We’re a tight-knit team of web design and digital marketing natives who are always eager to improve our skills and put our passion for innovation at the heart of every relationship. Based on Hope Street in Liverpool, we’re happy to welcome you to our office, or discuss ideas at your place. We believe in straight forward, no-nonsense conversations that lay out exactly what we can do for you.
You’ll find that we offer this transparency from the first consultation through to the completion of your project. Check out our case study page to learn more about the results we continue to deliver for our clients, and see our franchise SEO page for a detailed guide on everything you need to know about SEO for franchises.
Our small but experienced team has worked with businesses in a wide range of sectors, from local brick and mortar stores to international franchise brands. The digital marketing industry is constantly on the move, which is why we continually update our processes to keep ahead of the curve and deliver the best results for our clients.
Liam Patton – Director
Liam Patton is the Director of Mayfly having founded the business in 2008. Starting from a one-man operation, Liam has overseen the expansion of the business to provide a full digital marketing service to businesses around the world from his base in Liverpool.
Ciarán Ó Muiris – SEO Consultant
Ciarán Ó Muiris has been working in the digital marketing industry for over 6 years and possesses a wide range of skills in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
Having previously held the positions of Digital Marketing Manager and SEO Specialist at Juvo and Dotdynamic respectively (digital marketing agencies based in Ireland), Ciarán has assisted a range of small to large businesses and national and international brands with their SEO campaigns.
Ciarán joined Mayfly in 2019 as an SEO Consultant after five years working in Ireland and continues to help local and national brands across the UK and further afield with every aspect of their SEO to deliver measurable results.
He is dedicated to understanding Google’s algorithm changes, and strongly believes in helping businesses to improve their organic search presence in ways that comply with Google’s guidelines. He enjoys attending SEO industry events such as Learn Inbound and 3XE and has spoken at events providing SEO advice to local businesses.
In his spare time, Ciarán is obsessed with all things active. He is a passionate Gaelic football player with his club Liverpool Wolfe Tones, and has a keen interest in strength & movement training. In the off-season, Ciarán likes to explore other activities such as running, calisthenics, climbing and hiking. Sports aside, Ciarán’s hobbies are learning languages, playing the bodhrán and traditional Irish music, watching movies and following his beloved Liverpool F.C.
John Paiva – Digital Marketer & Content Writer
John joined Mayfly in 2016 as a content writer and has expanded upon his role as he’s continued to learn and develop. Over 4 years he has worked with dozens of clients in a wide range of industries, giving him plenty of opportunities to flex his creative writing chops.
John’s work with Mayfly has run the gamut of digital marketing tasks, including managing Google Ads accounts, developing content strategies, managing web design projects, designing emails, setting up influencer marketing campaigns and conducting keyword research.
His career highlights include:
- catapulting a legal-niche website to the top of dozens of search rankings with a series of in-depth articles
- generating hundreds of cheap leads for two local service businesses after re-structuring their Google Ads campaigns
- helping to launch three major web design projects in the space of a month from his spare bedroom during COVID lockdown
In 2020, John completed the Chartered Institute of Marketers’ Level 6 Digital Diploma in Marketing. This degree-level qualification took a year to complete and involved researching and applying established marketing frameworks to digital practices. John has also written a digital marketing column for Franchise World Magazine, and enjoys sharing his insights with clients (and anyone else who will listen).
James Loughridge – SEO Content Executive
James is an international business graduate and experienced marketer passionate about crafting and optimising compelling SEO content.
Having completed an international placement year in a marketing-based role, James enjoys keeping up to date with the latest trends, tools, tactics and changes in SEO marketing.
After graduating, James completed a series of accredited marketing courses before landing a marketing executive role at an industry-leading luxury travel business, where he wrote a range of content for a variety of world-leading brands.
Helen Smith – Social Media Manager
Helen has been involved in the marketing industry for over three years. After completing her Master’s Degree in Digital Marketing in 2018, Helen worked as a Digital Marketing Executive for two years at an education technology company. As the company’s first Digital Marketing Executive, she helped design and implement marketing strategy and activity.
Throughout her time there, she created and executed a range of successful social media and email marketing campaigns in addition to planning a variety of events.
Helen is dedicated to providing strategic content that speaks to clients’ target audiences. She enjoys blogging and being involved in the social media marketing community at events and online.
Anna Gribbin – Social Media Manager
Anna joined Mayfly as a Social Media Manager in September 2020.
Anna has worked in social media and marketing for 4 years. Her first step in to the industry was through a one-year digital marketing apprenticeship at an award-winning hair salon back in 2016. At the salon, Anna greatly progressed her social media and marketing competences as she was promoted to Head of Social. The skills Anna developed from this role carry over perfectly to her Social Media Manager role at Mayfly.
Anna’s role at Mayfly includes running and managing numerous social media accounts, planning content and running social media ads including Facebook & Instagram ads.