About Us

With over 15 years of experience working with small- & medium-sized eCommerce brands, we’re a powerful team specialized in growing revenue for online businesses through smart & profitable marketing and design.

What We Believe In

At BrightStar, we believe in a diverse online marketplace filled with strong small business brands that acquire customers through effective & profitable marketing and compete successfully against larger eCommerce brands.

We understand that scaling an eCommerce website can be costly and require a plethora of specialized skills. It’s often not feasible or practical to hire an entire eCommerce team for a small online brand. Let us be that team for you!

We specialize in growing small- & medium-sized brands profitably. We’re seeking partnerships where we can support the growth of promising brands while also working to keep the Internet a diverse shopping space where small businesses can thrive.

Our Experience

We’ve worked with a range of brands & businesses, including true B2C websites, larger organizations building their DTC channels, pure B2B businesses, local businesses, and more.

As a few large online retailers grab larger and larger shares of the market, our focus has really narrowed into supporting smaller niche online brands. In the same way that the bricks & mortar retail promoted “Shop Local”, we hope to be a part of a movement that ushers in a similar revolution for online shopping.

A Few of Our Partners

Brands We've Worked With

Our Skills

  • eCommerce Strategy, Planning & Management
  • Web Design, including UX/UI design and conversion rate optimization
  • Brand voice, story & awareness development
  • Shopify & Shopify Plus website builds and migrations
  • Email Marketing, Strategy & Design
  • Product Photography
  • Content Strategy & Creation
  • Systems, Integrations, Warehousing, Logistics & Order Management

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Our Team

Kristen Perkins

Director of eCommerce

Our “all the things” eCommerce team leader, Kristen has managed sites big and small in her 15-year career. Starting in the industry in 2005 and learning on the job every year, she became a big proponent of opensource software with the mainstreaming of Magento in 2010. Recently, she’s been working with clients who need an easier-to-maintain platform and has done multiple Shopify website launches.

Adam Parker

Director of Design & Photography

A true artist at heart, Adam’s been creating since childhood. Identifying early on his love of audio and graphic arts, Adam attended the School of Media Arts & Design at James Madison University. It took a few years for him to find his footing in eCommerce design, but once he moved from traditional print design to the fast-paced world of eCommerce design, email marketing & product photography, he was hooked.

Jesse Beasley

Director of Content

Starting out as a copywriter, Jesse found out quickly that in small businesses, we all wear a lot of hats. Now more than six years in, she’s amassed experience with all forms of content creation &  social media strategy and has become a key email marketing planner. With her artistic eye and awareness of online shopping trends, she’s far more than just our copywriter (though she still does that great too!).

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Why choose BrightStar?

We grow small businesses.

We’re a lightweight team that believes in bringing a high-quality agency approach at a more budget-friendly investment. We know that small & growing businesses need to achieve profitable, sustainable growth through smart marketing & design.

We’ve got targeted experience.

We love small businesses and we love eCommerce. And our experience shows that! We’ve worked with a range of brands, from those just launching their first website to multimillion-dollar brands seeking new revenue opportunities.

We deliver profitable results.

With every initiative we begin, our team asks: what’s the return going to be for this project for our client? We believe in ROI-focused eCommerce and email strategies that bring in new & profitable revenue for our clients.

Projects we can help with:

  • Full-service day-to-day eCommerce management
  • Website design evaluation & conversion rate optimization
  • Migration to Shopify or Shopify Plus
  • Product catalog updates & navigation reorganization
  • Migration to Klaviyo with automated email flow implementation
  • Hero banner photography for web, email & social media
  • Shopify custom theme updates or app installations
  • Shopify Plus script creation & implementation
  • New product photography on white
  • Email template design updates
  • Product information management strategy
  • Email list clean up & maintenance
  • A/B testing for your website or email marketing
  • Marketing calendar creation & management
  • Social media posting & integration with your eCommerce platform
  • Magento site updates, imports, reporting & more
  • Google Analytics set-up, review & analysis
  • Facebook & Instagram advertising set-up
  • Google Shopping feed creation & integration
  • …and more!

Let’s start growing your brand together today!

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