About Me

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Hey Hey, I’m Marissa!

I’m your trusty Creative Communications Consultant.

Social Media, Copywriting and Email Marketing is my JAM.

My mission is to set your socials on fire, craft compelling copy and create engaging email marketing campaigns for your business. I hail from a marketing background and love words more than Kanye loves Kanye. In a previous life, I was a Fundraising Campaign Coordinator for one of Australia’s leading charities. Working for a cause I believed in with every fibre of my being was so rewarding. Previous to this, I worked in marketing for a variety of industries from Insurance to Finance.

I’m passionate about business and I make it my business to get to know yours. From researching your ideal demographic and serving up content that converts, to analysing your competitors and ensuring each and every piece I create is perfectly on brand, I pride myself being thorough.

So what led me to launching Savvy?

After having my son Oliver, I realised the 9-5 gig just wasn’t sustainable. I knew my career was not something I wanted to give up but the reality of having that career outside the home meant I hardly saw my son on the days I was working.

I’m a feminist and I believe women SHOULD have choices and the ability to do BOTH. Unfortunately society hasn’t quite caught up.

SO – I decided to create a role that let me do BOTH. I work with wonderful clients and utilise ALL my skills WHILE being available to my children if they need me. It’s the best of both worlds and I LOVE IT. #whoruntheworld #girls!

Fast Facts

  • Creativity is at the heart of everything I do, from words, socials and even business strategy.
  • I work with a range of industries both service and product based.
  • My husband Adam and my children Oliver & Mila are hands down, the raddest people I know.
  • I don’t function without coffee…no joke.
  • RnB is life and I fancy myself as quite a dope dancer…when no body’s watching.
  • I suit the solo-preneur life to a T – extroverted introvert anyone? We’re a rare breed!
  • My job doesn’t really feel like a job because I LOVE IT.

Still reading? High five amigo! You must be feeling my vibe, woop woop. Thanks for visiting and I hope we cross paths one day my friend.

Marissa x

P.S. Want to stay up to date with my savvy adventures? Come say hello on Instagram!

Happy Clients

Marissa from The Savvy Studio is a marketing and social media superstar. Over the last 12 months, she’s played a huge role in building the Mint Content brand, improving our search engine rankings and keeping our sales pipeline nice and healthy. The best part is that I barely need to think about marketing campaigns or how we’re going to attract our next client – with Marissa taking care of everything from company blog posts to social media management, it’s one less thing I need to stress about.

As a content writing agency for IT and tech companies, we don’t trust just any old writer to produce work for our business. Marissa brings an energetic and enthusiastic voice to what can be a dull industry. She’s reliable, consistent and a real joy to work with. We’re huge fans of all things Savvy!

Amy McPhillips, MINT CONTENT

At Mums With Hustle we feel like we’ve struck gold with Marissa. Her work ethic, her professionalism and her skills are what sets her apart. I highly recommend her services to any business looking to grow! Marissa is not one you need to micromanage. She thinks strategically and she is able to manage large projects and her execution is outstanding. We see her as a valued part of our brand.


Marissa was the perfect person to bring on in during an incredibly busy period while my business struggled with ‘growth pains’! It’s incredibly nerve-wracking to bring in your first set of hands and Marissa helped me stay organised, and when I was held up I didn’t even need to ask – she’d gotten to the work first to make sure I stayed on track. Thank you Marissa! xx

Christy LadyLaurence, PLANN

I contacted Marissa to coordinate Baby Carriers Australia social media efforts. Being a busy mum AND business owner I simply didn’t have time to manage it all AND sleep! Working with Marissa has revolutionised my business. Marissa not only manages social media content, she spearheads all of our marketing efforts from blogs to booking digital advertising. Sales have increased, our conversion rate has improved and our online community has never been so engaged. Best of all; Marissa is knowledgeable, SAVVY and fun. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

It was a pleasure working with Marissa, work was always done on time and was of the highest quality. I saw tangible improvements to both our online presence and our business as a result of her savvy social media skills.


I loved working with Marissa. She is so knowledgable and professional and made social media especially, so easy to understand.
Her strategies have been so simple and effective, I am actually enjoying using social media for my business.
I highly recommend Savvy and I will continue to use Marissa in the future.

Melissa O'Connor, LIZZY & LILAC

The Savvy Studio helps me with numerous tasks involved in my online business Vino Sunset and I am very happy with Marissa and her work. I have experienced great communication with Marissa, her interpersonal skills and her work ethic are excellent and just what we need. I would recommend this service to everyone.

Stuart Lowry, Vino Sunset

Marissa is a god send! Marissa her stuff and goes over and above. Marissa makes the small business to hard basket disappear. Amazing!


Marissa, well, where can I start? Marissa is creative, has an attention to detail and gets me. She listened to what I needed and delivered reports, not just on time, but goes over and above to ensure she is providing the best possible service.
I am always recommending her to others because she is such a star, AND I always say that I hope that my biz gets big enough one day that I will have a need to outsource, to HER.
Thank you Marissa. You have been an invaluable help and I appreciate all you have done. xx

Rebecca Marshall, WHIMSICAL FAIR

Marissa is my ‘right hand’ lady in my business. She thinks strategically and nails my business blogs and social media branding because she just understands my way of thinking and how to attract my ideal client market. She is authentic and really cares about her work and the service she provides. My expectations have always been met even though I possibly fail to give her as much detail for tasks yet she is still able to produce exceptional work for me.

I have no hesitation recommending her. She has contributed so much value to the rapid growth and success of my coaching business.

Sarah Cross

Marissa is a bit effing amazing, and it’s no wonder I think that because she’s basically my Sister-from-another-Mister in terms of attitude and writing style, with her down-to-earth vibes and yet impeccable reliability and super professional work ethic.

Marissa currently helps me with editing and proofreading, and her copywriting is just brilliant. I have so many ideas in the pipeline that I know I will be hiring The Savvy Studio for in the future!

If you have a chance to get her on your team DO IT (as long as you don’t steal her from meeeeee).

Mikaela Danvers, The Makers Collective

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