If you're looking for a fresh and original way to market your business, Just Add Sauce can help. We have a creative approach so that you stand out from the crowd along with a strong strategic focus so that your business goals always underpin the work we create.

We provide our clients with a full marketing service from social media to paid print adverts. With a solid network of graphic designers and web specialists, we'll bring in an extended team when needed.

We work with businesses to help them achieve regular sales from their best types of customers. We take them from being frustrated and overwhelmed to being confident in the knowledge that their marketing is streamlined, well-organised and working hard to deliver returns for them.  With a background in marketing and communications, Just Add Sauce can see the bigger picture of how a business can be best placed to market its services and products.

Work with me:

When you're overwhelmed, don't know what to do next and can't figure out which marketing will work for you we can provide a trusted pair of hands. We develop and nurture marketing plans and actions to deliver growth for your business. Our focus is on:

  • Strategic goals are broken down into monthly projects
  • A consistent approach so that you don't end up with a stop/start look from a customer perspective
  • Concurrent campaigns across different channels for a strong marketing push
  •  Building in marketing elements in the order they are needed

Our resources can be planned ahead for a sensible workflow and we can deliver a top quality outsourced marketing service for our clients.

Providing our clients with an ongoing marketing service for a set number of hours a month delivers great campaigns for our clients and tremendous job satisfaction for us! We can look ahead for opportunities, build good customer relationships and demonstrate commitment to the marketing of your business.

What does a typical client plan look like?

  • Creative workshops with the client to identify core themes, customer types and future plans
  • Auditing of current marketing
  • Assessing business goals and aligning them with a sensible marketing strategy
  • Translating the marketing strategy into the right wording, look and feel to reach the right customers for your business
  • Developing the appropriate channels whether print, social, e-news, blogs, web copy, advertising or public relations
  • Finding partnering opportunities with other suppliers or providers who are targeting the same market or can complement the overall campaign
  • Sourcing bloggers and developing media and publishing contacts in the right niche to build public relations opportunities
  • Monitoring customer response with customer surveys so we can anticipate and resolve any snags
  • Measuring results so we can see where we're gaining sales from our marketing campaigns

What kind of businesses use us?

  • Owner managed businesses who often find themselves too close to their product or service to see it objectively
  • Those who don't have the resources to give their marketing a consistent feel
  • Businesses who don't have the expertise to create a strong strategy and tie it into a clear plan of action
  • Businesses who know they should be stay ing in touch with their customers but don't have a regular method of doing so
  • Businesses whose marketing feels tired, dated and in need of an overhaul
  • Businesses whose tone of voice, imagery and branding don't match their customer's expectations and need to tweak their market position
  • Businesses who are lost in the crowd and need to find their niche

Get in touch if you'd like to have an initial chat about how Just Add Sauce Marketing can give your business the edge it needs. We're based in Maidenhead and happy to travel to you.

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Kath Harlow, founder of Just Add Sauce, recognised that there was a real need for small and medium sized businesses to use cost-effective marketing to help grow their businesses.

‘With over 14 years of marketing experience, I am in an ideal position to develop marketing for smaller businesses. Through ‘Just Add Sauce’ I can offer a unique service and use my extensive experience. Having worked both agency and client-side, with promotional agencies for Ocean Spray, Hermesetas, Libby’s Organic and Palmolive and client-side at The Economist and in local government and tourism marketing and communications teams, I can give a balanced perspective.
My early career in journalism means I am comfortable with copywriting, public relations and looking at the bigger picture of what makes a company interesting from a customer perspective. I love finding out more about my clients' businesses, uncovering their passion for what they do and helping them stand out from the crowd.

My freelance clients have included a large retailer, IT companies, interiors, financial services, health, prestige cars and charities.’

Costs start from just £70 per hour, so give Kath a call on 07851 506435 to discuss any projects you would like help on.