Shored Up Digital, a social media management and digital marketing agency co-founded by Angela Prout and Marnely Murray, has launched on Martha’s Vineyard. Angela and Marnely were inspired to create Shored Up after encountering many local business owners who were overwhelmed with the work required to invest in their digital marketing initiatives. The two marketing professionals realized they could leverage their skills and experience to provide businesses with the tools and resources necessary to enhance their online presence.
“As more and more people frequent Martha’s Vineyard, Island businesses are growing, and their to-do lists are too,” Ms. Prout said. “We believe that many businesses are confident in the future success of their business, and know that a cohesive digital strategy is part of that, but many don’t know where to start. All businesses want to increase revenue, and establish or deepen customer relationships, and digital marketing is key to that growth. Whether it’s establishing a website for a new business that’s never been online, or coaching an owner on how to use Instagram, we can help.”
Both wash-ashores, Ms. Prout and Ms. Murray have collectively called Martha’s Vineyard home for more than 10 years. They bring both on- and off-Island experience and a fresh perspective to understanding the needs of small business owners and the wants of their diverse customers. With an exceptional level of enthusiasm, dedication, and a collaborative approach, Shored Up Digital is the effective solution for Island clients who want to better connect with their audience online.
“Social media has become critical to market your brand or business, and over the years I’ve seen Island companies embrace this fact,” Ms. Murray said. “Being such a seasonal community, brands might need that extra push on strategy and content creation, and that’s where Angela and I would love to come in — assisting those Island brands in bringing their social media campaigns to the next level through the power of Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.”
The company will work with clients on a variety of services, including social media management, email marketing, web design and maintenance, product photography, content marketing, and copywriting.