Derek has specialised in SEO and Internet Marketing since 1998, almost since the discipline began. Google was founded in September 1998 which is just over a month after Derek began promoting on the internet. Derek is a Google AdWords Professional and used to be a computer programmer along with 16 years experience of running his own business.
The level of his knowledge and experience gained over many years’ means that Derek takes a holistic, strategic approach to client work. His SEO solutions range from working on projects at the planning stage through to completion and troubleshooting. Derek consulted on the websites of national retailers and implemented many new strategies and drastically improved the core software of one of Europe’s leading marketing agencies.
Merging PPC and SEO with other channels has proven extremely successful for Derek’s projects. He has worked successfully across a range of businesses including retailers, financial companies, banks, worldwide travel companies, property investment, local businesses and virtual businesses.
With his experience in small business operations and the blue chip corporate, his knowledge is invaluable when dealing with projects at all levels.
Derek is also an ex-footballer, FA Level 2 qualified coach and is the first team manager at Mossley Hill Ladies FC.