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
Podcasting is a growing medium and many organisations are finding there are many benefits of podcasting. American research suggests: 2% of American audio listening is podcasts Podcast listening grew 23% between 2015 and 2016 The average time spent listening to...read more
I’m a big advocate for blogging for business. If you blog “properly” it can really help grow your business. By “properly” I mean good writing, strong content, be consistent, use SEO techniques when writing and share it widely. You can...read more
It’s no secret that I love a good conference. However, like many conference-goers, I’ve been to some shockers. Fortunately Social Media Marketing World wasn’t one of them! Which is why I will be attending again in 2017. It can be expensive to attend...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