About - WantLeverage
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We are a dynamic, innovative and nimble team of master marketers, networkers and brand storytellers. Specialty areas include consumer products, education/education tech and related industry associations.

We help “under the radar” businesses get seen and heard through strategic marketing communications. This includes marketing communications counsel, media relations, content development and placement, social media, partnership development, speaking opportunities which elevate organizational visibility.

WantLeverage’s customized approach begins with a thorough understanding of a client’s business objectives, a deep level of personal commitment, and unmatched enthusiasm. Based in NYC, we service clients nationwide and globally with partners in Europe and Latin America.



Julie Livingston

Communications veteran Julie Livingston helps “under the radar” businesses break through the “noise” to gain media coverage and drive both web traffic and inquiries/sales. Julie works with organizations to leverage their unique selling points and provides cost-effective creative solutions to garner media attention, increase fans and followers, and gain market share, putting them on the same level as their competitors with deep pockets.  Offering high touch service, she bringing a fresh, outsider’s perspective, setting attainable goals and helping clients to leverage the results.

Specifically, she works with businesses that want to:

✔️Amplify their competitive advantage; be a “go-to” brand
✔️Be featured in the media, build awareness for products, services and thought leadership
✔️Build a community of fans and followers, be championed by social influencers
✔️Get professional counsel from a trusted advisor on crisis situations and issues when they arise
✔️Reach new stakeholder audiences through compelling content and call-to-action messages
✔️Secure strategic partnerships and alliances to extend their brand footprint
✔️Book speaking engagements that raise one’s business profile among audiences that matter

When working with Julie, clients often say “you get it” and describe her as “all in” and a “breath of fresh air” when it comes to her expansive communications expertise, enthusiasm, commitment and collaborative nature. A highly networked individual, clients get instant access to a bevy of trusted integrated marketing resources.

An active industry leader, Julie Livingston has served on NY Women in Communications’ board of directors three times and launched a reverse mentoring initiative that was profiled on FOX TV.

The crisis planning template Julie created is featured in PR News’ Crisis Management Guidebook Volume 4 and the American Society of Association Executives Resource Center.

She holds a B.A. in Communications from CUNY/Queens College and an M.S. in Communications Management from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.


Highly networked with robust connections and trusted service partners from across the marketing communications spectrum, we provide clients with instant access to a bevy of marketing resources including:

Commercial printing

Corporate branding and graphic design

Email marketing

Event planning and production

Media buying and advertising

Proofreading and editing

SEO and paid search management

Social media management

Video production


We provide complimentary business solutions in a timely, cost effective manner. Our clients are global and mid-size companies and brands. Whether the goal is to increase media exposure, build strategic alliances that extend market reach, or open doors to new business opportunities, we over-deliver to help clients outshine their competitors.

Clients Past & Present

Recent Results

Targeted, tangible results matter most to us. We consistently place our clients in top-tier media outlets including online, broadcast, print, and industry leading media.