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AboutMayfly Internet Marketing

Mayfly provides a Full Digital Marketing Service to businesses around the world from our base in Liverpool. Sole founder and Director, Liam Patton believes in straightforward, no-nonsense conversations that lay out exactly what his agency can do for your business.

Our team is a tight-knit group of web design and digital marketing natives whose passion keeps them on the pulse when it comes to social media trends, SEO insights and data-driven strategy. We’re continually improving our skills and putting our passion for innovation at the heart of every relationship.

Based at Kempston Street Works in the up-and-coming Fabric District in Liverpool, we’re always happy to welcome you to our office or discuss ideas at your place. You’ll find that we offer transparency from the first consultation through to the completion of your project. Check out our case studies to learn more about the results we continue to deliver for our clients.

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. In addition to knowing our client’s needs, we also understand customer intents in a multitude of verticals.

View our franchise SEO and hospital SEO pages to discover more about the tactics we use to help our clients achieve great results in the SERPs or read on to learn more about our Mayflies.

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Our Values

All of our work is collaborative. Not only do we use all hands on deck to create, plan and report on your campaigns but we work in tandem with our clients to create the best output around whether that’s social media content or optimised service pages.

As an extension of your business, communication is key to success. We have dedicated account managers who are a focal point of communication between you and your team.

We’re quick to react to any pains your business is suffering, offering insight on Ad spend, strategising your socials and upping your local SEO game.

We keep it casual. We don’t see the point in stuffy business attire or awkward marketing jargon. We explain our findings in ways that make sense and offer no-frills solutions to your business problems.

Not everyone works the same. We understand that Keyword Research is different to Content Creation, which again is different to Paid Ad Optimisation. This is why we offer our team flexible working patterns. Some of us work on strict routines whilst others work more fluidly. This means we can harness our productivity and always offer the best output.

Learn more in our Terms of Service.

Liam Patton Director Mayfly

Liam Patton


Having founded the business in 2008, Liam Patton is the Director of Mayfly. What started as a one-man operation has gradually expanded into a business that acts as the marketing department for independent businesses across the country. He believes in straightforward, no-nonsense conversations that lay out exactly what we can do for your business. 

Liam’s background in Business Management, Google Paid Strategy and digital marketing has seen him managing campaigns for well-known companies such as Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Halewood International and Grant UK. Still, it’s the smaller, independent SMEs that he really enjoys working with.

Paul Burnhill Developer Mayfly

Paul Burnhill

Web Developer

Paul has worked with Mayfly since 2014. He has over 20 years of experience building websites for large-scale professional services and government sectors. Paul has developed fast, high-performing websites for legal and financial clients including solicitors, barristers, law firms, and accounting businesses.

John Paiva Marketing Consultant Mayfly

John Paiva

Digital Marketer

John joined Mayfly in 2016 after studying English at the University of Liverpool. In 2020, he 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.

He’s worked across the full range of digital marketing channels with dozens of clients in a wide range of industries including private schools, independent hospitals, and international franchise businesses. John’s work with Mayfly includes managing Google Ads accounts, developing organic content strategies, managing web design projects, and designing email marketing campaigns.

Jeff Bulman

Jeff Bulman

SEO Executive

Jeff joined Mayfly in 2023, after working as a freelancer since 2014. Taking the autodidactic approach, Jeff is a self-taught coder, building and managing websites over the years. He has grown into the marketing mindset, creating websites for small to medium-sized businesses and helping them achieve their marketing and business objectives.

Jeff has worked on quiz websites, websites for local tradespeoples, golf websites, and coding tutorial sites. He always has a project on the go, building online properties and experimenting with new techniques he learns on SEO community forums.

new staff member james

James Lavender


James joined Mayfly in 2023 as a Copywriter. His remit is the written word in all its forms – from blog posts and service pages to newsletters and optimised product descriptions.

He has been working as a writer and editor across various industries for more than a decade. James has worked as a copywriter across the digital marketing space, with a focus on delivering engaging, fully optimised content that helps businesses improve their search visibility. In that time, he’s written content for everything from homeware brands and financial advisors to software companies and solicitors.

Helen Laird Copywriter

Helen Laird


Helen joined Mayfly in 2024 as a Copywriter, with a wealth of experience writing and editing content for household names across a multitude of platforms, spanning from Tik Toks, TV, and everything in between. 

For over five years Helen has worked for a variety of digital marketing agencies, writing impactful messaging and developing creative strategies for many household names including Primark, Love Honey, and Westfield. She first launched herself in the digital marketing space on a creative placement for a Belfast-based brand agency, in which she assisted in developing campaign strategies and website copywriting for a diverse client base. 

