Communications Specialist. Print. Digital.

customized solutions to fit your needs


Effective communication is critical in every facet of your business, from employee retention to customer loyalty and growth. What image do your potential customers see when they think of you? What do they hear?

 Your brand is vital. And concise, clear communication is the cornerstone. My clients in Acworth, Kennesaw, Cartersville and Marietta come to me to craft words, design sleek print or digital pieces and create websites built with well-written content and concise, clean architecture to ensure strong SEO. I customize websites to fit my clients, as you will see below.  Want more information?


Pastel Artist Babá

cartersville, ga.

A highly regarded portrait artist, Babá is an award-winning pastelist known for her rich impressions of capricious women, animals, elegant mimes and provocative character studies. 

Elder Law Firm

kennesaw, ga.

Shelley Elder is an estate planning attorney with more than 25 years of experience. Her compassion and expertise is well-known among her clients, who come to her for help with wills, probate and trusts.


Dogwood Terrace Restaurant

Acworth, ga.

Dogwood Terrace Restaurant in historic Acworth is a full-service restaurant offering the perfect setting for your celebration or to enjoy a fine meal from an award-winning menu. 

Raise the Bar on Romance

North Georgia.

Romance coaching is a life coaching specialization that helps people find greater fulfillment in their personal relationships.


Acworth Arts Alliance: The Art House


A nonprofit charitable organization houses a gallery focused on art education and visual art exhibitions in the newly developed Logan Park  area in historic downtown Acworth.

Acworth Massage Therapy


This soothing homepage welcomes you to Mindy Newman's Main Street business where she offers therapeutic massage in gentle, healing surroundings in the historic McEver House. (Logo design also by Kennerly Digital Directions)


The Spa House

Acworth, Ga.

Local licensed professionals offer services ranging from permanent cosmetics and eyelash extensions to chemical peels and ultherapy. 

What my clients say …

Ellen Kennerly is the professional to work with when you really want results. Personally, Ellen is very nice but professionally she is exquisite. She has helped me so much.
— Shelley Elder, Esq., Elder Law Firm, Feb., 2018
Ellen has been working with our organization for about two years now and she has been great to work with. I am not a marketing, website or editorial kind of guy. I know what I like and she helps put my vision into action. She has helped our company present our best selves in a way that is professional, collected and well thought out. She is worth every penny and continues to help us in productive and intriguing ways.
— Clark Tompkins, Tompkins Surveying & Mapping, May, 2018

... and some print design work

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Who’s Ellen?

I call myself a Renaissance Journalist. I’ve worked as the design director of the largest newspaper in the Southeast. Freelance writer for Congressional Quarterly Researcher. Director of Content Development and Operations for Freelance editor for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Olympics News Editor. And, as you’ve seen above, I’ve created websites for numerous small businesses in Acworth, Kennesaw and Cartersville, where I bring all those skillsets together to write, edit and design standout sites for area business people. Some of my previous positions include:

  • Director of Asset Intelligence at WebMD

  • Professional-in-Residence for the Manship School of Journalism and Student Media at Louisiana State University

  • Director of Content Development and Operations at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • Design Director at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • Page 1 Editor at the AJC.

I excel at bringing people together to create win-win opportunities for all parties. And my clients will tell you that I have helped them raise their visibility and that I’ve surpassed their expectations. Give me a call. Let’s talk about making your vision a reality. See more about Ellen on LinkedIn.