custom publishing

Digital & Print



blogs  white papers  business profiles  brochures  books  bylined articles  case studies  feature stories newsletters  sales & marketing collateral business plans


Barbara MacKay
leads Make Hay Communications.

As a communications strategist, Barbara has helped dozens of organizations to communicate with their communities, in sectors as varied as finance, health care, media, technology and community economic development.


An award-winning writer, Barbara regularly creates original content for print and digital projects. She leads a creative team of professional partners in graphic design and printing to deliver beautiful print and digital products.


Prior to Make Hay, Barbara worked as a print and broadcast journalist. Based in Toronto, she wrote for national and international media, including Chatelaine, Maclean’s, CBC Radio, the New York Times and the Washington Post.


In 2012, Make Hay began creating its own digital content – launching, an online magazine of rural news & views, and in 2013, publishing its first digital book, Steal this Trail, a guide to outdoor adventures in Grey County.


In May, 2018, Make Hay will launch its next news and information web site, Cottage Country Crime.

Corporate Communications

Brochures &
Direct Mail


Web Sites &
Digital Projects



Reports &
Media Releases


Fees: By the hour or by the
project. No charge for an introductory meeting.

Please contact
Barbara MacKay


Make Hay Communications


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