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Cool stuff we do

Here at MAD Ideas, we offer a joined-up marketing and design service for clients of all shapes and sizes in Surrey, nationwide and beyond. Some clients like us to work as an extension of their marketing team, others have small projects requiring a creative eye and specialist expertise. Better value? Better service? With us, you can have all this and more.

You could read the riveting technical stuff below, for fun (?), and see how we’ll build your online presence, or live your life happily knowing we’ll craft you a ridiculously fine website. Want to skip the boring bit and get your website on the road right now? Call us on 01293 773085. Or continue scrolling down if that’s what tickles your fancy. We’re here for you from now on in, to get you online and mobile.

Digital online marketing

We get to the heart of your business and help you get the most out of digital online marketing to achieve your vision. We work with you to grow your success, a step at a time.

Email templates and e-marketing shots

Reach clients fast with email marketing. We build promotional email templates and look at successful email marketing strategies to help you capture data, tailor and make best use of your database, measuring success and refining your strategy along the way.

Online advertising

From engaging advertising design and messaging, to guiding you to the right media, we’re here to help you think a little differently, build awareness and action response.

Powerful websites with e-commerce capability (that’s loaded shopping baskets)

We build mobile responsive websites and help you promote them so you can be seen in the world. And we’ll help you stand out from the rest in your sector, field or wherever else you happen to be standing. Simply let us know your requirements and we’ll do the rest.

Responsive, mobile friendly web design

A responsive website works on everything, no matter the device. Our websites aim to deliver a consistent experience across all platforms, connecting with your audience whether they’re on the go, at a dinner table or a desk and wherever they happen to be in the world.

SEO (search engine optimisation) and expert insights 

We can help improve traffic to your website using search engine marketing best practice, researching what your end users are looking for, optimising and updating pages and keeping up with the latest algorithm updates and searches. We’ll walk you through analytics and deliver expert insights so you can get more clients on board.

Social media

Social media is time consuming when you’ve more important priorities in your day. We help you be more social by integrating social media platforms into your overall digital and marketing campaigns, sending the right message to the right people at the right time. Whether you’d like assistance setting up social media accounts, or with ongoing management, we’re here to help.

Website build

Small, medium or large… our in-house team develops websites that fit you just right with space to grow, delivering specialist solutions and clever features such as e–commerce shopping, online payments, bespoke programming and software development, complex integrations, multi sites and responsive brochure sites. See, not just a pretty face!

Web content 

Carefully tailored web content helps you be found in search engines and signposts people to your website, showcasing your brand and what makes you different, outlining your vision, building client loyalty and increasing your overall brand value.

We have all the creative and marketing tools you need to bring your business to life online. Our best tool of all is our experience and fresh thinking. We research, focus on your strengths, understand all you do, stay on trend and check out your playing field, while recognising what makes your audience really tick.

Here’s a little taster of some of our websites:

Marketing, advertising and design – joined up!

As you’d expect with us, our approach to marketing, media and design is different to the norm. We love to innovate, push the boundaries and present every client with a solution which delights. With our specialist brand-led insight, you’ll stay ahead of the curve, maximise results and brand loyalty.

Our specialist expertise, uncommon level of service and proven track record makes us your perfect partner. Now you’ve found us, our doors are open for you as soon as you’re ready to make your mark. Just don’t invite everyone ok?

What would you like us to help you with today?

  • Advertising
  • Branding and logos
  • Creative design
  • Event materials – banners, flags, giveaways, posters and more
  • Managed marketing
  • Maps
  • Packaging
  • Photography
  • Presentations and templates
  • Printed marketing materials: brochures, direct mail, newsletters, reports, stationery and all manner of publications *except questionable ones
  • Websites

Bespoke is what we do best, so don’t wait any longer – contact our team at MAD Ideas on 01293 773085 and let’s make it happen for you. Individual projects and campaigns welcome.

Have something to shout about? We’ll bring out the trumpets and party horns.

