Fast Forward Marketing
Helping small businesses in McHenry County with Online Marketing
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Fast Forward Marketing

Digital Marketers

for Manufacturers & Small Business


Our latest accomplishments…

Fast Forward Marketing Wins Fifth Third Bank’s What Drives You Contest. Learn more…

Vanessa Baker and family with Ricky Stenhouse Jr, drive of No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford for NASCAR with Fast Forward Marketing Logo.

Vanessa Baker and family with Ricky Stenhouse Jr, drive of No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford for NASCAR with Fast Forward Marketing Logo.

“Top Women in Digital Marketing” read more….

UpCity 2019 Top Digital Marketing Agencies

#1 New Release for our client LastBoks®

We made 125! Helped 125 small businesses and manufacturers since 2012.



Book a phone meeting with founder Vanessa Baker.


Vanessa Baker and her team at Fast Forwarding Marketing are the real deal...innovative and honest in their approach in helping small businesses succeed with their online marketing campaigns.
— Laura Witlox



40 N. Brink Street, Suite 102
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

and Grand Rapids, MI

(815) 451-5230



Marketing Services Include:


Amazon Selling

We have helped our manufacturing client get the #1 New Release so far!

Clinics and Training

The world of digital marketing is ever evolving. We invest in education to provide best in class marketing training for small businesses. Learn more....

Email Marketing

Email Marketing campaigns take a lot of time, and learning software can be time consuming. Let us do the work for you. Learn more...

Google Adword Management

We help set up Google Adword campaigns for small business, for any size budget, including text ads, display ads and "pre-roll" ads for YouTube. Learn more....


Marketing for Manufacturers

We can help your company develop a lead generation strategy, and a comprehensive marketing plan to reach your target audience. Learn more…

Public Relations and Reputation Management

We are proud of the results we get. Count on us for producing professional press releases and for confidential help with negative Google search results. Learn more....

Search Engine Optimization

Organic search rankings are crucial to a small business. We use best practices in local SEO to help our small business clients, including documenting our work. Learn more...

Social Media Marketing

Our digital marketing agency was founded on social media management, and we are proud to be Social Media Managers for a dozen small businesses. Learn more....


Videos assist small businesses with local SEO, help with conversions on websites, and help educate and build relationships. Learn more...

Website Design

We help create beautiful, easy to use websites for small businesses. Best of all, we train you to edit yourself! No need to suffer with an old ugly website. Learn more... .


Service is being kind, having a heart, and doing the right thing- the best thing- in favor of your customers.
— Jeffrey Gitomer


Small Business Marketing Agency

 Do you need help with marketing your small business?


Small business owners find it hard to find the time to do even the basics of marketing. Employees may spend too much time on marketing tasks that does not deliver results and exit the business with essential passwords and information. Stop wasting time and money and contact us. 

Small business owners save money and trouble by outsourcing their marketing efforts to Fast Forward Marketing.  The average base salary for a Digital Marketing Manager is $98,499 plus benefits. Our services are a fraction of the cost with the same quality as a full time person with none of the waste.

Fast Forward Marketing has expert ideas, strategies and plans for every marketing budget.

We have done the heavy lifting over 7 years with experience, training and research to provide the best resources and ideas to our small business clients to reduce waste and increase sales. 

So whether it is marketing on Facebook, on social media, on video, on websites, on Google Adwords or writing content or a press release, we are your small business marketing consultants. 

Located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Fast Forward Marketing works with businesses in Illinois, Wisconsin and beyond. Give us a call at 815-451-5230 to learn more.




Marketing for Manufacturers in the USA


Did you know, Fast Forward Marketing is a Manufacturing Marketing Agency? Manufacturing marketing is one of our specializations.


Our agency’s expertise as a Marketing Director for a chemicals manufacturer, technical writing, video and research means we can hit the ground running in marketing your manufacturing business.

#1 New Release for our client LastBoks® on Amazon

#1 New Release for our client LastBoks® on Amazon

Our team can work with any manufacturing company’s budget. We will plan a marketing campaign and implement it for you, or work on a project basis.

Some of our current manufacturing clients include auto after market products and b2b industries and we are confident we can help to sell your product and increase efficiencies.


Bonus- we have a manufacturing tool box of logistics experts, Amazon selling experts, leadership consultants, sales experts and efficiencies experts if desired. We pride ourselves on having long term relationships with our small business and manufacturing clients and going the extra mile. Give us a call at 815-451-5230 to get started.