Alterra’s approach to marketing is founded upon professional, detailed research to ensure your marketing strategy truly reflects your company’s vision.  We work with you to find practical approaches to improving your marketing within a budget, prioritising tasks so that they are achievable with a particular time-scale.

Marketing Strategy Consultancy

The first stage in building a Marketing Strategy is an Audit of your current marketing efforts.  The Audit covers how your company uses the following marketing media:

The Marketing Audit Report details our recommendations listed in priority order along with the full cost of implementation.

Alterra will then fulfill part or all of the tasks as a one-off contract or act as your marketing team on a retained basis.  We work with a team of graphic designers, web designers, photographers and videographers and arrange all the printing for you.

You can therefore concentrate on ensuring you are providing the best possible products and services to your current and new clients while we build your brand and collateral to support the business.


Business cards and letterheads
Brochures, flyers, catalogues and postcards
Newsletters and articles
Sign and posters
Gift certificates
Direct mail sales letters


Newspapers and magazines
Printed directories
Press releases
Editorial and advertorial
Hoardings and window displays


Word of mouth

Verbal and visual

Seminars, talks and presentations
Special and charity events
Trade shows
Radio and TV appearances
Strategic alliances


Online directories
Social media
Ezine and ebook

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Marketing Strategy Workshop

There is no doubt that companies who plan are better placed than their competitors.  But finding the time to take a step back and review how well your business is performing against the targets set in our business plan is not easy when the demands on time and budget focus attention on the day to day routine.

At Alterra, we focus on helping our clients increase their revenue by gaining more customers or clients by increasing prices where possible, introducing new streams of income and by selling a wider range of products to existing customers.  Tackling all these changes at once is typically too much to contemplate.  Having a well-thought-out plan with realistic goals that are achievable over a number of months will pay dividends.

Our training session on Marketing Strategy is a practical workshop where each attendee creates their own Marketing Action Plan, which they can put into practice right away.

The starting point is a Marketing Audit, which looks in detail at the current marketing activities businesses are carrying out – from printed material, networking, referral and recommendations marketing, online marketing, advertising and PR. 

We examine the 4 Ps – product, price, place and promotion and analyse changes which can be made to give the greatest return on investment.

Worksheets, practical activities and group discussions are some of the methods we use to make this session really valuable.  You will complete the session with a detailed plan drawn up on the SMART principles.


“I attended Amanda’s Marketing Workshop and found this to be an extremely valuable insight into establishing a marketing concept and budget for my new business venture. The information provided and matters discussed provided an excellent introduction and I would have no hesitation in recommending Amanda, and Alterra Business Consulting for both future Workshops and her consulting skills and experience in general.”

Joanne Brown






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