About US

A brief history

Originally, Mernin Headland which was created to provide an agile and transparent approach to online marketing. Co-founders Kris Headland and Andrew Mernin formed the business after working together on projects for multiple companies which included Hot Watches, EnergyLink, Hunters Moore, Workwear Express, and DDCA.

Kris has helped firms grow online since the dawn of digital marketing and has amassed a wide range of experience in various market sectors. He has a unique perspective in marketing from growing, and then selling a family retail business.

In 2017 Andrew Mernin left the business to focus on his publishing company and so Kyle Headland joined the business, after working for a number of gaming companies.

Now a family business, we’re flexible and up front about our costs with a proven track record of delivering success for our clients.

Our culture is simple and easy to follow – we believe in each client we take on so we put our complete dedication and passion into their business to make sure that they see the best results, and therefore put their trust in us.

Our Team

We offer a service that is not only professional but personal. With our combined experience of owning our own retail store to owning our own online marketing business, we feel we have the ability to understand both ends of the spectrum, and what it is you require to succeed.
Kris Headland

Kris Headland

Founder

Kris is more than just a marketing expert, he amassed a number of years’ experience running a traditional retail business and delivering ROI from luxury high street Retail Company. Since moving to digital marketing in 2006 he has worked for online retailers, lead generation companies, and marketing agencies.

From 2013 he has worked as a Search Consultant to a number of North East Agencies, creating, implementing, and delivering search marketing plans for some of the biggest companies in the North East.

His main aim is to deliver high quality qualified traffic to companies and help them to provide a holistic marketing and sales function that will be cost effective for businesses of all sizes. A Google AdWords certified partner Google Certified partner, he has experience delivering ROI from small to large marketing budgets from £500 to £500,000 a year.

Kyle Headland

Kyle Headland

Business Partner

Kyle is a digital marketing specialist, who takes a lot of his experience he holds today from working at an early age in his traditional family retail business, along with his siblings. After University he started his professional career as a Marketing & Web Content executive at the online gambling company Rocket 9 (now Rocket X).

In 2017 he joined Kris at Headland Marketing to pursue digital marketing for a broader range of customers and companies. He is a Digital Marketing Expert Skilled in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Web Content Writing, Google Analytics & Google Ads. He is a strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Applied Sciences – BASc focused in Informatics from Northumbria University.

He aims to bring the right type of quality traffic to each individual client, as he is aware each client is different and requires special attention to achieve their goals.

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