SEACOAST LATELY’S MEDIA + MARKETING GUIDE 2022!
Logo art? Website design? SEO expertise?
Social media management? Branding? Marketing strategy?
Whatever you are looking for, the Seacoast boasts a variety of talented individuals and agencies that can help you reach your goals! Meet a curated selection in our first ever Seacoast Media + Marketing Guide!
CrossCurrent Communications is a boutique communications consulting firm based in Portsmouth that excels at building visibility for nonprofit organizations and small businesses that are making a positive impact on the world. Co-founder Barbara MacLeod and her team help clients navigate the world of public relations, digital marketing, and community engagement. CCC works with a broad array of clients, including Star Island, Pepperrell Cove, The Portsmouth Brewery, Tangram 3DS, Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission and Ice Dance International. Compelling storytelling is the foundation of all of CCC’s work!
Miles, of Seacoast Flash, works with brands of all sizes to help illustrate the work he does through testimonial videos, business overview videos, promotional videos, tutorial videos and event highlight videos. His work helps to educate people on the work brands do, the people they serve, the products they sell, and the services they offer. Miles can schedule shoots at individual businesses and in-studio settings. With close to 15 years of shooting experience under his belt, Miles is able to achieve almost any vision a client has for its video productions.
Buoy Creative is a photo and video production agency based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The team primarily focuses on creative marketing, and dreaming up stellar content for their clients’ social media channels, advertising campaigns, and websites. Buoy Creative loves telling brands’ stories—whether it be through an informative video, hype reel, or plain ol’ photos. To ensure clients are getting the most out of their content, the Buoy team also offers content strategy and campaign creation! They really value creating lasting relationships with their clients, and working with them on not just one project, but on many well into the future!
DARCI Creative is a full-service marketing agency located in downtown Portsmouth that specializes in building websites, producing powerful video, and designing unforgettable branding. Strategic thinking is what drives the team at DARCI Creative, and what sets them apart. When the team combines solid, results-driven strategies with strong creative, they are able to deliver campaigns that are unique and power clients’ brands to the fullest. DARCI Creative’s marketing solutions increase bottom lines, while having fun and contributing to our community.
Stout Heart is a full-service creative marketing agency located in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. Whether you need strategic guidance for a high-level marketing challenge, a brand refresh, a custom website design with robust functionality, an ongoing social media strategy partner, or simply a print or web production solution, Stout Heart can help achieve your advertising and marketing objectives! Stout Heart is a relationship-driven marketing agency. The team’s aim is to build true partnerships with its clients from the start, setting a strong foundation for future work together.
Hillside Marketing offers a full range of marketing services to help small businesses achieve their fullest potential. Pam Oulundsen, founder and chief “get it done” officer, has been helping interior designers, realtors, and home furnishing retail shops, as well as a wide range of local small businesses here on the Seacoast improve their overall marketing strategy and execution through smart, effective marketing implementation for almost 10 years! Outsourcing your marketing initiatives to Hillside Marketing allows you to focus your attention on your clients and building your business. It’s a win-win! From coaching and consultations to social media management, email marketing, branding, and more, Pam will support you and your marketing efforts from beginning to end…and she’ll be your biggest advocate, supporter and cheerleader along the way! Work with Hillside Marketing and get ready to move mountains!
MILL STREET CREATIVE
Mill Street Creative helps passionate service providers and businesses play it bold and stand out from the rest through their top-notch branding and design services. Mill Street Creative is not only in the business of building brands, but in changing lives. Their goal is to help business owners build a brand, launch their dreams, and scale their businesses, by tapping into the greatest asset they have- their story and their brand. Think of them as your one-stop-shop for creative branding, brand consulting, and bringing your visions to life, so that you can live the life of your dreams.
Growing up on the Seacoast of New Hampshire, Kelly Goodwin of Kellsanns Designs has always pursued her love for art and design. She has worked as a senior designer at a creative agency, a marketing designer at a large publishing company, and now works independently, creating logos and designs for small businesses! FUN FACT: Kelly designed our Seacoast Lately logo and is the mastermind behind all of our summer maps and guides!
Thirst Productions is a small, full-service digital marketing agency that provides technology-driven marketing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. Rich Collins, owner and the entire staff of the business, works one-on-one with every client to provide professional-grade, personalized web development, support, hosting, and maintenance. Think of Rich as your local technology concierge – whatever you need, he can make happen! Check out Rich’s ongoing list of clients and projects to see who he’s worked with and what they’ve accomplished together right here.
View Rich discussing the current marketing trends and digital tools and techniques for small to mid-sized businesses (that run a tight but realistic marketing budget) here -> “Demystifying Digital Marketing”. Get in touch by contacting at email@example.com!
MAINE FOX MARKETING
Laura Fox of Maine Fox Marketing is a Seacoast native who is here to bring the needs, goals, dreams, and desires of Seacoast business owners to life through her skills in digital marketing. Whether you have a website that needs a refresh or you’re a new business starting from scratch, Laura is your gal! From website strategy and design, to search engine optimization (SEO), she’ll help get your business found for what you actually want to get found for online. Email marketing, reporting and analytics, copyediting—she’s basically a one-stop-shop for your small biz marketing needs. You’re sure to recognize several of her Seacoast-based small biz clients—including us! Laura was a huge help in strategizing the Seacoast Lately website and optimizing it for search to grow our online presence, and we are grateful for her expertise!
THE WALLINGFORD SOCIAL
So, you don’t have time for social media? It overwhelms you, but you know how crucial it is for your business. Perhaps you’re looking to send out a monthly newsletter, or maybe want to freshen up your social media skills with a personalized tutorial from an expert? The Wallingford Social is here to help! Skilled in beautiful content creation, photography, and the Seacoast social media scene, this team has the know-how to take your brand image and awareness to the next level. Whether you’re looking for help with social media, copywriting, photo or video, The Wallingford Social is your one-stop shop for online marketing services. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A longtime Seacoast resident, Neil Snow is a creative consultant who offers complementary roles in UX design, experiential design, project management, marketing, and digital strategy. He is a people person who works with small and medium-sized businesses to realize their goals in brand design, website development and everything in between. Some of his current clients include Robert’s Maine Grill, Bob’s Clam Hut, The Press Room, Trigger House and Seacoast Lately(!!). Neil is a freelance professional for hire, and does incredible work.
Seapoint Digital is an award-winning marketing firm that drives growth for mid to enterprise-level companies across multiple industries. Seapoint Digital is a one-stop shop for all things digital marketing—from idea to implementation! The team has received both national and international marketing awards for their work in the insurance industry, including The HubSpot Impact Award for Inbound Growth Story, and top awards from the Professional Insurance Marketing Association 3 years in a row!