Does your company’s marketing need improving?

If you want to methodically review, plan and set up your marketing function so it delivers results, I can help.

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I’m Kara Stanford, an award-winning Strategic Marketing Consultant, Teacher and Mentor. I help SMEs improve their marketing so it delivers results.

  • Is your company’s marketing ‘not quite there yet’?

  • Do you have a good business but you want it to be bigger, better, even more successful?

  • Do you feel like you’re wasting time, money and effort on marketing that doesn’t quite work?

You’re frustrated. You’ve built a fairly successful business and you’re ready to take it to the next level.

You know you need to ‘do’ marketing and have tried different things (and marketing people) that don’t seem to quite work.

It doesn’t ‘quite work’ because no-one is really getting to the heart of the issues.

I take you through a structured, rigorous marketing process you and your team can understand and apply so your 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

I take my clients through a structured marketing process, showing them how to review and plan their marketing.

Then I either help their marketing team implement it, recruit the right people, or support them as they put the marketing plan into action.

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


Let’s discuss how to remove your marketing frustrations and replace them with focus, clarity, and results.

Leave me a message to arrange an initial conversation:

0118 328 2249

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Effective Communication during change

Effective Communication during change

Effective communications during change and changing times can make a huge difference. Here are 6 tips for creating and implementing effective communications for a range of audiences. Why bother? First, let's address why this is important. The whole point of...

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Speaker at, ‘How to run your business profitably’

As the Founder and CEO of The Marketing Spaces, I'm delighted to be speaking at Blue Peak's breakfast event, 'How to run your business profitably'. Details: Venue:  Thames Lido, Napier Road, Reading, RG1 8FR Date and Time: Thurs, 20 January 2022, 08:30 – 11:00 GMT I'm...

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Seminar: How to structure a Strategic Marketing Plan

As CEO and Founder of The Marketing Space, Kara Stanford is running this event for Premium members on Wednesday 12 January at 13.00 - 13.45 In it, she'll share how to structure a Strategic Marketing Plan. You'll come away knowing what to put in a Strategic Marketing...

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