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Helping Small Businesses grow and excel in a challenging market.

How Can We Help You...

Our mission is to understand the needs of small businesses, who want to scale and overcome a challenging market, transforming their brand through digital and social media.


United Kingdom

What We Do...

These are some services we provide; however, we understand the world is an uncertain place, and we flex and adapt our offering to ensure we meet the needs of your business.


Who Are We

We understand the media, we know the challenges, and we have probably been in your shoes before. We get it!

We are helping the businesses we work with stand out online, whilst delivering profitable returns off the back of their marketing efforts.


 We help companies articulate their purpose and bring it to life through creative and effective PR and social campaigns.


Our passion is to drive the small business community and encourage digital transformation amongst our clients.

 We deliver a competitive advantage for our clients by understanding the fundamental link between innovation and creativity.


Many small businesses come to a point when growth needs to occur. We understand this well but equally understand the anxiety and fear in doing this. 

At Hartley Guise, we hold your hand and give you the confidence to accelerate this growth through imagination, creativity and vision.


Vision Statement

Trusted by small business owners, who recommend us to other small business owners, to build their brands and take their business to the next level.


Businesses engage our services because they are looking for a trusted consultant to help them, as they embark on the next stage of their business.


  • Can you help us move into new markets?

  • How can we get our messages to new customers?

  • What is the best way of generating leads?

  • How can we improve our reach to new clients?

  • What can we do to re-engage customers?

  • (And more recently) How do I evolve our offering to survive?

From mentoring, consulting, business planning through to creating marketing campaigns, we offer strategic plans and proposals based upon your customers' behaviours and industry patterns.

Amongst the team, we have extensive experience, covering PR to social media, copywriting, strategic planning, branding to web builds.

We are reliable, effective, and knowledgeable, giving our clients the comfort, knowing projects are tackled with expertise and care. 

 We are up-to-date with the latest marketing trends and understand the best ways to create maximum success.


If you are already growing a business but are interested in getting some strategic direction, or you are in the early stages of building a company, we are here to help.

At Hartley Guise, we understand the needs and concerns of running a small business. That's why we let you take a flexible approach in deciding what services you would like to prioritise to grow your business. We offer a mix of services that you can pick and choose from depending on your stage within the business.

Mentorship and consultancy tend to be a popular choice to start with for small businesses; this way, we can help you decide the initiatives that we think will be best suited to you.

Gemma's strategic mindset, combined with her experience of building businesses, means that she is quickly able to understand the challenges facing business owners and put solutions in place to help them scale efficiently. Her passion and enthusiasm makes her a joy to work with.

- Darren Founder – DC Creative Consulting