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Coaching and Consulting to Grow Your Business

The main parts of a company’s marketing are its’ positioning, messaging, and tactical planning. These are based on demand in the market and developed through customer research. 

Download and complete the free templates below to guide to development of your web copy or content project. Book a free consultation if you need help.

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  • Product positioning
  • Messaging framework
  • Marketing plan
  • Marketing Plan

    Your Marketing Plan is the set of action steps you take to achieve your business goals. These steps give you a way to reach out to your target audience, attract them, and compel them to buy based on their needs. Your marketing materials are guided by your product messaging.

  • Product Messaging

    Your product messaging is a framework of ideas that guide your copywriting and content decisions. Your messaging needs to communicate your unique promises, differentiators, and stories consistently because marketing results are cumulative. Your messaging framework is based on your positioning.

  • Product Positioning

    Your positioning summarizes all the key entrepreneurial decisions you made that enabled you to start a competitive business. It can serve as an overarching strategic guide for all your marketing and branding decisions.

Advanced Coaching and Consulting

Once your business is accurately positioned, you can use your positioning strategy to determine all your downstream marketing decisions. These include messaging, copywriting and branding. 

Need help determining what your positioning should be? Book a free consultation for help on the following areas. Online guided workshops are available for individual or groups.

Thought Leadership Messaging Framework

A Thought Leadership Messaging Framework is a narrative platform for developing topic ideas and content. It is based on your positioning
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Website Messaging Framework

A Website Messaging Framework is a guide for developing your web copy. It outlines what needs to be said in each section on each page of your site. It’s based on your positioning and messaging frameworks.
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Free Consultation

Not sure how to begin? Contact Derek Little, Marketing Consultant for support in planning your marketing and achieving your business goals.

  • Get ideas on how to best achieve your marketing goals. 
  • Develop your positioning, messaging, and marketing plan.
  • Get a ballpark estimate for planning and writing your copy.
Derek Little, B2B Web Copy Architect, Writer, Podcaster

My 30-year background as a marketer and 15 years of experience as a professional copywriter means I can offer you a complete marketing solution within your budget. If you want to raise awareness, create value, increase sales and establish your authority, then you’ve come to the right place.

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Free Startup Strategy Guide

In this Startup Marketing Guide, I share five free tools to help you plan and execute your startup marketing.

  • Buyer’s persona worksheet
  • Buyer’s journey worksheet
  • Buyer’s journey map
  • Content selection guide
  • Editorial calendar spreadsheet
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