Marketing solutions as effective and versatile as a trusted multi-tool pocketknife

Your Marketing "Fixer"

Our clients call us their marketing "Fixer." We identify what's not working and get your marketing moving again—in the right direction.

The Right Approach

We take the time to fully understand your industry, your clients, and your needs. We ensure your marketing aligns with your 5- and 10-yr plans, as well as your quarterly targets. A trusted and valuable extension of your marketing team, we work side-by-side with you, facilitating marketing plans that perform.

The Right Tools

No matter what problem you’re facing, we have the right resources and experience to solve it. We are a lot like that pocket knife you carry in your backpack – saving the day when you’re in a jam or just making life easier to navigate.

The Right Experience

With over three decades of marketing experience, the Stage2 team has worked with a wide range of industries—from Multi-nationals and Fortune 500 firms to bootstrapped non-profits and growing start-ups. Every project benefits from our accumulated knowledge and experience.

"Stage2 delivers thoughtful, passionate marketing that connects big ideas to great brands."
Michael Levine, CEO, Tastes on the Fly
"Great support, responsive, made me feel like I was her top priority."
Paula Groves, Senior Vice President, Main Street Launch
"Deb was warm, communicative and great to work with."
Wendy Hitchcock, CEO, Vascular Cures

Revive Your Marketing

We figure out how to jumpstart your marketing, regardless of why it stalled out. Below are some of the tools we deploy.


The first step to solving the problem is understanding what caused it in the first place. Message? Brand? Target Audience? Resources? We combine qualitative and quantitative research to build a 360 degree picture of your current marketing program. This lets us apply a marketing fix that's right for you.


Stage2 uncovers fresh insights about your business and audience that breathes new life into your brand and marketing efforts.


Stage2 helps you clarify where you want to go, then builds the strategic playbook of how to get there. Whether you need to overhaul your marketing in general, have a mission critical campaign or simply need to bridge a resources gap, Stage2 will create a targeted and strategic plan for your success.


Does your current marketing harness the power of storytelling? Stories bind customers to your message in a potent way. Facts integrated with emotional truth motivates people to act. Stage2 puts this powerful marketing tool to work for you and your company.


Even a brilliant plan is ineffective if not properly executed. When you're short staffed or missing some specialized skills, Stage2 can help. We can take that project you don't have time for and make it happen. We will carefully curate a team of specialists to fit your particular needs. The right mix of people, expertise, organizations and determination ensures a successful delivery. Stage2 gets the job done.


Increasing your team’s skillset can be a valuable part of a long-term solution. Lead by Deb Doyle—a well-respected UC Berkeley IDP instructor and SFSU instructor—Stage2 provides custom workshops to address the knowledge gaps and, ultimately, empower and elevate your team.

Ready to jumpstart your marketing?

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