The
Marketing
Assistant

An independent award-winning marketing consultant that provides transformative marketing enabling your business to grow and succeed.

How We Can Help

If you want to take your business to the next level then The Marketing Assistant is for you.

The Marketing Assistant is an experienced and professional marketing consultant offering personalised outsourced marketing services to SME businesses; from general marketing support and guidance, to strategic planning and campaign management.

Whether you want to define your target market, need assistance in achieving marketing conversion, or require professional support in growing your business, The Marketing Assistant works with you to accomplish your business’s objectives providing expert strategy within an invaluable, results-driven approach.

What We Do

The Marketing Assistant believes that successful businesses grow from considered marketing.

Specialising in business marketing, we work with you to help build long-term profitable relationships with your customers through bespoke, efficient, and effective marketing.  Our flexible marketing support will help to clarify and define your marketing strategy with a simple and results-driven perspective, enabling you to continue focusing on what you do best – running your business.

With a wealth of knowledge and more than 15 years’ industry experience on leading brands, The award-winning Marketing Assistant offers an affordable 360° approach to on and offline marketing whilst overseeing and collaborating with a dedicated network of experts such as designers, art-workers, copywriters, content creators and digital experts to bring you an informed, strategic and comprehensive approach to all marketing needs.

Services and Packages

The Marketing Assistant believes that successful businesses grow from considered marketing.

Specialising in business marketing, we work with you to help build long-term profitable relationships with your customers through bespoke, efficient, and effective marketing.  Our flexible marketing support will help to clarify and define your marketing strategy with a simple and results-driven perspective, enabling you to continue focusing on what you do best – running your business.

With a wealth of knowledge and more than 15 years’ industry experience on leading brands, The award-winning Marketing Assistant offers an affordable 360° approach to on and offline marketing whilst overseeing and collaborating with a dedicated network of experts such as designers, art-workers, copywriters, content creators and digital experts to bring you an informed, strategic and comprehensive approach to all marketing needs.

Outsourced Marketing Manager

Helping to save time and resources, The Marketing Assistant is an affordable and efficient way to have an experienced and professional marketeer embedded within your business but without the permanent overhead costs.

Our Retained Packages are all based on an on-going monthly fee and include an initial Kick-Off Marketing Session with a full General Observations and Marketing Recommendations document. Continual support then varies according to the level of your business requirements.

Other bespoke Marketing Packages available include:

360° Marketing Evaluation

A detailed assessment and review of all on and offline marketing activity with a recommendation on how to optimise each marketing activity as well as new initiatives to support business objectives.

Digital Marketing Evaluation

Focusing on online marketing only, a detailed review and evaluation with recommendations provided for improving all digital activity, from your website to each Social Media channel, SEO to Pay Per Click advertising.  

15-Point Marketing Plan

A detailed Marketing Plan covering the 15 most important aspects of marketing including comprehensive Target Market analysis, Pricing and Positioning, Communications Strategy, On and Offline Marketing Strategy and Conversion Strategy.  This document provides a workbook for your business to record all marketing activity, detail new initiatives, understand what works and what doesn’t. It is designed to be kept regularly updated, helping businesses to evaluate performance and plan ahead.

TMA Blogs

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Digital Women: 8 Top Take outs from the latest Digital Marketing Conference

The latest Digital Women conference with over 250 other women in  business was held on Monday in London, brainchild of digital marketing guru Lucy Hall and hosted by NatWest Business. Although the day was all pretty useful, I have pulled out the top learnings from the...

5 Reasons To Outsource Your Marketing Support

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Women in Business: How to support them

​Last month I attended a Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Women in Business brunch and picked up some startling statistics that I wanted to share. I am a huge advocate of women in business, especially of working mothers and of those who have been ‘negotiated’ out...

​Why your business needs digital marketing – NOW!

I recently met a business owner who very proudly told me that they didn’t do any marketing online; no website, zero social media, nothing on Google, absolutely nothing online at all. So, my first question was ‘how is business doing’ and they replied ‘good…but’ and...

How to stay motivated towards your Business

It’s October , the nights are drawing in and the weather is turning colder. School is back and in general I’m feeling a little flat. After 6 weeks of frantic business/summer holiday juggling, and dreams of how much work I could do once the schools returned, I now find...

About

An award-winning marketing expert dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses to get their marketing working for them by taking it to the next level.

I have over ten years’ London agency experience working across many global brands including Virgin, Oxfam, O2, Dove and Avis, with skills spanning Integrated, Direct & Digital Marketing, Advertising, Consumer Loyalty and Social Media sectors.  I have a degree in PR & Marketing along with other industry qualifications.

