Self Made Marketing Reviews

Updated Apr 9, 2020

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3.6
68%
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64%
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Self Made Marketing CEO Flosusm Smith (no image)
Flosusm Smith
6 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "EXCITING GROWTH AND AMAZING CULTURE"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I have been an administrator with Self Made Marketing, Inc. going on 5 years. Flosusm is an amazing CEO all around, communication has been key. I was able to see so much growth within the business, from those who started at entry level to seeing them become director of operations. The culture and atmosphere is nothing short of amazing.

    Cons

    You will need to be able to adapt to change, change is great!

  2. "Sales Ambassador"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Self Made Marketing full-time

    Pros

    Co workers were easy to work with and easy collaboration

    Cons

    Constant work, metrics were hard to meet, employees underpaid.


  3. "It’s not a real job"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Miami, FL
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Self Made Marketing full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    None. If you need a quick buck while looking for other jobs.

    Cons

    All you’re doing is aggressively selling people stuff at Costco it’s a horrible job.

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  4. Helpful (2)

    "Former Employees"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing full-time

    Pros

    Working at self made marketing was a great decision, I was able to learn a lot about business marketing & face to face interactions with people. Gained self management skills I can use in any field.

    Cons

    Long hours & a lot of meetings

    Self Made Marketing Response

    October 23, 2018HR Manager

    Thanks for the review! We will continue to strive to do better.

  5. Helpful (10)

    "Will sell your info"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Self Made Marketing full-time

    Pros

    Room to grow if you don’t mind being buried in bull

    Cons

    Take anyone . if you decide to leave they will sell your information to the companies they work for and cost

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    Self Made Marketing Response

    August 6, 2018HR Manager

    Hello, Thank you for your review. We are definitely sorry you feel as if we “sell your info” not something we do at all, if this has happened to you, we advise you report it. We wish you the best in your endeavors, thanks for your feedback.

  6. Helpful (3)

    "Growth and Oppurtunity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing full-time

    Pros

    I honestly was skeptical coming in with my understanding of the company, and after weeks of engagement, I found myself understanding much more and seeing very fast progress in myself. Very positive and fun environment, I never worked at a job where the people i work along side with looked to help each other so much on a daily basis. Within my first 2 months here, ive already gotten the chance to fly out to Dallas where I've never been before and MAN was that an experience. Looking forward to see what happens next!

    Cons

    The only con I see is the fact that this opportunity does challenge you, all for the right reasons. The fact it easily exposes the slackers vs hard workers. Someone once told me that the more you give, the more you get. I think this opportunity is a prime example of that statement.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Best decision of my career life"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I worked at Self Made Marketing for about 8 months exactly. I found their ad on CareerBuilder and decided to give it a shot and wow! What a amazing decision that was. I went through the program as a Account Manager and developed skills I never would have if I would hadn't have come across this awesome opportunity. Before, I never had sales experience, was working as an Olive Garden server hating life minute by the minute. I never had clear direction in life, did some college, decided it was not for me. Going through this program I am meeting some amazing people in the process and seeing the effect it has on my growth i just wish i would have found it sooner. My manager helped mature me into this person that when I look in the mirror, I'm happy with what I see. He gave me a opportunity that has helped set my kids for a completely better life than I would have been able to do on my own. It has to be experienced to be believed. Trust me, do not miss out- this might be the greatest decision you will make in your life.

    Cons

    The cons: If you don't have a student mentality and aren't willing to learn, then this will be a very rough road for you, and you won't go far. Nothing will be given- every single dollar will be earned, it just makes it way more sweeter in the end.

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    Self Made Marketing Response

    March 26, 2018HR Manager

    Thanks for your feedback, we truly appreciate it and will continue to strive too be one of the best marketing companies across the nation.

  8. Helpful (4)

    "Growth opportunity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The thing I LOVE the most about Self Made Marketing Group is that I have grown so much with in the comapany and personal as well. I have learned a lot in the past 3 years that I have been working with Mr. Flosusm Smith and his amazing team. Of course my journey has been slightly hard but I applied my self and everything that I learned in the business and my life and I can actually say that I am pretty successful for my age.

    Cons

    I wouldn't change a thing. I am the happiest I have ever been .

    Self Made Marketing Response

    September 6, 2017HR Manager

    Thank you for your kind words!

  9. Helpful (4)

    "POSITIVE COMPANY"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Administrative in Emeryville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Self Made Marketing

    Pros

    I really enjoy working for self made! Self-Made is a goal oriented company, they set you up for success. Before I started working for this company I was a little confused as to what I wanted for my future, however with the help of self-made and the needed training I was able to set realistic goals. Self made focuses on growth opportunities, everyone has an equal opportunity to be successful in the company. I love my job 

    Cons

    I don't have anything bad to say about the company, positive vibes only if your a negative person you wont succeed with self made

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    Self Made Marketing Response

    October 21, 2016HR Manager

    Thank you!

  10. Helpful (22)

    "MLM Scheme"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Self Made Marketing

    Pros

    It pays. Which is okay. They will also hire anyone. So if you can not get a job anywhere and just need SOMETHING, apply here.

    Cons

    This is a MLM scheme. Not a good opportunity for growth, career development, unless you want to stay in the MLM scheme.

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    Self Made Marketing Response

    May 6, 2016HR Manager

    The company is certainly not a MLM company. MLM is something that you pay into which no one has ever had to do with this company. It is an equal opportunity employer with a salary pay.

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