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Communications Counsel

S.M. Harwood Consulting is an individual consultancy that helps entities large and small communicate effectively with their external and internal audiences, from clients to employees, communities to prospects.


It's a direct, customized service with a collaborative approach. This can mean working directly with you or with your staff and vendors, or identifying specialized resources if you need them. Confidentiality agreements are honored and work products belong to you. 

Ready to help with one-on-one communications counsel to individuals, management, unit heads, principals and teams in for-profit or non-profit.


It's working with you on business or mission goals, internal and external relationships, capitalizing on opportunities or managing issues. And in a personal, flexible and cost-effective way, with the emphasis on solid advice and sleeves-rolled-up help.

Planning and Content Development

  • Situation analysis and problem solving

  • Planning

  • Project management

  • Internal and external communications tools and content

  • Qualitative and secondary research

  • Website and social media page oversight

  • Writing services

Writing Services

A seasoned writer who can develop and deliver content across a range of platforms and voices, from business to marketing communications, from story ideas to digital content.

  • Articles, journal articles, newsletters, releases

  • Blogs, websites, direct mail, annual appeals, grant narratives

  • Copywriting, marketing and promotional materials

  • Presentations, reports, kits, speeches, talking points

  • Book manuscript review and editing

  • Proofreading and editing

  • See partial portfolio at


  • Health Care/Public Health

  • Professional Services

  • Industrial

  • Business-to-business

  • ​Not-for-Profit

  • Public Relations/Communications

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