Blogs

Whale Shark - conservation
Article from Dr Simon J. Picerce, MMF about his work in conservation, education and protecting the ocean and marine life.
Melissa holding a ginger cat and standing on a wooden balcony with the blue ocena behind her
I wanted to share a few of my preferences it terms of ways of working to give you a glimpse into how I like to work and why.
Chris from Madagascar Film and Photography underwater taking a photo of a shark
A glimpse into Melissa’s PR Power Hour with Chris from Madagascar Film and Photography who wanted some tips on managing his own PR.
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Why Melissa has pledged to join the ethical move: a movement for a more ethical approach to marketing.
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Alexis Bushnell from Social Media for Humans shares some fantastic insights into how to make your social media more inclusive and accessible.
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Outlining my commitment to improving my website from an environmental perspective and track my progress over time.
Kate from Cherry Blossom Management standing in front of a cherry blossom tree with a polka dot shirt and pointing to the Canva logo
Kate Browning from Cherry Blossom Management explains why Canva is such a great tool to support your marketing efforts.
Picture of a hand turning green at the fingertips and holding a plant to represent how I'm working to meet theSustainable development goals and become more green within my business
An overview of how I’m working to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through my communications and copywriting services.
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Ever wondered what is PR and why is it so important? In this post, I explain what PR is based on my 12+ years’ experience in the sector.
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Why I’m launching a guest blog series where I’ll host posts from relevant experts in sustainability, conservation and marketing for good.
Sally Dear from Ducky Zebra smiling and standing in front of a colourful wall with brightly coloured images of people painted on it
If you’re intrigued about whether a PR Power Hour might be suitable for you, here’s a sneak peek into my chat with Sally from Ducky Zebra.
Birds eye view of a cappucino, glass of water and a laptop to illustrate Melissa's daily freelance life
Going behind the scenes and giving you a glimpse into my working day as a freelancer.
Melissa holding a ginger cat and standing on a wooden balcony with the blue ocena behind her
Melissa is a sustainable comms consultant, copywriter and diver. Here are a few facts to help you get to know her a bit better.
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If you’re not sure what the UN’s SDGs are, don’t worry: here’s a quick overview of the Sustainable Development Goals to get you up to speed.
Aerial photo of someone surrounded by papers, a phone and a computer while they are planning to illustrate the best app for different productivity and ethical needs
I use certain apps for freelancers and eco-minded businesses to be more productive and more sustainable. Here, I share my favourites.
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Whale tale disappearing into the ocean in front of the horizon
Why Melissa is supporting marine conservation charities through humpback whale adoptions on behalf of her clients.
Photo of a whale shark's tail by Stella Diamant
Why Melissa is supporting marine conservation charities through whale shark adoptions on behalf of her clients.
Basking shark swimming towards the camera with its mouth open
Why Melissa is supporting marine conservation charities through basking shark adoptions on behalf of her clients.
Manta ray swimming over the reef
Why Melissa is supporting marine conservation charities through manta ray adoptions on behalf of her clients.
Lifeguard looking out over the sea at Tofo Beach, Mozambique
As a freelance consultant working in the sustainability and for-purpose sector, Melissa is dedicated to tracking her impact over time. Read more.
Whale shark swimming in the ocean
For each new organisation I work with, I will celebrate the partnership by adopting a marine animal in the form of a charity donation.
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Melissa has made the switch to a green hosting provider so her website hosting service is now powered by renewable energy from UK wind farms!
Photo of a child smoking created for a Cancer Research UK campaign to protect children through standardised tobacco packaging.
How Melissa and the CRUK team promoted a striking new video lobbying for standardised tobacco packaging

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