Locking cooker valve nationwide campaign. Requirements = advertising, 3D stand, leaflets, pop-up banners to promote this little life-saving medical device. Outcome = greater awareness amongst carers, charities, healthcare professionals and outreach workers. More lives saved. More people living their lives independently.

Proud to Bee launch with Chris Packham. Requirements = buzzy marketing event materials in schools including backdrops, branding, leaflets, pop-up banners and posters. Outcome = enthused children, one too many seed bombs and bigger bee populations.

Play safe, stay safe launch in schools, with various safety campaigns teaching children the dangers of CO, how to recognise CO and to stay away from dangerous machinery. Requirements = design of child-friendly materials, including cartoons, interactive booklets, leaflets, scratch ‘n’ sniff cards, pop-up banners, stickers and fun worksheets. Outcome = fun learning, spreading key messages.

Infant Lives launch with Cheryl Baker, promoting first aid courses for carers, parents and teachers. Requirements = advertisements, ambulance internal and external branding, logo design, folders, leaflets and posters. Outcome = hard work but so worth it… saving lives with knowledge.

See our testimonials to discover more of our campaigns.

MAD Ideas has worked with an array of clients across many market sectors to design hard-working, all singing and dancing publications and brochures. They’re an essential part of your marketing toolkit and working with us will ensure a great outcome.

We create publications including brochures, folders, programmes, newsletters and e-zines for local authorities, educational establishments and businesses. Once we’ve received your copy, we’ll review it and pull it all together, creating an easy-to-read layout and if you need it, arranging photography too. It’s a specialist skill and we’re pleased to share it so you can showcase what you do.

  • Stylish design that’s on brand
  • Accessibility aware
  • Distribution sorted

Sometimes you need something a little different. We are delighted to provide icons and illustrations, so you can pop them onto your marketing materials.

If your project needs that extra touch, we can design and develop characters which fit in with your style and audience. From booklets for children to professional instructional guides, our cartoons and characters will engage your viewers and add an element of fun.

They said the genius Einstein was MAD and here we are today, still talking about him. Do you want to make your event and marketing materials something people will talk about? Well, guess what… we can do that. We’ll create seriously snazzy looking backdrops, brochures, cards, give-aways, invites, leaflets, pop-up banners, and more to get you and your event noticed.

MAD Ideas has the specialist marketing know-how to engage your intended audiences. Check out some of the events we’ve made earlier:

Contractors Awards event materials at the Kia Oval. Requirements = award backdrops, branding, brochures, invitations, name badges and cards, posters, table plan. Outcome = too drunk to remember.

High-profile flagship dealership launch with legendary racing driver Sir Stirling Moss OBE. Outcome = electric atmosphere and over 1,500 guests. “One of the best run and attended events, well done” Kia, UK

Newmans legal firm, new branch opening. Requirements = event management, design of invitations, promotional give-aways, posters and guest list management. Outcome = smiling firm and guests including Crispin Blunt MP, Mayor Cllr Powell and businesses filled with way too many canapés. Media coverage in influential business press.

Let us know what marketing event materials you need for your event, and we’ll happily manage these for you. Sorted.

“There’s no one you-er than you”

Your logo and corporate identity are as unique as your fingerprint. So be different (but not so different that people think you’re a bit weird and you make small children cry). That’s not good. Talking of good, we create logos and build brands with personality. It’s what we’re good at. Quirky, classic, high-end to everything in between, we’ll capture your individuality. Wherever you may be today – if you’re in need of a new identity, brand refresh, or a professional suite of marketing materials to shake things up a bit, speak to us and we’ll be delighted to successfully communicate what makes you, you.

