At Escape the Village we offer marketing consultancy and training for rurally based and startup businesses. Sadly over 50% of most new businesses will fail even when what they offer or provide is actually amazing!. Our services aim to provide a comprehensive range od support to help you be help and gain those essential customers though. We have extensive experience of the unique challenges that rural businesses often have, especially when it comes to their marketing. We have over thirty years experience of business ownership and marketing with one of our first websites going live in the 1990s!

However dont think we are stuck in the dark ages as we ensure our knowledge and skills are constantly up dated and developed to provide the very best of services to our clients and their businesses. You can see some of the businesses we have worked with previously and a tiny selection of our work on our portfolio page.

our services

Our Services

Initial Auditing Services

We recommend all new clients as part of their onboarding take advantage of a range of our audits. This enables us to assess where your business currently is in its marketing marketing journey and enables us to create an action plan. We also recommend that our established clients have regular competitor analysis and marketing reviews at least annually but in some cases every six months if their business is seasonal.

  • Marketing Foundations Audit
  • Brand Reputation Audit
  • Website Audit
  • Social Media Audit
  • SEO Audit
  • Competitor Analysis

Branding & Resources Management

  • Branding SOS
  • Brand Development
  • Resource Libraries for video. audio and image
  • Marketing Foundations
  • Brand Reputation Audit


  • Website Audit
  • Website Management
  • Website Hosting
  • Blog Creation and Management


  • SEO Audit and Review
  • SEO Basics
  • SEO Management
  • Google My Business Setup
  • Google My Business Optimisation and Management

Social Media

  • Social Media Audit, Review & Report
  • Linkedin Profile Review & Consultancy
  • LinkedIn Profile Development
  • Social Media Setup
  • Social Media Management
  • Social Media Training

Content Management

  • Graphic design
  • Content Strategy
  • Blog Development
  • Content Re-engineering

Email Marketing

  • Dotmailer
  • Mailchimp
  • Mailerlite
  • List management including creating tags/groups

Reviews Management

  • Customer reviews: gain more, respond to more and use them as social proof

Training – coming soon

  • 1 to 1 personalised training
  • Online training courses

If you are looking for inspiration pop over to our blog too for a range of articles on different marketing and business topics.