About

Ely Social takes the best parts of a full-service digital marketing agency and a boutique digital marketing agency and combines them into a unique business model designed to meet all your online marketing needs. We offer all the services of a full-service agency with the personal attention of a boutique.

Full-service benefits…

Whether you need a new website, someone to manage your social media, or assistance with a product launch, a full-service agency does it all. They’re a convenient one-stop shop for all of your digital marketing needs. But they don’t often pay attention to what you and your business need. They don’t want to sit down with you to create a custom service package to execute your vision – they want you to pick a few things off their list of predefined services and let them get to work.

We take the benefits of a full-service digital marketing agency – being that one-stop shop for everything online marketing – and drop the requirement to stick to any kind of predefined services. We do web design, search engine optimization, content marketing, social media, copywriting, and more, and we’ll work with you to provide exactly what your business needs. And if what your business needs is to pick something off a predefined list of services and let us handle the details, well, we do that too.

…Boutique personalization

Boutique digital marketing agencies are often small and offer limited services. But what they lack in options, they make up for in personalization, customization, and creativity. A boutique agency wants to build a relationship with you and give you exactly what you need, without charging for a bunch of extras you’ll never use. They are much more flexible with the few services they do offer, and their creativity and innovation are especially beneficial for smaller businesses.

We offer all the services you would find at a full-service agency, but our focus is always completely on you. You will work with just one consultant who you can build a relationship with, and we will work with you to determine which services you need (and which ones you don’t) and customize a plan for reaching your goals.

What you get when you work with us

Personalized attention

You will work one-on-one with a dedicated marketing specialist who you can build a relationship with over the course of your project. That specialist will become an expert in you – your business, your industry, your goals, and the steps to take to achieve those goals.

Customizable services

Since every business is unique, the only way for us to make sure you are completely satisfied is to tailor our services to your business. Though we do offer out-of-the-box options if that’s what you’re looking for, we are happy to fully customize our services to your needs.

Full-service options

Whatever it is you want out of online marketing, we can do it. We have done everything from social media campaigns to web design to WordPress training. Check out our services, or contact us for more information.

About the Founder

When Jalyn Ely Girardot was in middle school, she decided she was going to be a writer, and the best way to get someone to publish her novel was to get a lot of followers on social media. Four websites, two abandoned Twitter accounts, and hundreds of hours of research later, she had a stack of publisher rejection letters and a solid understanding of online marketing.

In 2011, Jalyn started her first business and discovered that online marketing was useful for more than trying to get a book published. She eventually sold that business and spent several more years in corporate marketing jobs, often as the only person in the marketing team, doing everything from designing websites to search engine marketing to running entire marketing campaigns. Her efforts grew one company’s Instagram following by 850%, brought over 50,000 views to a single article, and started and managed nine different blogs (luckily not all at the same time).

Any time she mentioned she worked in digital marketing, someone would talk about how they needed a new website, or they weren’t sure how to get their business on social media, or they weren’t entirely sure if online advertising was a good plan and they wished they had someone to give them advice. Jalyn realized that she was completely qualified to help people navigate the complexities of online marketing.

Jalyn launched Ely Social in 2018 with a small but rapidly growing client list and a dream of helping businesses of all kinds succeed online. The skills that she picked up across her years of experience made her able to do everything digital marketing, from search engine optimization to designing social media graphics to email launch campaigns. Her jack-of-all-trades toolbox of skills helps her tailor her services to meet your business’s needs, no matter what they are, so your business can succeed online.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Purdue University
  • Certifications: Hootsuite Social for Business certificate; Email Marketing Certificate (HubSpot); Google Analytics Certification (Google)

Social Media for Real Estate Agents: The Complete Guide to Getting Started With Social Media Marketing

Are you ready to expand your network, get more clients, and brand yourself as a real estate expert? Social media is the tool you need!

It’s a fact of business these days – you need to be on social media. It’s the cheapest form of advertising you can get (spending money is completely optional) and the benefits you can get from it far outweigh the costs.

Jalyn Ely has been studying social media for eight years and spent several years with the top CENTURY 21 office in the United States, helping individual real estate agents with their social media. In this book, Jalyn distills her social media knowledge and experience helping Realtors into a simple, step-by-step process for getting your social media presence off the ground.

In this book, you will learn:

  • How the 7 most popular social media networks work (so you can pick the right ones for you)
  • How to set up and optimize your profiles on those 7 networks
  • How to create a simple yet strategic social media plan
  • Tips and tools for managing your social media in as little as 30 minutes a week
  • And more!

Short, simple, and to-the-point, Social Media for Real Estate Agents is a beginner’s guide to branding yourself as a real estate expert and capitalizing on marketing opportunities of social media.

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