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Think of us as your very own virtual marketing department.  The Hustle Lab harnesses data analytics, boost brand awareness, drive sales, and foster customer loyalty through our specialized expertise in social media marketing, web design, app design, graphic design, and event marketing.


Basically, we help you use the internet and technology to grow your business. 

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About The Hustle Lab

The Hustle Lab was built on four key principles -- Connection, Collaboration, Passion, & Purpose. It is our mission to help you connect with others, collaboration within your community, fuel your passion, and fulfill your unique purpose.


Now, how do we achieve our mission? We use both analytical skills and creative design help you build a brand your customer resonates with and a business with efficient and effective marketing processes. We're here to help you improve, elevate, and expand your business, project, and/or event. 

Our Services

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We offer a complete set of services that are required to optimize your digital marketing success and leverage social media as a tool to market and brand yourself


App Design

We'll develop the front-end and back-end technology of a branded, user-friendly app for your business. Simply tell us what you want the app to do and we'll make it happen. We'll also help you deploy/launch your app in Apple & Google App Stores 

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We'll create SEO-friendly websites that are also user friendly to your target audiences. Websites are designed with visual quality and functionality in mind

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Event Planning & Marketing

We'll help you achieve the perfect, on-brand event and handle all the advertisement from invitations to promotion to event-day signs/programs. Think of it as better quality events without the headache


We'll craft creative and on-brand digital and print designs, including event flyers, business cards, shipping cards, postcard mailers, outdoor signs, etc.


Sit down for a 60-min coaching call with our founder and serial entrepreneur, Akeya, to develop a strategy and plan to achieve success in business

About Our Approach

We use a detailed and thorough process to help you:

  • identify specific and measurable business goals 

  • break down marketing data into easy-to-understand solutions 

  • pinpoint profitable customer segments and engaged audiences 

  • develop a complete marketing and advertising plan to achieve those business goals 

  • create marketing procedures that enhance the efficiency of your customer attraction & retention strategies 

Just think of us as your virtual marketing department. We are prepared to handle all of your marketing needs while you focus on other important things. 


Hey, I'm Akeya!

Since 2019, I’ve been fascinated with using social media, content, and the internet to build and grow businesses.


From strategic planning to out-of-the-box solutions, my focus is always on helping you build a healthy, sustainable, and unique business that can stand the test of time. I’ll work with you to create customized marketing plans and designs for your brand, business, or organization.

Our Recent Work

If you know us, then you know we're always busy designing and strategizing. Take a peek at our work below.

Spring Cleaning Event

The Spring Cleaning Event is an annual not-for-profit event based in Trenton, NJ created to provide unhoused and vulnerable populations with a free clothing, shoes, and other resources. 

This organization reached out to us to help raise awareness about the event, attract donors, and recruit volunteers. 

The Hustle Lab was able to offer the following services and create promotional materials for the Spring Cleaning Event. 

  • Instagram page set-up (@springcleaningevent)

  • Facebook event page set-up (Spring Cleaning Event)

  • Social media designs

  • Print flyer design

  • Branded t-shirts

  • Window signs

  • Yard signs

Algernon Hall

Algernon Hall is a renowned educational consultant, motivational speaker, youth empowerment coach, and more! 

As a professional and business owner, it's important for his promotional materials to match his brand and reputation. 

The Hustle Lab was able to create a one-page media kit for Mr. Hall to send digitally and/or get printed to display at events . ​

MZA Legal

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MZA Legal is a virtual law firm that specializes in helping entrepreneurs and business owners establish a solid legal foundation and protect their intellectual property

This organization reached out to The Hustle Lab for assistance with creating content for social media. 

The Hustle Lab was able to create multiple social media flyers and editable template for MZA Legal to post on socials to engage with followers. ​

Beyond Conference

Beyond: Celebration of Women Conference is an annual event dedicated to helping teens, women, and those that support them network, learn, grow, and heal together. 

This organization reached out to The Hustle Lab for assistance with promoting the event to audiences 12 years old and older. 

The Hustle Lab was able to provide the following services and designs:

  • Print flyer design 

  • Social media marketing 

  • Promotional video creation

  • Website design & maintenance

Client Review

The way Akeya stepped in to create my social media content when I needed help the most (and during the holiday season!) was honestly a business lifesaver. I was so impressed at our initial meeting I knew I was going to figure out a way to get THL as my marketing team. I felt so seen and like Akeya truly cared about me as a person. I'm feeling extremely lucky to have gotten connected with THL."

Nicole M. -- California

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