Telling your story to win business
Hello and thanks for visiting
So, you are in business and you’ve got great products and services, fantastic customers and clients, a brilliant team and you do great things with charity, community and sponsorship – but you don’t have time to tell anyone.
That’s where we can help
What we do
Get you in the news
Make your message clear
What’s on your channels?
You’ve got channels to broadcast your message online, but what’s the content like? If it’s boring, dated, confusing or sometimes non-existent, then you’ve lost your audience. We can write interesting and engaging content that will build loyalty and make people want to engage with you and your business.
Tell your story
A picture is worth a thousand words
Fail to plan, plan to fail. You will be undertaking lots of marketing activity, but do you have a plan? A simple session can put all your marketing ducks in a row, resulting in a short concise marketing plan which prioritises actions and clearly sets out targets and timings.
Try something a little different. We can compose a poem or limerick to get your message across in a fresh, witty and memorable fashion.
Extremely motivated marketing and PR professional with over 30 years’ experience in marketing and PR roles in the public and private sector.
I have run my own business as a freelance marketing and PR consultant since August 2012 and I have a mix of regular clients and consultancy work.
Specialties: Copywriting, content; PR; marketing strategy; digital marketing and photography.
I also edit the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce magazine, Focus.
I have been a board member of the Staffordshire Moorlands Chamber of Commerce since its inception in early 2015.
I want to talk to any business about how they can improve their media presence and I am also, happy to talk to anyone thinking of taking the plunge into self-employment.
Spare time interests: Kitchen dabbling, photography, watching live music, Lego nut and travel
I'm based in Leek in the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands and I'm fortunate to source a lot of my work locally. However, geography is no boundary and I'm happy to work with anyone from the rest of the UK and worldwide. Just drop me a line on the contact form below.
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Press release archive
A competition for start-up entrepreneurs in Staffordshire Moorlands has received a prize boost thanks to a local radio station. Biddulph based online station Churnet Sound Radio has pitched in to offer a year’...
It has been quite a year for the Dougie Mac and Donna Louise as they merged during a pandemic. Perhaps it needed a canny Scotsman with a stellar career in financial services and a leadership style which inspires...
A select small group of business owners from across Staffordshire had a special treat when they were invited to an audience with former Olympic ski-jumper, Michael ‘Eddie the Eagle’ Edwards. Edwards shot to ...
A phone box housing a defibrillator, close to the site of where a popular Leek resident was found collapsed, has been given a memorial tribute by a local calligraphy artist. David McNeaney, known as Macca to his...
I’ve worked with Mark for two years and now consider him to be an extra member of our comms team. At short notice I’ve called on him to write articles, press releases, case studies, marketing copy and even support with social media posting. He has an innate ability to understand what a client requires, despite the shortest of briefs and ... Read More
“Working with Mark over the last 18 months has drastically improved our marketing and PR. Mark has delivered on a number of projects for us, particularly our ‘Young Engineer of the Year’competition, and he has launched our excellent newsletter, ‘Metal Press’. Mark’s success has led us to employ our own marketing graduate to carry on his work and his handover ... Read More
Mark has been writing press releases to tell our business story for a year now. We’ve had a hectic twelve months as we have moved headquarters and launched two new businesses within our group. Having a series of press releases has helped keep businesses aware of our developments and we gained a sizeable client from the first one. Mark manages ... Read More
I have worked with Mark for the last nine years and he has always been highly professional, efficient and brings to his writing a sense of fun, engagement and real understanding of the subjects. He always does his research incredibly fully and is never afraid to advise that we might have got the wrong approach to a topic and to ... Read More
Mark has been managing our marketing and PR since 2018. During this time, the profile of the practice has been raised significantly, our customer base has grown, and our profits have risen 20 percent year on year. Having Mark and hiss associate Giles Metcalfe look after our marketing and PR means we can get focus in our core business whilst ... Read More
“I have worked with Mark over the 14 months on the Tourism Support project in Staffordshire. Mark has a huge range of knowledge and experience that he shares generously, supporting the team, providing information and as someone I gladly refer clients to when they need his skills.” Emily Whitehead, Simply Great Britain