We are creative
Our vision is to embolden business’ marketing ambitions whilst pushing the boundaries of traditional marketing. We are ‘creative marketeers’ and find our core skills in developing strategy and engaging audiences into action.
Marketing Strategy Development
Creative, Content & Brand
Social Media , PPC & Web Management
Web Design & Development
Outsourced Marketing Department
Our business adapts around yours…
We pride ourselves in facilitating our clients needs by being agile, focused and changing the shape of our business to fit with the needs of our clients.
Our people are awesome!
Why Grow Marketing?
Grow Marketing’s core vision is to make businesses more effective in their respective marketplaces. By offering key marketing products and services we aim to embolden business’ marketing ambitions.
Our goal is to entrench ourselves in the business community and become an essential voice in the marketing industry in the South West of England and, long term, the UK.
Our passion is to see businesses thrive, working closely with organisations to see the economy of Exeter and the surrounding areas strengthened with SMEs, pushing innovation and employing talent.
Your part in this vision is to entrust us with your marketing and our part is to over deliver on every promise made.
- We are proud to have an amazing and passionate team of marketeers. Read about our people below:
Daniel Frye / CEO & Finance Director
Dan was previously Head of Digital at Trinity Mirror SW Plc, overseeing a multi-million-pound portfolio of digital marketing products as well as the commercial side of the Trinity Mirror news site portfolio. Previous to that, Dan was Global Sales & Marketing Director for a well-known international consumer goods brand and before that was Head of Sales for Archant Ltd, overseeing a large newspaper and digital portfolio. Dan has experience in building brands, running commercial teams and is our expert in all things digital marketing, as well as a Director for the ‘Exe Factor’ business networking event based in Exeter. Dan plays guitar, loves interior design and is also a bit of a petrol-head.
Llew Nicholls / CCO & Relationship Director
Llew was previously Head of Marketing & Business Development for Rokk Media in Exeter, helping businesses grow their online presence with great website design. Before working at Rokk Media, Llew was Head of Marketing for Everys Solicitors and before that Sales Manager for Business & Professional magazine in Exeter. In addition to his current responsibilities at Grow Marketing, Llew is also Managing Director and Founder of the ‘Exe Factor’ business networking event based in Exeter. In his spare time, Llew is a beast on the rugby field and enjoys family life and playing Playstation.
Joff Alexander-Frye / COO & Production Director
Joff originally joined us as our Growth Director at Grow Exeter but after six months on our board, stepped into the role of Group Editor-In-Chief. This role fuses his strong creative streak with over 12 years of commercial, marketing and publishing experience.
He has worked for two of the largest publishers in the UK, as well as a leading regional communications brand. Joff brings a personal touch and a creative flair to his business relationships and is well-liked by colleagues and business contacts alike.
He is passionate about branding, clear communication and seeing individuals and businesses grow from strength to strength over time. When he isn’t working, Joff spends time songwriting, composing and producing in his home studio.
George Peter / Creative Director
Stella Nicholls / Content Editor
Stella is our Content Editor for Grow Exeter Magazine, having joined us from publishing firm Archant, where she had worked for 4 years. Stella is passionate about writing and loves telling a well thought out story that entertains readers. Stella is a published author and has written novels, stories and articles over the years. Stella is a Welsh-born South African and loves music and her family.
Jennifer Zangeneh / Creative Marketeer
Rowena Stoneman / Relationship Manager
Rowena is a trained car mechanic who has a hands-on approach to her work role. She is responsible for delivering every copy of Grow Magazine by hand and is a fantastic ambassador for the brand. She even has her own following in and around Exeter, known as ‘Row from Grow’ and her own hashtag, #followthatgrowvan! Outside of work, Rowena likes to keep active and try new things. She loves to dance and continues her job role at home where she single-handedly manages her husband, two daughters and their dog and cat.
Alan Hancock / Digital Content
Grow Marketing also publishes a business magazine and media site www.grow-media.co.uk as part of our portfolio.
A positive news movement…
GROW is a celebration of all that is great about Exeter. It’s about the success stories, the entrepreneurs, the international conferences, the world class sport and, it’s about the people at the heart of our business culture; the ones who make it happen. Don’t miss out on breaking Exeter news and business news, follow us to stay in the loop!
Our ambition is to capture the positive growth story of people, businesses and communities. We pride ourselves on being relentlessly positive but not ignorant of challenge the world faces, instead looking for insight, solutions and efforts working towards real and meaningful change.
We hope to be able to produce localised magazines for every city and large town in the UK, building a platform for meaningful conversation between businesses and communities. Highlighting inspiring individuals and giving them a platform to have a voice. Below is our Exeter based magazine.
If you want to be a part of our movement, start by engaging with our content on one of our platforms and be our ambassador for positive progress in your community.I hope you enjoy reading our content and look forward to hearing your voices on our pages also!