"Marketing is not magic - it's a structured process."

Kara Stanford, KMS Marketing

Is your marketing really frustrating you?

Marketing is a structured process that you can follow to get results.

Many business owners feel like they are wasting time, money and effort on marketing that doesn’t work.

They’re smart people who have already built up a business but they’re frustrated because their marketing isn’t working as well as it should.

They’re confused because marketing seems complicated, and they can’t figure out why it’s not working. 

Everyone seems to have an answer or an opinion but none of these answers work – they are not getting to the root of the issue.

I take my clients through a structured marketing process that any business owner can understand and apply so that their marketing actually works.

“The clarity of Kara’s marketing process was very empowering for all of us”, Chloe Jay, Partner and lawyer, Shentons Mediators and Solicitors


Kara’s approach was structured and rigorous…she prioritised the strategic areas of work and developed detailed actions against the whole plan.”

Dr Mike Clayton

Business author and speaker, MikeClayton.co.uk and Online PM Courses

I’m Kara Stanford. I’m an award-winning Strategic Marketing Consultant, and I help businesses become more successful.


I can help you to:

Want to learn more?

I can help you to:

Understand your current marketing function and activities – and how to improve them

Develop a marketing framework on which to “hang” your marketing activities, so all your marketing is highly effective

Be more strategically-focused with a clarity of purpose

Structure your marketing so that it drives business growth

Put a clear marketing plan in place outlining the steps you must take to reach your goals.

Want to learn more?

Read my blogs they’re packed with strategic and practical marketing advice

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Attend a seminar, talk, or lunch that I’m hosting

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Get in touch to discuss your marketing frustrations and how to turn them around.

Using sound marketing theory and practical, workable marketing methodology, I help my clients develop and hone their marketing approach for now and the future.

If you want to be focused, energised and use marketing to deliver long-term, sustainable results, then get in touch.

I’d love to help you.

Would I recommend Kara to any company that is struggling to get the results they need? Yes.

 “Should you bring her in to be an objective, critical friend who can overhaul your marketing so it delivers results? Yes.”

Martin Ayrton

MD, FTP Concepts

Kara grasped the brief quickly and was able to provide much-needed clarity around the over arching strategic direction of the business.
It helps to have a second pair of eyes, and an expert, challenging, yet supportive expert who is also able to act as a professional “sounding board”; and that’s exactly what Kara was able to do.”
Neil Connaughton

MD, Pitch Perfect Sales

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