About us

Who we are


Altered State is a UK B2B marketing agency, based in Manchester, focused on providing high quality branding, marketing and lead generation services.

So called ‘Altered State’, because our mission is to transform your business into something truly remarkable, by applying cutting-edge marketing strategies, outstanding design and highly effective promotional techniques to create exceptional value.

Previously known as Position One, Altered State has been providing professional expertise to business owners wanting better results from all their online digital marketing channels since 2007.

Our focus is on providing professional service firms - accountants, legal firms, architects, etc. - with branding, marketing and lead generation services.

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Altered State is led by Steve Haworth, marketer, designer and Chartered Accountant (non-practising).

Steve has over 19 years experience in design, development and promoting businesses and organisations, and over 17 years professional accountancy practice experience advising businesses of all types and sizes.

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It never ceases to amaze me how many professionals waste money on poorly performing marketing activities, because they haven’t considered their strategy properly.

Steve Haworth Managing Director