Welcome to Martin Abel Design 2018-01-12T09:32:08+00:00

A website designer in Guildford, Surrey

Welcome to Martin Abel Design. I am a freelance web designer, web developer and graphic designer. I work around Guildford and Surrey, but have clients right across the UK.  I also specialise in digital and printed marketing, with a speciality in logo design and branding, search engine optimisation (SEO), business cards, stationery, leaflets, and poster design. Unlike many creatives, I have extensive experience across a wide range of industries and also provide FREE sensible advice. Do you need help? Then call me: 07775 833616

Who to hire?

You have two choices:

An Agency?

Hire a creative agency. You should get your project sorted. Different people working on multiple projects. What about the overheads? Hourly rates?

Budget needed


Hire a freelancer. Receive an excellent one-to-one service to deliver your project on time with no hourly rates. Enjoy great support and no-nonsense advice… and don’t pay the earth.

Budget needed

What Folk Say

“We hired Martin Abel to update our very tired and out of date website back in July. He has proved so useful, knowledgeable and professional that apart from our website, we’ve had him design an advertising campaign, our corporate Christmas cards, our corporate calendar, flyers and have had him sitting in on discussions on booth design for a major oil and gas exhibition we are organising in June. He has also prepared our branding guidelines including business cards, letter heads and PowerPoints.” read more >>

Katherine Harington-Foulkes – Office Manager, PetroTrace

logo augmentation, branding, website (bi-lingual), stationery & more…

“I cannot thank you enough for all the help you have given us in redesigning our charity website. Right from the earliest discussions of your initial concept through to its careful, phased implementation and your continuing backup which is so reassuring, we have really appreciated your patience and your speedy response whenever we need a bit of extra help.
If ever you would like a happy client to talk to a potential new one please don’t hesitate to call me.”

Pat Schooling – Executive Director, Action Against Allergy

logo, branding, website

“I’ve used Martin a number of times including website design. He is always great to work with, helpful, creative and rigorous. That, I think, is a rare combination. He knows his stuff whether it’s with design, building or delivery. He is always willing to advise and add value and explain things simply. I always enjoy working with him and he is always my first port of call.”

Lizzie Palmer – Fundamental Business Success

websites, promotional digital & printed media

“Dear Martin, I wanted to let you know two things that I thought you might like to hear. One is that I have just successfully managed to edit my website, to add on some reviews of the Ken Clarke book. The other is that I got a new and very exciting project last month, and the authors who chose me did it largely on the basis of my website. Thanks Martin!”

Deborah Crewe – Professional Writer/Ghostwriter

logo, branding, website

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A new website

From choosing a domain to the finished package

A new website

A  new website is an exciting prospect. It is the key marketing tool that needs to exceed expectations.  You have only 3 seconds to capture your audience.
Did it?

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A new logo

Yours and only yours. Totally bespoke design

Logo & Branding

You have to ask “does the key fit?” A great logo and branding opens lots of doors. It is critical to look the part and it doesn’t cost the earth!

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Leaflets and stationery

From business cards to stationery and leaflets

Printed Media

I can use your branding to create a suite of stationery and other promotional items. Or just one item. Anything goes. I can also recommend good printers.

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Posters & ad campaigns

A simple local advert or a full campaign.. not a problem

Posters and ads

I have a lot of experience in both digital media and printed media and know how best to use them. Don’t gamble your money on bad tools.

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SEO and advice

Demystify. It's not rocket science. It's common sense

Searches and Advice

From built in Analytics, ad campaigns, conversions and key search terms to good quality honest advice. Chat to me first.

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