Why My Creative Thoughts?
We’ve worked at senior level for many well-known brands and businesses for over 20 years and have managed and delivered just about every kind of marketing project you can think of.
How can we help you?
See how we can find solutions to your problems
Developing a bespoke marketing strategy
A marketing strategy for any business is vital to help you plan and identify actions to achieve your goals.
Brand proposition & development
Having a strong brand is vital for any business, so let us help you develop and position yours.
Marketing communications & web development
We’ll make sure you always look and sound your best when talking to customers whatever medium you use.
Providing monthly marketing support
Access your own part-time/interim virtual marketing director with a proven track record of success without the overheads.
This does what it says on the tin – we’ll look after everything for you, from planning through to launch.
Big or small, let us look after every part of your marketing project for you.
Managing Director – Bathgate Business Finance
“I met Mel when she took up her Group Marketing Advisor role with the Archibald Bathgate Group and she delivered some excellent pieces, not only for the Group, but also specifically for Bathgate Business Finance. Knowing her skills in Project Management, we asked for her help to deliver our new website. Mel’s strengths are her attention to detail, which when combined with her experience and great communication skills, gave us the confidence in taking on the project.”
Managing Director – Citation Professional Solutions
“Mel is a very capable Marketing Director, and built a brilliant marketing team spirit. Very hardworking, she tackles all tasks with amazing energy, and determination, and has been successful in delivering several key projects for Citation. Mel is always a pleasure to work with as a result of her positive proactive approach to any job she is faced with”
Central Retail Operations Director – Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc
“Mel is a detailed operator who has excelled in delivering excellent customer interaction and feedback to the retail team, to enable the senior team to improve customer relations and customer satisfaction. Mel works well at all levels to provide detailed analysis and feedback and is a pleasure to work with.”
Non-Executive Director – British Para Table Tennis
“It has been a joy working with Mel on the board of British Para Table Tennis. She is always there to offer advice and to give her extremely valid and valuable opinion whenever needed. Energetic, extremely personable and hard-working, Mel is a very effective board director.”
Owner and Digital Producer – Pzazz Creative Media
“Mel is a master of her chosen subject, she excels on all levels whether its business communication, marketing strategy or project management. She immerses herself into her clients’ requirements and delivers on time and on budget. Her skill-set is vast and experience second-to-none. As a company owner, I highly recommend Mel to any prospective SMEs or large organisations out there.”
Managing Partner – Crestcom International LLC
“I worked directly with Mel for about two years during my time as Commercial Director at Johnsons. During this time, I found Mel to be a great asset to our Executive Team. Mel successfully designed, modelled, executed and analysed numerous ground breaking Marketing initiatives. Mel is a commercially astute, talented, hardworking and dedicated marketing professional that would be an asset to any company wishing to develop their business. Highly recommended.”
CEO – Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
“Mel is a very dedicated member of our retail board. She provides excellent advice on the strategy for our charity retail shops, with particular expertise on the online side and marketing of our brand. Mel is very generous with giving her time and advice for our charity and we very much appreciate all her support.”
General Manager – Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc
“During her time there, Mel has made a massive impact and achieved some outstanding results, launched several high-profile campaigns (against some seriously challenging deadlines), driven forward the brand’s social presence and helped give ‘digital’ a much higher profile in the organisation. Mel’s attention to detail is second to none and she always goes the extra mile to achieve success for the business… a valuable asset to any organisation.”
How we work
We like to start by getting to know you, so we can see how your business works and understand what your priorities are from the outset. And, once we understand the way you do things, we’ll work with you to agree on a marketing plan for your business. Then we’ll help you make it happen.
We’re flexible in our approach too. If you don’t need a full-time marketing director or consultant but would like regular, reliable advice, give our virtual marketing service a try. You’ll get the same benefits as you would with someone permanent without the hefty price tag. And if you’ve got any short or long-term projects planned, we’re happy to help there too. Whatever your marketing needs are, see how we can help your business.