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MHMS is a full-service advertising, digital, and public relations agency located in Annapolis, MD serving a diverse mix of companies in both B2B and B2C categories. Started by Managing Partner, Michael Hughes, the MHMS team is comprised of experts in every field of marketing with decades of experience in almost every industry.
The capabilities of our experienced team are broad providing strategic brand and campaign development, creative and video production, media planning and buying, digital and social, web development, analytics, public relations, and event planning.
We believe strategy is best determined by identifying existing strongholds and competition and setting objectives. Comprehensive marketing plans are then developed to meet our goals.
- Marketing Communications and Consulting Brand Planning,
- Identity, and Positioning
- Google Adwords Certified Support
- Research and Consumer Insights
- Content Strategy
Decades of in-house experience and award-winning creative combined with strategic media placement produces one thing: Results.
- Copywriting and Graphic Design
- Content Development Across All Channels
- Integrated Full-Service Production
- Interactive Design and Development
- Inbound Campaign Development
Digital & Social
In order to succeed, you must have a strong digital presence. Mobile considerations, organic search, social media marketing, content marketing and lead nurturing are all elements that need to be incorporated into a strong digital strategy.
- Web Analysis, Design, and Hosting
- Paid Search, SEO, SEM, Pre & Re-Targeting
- Social Media Identity Establishment
- Organic Content
- Paid Campaigns
Media Planning & Buying
It’s not just what you say, but where you say it. With an ever-changing media landscape, it’s important to have a partner who remains at the forefront of all available media channels and the knowledge to select the best for your brand.
- Comprehensive Media Strategy Media Planning,
- Negotiating and Buying
- Paid Search, SEO, SEM Pre & Re-Targeting
- Sports Marketing
- Sponsorship Analysis & Negotiating
- Posting Analysis and Performance Review
Effective public relations means establishing ongoing relationships with important influencers and understanding how your business may become an expert source in your industry.
- Message Development and Talking Points
- Media Relations: Packaged “Story Starters”
- Media Training
- Community Relations
- Crisis Management
- Events and Experiential Marketing
We extrapolate data in order to refine our campaigns and better understand the effectiveness of our spending. We treat your money as if it were our money, and ROI is always a top priority.
- Reporting and Optimization
- Multi-Touch Attribution Marketing
- Market Testing
- Database Analysis and Optimization
- CRM Strategy and Execution
- Sports Marketing and Sponsorship Analysis
- Posting Analysis and Performance Review
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Michael has built a career creating content, leading teams, and solving marketing challenges for companies at all levels. He is an industry leader, marketing columnist, lecturer, and award winner for industry and community leadership. His team focuses on the client first, then the target audience asking tough questions and finding solutions.
John is a 25-year small business owner, operator, and consultant. Specializing in the hospitality field, John brings a wealth of expertise in small business problems and solutions. He is also recognized in the world of community partnership. John works with clients developing their business growth strategies through marketing.
A skilled Creative Director with 10 years of experience, Catherine is responsible for concept, design and execution for our clients across print, broadcast, promotional and digital media. She has a passion for strategic thinking and producing measurable results. Catherine is Google Adwords Certified and manages organic and paid social media for our clients.
Tom Barnes is a pioneer in the field of strategic quantitative marketing, digital development, and media analysis. His clients have included media companies, software companies, design firms, marketing research firms, consumer products and professional services firms. Tom has written extensively on forecasting for the media.
M.B. is an award-winning artist, photo stylist, and event planner, bringing over 25 years of experience to MHMS. She has worked on major motion picture releases, national television commercials, and events like Farm Aid and The HFStival. M.B. brings enthusiasm to MHMS events, photo shoots, and video productions to get exactly what we need for a great end product.
Dan comes joins the MHMS team as an experienced videographer and cinematographer. He is in charge of the development and production of commercials and promotional videos for television, web and social. Dan works with the Creative Department on compelling creative development across all platforms.
Chelsea is an organizational mastermind. She keeps us on task, on time, and proactive to our clients' needs. Chelsea comes to us from Patient Safety USA where she led the Marketing Department for a health care technology firm and was the project lead. You will most likely hear from Chelsea at some point, if not often, throughout our work on various projects.