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami. For twelve years, SOCIASLTEP was considered the premier resource for events among professionals. At its pinnacle the site averaged over 2 million impressions and 300,000 visits per month. It was also an effective advertising channel that serviced a variety of clients including ESSENCE Magazine, Microsoft, Heineken, Verizon, Martell, HBO, Sony Music and more. 

Prior to launching SOCIALSTEP, Malaika received her Marketing Degree from Hampton University. She launched her professional career in Credit Card Marketing at Chase Manhattan Bank and Small Business Marketing at American Express in New York. A New Orleans native, Malaika took a break from running SOCIALSTEP in 2005 to assist her family after hurricane Katrina. Her professional path then led her to develop and execute all online and digital marketing strategies for The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, develop and launch the new Latitudes Cruise Loyalty Program for Norwegian Cruise Line; and manage Business Development for Entertainment Benefits Group.

In recent years, she has been a mentor and speaker for the Soledad O’Brien and Brad Raymond Starfish Foundation, Inc. as well as the Real Women Cover Their Butts; Young Women’s Mentorship Program.  With her consulting firm, SOCIALSTEP Consulting, she services small and mid-sized businesses with marketing and business strategies as well as organizational development.  She also teaches Strategic Business Planning and Entrepreneurship for the Urban League’s Women’s Business Resource Center. 


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