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We’re a collaborative of creative thinkers, designers and digital marketing nerds. Founded by digital growth and marketing veteran, Taylor Shanklin, we believe that no matter how big or small you are, you deserve a stellar brand and scalable marketing solutions.

Barlele (bar·lay·lay) means: only soaring. We are dedicated to helping your business lift off and soar. By focusing your brand on what matters the most to your target audience, helping you speak to them in an authentic way and showing up as your best self, you will turn heads and generate growth.

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Taylor Shanklin


Founder of Barlele, Taylor has been leading brand strategy and marketing teams, and helping organizations scale their marketing strategy for over 14 years. She is a TEDx speaker, podcast host and big believer in focusing on what matters most to your audience in order to achieve lift-off and grow. Taylor will work with you to understand your unique value and translate that into words, imagery and stories that produce positive results.

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Brittani Kroog

 Head Designer

Brittani is an award-winning Creative Director and Designer with experience in advertising, marketing, print, interactive design and photography. She believes in delivering outstanding design and collaborative experiences while working with clients through the design process. As Head Designer for Barlele, Brittani helps bring the brand vision to a creative reality.

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Bethel Dacula

Marketing Manager

Bethel is a growth marketing strategist and brand enthusiast. She helps organizations focus on strategic ways to grow awareness around their core business by strengthening their digital presence and improving existing business processes with innovative processes. She believes that good branding is your great competitive advantage. Bethel helps Barlele clients with strategic marketing plans as well as social media strategy, planning and social media engagement.

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Pia Payne


Pia is a long-time, all-around copywriting pro. She has built a career in the social impact sector; you might even know her from her rebrand of Fundraising Success magazine to Nonprofit Pro. Her copywriting has raised countless dollars for nonprofit organizations. (Fun fact! Her acquisition letter for the International Fundraising Committee has been their control for three years running.) Whether she’s creating nonprofit communications or helping B2B brands, she writes with the emotional mindset of the audience in mind in order to compel them to action.

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Give Us A Call​​

‪(828) 457-9157

We're On The Map​​

Headquartered in the mountains of Western North Carolina

Send Us A Message​​

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