Mel Kettle is a communication and social media consultant, speaker, blogger and podcaster.
She has over 20 years’ professional experience, a Master of Business in Marketing and a Master of Public Health.
In 2006 Mel established her communications consultancy and has since worked around the world with researchers and academics, corporates, small business and not-for-profits.
She is particularly interested in how social media can create a positive difference to people’s health and wellbeing, the impact of stress on productivity and how organisations can help look after the wellbeing of their people.
Mel currently sits on the board of the International Association of Business Communicators (Qld).
How I can help you!
Cost effective strategies to help you achieve your business goals
Practical social media advice to engage with your customers
Words that work for you
Improve your relationships with your key stakeholders
Topics include marketing, social media, health and wellness at work
Short or long term consulting for when you just don’t have the right people in house
Help you get that project off the ground
Improve your communication, writing and social media skills
Who I have worked with
Mel’s starting point of sincere interest in strategically building our social media presence was very rare indeed! Mel proved to be the perfect choice. She not only did her homework to make sure she understood our context, what we wanted and what would work for us, she also brought to the table very simple suggestions that actually work.Fiona Forrest
Read my latest blog posts
Over the weekend I was on the Gold Coast attending the ProBlogger Event, for the fourth consecutive year. The first time I attended to learn more about blogging and how I could improve. The second, third and fourth times I attended primarily to learn more about how to...read more
I am having a little love affair with Snapchat at the moment. It’s fun to use and it’s a great way to share images and video with friends. Contrary to the common perception, Snapchat is not new, as it launched in 2011. According to projections, Snapchat is...read more
My tenth anniversary since starting Mel Kettle Consulting almost slipped past unnoticed. Which seems sort of wrong given how few small businesses even celebrate one year. On the latest episode of my podcast, A Great Recipe for Life, my friend Warwick Merry reminds me...read more
Our research centre has benefitted enormously from Mel’s ability to deliver solutions for a diverse set of challenges – communications and media, event coordination and committee secretariat. We have engaged Mel Kettle as a consultant for over ten years. She has done an excellent job managing a number of projects for us, and has consistently delivered high quality work within tight timeframes. Mel’s professionalism, work ethic and enthusiasm make her a pleasure to work with.Dr Keith Hampson
We really appreciated the Social Media Workshop that Mel delivered, particularly with its focus on using twitter for researchers and academics. The session gave us a great background on the role social media, is playing within universities, and by researchers and students to promote research and connect with others working in similar fields.Clare Murray