The Message Artist Creative Group

“It’s simple. What you want — and need — is for your customers to know enough about you from your marketing messaging to take action and commit. Getting that to happen is simple when you work with me and my team.” ~Deb

We’re not your typical content creation team. We dive deep to learn everything we need to know about you, your business, and your customers to create spot-on brand messaging and the high-quality, strategic content that appeals to and engages your audience.

We’re good at this, so our clients don’t have to be.

Partnering with Our Clients

We work with our clients versus for them. It must be a partnership to truly be successful.

With the Message Artist Creative Group, you get strategy and planning behind every single project: a fresh new brand, a promotional brochure, digital/social or book-launch marketing, or a complete overhaul of your website … and everything in between.

Meet the Team

With an extensive and varied creative background — writing, editing, acting, photography, yoga, and graphic and web design — Deb (she/her) brings a unique, intuitive, and story-telling perspective, along with 20 years of experience, to branding, and content strategy and creation. She currently loves running Message Artist Creative Group and serving its clients — small- and mid-sized businesses, non-profits, and new book authors — to provide authentic branding and messaging delivered via positive-impact, and action-compelling print and digital content.

Her main focus as  Creative Director is creating exceptional, authentic, positive-impact brand messaging and content marketing in both print and digital that drives customers to take action.

Deb received her Bachelor of Art in English Literature with a Minor in Fine Art Photography from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Science in Journalism with a concentration in Multi-Media Production & Design from Boston University’s College of Communication.

She currently serves on two Boards: the South Shore Women’s Business Network and Connect 24 Business Alliance.

When not working, you’ll find her tending to her veggie and herb gardens with her husband, playing with their cat, reading voraciously, knitting, or enjoying being Auntie to her four nieces and nephews. If you can’t find her, look to the woods, she’ll be hiking near and far.

The Writers & Content Creators

Frances Jackson

Frances Jackson (she/her) is a writer proud to be originally from Dorchester (OFD). After earning a B.A. in Classics from UMass Amherst, Frances turned her focus to the field of higher education. She has worked at colleges and universities in the Greater Boston area over the past three decades in both strategic and tactical roles. Along with writing, Frances is currently involved in an eclectic mix of freelance professional endeavors, leveraging her extensive communication, fundraising, marketing, and public relations skill sets.

Lillian Bornstein

Lillian (she/they) is a writer based in New York City with a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. In addition to writing, Lillian also works as an actor, project manager, and graphic designer. Lillian is passionate about using writing and the arts to tell a story, engage with community, and effect social change.

Heidi Hill

Heidi (she/her) is a writer based in Vermont with a B.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire. An avid runner and skier, Heidi is the author of Fit Family: the Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Years and a former columnist for Cross Country Skier magazine. As a blogger for small businesses, she enjoys creating content that is conversational and relatable to the target audience. Whether writing about a company’s services or about an individual’s personal goals, Heidi searches for a story that will resonate with readers.

Collaborative Partners: Brand, Graphic, & Web Designers

MavroCreative

MavroCreative team
Web, Brand, & Graphic Design

MavroCreative is passionate about helping their clients look AMAZING and ensure they’re always presenting the most impressive version of themselves to their customers. This boutique shop, comprised of Donna Mavromates and Molly Fabiano, offers a high-level professional team with over 35 years of collective marketing, communication, and design experience.

RI Web Gurus

RI Web Gurus
Web, Brand, & Graphic Design

Anne & Craig are the talented team behind RI Web Gurus. Anne and Craig are a unique blend of design and tech. Anne focuses on the aesthetic and ergonomics of website design, while Craig’s expertise is in building the framework and overall functionality. This dynamic, coupled with their everyday ideals and attentive customer service, is what makes their business favorably reviewed and sought after.

Creative Blueprint Design

Susi Clark - Designer - Creative Blueprint Design
Brand, Graphic, & Book Design

Susi’s graphic design studio, Creative Blueprint Design, is dedicated to bringing client visions to life. She creates custom logos and brand identities, compelling book covers and designs, and stunning marketing collateral that is unique, and exemplifies and illuminates the quality of your company and all its offerings.

Don't Settle for Small Impact

We can work together to create the brand messaging and marketing materials that will ensure you stand out and attract your ideal customers. Stop telling yourself you’ll get to it tomorrow and let me help you do it right today.

Questions? Schedule a free call today and let’s get you on the road to strong messaging and content that compels your customer’s to act.

"We badly needed our entire website redone. We’re a high technical company selling marketing software. What we didn’t have was anyone with a marketing background. So our original site was far too technical. Luckily, we met Deb and she was able to spend some time understanding what we were building and translating it into messaging that resonated with our target market. Without her help, we’d probably still be missing the mark on our web presence."