Say Goodbye to the Guesswork of Marketing

Show up with confidence. Grow your business.

✓ Build actionable plans

✓ Clarify your message

✓ Boost your business

Put an end to the mystery of marketing

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Many small businesses avoid marketing altogether because they are overwhelmed by the very thought of it.

Do any of these sound familiar -

  • You're not really sure what marketing is
  • You're unsure what marketing you need to implement
  • You're don't know what to choose and stick with

The result is you end up doing nothing at all.

I've been there. I can help.

Join the Ranks of Empowered Entrepreneurs

Find clarity and gain momentum

Once we solve the puzzle of marketing and you have clarity around your message, you'll have the confidence you need to show up online and be seen and heard.

Imagine not having to stress that you aren't doing enough marketing. You can get back to things you enjoy doing in your business.

Gaining momentum starts with one small step. Taking the first step is often the hardest. With a clear plan that we'll craft together, you'll be well on your to building a thriving business.


Karen Bartos Photography and Marketing Coach

Your ally in business growth

I understand that building and growing a business can be both exciting and daunting.

I've been in your shoes. I was a service based entrepreneur for 12 years. I learned through trial and error what worked and what didn't. I built two photography businesses from the ground up. In fact, I grew one of those brands to a 6 figure studio.

My name is Karen Bartos and I'm committed to being your strategic ally. I help small service-bases businesses just like you with marketing.

As a Certified StoryBrand Guide, I will help you implement their proven tools to help you clarify your marketing message.

When your message is clear and we combine it with strategy, the sky is the limit for your business!

Empowerment in Three Simple Steps:


Step 1:
Book a Discovery Call

Connect with Karen for a personalized discussion about your marketing challenges.


Step 2:
Get a Plan

We'll work together to customize a tailored plan for YOUR business.


Step 3: Become Marketing Savvy

Now that you have your plan, know exactly what to do to grow your business.

Take Your Business to New Heights



$ 699
  • Are you feeling overwhelmed by all you have to do with “marketing” you business? What does that really mean. I’ll help you uncover what this looks like in your business and give you a custom plan you can implement.
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  • Do you struggle to find the right words when talking about business? Together we’ll craft your message that speaks to your ideal client. Your new message combined with your custom marketing plan will set you up for success.


$ 3499
  • Are you the type of person that benefits from ongoing support? After we've clarified your message and implemented your tailored marketing plan, you'll receive 8 weeks of continued guidance and coaching to give you the confidence you need.

Don't know what you need? Unsure which one is for you? Book a call and I'll help you decide.

Let's partner to open the door of success

  • A clear, actionable roadmap for business growth
  • Clarity on your message
  • Strategic insights to align your brand and offerings
  • Increased confidence in your business strategy
  • More time to be a enjoy what you do in your business

Ready to take the next step towards business growth? Schedule a call with Karen and set your business on the path to success.

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Love Notes from Happy Clients

"After just one hour with Karen, I felt a renewed sense of optimism as a new photographer. Her insights and tips for success were incredibly valuable. She helped me establish a comprehensive list of strategies to to enhance my business. Karen’s guidance has been a game-changer for me.”


“Karen's commitment to helping me develop a strategic plan has been instrumental in the growth of my business."


“I've had many conversations with Karen about my business and how to grow. Many of us have the basics down, but still don't have anyone on our schedule. Karen is so helpful working in that "middle ground" area where we need to go from surviving to thriving! Coaching with Karen will help you break out of your own limiting beliefs whatever stage of business you're in and I highly recommend her!"


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By Karen Bartos | July 4, 2024 |

You might be reading that saying, “I have no idea what you’re talking about.” Let’s break it down…When someone visits your website, what do you want them to do next? You need to call them to action. Here are a a few clear examples: BUY NOW SHOP NOW SCHEDULE A CALL Your call to action…

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How to use a lead magnet in your marketing. The right way.

By Karen Bartos | May 29, 2024 |

You know exactly what I’m talking about. How many times have you been to a website and you get that offer in a little pop up window for something you simply can’t refuse in exchange for your email. And you sign up. Growing your email list is a key component to building your business. Having…

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Long Term Business Strategies: Part 1

By Karen Bartos | April 9, 2024 |

In a fast paced world that focuses on instant results, business owners can often overlook basic strategies that take time to build upon. This blog will focus on 3 long term strategies you should begin with. In subsequent blogs, I’ll dive into more long term business strategies. Your Ideal Client This is a critical step…

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3 Productivity Hacks

By Karen Bartos | April 5, 2024 |

How familiar does this sound….You have a list of things to do a mile long and you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done. You swear this week will be different only to come to the end of the week to find, nothing changed. You know the definition…

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Identifying Your Ideal Client

By Karen Bartos | April 4, 2024 |

A key component of messaging in your business is identifying your ideal client. All of your messaging will flow from this concept. Let’s dive in to ways to figure out your target audience. These principles can be applied to just about any business. Questions to Help Identify Your Ideal Client Get out a piece of…

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Three Tips When Starting Your Business 

By Karen Bartos | April 2, 2024 |

Let me guess, you feel like you’re standing on the edge of a cliff, ready to take the plunge and you’re a bit scared, yet excited, wondering how this starting a new business stuff all works. You may even be saying to yourself – who the heck do you think you are? You can’t start…

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