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Strategista verkkomarkkinointia fiksuille yrittäjille ja bloggaajille.

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My origin story

My name is Mervi Eskelinen. I am an artist and a business consultant and coach. I'm here to help you to be found online through better websites and more effective marketing. Often I draw, write fiction and dream poetry. I like cats, television, movies, music and tea.

Born somewhere in rural Finland, partially raised by a cat (he tried, at least), I learned to secretly believe in faeries and other creatures of the forest. In 1994, for my 13th birthday, I was given my first computer. It was a used 386, Intel inside, running Windows 3.11. Four years later, during Finnish high-school lukio, I made my first website at GeoCities. After graduating from lukio, I moved to Helsinki, our capital city. I like to say I'm an urban country girl.

I've been a web designer and developer for almost two decades. At first it was a hobby. Soon, alongside my first real job, I was neck deep in making, tweaking, fixing and updating websites.

I built my first blogging content management systems from scratch, thus familiarising myself with databases, coding and design. For a second I studied computer science before switching to digital media. During my studies I became a freelancer, learned to enjoy marketing, and got involved with social media. I even made my thesis about utilising social media in business-to-business marketing. Eventually I was slapped with a degree, Bachelor of Culture and Arts.

In all these years I have grown into a multi-talent of online presences. I add branding, web design, social media, search engine optimisation, user experience management, marketing and personality in a colourful mix. It's kind of like making magic potions. I offer business consultations and coaching around branding, marketing and web. Additionally I design fabulous brands and websites.

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Testimonials

"Mervi is deft, fast and insightful. She is both technically skilled and creative, as a designer and marketer. Remarkable amount of know-how in one package - I recommend."

"Mervi on näppärä, nopea ja oivaltava. Hän on sekä teknisesti taitava että luova, niin designerina kuin markkinoijana. Harvinaisen paljon osaamista yhdessä paketissa - suosittelen."

Nina Enroth / LinkedIn

"I enjoyed working with Mervi on a logo and cover photo for my new business, Augment Intelligence. The back and forth creative process was much appreciated and I was very pleased with the work. Mervi is a talented designer and my project was managed efficiently, with excellent results."

Richard MacManus / Richardmacmanus.com

"Mervi has been consulting me comprehensively about web for approximately 3 years. I can always trust her expertise in technical details, usability and design. Additionally I appreciate Mervi's fast response, wonderful attitude and her ability to suggest better ways to do things. I recommend her warmly."

"Mervi on konsultoinut minua verkkopalveluasioissa erittäin monipuolisesti n. kolmen vuoden ajan. Olen aina voinut luottaa hänen ammattitaitoonsa sekä teknisten yksityiskohtien, käytettävyyden että designin osalta. Arvostan lisäksi Mervin nopeutta, loistavaa asennetta ja kykyä ehdottaa aina parempia tapoja toimia. Voin suositella lämpimästi."

Satu Mäki / Carelia.co

"Mervi is fast, initiative and sharp. She gets a modern take on what she does by following her time. Working with Mervi is easy and straightforward."

"Mervi on nopea, oma-aloitteinen ja skarppi. Hän seuraa aikaansa ja saa siten modernin otteen tekemisiinsä. Mervin kanssa työskentely on mutkatonta ja suoraviivaista."

Saara Ritvos / Kauneustoimittajien yhdistys