Lantern Marketing is now part of Guide MKTG.  🎉  Read about the acquisition here.

You’ve got a business goal.
Now you need a marketing plan.

Break the cycle of random marketing tactics with a proven-yet-custom strategy that generates measurable results.

Actionable Plan

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Consistent Results

Without a clear plan and a team to implement it, marketing feels like taking shots in the dark.

  • You’ve got a budget but aren’t sure where to spend it or what to “buy”
  • It’s hard to plan ahead because you don’t have a thinking partner
  • Content creation is a time-consuming guessing game
  • Trying to hire 8 different specialists feels like a speed dating nightmare
  • You hired a marketing agency before and got burned

Marketing shouldn’t be this complicated, unclear, or random.

Not having a marketing strategy can feel like taking shots in the dark. Much like this starry night scene.

Stop tossing your marketing budget into a $$$ black hole.

3 steps to effective, repeatable marketing

Make a marketing strategy

Make a Plan

Together, we’ll create a 90-Day Action Plan around your specific business goals.

Activate our team to implement the marketing strategy.

Activate the Team

We’ll work directly with your team or ours to build and implement the marketing tools you need.

Improve your results with a marketing strategy.

Improve Your Results

Every 90 days we’ll analyze the data, dial in your marketing, and kick off a new Action Plan— even better than the last.

An effective marketing plan isn’t a 3-ring binder full of jargon and Gantt charts.

Effective marketing requires a proven process, a custom strategy, and the people to get the right things done.

At Guide MKTG, we understand how complicated marketing can be. So we’ve developed a repeatable process that simplifies it. 

We help top-of-market, service-based businesses do marketing in a repeatable way that gets results.

Let’s get you marketing that brings results.

It’s time to stop wasting good money on bad marketing.

Hop on a clarity call to discuss your marketing strategy.

1. Clarity Call


We’ll discuss where you are now and what your goals are. You’ll leave the call knowing at least one thing we recommend you do next.

Make a marketing strategy

2. Assessment & First Action Plan


Your days of guessing are over! We’ll look at what you’re doing right now and then suggest what you can do next to get some quick, meaningful wins.

Get your 90-day action plan (marketing strategy).

3. 90-Day Action Plan with Deliverables


You choose a set monthly amount that fits your budget and gets you closer to your business goal. The amount won’t change unless you decide to change your goal or need faster results.

Companies are crushing their goals. You can, too.


open rate (21% is industry average)

phone calls in the next week

revenue from this ONE email

“I was afraid emailing our customers would frustrate them and turn a lot of them off to working with us. Well, I was wrong. An hour after that email went out, our phone started to ring. Damn if we didn’t have our busiest spring ever!

Joe Knapp

Stripe A Lot

Get your free marketing report.

Got 10 minutes? Our free StoryBrand Marketing Assessment will reveal your biggest marketing challenges and opportunities. 

Your assessment includes an optional, free clarity call with us to go over your results, answer your questions, and give you actionable advice.

Marketing report
We want to be your long-term marketing partner so you get long-term results.

We play the long game — one 90-day Action Plan at a time.

We want to be your long-term marketing partner so you get long-term results. But starting with that level of commitment kinda feels like getting married after a first date. So…

We’ll do a round or two of project-based “dates” first. Then, if we both feel like we’re a good fit, we can keep going. 

From day one, though, we promise to be strategic, goal-oriented, and responsive.

We are Certified StoryBrand Guides.

What is the StoryBrand advantage?

“StoryBrand” has become one of the most trusted names in marketing. Created by best-selling author Donald Miller, StoryBrand has helped more than 10,000 business leaders clarify their message and grow their business.

We are StoryBrand Certified Guides, which means we don’t have to guess when it comes to your marketing. When we create your messaging, websites, emails, and more, they will grow your business.