Who we are & what we’re about


Our Story

Founded in 2018, J&R empowers small businesses to think bigger. We use our expertise in content marketing, social media, WordPress websites and SEO to help small businesses make smarter business decisions. Founded by Ruth Hartnoll, J&R is a female-centric company. We love pairing with small businesses in all forms – especially those with female founders and decision makers: empowered women empower women. Visit us at No.1 Mann Island to discuss your project and see how we can help your small business get the traction it deserves.

Our Mission

To empower businesses to make smart decisions about their digital marketing through reliable services and best practice training

To create work that serves a purpose and exceeds expectations

To approach every business problem with creativity, honesty and a dedication to ROI

Ruth Hartnoll

Founder & Content Director 


Having worked in four of the most-recognised advertising and marketing agencies in the North West, Ruth is an experienced and able marketeer. She’s worked on both B2B and B2C brands and is experienced across many sectors, including Destination Tourism, Charity and Public Sector. As strategic as she is creative, Ruth uses data to inform her creative ideas, producing audience-grabbing work. A certified HubSpot inbound marketer, Ruth’s passion for content, storytelling and problem-solving are an asset to any business.

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Let’s get to work

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