Mary Charleson MBA, CSP is a marketing and media strategist, speaker, consultant, and author. She is President of Charleson Communications & CEO of www.fiveminutemarketing.com – now her primary site for speaking & consulting work. Please visit her there for current content. She is also the founder of www.carryonqueen.com, and adventure travel blog where she combines her passion for creating travel content, with her years working in marketing, to help advise the travel industry. Mary is based in North Vancouver, BC Canada.

Charleson Communications is a marketing consulting company with over 20 years of experience providing clients with marketing strategy and education.

Keynotes & workshops


Marketing speaker, educator, writer and consultant Mary Charleson, presents keynotes & workshops at conferences and for client meetings. View this full length keynote sample from an engagement at the Peter Legge International Institute of Sales breakfast series hosted by Douglas College. The talk, delivered in a series of six 5-Minute Marketing vignettes provides insight on […]

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Sample E-Newsletters


Word of Mouth Mouse & Mobile – Mary’s Second Book


Word of Mouth Mouse & Mobile is available for $25 For entrepreneurs, business owners, marketing managers and students. This second book is a sequel to Five-Minute Marketing with more quick-read insights to leverage your story in an accelerated world. A powerful story leverage through word of mouth, mouse and mobile, is the secret to connecting […]

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