Strategic marketing to help your business grow

Not getting the business results you want yet?

Find out how I can help.

Are you wasting time, money and effort on marketing that doesn’t work?

Are you ready to take your business to the next level, but not sure how to structure your marketing to make that step?

Do you have ambitious business goals, but your current approach to marketing means growth is too slow and too painful?

I can help.


Kara’s no-nonsense style suits an entrepreneurial business owner who appreciates being asked the difficult questions in order to move forward at pace.”

Bryony Thomas

Author and founder of award-winning book Watertight Marketing™

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


I can help you to:

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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.

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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

Download my case studies to find out how I have helped other businesses

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

Using sound marketing theory and the multi award-winning Watertight 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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