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Free Marketing Consultancy for East Lothian Small Businesses

If business is slow or on lockdown, now could be a good time to review your strategy and plan your marketing. Take time to keep your business fit.

Real Marketing deliver Free Expert Help Marketing Consultancy for local small businesses (SMEs) through East Lothian Business Gateway.

Do you have a business based in East Lothian that would benefit from practical free support with your marketing to help your business survive and grow?

Real Marketing will help you develop a Combat Covid-19 Plan to survive the lockdown and be ready for the upturn. You may be surprised how much you can continue to do to deal with the short term challenges:

  • Focus on marketing specific products.
  • Take advantage of free techniques like social media, content marketing and PR.
  • Focus on booking longer term business.
  • Get online sales by adding eCommerce to your website and social media channels.
  • Give time to improving your website and SEO.

This fully funded consultancy for East Lothian SMEs provides between 1 and 3 days of practical marketing help. You’ll spend several hours getting face-to-face advice from the marketing consultant, Christopher Lamotte, and have a working marketing strategy in a plan, as well as a clear, practical list of marketing activities to implement.

Your marketing will have more clarity and focus, and you’ll have more confidence about where you should invest in marketing.

More than 18 marketing consultancy projects have already been completed and feedback suggests that the SMEs taking part have found it really worthwhile.

100% Definitely Recommend this Marketing Support

It’s really gratifying to hear that 100% of the businesses providing feedback have said that they would definitely recommend this Expert Help Marketing Consultancy programme to other small businesses.

The clients were asked ‘what were the most valuable elements of the marketing support, and they said…:

“Putting together a planned strategy with target deadlines… Analysing our website and comparing with competitors’.” (Louise & Peter McNaught, Hurly Burly Brewery)

“Thinking about my service as a product and packaging it as such.”

“Suggestions of higher pricing. Using customer reviews on our website…”

“1. Marketing strategy and summary. 2. Distilling a customer value proposition. 3. Marketing calendar.” (Claire Mackenzie, Venturing Out)

Read our blog for more feedback….

To apply, please complete the Free Marketing Consultancy Form for this free marketing support, or contact Christopher Lamotte at Real Marketing on 07957 870071 or

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