Many people start a business with excellent ideas, great skills and an ambition to succeed. They have a fantastic product but disappointing sales. This is where we can help...
At Smart Marketing we believe it is important to understand what you sell from your customer's point of view, then plan your marketing approach around that. To do this we work with you to create a Strategic Marketing Plan that's right for your business; we review your current market position, look at your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and carry out a comprehensive competitor analysis. Employing a dedicated Marketing Manager may not be right for your business but outsourcing your activity with us can be a great low risk solution that produces tangible results for you.
With our help, Brentwood Brewing are now selling their great beer directly into a quarter of the pubs in Norwich.
Meet the team
We are a diverse group of individuals each with a unique set of skills and experience. We are passionate about what we do and we work together to apply this passion to every task. And it works!
Our backgrounds range from working in large corporate commercial businesses to Chambers of Commerce, running direct-sell small businesses and being part of dynamic sales teams.
We develop strategy around your product, your market, your customers, your finances and your communication to deliver the complete marketing package. Our focus is to get your marketing message across in the most succinct and imaginative way possible - that way you can maximise bangs for your buck.
This is marketing for grown-ups. Take a look at our individual resum?s to find out more about each team member.
Alistair Moore is a Marketing consultant specialising in lead generation. He started started his sales career over 20 years ago in the Trade Publishing sector. Working in industries as diverse as Electronic Production and Manufacturing Process Control, Alistair was responsible for building relationships with existing clients, as well as introducing new ones.
Katherine Stevens BaHons MCIM
Katherine Stevens (BaHons MCIM) is an experienced strategic marketer with 25 years of working in a variety of sales and marketing roles. Being fluent in French was a real asset as Marketing Manager for the Day Trip segment being responsible for pricing, above and below the line communication strategy, new product development, including a restaurant reservation service and...
Rachel Moore is an experienced account manager. Too impatient to stay in full time education and with the simple goal to get a job and make some money Rachel took an apprentice style position at a firm of accounts and tax specialists. Whilst working in the practice and achieving AAT standards, Rachel started to become more involved in the administration and marketing...
Philip Pilgrim MCIPS
Philip Pilgrim MCIPS, is an experienced senior manager and consultant. In the course of thirty years in industry, he has gained extensive commercial experience which culminated in heading up the boards of a number of different companies. In these roles he was responsible for company acquisitions and sales, business strategy and development, business turnarounds along...
Chris is a business advisor based at Wickford in Essex. Chris began life working in IT in the motor industry before moving on to an international company as a project manager. His business acumen quickly saw him rising through the organisation to head up the Systems Development and Support group covering all of the companies? interests. Throughout this period...
Tim Sheppard MCIOB
Tim Sheppard (MCIOB) is a successful senior manager with a wealth of experience and a dynamic leadership style developed during a career which has included facilities and property management, construction and environmental services. With over 30 years in industry working as both client and contractor he has gained extensive sales, operational and commercial...
Results of Alistair’s professional and cost-effective market research helped us shape each phase of our product design and marketing processes.
Jon Barrett - Managing Director, Webcomm Ltd
Katherine and Phil challenged us on some of our 'limited' thinking helping us step out of our comfort zone. This gave us the confidence to approach potential new and existing clients with a different attitude. These initiatives are proving to be a great success for our business.
Sophie Jopling and Sarah Mousley - Kent Occupational Therapy
I have known Alistair for over 20 years, both as an employee of the Chamber and then a supplier. In both of these capacities he has delivered many successful projects. He is highly professional, yet relaxed approach, resulting in positive outcomes and great customer engagement.
Jo James, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Using Smart Marketing Support services has contributed to Beresfords Accountants enjoying 34% year on year business growth.
Alistair has proved a valuable resource by securing appointments for us with prospective customers in different sectors when assisting us with our telemarketing activities. We would recommend Smart Marketing to anyone who wishes to outsource marketing campaigns.
Vicky Braxton - Vanitorials
I have found the outsourced Marketing Management provided by Katherine at Smart Marketing Support to be a challenging yet rewarding process that has had a meaningful impact on our marketing helping us to move the business forward month on month.
Kaj Haines, Director - Amsco Fire
We are pleased that we have signed up several new contract customers who we would not have met without Smart Marketing Support’s telephone follow up to our Direct Mail campaigns.
Suzanna Rice Director - Computer Troubleshooters Ltd
Just wanted to say a massive thank you for helping us make today's event so successful! You've been fantastic!
Nina Allen Director - Austin Allen Healthcare Ltd
We appreciate the connections and business links that you have given us. You guys know everyone.
Pius Akinmejiwa Director - Kent Housing Ltd
Smart Marketing Support are the automatic choice when I need copy written.
Roland Stanley Director - Dragon Co-Working Ltd
Alistair and the team have helped build Curry Lounge’s online presence. I also appreciate the Marketing input on my other business projects.
Payal Khandaker, Owner - Curry Lounge
I was very happy with the company profile that Smart Marketing Support put together for Home-Share. Excellent promotion for us.
Hasan Sadik, Director - Home-Share Ltd
Take a fresh look at your marketing
Want to know how to be more strategic? In need of a fresh pair of eyes? Then why not take advantage of our FREE Marketing Review. We use a set of diagnostic questions in a face-to-face meeting to gain an insight into your business. We then apply our marketing know-how to create a set of initial recommendations. Simple as that; no obligation. What do you have to lose?