Become The Brand Authority in Your Field.

For any personal or business brand to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency, it must proceed in an organic fashion from platform development, through brand and buzz building, and finally to thought and industry leadership.

The SMG Modern Marketing Pyramid©

Trusted experts, known sources, opinion makers and influencers. Through their consistent efforts these individuals have risen to the level of thought leadership. But how does the everyday entrepreneur, CEO or even expert achieve the gold star of thought leadership strategy? 

At SMG we use our proven processes to help you become the brand authority in your field, highly regarded executive in your company, go-to source for media in your industry, and a recognized thought leader at large. 

 Book Development and Marketing

 Social Media Management

 Podcast & Media Placement

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Where Does Your Brand Stand?

This simple nine-question quiz will help you easily determine what phase your personal or business brand is in and how to move it to the next level of thought leadership strategy.

7 Reasons Why SMG is a Good Partner to Bring Your
Brand to the Next Level.

20+ Years of expertise

in the area of personal, CEO, & business branding/marketing.

Management consulting background

Karen has worked on employee engagement, leadership development, and customer engagement projects around the world. We deeply understand how to create Branding From The Inside Out.

Private concierge service

Unlike many firms where the people who head the project don’t do the work, our projects are exclusively executed by our founder Karen Tiber Leland.

Proven track record

of best practices & success in a wide variety of organizations & industries around the world.

Long-term brand equity

A one-time investment with us yields a distinctive brand identity, messaging, and strategy and helps secure a strong, long-term brand position.

Knows how to tell a story

Karen Tiber Leland is an award-winning writer, best-selling author, working actor, television reporter, and exhibiting artist.

Unparalleled performance guarantee

that says the work we do is not complete until we deliver what we promise. We don’t work on a retainer model, but rather on mutually agreed-upon deliverables.

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