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We support marketing and sales professionals who are serious about growth but are often frustrated that after all the time, money, and effort on their website and other marketing tactics, they're not getting the expected results.




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Meet Our Digital Marketing Experts

Our team is focused on inbound marketing, with the goal of helping clients attract, engage and delight customers. We achieve this by merging our digital marketing skills with the inbound marketing methodology. Our team includes a varied blend of technical and creative specialists – sales strategists, marketing planners, inbound technologists, web programmers and web developers, graphic designers, writers, bloggers, social media specialists, content developers, and more.

Mark Parent President & CEO of Digital Marketing

Mark Parent

President & CEO

Mark is a visionary strategist and marketing consultant with in-depth experience in all aspects of marketing and sales integration. His comprehensive business assessments and hand-crafted strategies have helped our clients to succeed again and again.

Susan Parent CFO of Digital Marketing

Susan Parent


Sue is an adaptive leader with extensive experience in finance, team management, and customer service. Her ability to harness data and analytics helps the team to consistently optimize business operations and strategy.

Duane Kowalski COO of Inbound Marketing

Duane Kowalski


Duane is a skilled technologist known for precision of detail, problem solving and team management. Our clients appreciate his unparalleled dedication to fulfilling their needs, from the larger picture to all the smaller details.

Stephen Michael Inbound Sales Specialist

Stephen Michael

Inbound Sales Specialist

I help businesses grow by optimizing their inbound marketing strategies. Our agency works with clients who are serious about growth but frustrated with the time, money, and effort they have spent on their website and other marketing tactics that aren't producing the traffic, leads, and revenue they hope for.


Alexis Jahlas

Digital Marketing Specialist

Alexis is an innovative marketer helping companies refine and deliver their unique marketing voice. She continually strives to expand her knowledge of digital marketing to provide insight into the latest trends and techniques in the industry to further benefit our clients.

Jim Russell Creative Director of Digital Marketing

Jim Russell

Creative Director

Jim is a refined craftsman with a seasoned eye for design and copy. His detailed understanding and execution of our customers' unique brand development needs make him an invaluable member of the team.



  • Design professionals with 50+ years combined experience across all facets of marketing, websites, sales and customer service.
  • HubSpot Gold Solutions Partner to assure you are getting the most qualified inbound marketing company to help you reach your goals.
  • Certified HubSpot Trainers one about 175 agencies worldwide. We provide the expertise and training to help you succeed.
  • Inbound 281 consultants for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center delivering growth marketing, websites, sales and services.
  • We can supplement your existing team to provide you with the needed skillsets and core competencies to round out your team.
  • No marketing department? No problem. Our team can implement & execute a proven process to follow. Hire when you are ready.
  • Cutting costs of marketing and sales by standardizing and leaning out repetitive tasks with more effective automation tools.
  • Enhance your brand's appearance with our identity packages, website design, and marketing and sales materials.
Our Proven Three Step Process

Three Steps to Marketing, Sales, Service, and Website Success

Talk With an Advisor

Talk With an Advisor

Meet with an advisor for an executive briefing to review and uncover growth opportunities.

Step One To Marketing Success

Create a Plan

Create a Plan

Get the perfect plan designed to help you win and meet your personal & business growth goals.

Step Two To Marketing Success

Start Getting Results

Start Getting Results

Execute your game plan and prove your value with a monthly score card with KPIs.

Step Three To Marketing Success
Inbound 281 is Certified

Focused on Your Results

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HubSpot Gold Solutions Partner

You can be assured when working with Inbound 281, a HubSpot Gold Solutions Partner, that you are getting the most qualified Inbound Marketing Company to help you reach your goals.

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HubSpot Certified Trainers

Inbound 281 is one of 150 HubSpot Certified Trainers (HCT) in the world. HCTs are part of a premier group of HubSpot experts who go above and beyond.

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) Consultants

Inbound 281 consultants for the MMTC assisting Michigan’s small and medium-sized businesses with growth marketing, sales and services to compete and grow.




Inbound 281 has Inbound website plans to fit most budgets. Start with a slow approach to building an entry level website that gets noticed or hit the ground running with our Pro and Enterprise options to drive growth and aggressive campaign results.


Defined Goals With Measurable KPIs


Quick Wins That Deliver Immediate Results


Builders That Set The Foundation To Succeed


Drivers That Support Your Business Growth



Take the First Step and learn how the team at Inbound 281 can help. Schedule a no-obligation call.

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