Helen holds a BA in Creative Advertising from Leeds Art University. Originally from Belfast, she moved to Liverpool in 2022, and has worked as a freelance content creator since 2018. Her role at Mayfly involves website copywriting for our diverse range of clients, ensuring a consistent tone of voice through long-form copy and a high attention to detail that exceeds our client’s expectations.

Valeryia Pak Content Creator

Valeriya Pak

Social Media Manager

Valeriya joined Mayfly in 2022, after having completed degrees in International Relationships, and Languages (English and Spanish), as well as an International Management MSc. She has worked in the social media industry since 2019, starting as an independent blogger and influencer, and has accumulated over 90,000 followers across all platforms.

Valeriya’s marketing and language skills have taken her across the world undertaking freelance work for clients including the Embassy of Qatar, and creating content for sports agencies like The Anfield Wrap, This is Anfield and Liverpool Football Club. Valeriya’s role at Mayfly chiefly involves creating short-form video content for reels on Instagram and posts on TikTok. She also specialises in creating, implementing and optimising social media strategies for brands and influencers.

Sadiq Mohd Social Media Manager

Mohd Sadiq

Social Media Manager

Before joining Mayfly in 2023 as a Social Media Manager, Sadiq achieved a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Kashmir University before spending two years working for Clicks to Conversions, a digital marketing agency in Kashmir. During this time he gained valuable experience working with paid advertising channels including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Linkedin.

His role at Mayfly involves managing, analysing, strategising and optimising clients’ social presence and paid social campaigns. Constantly working with a number of clients and crafting bespoke social media strategies for each client and brand to deliver exceptional performance and great results.

new mayfly staff member jessica


Social Media Executive

Jessica joined us at the end of 2023 as a Social Media Executive. As well as achieving a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media, Jessica has an impressive social media presence, amassing over 30,000 followers across all platforms.

Her degree and years of experience as a social media influencer make her well-versed in all things social strategy and content creation, while still learning a lot along the way as she launched her career in the marketing world! Jessica’s role at Mayfly involves all things paid and organic content creation, creating exceptional social media strategies for our clients.

Louise Patton

Social Media Executive

Louise joined us as a Social Media Executive in 2024. She has been working behind the scenes with Mayfly since 2022 but has officially joined us in-house this month as a member of our social media team. 

Louise is a motivated, experienced designer and passionate about the work she creates. She has a wealth of knowledge in the design industry after having a career for over 18 years as a swimwear and print designer working with several international e-commerce fashion brands.

In 2020, Louise had a lockdown project and set up her own small independent business, Joy Twenty-Six. Still in its infancy, her range of sustainable knitwear & accessories has acquired a very loyal client base both locally & nationally.

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Who We Work With

Our varied team experience means we can offer more. We’ve worked with businesses in a range of sectors. From carpet showrooms to home renovations. City centre restaurants to drag cabaret. Oven cleaning specialists to hair extensions. You name an industry, we’ve seen client success there! Below are just a few of our clients we’re proud to work with.

Our Clients

Our Experience

We work on a wide range of ventures. From one-off projects to ongoing retainers. Event promotion, to agile social campaigns. We offer technological expertise, with proficiency in a number of highly-regarded marketing tools such as Sked, Google Search Console, Google Analytics 4, Screaming Frog and more.

We like to push our team to be their best, offering unlimited Learning and Development time, sharing our insights in our monthly newsletter Mayfly On The Wall and offering expertise in outside publications. Together we speak 10 languages and have a wealth of collective expertise in different sectors. And although we see SMEs as our sweet spot, we’ve also seen global reach with clients across the pond and beyond.

Tools We Use

Our Engagement

You won’t see any vanity metrics here. Our team are an eclectic bunch of photographers, hikers, micro-influencers, music-makers, artists and more. We’re an active bunch. Both online and on the playing field, consistently showing up for our teammates both inside and outside of work. We’ve held sponsored races, to charity cycle marathons and plan to do more each year!

You can find us at networking events, on the green and in local events spaces. We’re always eager to share our expertise in classrooms, conferences and further afield. Our office is based in the communal workspace of Kempston Street Works, and we’re happy to chat both inside and out!

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Our Success Stories

Since taking over socials, we grew Victory’s Instagram following by 13%, engagement is up by 385% and reach is up by 386%. Victory also had record selling days and orders have increased, even at off-peak times.

This site saw phenomenal growth, efficiently capitalising on the increase in demand for its products during the government-enforced domestic lockdown.

Liverpool Vodka were looking for a brand-focused website that would explain their product’s heritage whilst also featuring content that highlighted their lucrative partnership with Liverpool Football Club.

A granular approach to keyword research and complementary web design helped Glacial Art boost leads through their website, and establish them as national industry leaders.

Our Clients Say

How can we help?

Drop us a line if you’ve got any further questions, we’ll be in touch as soon as we can!