Since 2014 The Marketing Assistant has supported a variety of small and medium business types across a variety of industry sectors including the re-brand and marketing strategy for a large independent Travel Agency, acting as the outsourced Marketing Manager for a top London Law firm, and directing the marketing campaign for the launch of a new Kent leisure facility.

To read more about my experience please visit my visit my LinkedIn page.

Tabitha Beasley

Our Clients

What Our Clients Say

Robert Woods, Founder & CEO The Climbing Experience

“I was referred to the Marketing Assistant by a business associate. In the early days of my project, I used Tabitha to help me develop a robust and well-thought through Marketing Strategy, using her proven template.

I was really pleased with the result and found Tabitha easy to work with, thorough and organised as well as displaying a good knowledge of the current marketing landscape.”

Garry Sprigmore, Managing Director GLC Services Ltd.

The Marketing Assistant was the perfect Marketing solution for my busy business, Tabitha is always available to do as much or as little as we require, she has advised us on our overall marketing strategy to enable our business growth as well as managed a brand refresh, managed new marketing material and run an advertising and PR campaign – I would highly recommend The Marketing Assistant.”

Karen Clarke, Owner The Smile Parcel

“I started working with Tabitha at The Marketing Assistant last year, and we had a very insightful meeting regarding all aspects of our business, including where we’re currently at, and where we want to be, and the next steps to help us achieve this.

I loved that Tabitha offers a refreshing ‘old school’ approach to marketing, and covers all possible options, which could be suited to the particular business type, rather than working to a ‘one-size fits all’ approach. If you’re feeling a little ‘stuck’ with your marketing – I definitely recommend giving The Marketing Assistant a shout!”

Lynne Helm, Operations Director Mendabath UK

The Marketing Assistant helped us with our marketing strategy and branding. We found Tabitha to be a highly impressive and professional. We would use Tabitha again on future work. Many thanks Tabitha.”

Nick Hine, Principle Hine Legal

“Tabitha is simply brilliant at marketing, especially strategy. We got more out of an hour with her than we did after 12 months with our previous London agency!”

Fiona Stephens, Director HR Services & Support Ltd

‘’I was recommended to use Tabitha by my bank manager to help launch my business.   She has been brilliant!!   She drew up a strategy that was really comprehensive, we talked through what my brand was about and decided on the most appropriate approach to launch.

The designer Tabitha works with is second to none and I am really happy with the design process and what I ended up with – Tabitha and her team really got me!  She has been a huge support and adviser and has made me a Twitter convert and my following has organically grown so that when I’m out networking people are aware of me and my brand already.

I cannot recommend Tabitha highly enough – she really knows her stuff and has access to a great team of experts. Knowledgeable, professional, approachable and good fun – what more could you ask from your Marketing Assistant!!’’

Sue Nelson, CEO Breakthrough Funding

“Tabitha is a very rare type of marketing professional. She can help companies at the beginning of their marketing journey; those who need detailed guidance and assistance, helping them get the new business results they need but aren’t quite sure how to do it themselves. Or, as in our case, she can roll her sleeves up and help established organisations who have marketing skills gaps.

Tabitha was entirely flexible and helped us with social media content, e-newsletters, a new product launch strategy and print buying. She’s a real professional and I can almost guarantee she will get the results you desire!”

David Hughes, Chairman of the Aldington, Bonnington & Hurst War Memorial Committee

“I was recommended The Marketing Assistant for PR & Marketing help which proved to be one of the best decisions made. Having been told that Tabitha was good, she is in fact excellent, very professional, approachable and clearly passionate about her work.

Any business requiring help of that provided by The Marketing Assistant really should make Tabitha their first port of call.”

Rebecca Carter, Principle BE.Dance

“The Marketing Assistant has gone above and beyond our initial request to help re-design a new website. Not only producing a fabulous ‘on-brand’ website, but helping to identify other areas that we need to focus on in order to take our dance school to the next level.

With a limited brief, Tabitha understood our brand and quickly identified what needed to be done in order to build on the business – something that I had limited knowledge of and not enough hours in the day to do!

Tabitha has made us aware of the importance of using social media to help promote our existing and new classes, and has identified publications and online directories in which we need to advertise. She has really given us a push in the right direction and injected new life into the business.”

Contact

Whether you would like a chat about your current marketing activity, require some detailed marketing advice or hands-on support, or are just interested in discussing how one of our marketing packages could suit your business needs, please contact Tabitha Beasley at The Marketing Assistant for a free informal and confidential conversation regarding your business’s marketing requirements.

Tabitha Beasley

The Marketing Assistant

E: tabitha@themarketingassistant.co.uk

T: 01233 720379

 

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