Check out some we’ve made earlier *cue Blue Peter music:

Logo and branding, London: Maria Hancock

Logo and branding, Surrey: The Nail & Body Boutique

Logo and branding, Cornwall: Zephyr Complementary Therapies

Logo and branding, Surrey: Monkey and the Harp

Logo and signage design: Horley town centre

Logo, Surrey: Tattleton Estates

Logo and branding, New Forest: The Village Kitchen

Logo and branding, Surrey: Salfords and Sidlow Parish Council

Logo and branding, Nationwide: Help to Heat Scheme

Logo and branding, Surrey: James Bakery

Logo and branding, Surrey: Grow my start up

Logo and branding, Surrey: Gatwick Belmont

Logo and branding, Surrey: Body Performance by Paige Roberts

Logo and branding, London: Apex Business Centre

Logo and branding, Surrey: The Anise Retreat

Logo and branding, Surrey: GG Training

Logo and branding, Sussex: Bluebell Railway

Logo and branding, Surrey: Hermosa Cafe

Logo and branding, Surrey: Orchid Kitchens

Logo and branding, Surrey: Simply Hormones

We create bespoke maps and stylised diagrams for every type of marketing material.

Need a business map for your brochure, folder or flier? MAD Ideas creates business maps so people can find you easily.

That’s not all though, if you’re looking for icons and diagrams in your colours and brand style to support your marketing materials, we can help with that too.

Monkey nuts: now that’s great packaging. The outside shape is intriguing, keeping the precious contents inside with minimal wastage. And afterwards, it’s all biodegradable.

MAD Ideas designs labels, tags and packaging for clients who think packaging should be more nuts. Agree? Give us a call on 01293 773085. We’ll have the monkey nuts on standby.

Everyone loves photos; we frame them, share them and giggle over them with friends. They really mean something and the right image can make a world of difference to your website or report.

I’ve earned my memories. Sometimes you have to go through strife to appreciate the moments that follow.” – Monkey Boy (AKA heavily bearded marine)

At MAD Ideas, we capture people, places, products, penguins (yes, really) and most importantly, moments.

We capture moments like the above, plus:

  • Corporate images for marketing materials
  • Events and launches

With some magic airbrushing if needed… we won’t tell if you don’t 🙂

Event materials, pop-up banners, posters and invitations

MAD Ideas are always looking for creative solutions, and we’re delighted to announce that we now offer fully recyclable, multi-use pop-up banners with seeded bases! Pop-up banners are a great way to create an instant eye-catching display that can be packed up and transported wherever you need. We know how best to display and promote what your business offers on big stuff, and on small stuff like pricelists, brochures and catalogues, using your brand colours and style.

We’ll help you stand out. If you need an event banner, poster or presentation for your marketing exhibition, we can create bespoke artwork and deliver everything – pronto!

And it doesn’t stop there, we can design invitations with special finishes such as gold and silver foil, raised inks and even glitter – yes glitter! So if you need a celebratory invitation or materials which require a bit of pizzazz, who ya gonna call?*

* Clue: not Ghostbusters!

If it can be printed, we can design it! And you can add really fancy high-end finishes like gold and silver foil, raised inks and glitter (according to Mrs Unicorn, there’s not enough glitter in this world). For those who like lists, this one’s for you! We can design all this and more:

  • Banners, posters and other big stuff
  • Booklets, brochures, guides
  • Event materials
  • Fliers, folders and leaflets
  • Menus and pricelists
  • Newsletters and newspapers
  • Packaging and labels
  • Personalised letters and envelopes
  • Presentation materials
  • Pop-ups and exhibition materials
  • Stationery: business cards, compliment slips, forms, letterheads
  • T-shirts and clothing

Looking for printed promotional goods for your next event, mailing or corporate giveaway? From badges and balloons to clothing and ice scrapers, MAD Ideas will source the perfect products to capture your brand personality. Just ask!

First impressions count! The MADsters can take your stationary to another level: from business cards, compliments slips to letterheads and NCR carbon copies – just ask! We can design and produce eco-friendly versions made with seeded papers and recycled coffee cups, as well as offer fancy foiling and special stock using non-toxic vegetable inks so your communications stand out.  Visit our work and play page for samples and testimonials. Call us on 01293 773085 to discuss your requirements and this year let’s make your stationary personal.

MAD Ideas creates signage with a difference

Time to turn heads? From car graphics and signage to posters and banners, we’ll get you and your campaigns noticed.

Check out our work to see for yourself.

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