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“At Brandettes, our mission is simple. To do great work with great people.” — Nikola Cline, Founder

We live and breathe all things branding and consumer marketing in the digital and physical space. We’re a team of marketing experts and enthusiasts who thrive on working with brands big and small to help them grow their business. With us, we don’t just deliver a bold strategic marketing plan, we see it through by rolling up our sleeves and providing cohesive strategies that work.


Nikola Cline formed Brandettes in 2016 after 20-plus years leading marketing teams for global brands like John Paul Mitchell Systems, P&G/Sebastian, Nexxus and Macy’s. Her award-winning work has secured five Allure Best of Beauty awards, Best Men’s Launch for Paul Mitchell’s MITCH, Graphic Design Magazine awards. She’s also been a featured contributor to GCI Magazine, Revamped Magazine, Beauty Launchpad and is a sought-after speaker, having spoken at Mazur Group’s BBR series more than any other contributor. Nikola lives in Los Angeles with her husband, soon-to-be-teenage son and their pug, Pixel. 


We’re not your typical agency. We’re based in Los Angeles but our reach is worldwide and we truly believe one size does not fit all when it comes to consumer branding and creating a marketing plan. We have a small internal team that collaborates with a network of passionate, deeply experienced experts to bring customized marketing services to our clients. We believe depth of knowledge is everything. This flexible and collaborative structure allows us to do away with overblown agency pricing and deliver honest, profitable and innovative work to each and every client.


Gone are the days where people buy a product to buy a product. They invest in connection and feeling. We’re all about uplifting your mission, purpose, and vision through just the right messaging and compelling creative to help you cut through the clutter and make an impact.


In today’s digital world, you need to be showing up in all the right places, knowing exactly what to say. From social media posts to your website, a full-fledged marketing plan, and the list goes on. That’s where we come in. Our team specializes in integrated, multi-channel digital marketing that drives results.

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Revamped Magazine is dedicated to providing inspiration and education to bloggers, creatives and entrepreneurs. This article offers tactical tips for helping influencers negotiate profitable & creative brand partnerships to help grow their reach.

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