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Authentically Grounded

Melissa Smith leverages her education, organizational psychology, and emotional intelligence background to create spaces that center marginalized voices and perspectives and support individuals and organizations in developing anti-oppressive mindsets and practices.

Industry: Coaching and Consulting

Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Photo of Melissa Smith from Authentically Grounded holding 7 mugs by black brick wall during photoshoot by House of Marketing in Norfolk, Virginia



October 2022


To capture high-quality, professional images that showcase the coach's brand and convey their message of empowerment, positivity, and personal growth. The goal was to create a visual representation of the coach's personality and style, while also establishing a connection with potential clients and building trust in their expertise by highlighting the affirmations on the coach's mug product line.

Melissa Smith

The House of MKTG team has undoubtedly exceeded my expectations, and I am truly grateful for their invaluable expertise and genuine commitment to my success. I cannot emphasize enough how much I appreciate Danielle’s keen ability to transform my countless thoughts into a cohesive, aesthetically pleasing, and functional system. Her unwavering attention to detail and her creative and innovative approach has resulted in my brand's remarkable online presence. I wholeheartedly recommend House of MKTG to any individual or business seeking a reliable, professional, and creative partner to help them achieve their marketing and branding goals.

Melissa Smith

Founder of Authentically Grounded

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