Annette Welsford

Marketing Mentor, Marketing Agency, and Public Speaker in Brisbane, Australia

Annette Welsford

Marketing Mentor, Marketing Agency, and Public Speaker in Brisbane, Australia

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After 18 years working in the corporate marketing sector in Australia and the UK, with companies like Australia Post, TNT and Agrichem, Annette set up her own marketing consultancy – Commonsense Marketing – and has helped thousands of small business owners to master marketing planning and implement innovative campaigns.

She’s been featured on Channel 9, in UK marketing press, in several Australian and International magazines, and is a regular contributor to Kochie’s Business Builders.

Little known facts about Annette?

She was an avid offshore yacht racer for many years, show-jumped in England (and fell off at a water jump at Wembley), and now indulges in weight lifting at the gym every day (nearly)

Andrew Grant, Our Internet Secrets said this about her: “She has remarkable knowledge and technical skills in online marketing and coaching as well as being able to help people clarify their thoughts and ideas and implement. She is truly an outstanding person with a wide range of business skills.”

Annette’s passion and skill lies with training, mentoring and helping small business owners to get marketing done. She has a talented loyal team who provide branding, web design, email marketing, social media marketing and customer loyalty programs for a wide range of business types in the finance, IT, construction, consulting, music, hydrographic and accommodation sectors.

She runs a podcast for tradies –, a marketing training program for tradies – and has published ebooks

• 30 Essential Elements for a Great Website

• How to Ensure Your Business is Referred 365 Days a Year

• 12 Great Marketing Ideas for Trade Business Owners

She has also published several gardening books which have sold over 12000 copies in 89 countries including

. How to Grow Juicy Tasty Tomatoes

. How to Grow Great Potatoes

. Companion Planting for Veggies

. Natural Pest Control for Plants

  • Work
    • Commonsense Marketing
  • Education
    • University of Southern Queensland