[zēl] noun: Great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective

What Zeal can do for your Business

The greatest value you get from working with Zeal Marketing & Consulting is knowing what marketing strategies are most efficient for you.

Through insightful evaluation and a solid strategy, I will guide you to an efficient use of your marketing budget.

Every client’s situation is different. Every client’s budget is different. Every business’s goals are different. There is no one-size-fits-all marketing plan, and most small businesses don’t have a plan anyway. That’s why you need a flexibility and customization from a marketing expert. I provide just that in a strategy that will work in your industry, in your market, for your customers, to grow your business!

Find out how a Zealous Marketing Strategythat outlines the most effective initiatives for success can help you achieve your goals!


Marketing Evaluation

Strategic Planning

Brand Development

Project Management

Marketing Vendor Management



Graphic Design


Content Development

Video Production

Website Production

Advertising & Events

Social Media Marketing

Digital Advertising

Traditional Advertising

Event Planning

Zeal Marketing & Consulting is your go to for developing a comprehensive marketing strategy for your business. Kate Allaria develops customized solutions that keeps your core values and brand at the center, and which are designed to attract your ideal customer. Worth the investment!

Caryn MeffordFounder, My Pocket CEO}
Kate at Zeal Marketing has been a great asset for Hawthorne Animal Hospital.
Dr. Paul MyerOwner, Hawthorne Animal Hospital

Small businesses who are ready to break out from the pack won’t find a better cheerleader and coach then Kate! By getting to know her clients on a one-on-one basis, she’s able to understand their challenges and uncover opportunities to develop custom marketing strategies that maximize their goals and budget. Kate’s passion for her client’s success is truly contagious! As a writer, I appreciate the fact she fully engages her team from day one so everyone is on the same page throughout the creative process. When each voice is listened to and valued, the project runs smoother and faster – and most important, it produces better results for the client in the end!

Nicole PleggeFreelance Writer

Zeal has been able to help us navigate through a difficult year to be able to communicate with our customers by offering us non traditional methods to reach them and creative ways to engage them. Kate’s responsiveness and her willingness to work with us was what we were looking for in a partner.

Mike GreenfieldBranch Manager, Crown C Supply, Wentzville

Kate is amazing to work with. Creative, diligent, fun, she makes marketing look easy! I highly recommend Kate. If you want someone to help you think outside of the box, Kate is your gal. Plus you will have fun during the whole experience!

Danelle BrownQueen Bee Consulting

I was really hesitant to take the leap towards getting help marketing my first time small business. Working with Kate at Zeal Marketing and Consulting has truly helped me to organize and up my marketing game. Everything about our process so far has been painless and actually FUN!

Sarah Deathrage-SteeleComforting Keepsakes

Kate is amazing! As Director of the Edwardsville Children’s Museum, I’ve worked closely with her on our board marketing committee. Kate has helped ECM so much with her energetic and out of the box marketing ideas. Thank you, Zeal Marketing and Consulting for everything!

Abby SchwentDirector, Edwardsville Children’s Museum

In 2020 Zeal Marketing & Consulting started working with my company in a collaborative relationship. Our services complement each other and Kate and her team are extremely responsive, professional, and provide quality work. I look forward to a continued working relationship, and highly recommend anyone partner with, or utilize Zeal for all of their marketing needs.

Ryan HuneidiOwner, Huneidi Services

Give Kate a call for all your marketing needs. She is very creative, professional and can give you lots of ideas to help you. Highly recommend using Zeal Marketing & Consulting.

Stacie StephensInterventional Pain Consultants

Zeal Marketing & Consulting is a one of a kind company. Kate the president is smart, detailed, a blast to work with and knows exactly what to do when it comes to making your company look great. You will definitely not go wrong with Zeal Marketing.

Darin HartliebFreelance Photographer

Why your company needs a Marketing Evaluation

Every business has a limited marketing budget, and it’s easy to waste it. It is important for small businesses to budget and spend efficiently. So often, small businesses operate by the “little here, little there” philosophy, not even keeping track of how much money they’re spending and where.

If that’s you, it’s okay! Let’s fix it.

Evaluation is a necessity in marketing: it helps your company eliminate ineffective strategies and develop an overall plan to build your business and reach your goals.

Through an evaluation of your marketing efforts, you can save money by modifying or eliminating campaigns that are not reaching your target market or producing successful results.

Zeal Marketing & Consulting offers marketing consultations as the first step in developing a marketing strategy. Call today to schedule yours!

Work with a Marketing Expert in St. Louis

Hi, I’m Kate! I started Zeal Marketing & Consulting with the goal of helping business owners and marketers cut through the “noise” in the industry. You’re not supposed to be an expert in marketing. That’s why you run your business, and it’s also why I run mine. I help you build a brand that attracts customers,  determine what marketing and communication tactics work for your business, and put together a plan to move you forward. Read more about my marketing experience.