What we are all about

We want to help you express your message to ensure that it is well received. To create a clear communications channel between you and your customers.


Online the business playing field is level; both small businesses and large ones have an equal opportunity to present themselves and the only differentiator is how well a business portrays itself and its message.


Unfortunately, the skills and funds needed to make an impact online are not always easily accessible. We want to fix this problem. We want every small, medium, start-up, traditional business to have access to represent themselves efficiently online.


Our services are affordable, accessible and uncomplicated. We also guarantee efficiency when it comes to delivery and quality of our services; your project is important to us.


When you look good - we look good. 


 Jessica Trappe Marketing & Media was officially set up in early 2020.  It started out with Jessica taking on a variety of projects involving writing, editing, design, and marketing.


The business has now expanded to include new services such as social media management and public relations.


"The aim of art is not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance" - Artistotle


About Jessica Trappe

Jessica was born in Kenya and brought up in Tanzania. She attended Rhodes University in South Africa where she studied Sociology, Journalism and Media Studies. She specialized in writing and editing. Although she considers her 'true' home to be the United Kingdom, she resides happily in the United States with her American husband. 

Since leaving University Jessica has worked for number of local and national newspapers in Tanzania and South Africa. She has also edited eight books, co-authored four and is currently working on her latest book. She has a keen interest in the tourism industry in East Africa and has worked for one of the most well-known Safari companies in Tanzania. Jessica has experience in writing and designing for online platforms as well as hardcopy. 

Keep a lookout for the books Jessica has edited:

Maasai Warrior of the Savannah- Jon Rosen & Javed Jafferji (Sub edit and captions)

  • Zanzibar Kitchen
  • A Taste of Tradition - Zarina Jafferji (2013)
  • Tanzania African Eden - Graham Mercer & Javed Jafferji
  • Tanzania Travel and Tourism Directory (2015)
  • Swahili Style
  • Safari Living - Gemma Pitcher (2013)
  • Zanzibar Style 
  • Safari Living - Gemma Pitcher (2013)

Books Co-authored:

In collaboration with Gallery publications (Javed Jafferji).

  • Zanzibar Photographic Journey
  • Tanzania Photographic Journey
  • Ngorongoro & Serengeti Photographic Journey


In collaboration with East African Voyage:

  • Wilderness First Aid

Some of the companies and people I have worked with




Jessica Trappe grew up in Tanzania, a very popular place for safaris. Jessica knows Tanzania extremely well and is very familiar with the tourism industry. We have worked with a number of tourism companies to design websites, draft and design itineraries and assist with marketing. We consider this our specialization.