“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

Gail Devers, Athlete

Worked at a pub / restaurant washing dishes
Attempted work in a warehouse and lasted a day
Wanted more from life but didn’t know exactly what or how
2011 – 2012
Started working for zero pay as a Marketing Assistant within an eCommerce company
Soon offered full-time employment
Quickly progressed to run the Marketing department single-handedly
2012 – 2013
Applied for a Junior Digital Marketing Consultant position at a digital agency
Initially told I was too experienced for the role – didn’t take no for an answer and bagged the job
Quickly progressed to become a Senior Digital Marketing Consultant
2013 – 2014
Gained the position of SEO & Social Media Manager at a very large international, corporate company
Educated the board about modern SEO and changed perspectives on its deployment
Pushed creative ways of thinking and collaboration throughout internal and external teams
2014 – 2016
Successfully landed a senior position: Head of Search Marketing at another digital agency
Immediately transformed Marketing methods, internal processes and overall direction
Trained and directed the team and all clientele in their approaches to online visibility
Quit employment to begin the incredible, rollercoaster life of entrepreneurship!
Tasted freedom and never looked back
Truly found myself 😊

A selection of my features:

  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 11 Reasons Why Your #SocialMedia Pages Aren't Converting (by @Disha_Dee via @drumupio)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Your First #Blog Post: The *Definitive* Guide! (by @MPozdnev)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] Why #Twitter is #1 for #B2B #Marketing (via @B2BNewsNetwork)
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] How to Post Curated #Content On Multiple #Social Platforms (@BuzzNTips)
  • [PROUD TO BE #1!] Top 20 #Digital Influencers 2016 [@webinale]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] The Great Twitter Chat Battle
  • Be A Step Ahead In The #Marketing World: An Interview With @Sam___Hurley (by @blog2market)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED!] Landing Page Rules & Why You Should Break Them (by @Webmecanik_EN)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 45 #Marketing Experts Share Authority Building Strategies (@davidjenyns)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] 5 Reasons Your #SocialMedia Isn't Paying You Back + 5 Fixes (@Disha_Dee)
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] 5 Engagement Tips To Capture Your #SocialMedia Audience (@senginepeople)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 5 #Tips on How to Get Clients Using #LinkedIn (by @MoreTimeProfit)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How to Take Advantage of #SocialMedia (by @TheOriginalBull)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 37 #SocialMedia Bloggers You Should Be Following! (by @Think_Tank_Mktg)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] Everything I learned About Twitter I Learned The Hard Way (@skyalphabet)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] Race to 1,000 Subscribers: The Challenge (by @rachelletanuy)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] The Top #DigitalMarketing Influencers List (by @BradFriedman)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] #MobileMarketing Trends Help #SmallBiz (via @theinquisitr)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Top 10 #DigitalMarketing Authorities & Figures (via @DigitalNextHQ)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Roundup: The Future of #Marketing (by @SeryContent)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] The Best & Brightest #Influencers on #Twitter (via @Think_Tank_Mktg)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How to Ignite your #Content with the Art of Story [by @riseupsole]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Local #SEO Roundup: Experts Share Their Favourite #Tips [@pickaweb]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] The 10 Most #Influential #Digital Marketers on #Twitter [by @ayaznanji via @MarketingProfs]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] 3 Strategies To Explode Digital Marketing [@B2Community + @donpurdum]
  • [PROUD TO RANK #2!] #Digital #Marketing 2016: Top 100 #Influencers & Brands [via @Onalytica]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Beginner #Blogger's Guide to #Social Media Management [@CalebCousens]
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] Followers Who Teach What It Means To Be Socially Genuine [@chaeobrien_]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Top 200+ Influencers & Their 999+ SEO Predictions (by @seogame)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Experts Reveal #EmployeeAdvocacy Tips [via @drumupio @Disha_Dee]
  • [PROUD TO BE #18!] Top 100 Most Followed SEO Experts On Twitter In 2016 [by @joshsteimle]
  • DON'T MISS! @Sam___Hurley's Tips On #Content #Marketing [by @MiaTawile via @vismktg]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 30 Experts On: #PR Trends That Define 2016 [@Prowly_com]
  • Building Powerful Influencer Relationships [A @CanIRank Interview With @Sam___Hurley]
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] 7 Mistakes You May Be Making With #TwitterMarketing (by @seotalker1)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] @MikeArlinsky Thanks His Social Media Influencers :-)
  • How I Got The #2 Global #Digital #Influencer To Share My #Content [by @growthtext]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] The Top 0.5% of All Social Media Users [Data by @klear_com]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Content #Mktg Resources: #Entrepreneurs [@Infusionsoft + @sujanpatel]
  • [PROUD TO RANK #41!] The Top 100 '#Cloud' Influencers and Brands 2016 [via @Onalytica]
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED!] Ultimate List of PPC Management Tools [by @GeorgeBatesUK via @Studio40]
  • Interview With @Sam___Hurley: A Top #Marketing & #Content Innovator [via @randywhitepdx]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] The 43 Best #PPC Management Tools as Voted for by Experts
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] 40 Killer Content Marketing Resources All Entrepreneurs Need
  • [PROUD TO RANK #2!] #Digital #Marketing 2016: The Top 100 #Influencers [via @Onalytica]
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 3 Shades of #SEO: White, Grey & Black [#semrushchat]
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED ;-)] 35 Inspirational Quotes for #SME #Entrepreneurs
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 5 #Twitter Tools to Boost Your Productivity [#smm #socialmedia]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Link Building Strategies in #DigitalPR (by @EnzoRimedio)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] @buffer VS @hootsuite: The Schedulers' Brawl (by @skyalphabet)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Experts Share #SocialMedia Tips for Small Biz [#semrushchat]
  • [Exclusive by @skyalphabet] Interview With The 'King' Of #DigitalMarketing: @Sam___Hurley
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] How to Build a Profitable #Blog through #Twitter (by @RyanBiddulph) --->
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] How To Make Fun #Twitter GIFS To Make You More Tweetable (by @Lisapatb]
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 45 Industry Experts Share Advice on #ContentMarketing, #SEO & #LinkBuilding (by @KunjalPanchal)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] 5 #B2B #SocialMedia Best Practices That Will Up Your #Marketing Game (by @wendymarx) ------->
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] #Marketing Quotes: 11 Experts Reveal Their Biggest Takeaways for 2017 (by @AlexaInternet)
  • [HONOURED!] Who Are The Most Valuable #SocialMedia Influencers? (@Lisapatb @RyanBiddulph @MikeKawula @donpurdum) >
  • [MY MOST PERSONAL] Interview with #DigitalMarketing Expert @Sam___Hurley (by @CareerHeads)
  • [PROUD TO BE #1] Top 30 #DigitalMarketing Twitter Handles to Follow in 2017 (by @himani_kankaria)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] 11 Expert's Insights On Actionable #ContentMarketing (by @The_Bloggist)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] #LeadGeneration Tips from the Best in #Business (by @getb2bleads)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED!] The Top 10 #DigitalMarketing Influencers to Follow (by @ZuanEducation)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] 7 Powerful #GrowthHacking Tools for Marketers (by @_GarethG)
  • #Insights: @Sam___Hurley on #PersonalBranding & its Positive Impact in Business
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] Powerful #Facebook #Marketing Tips From Respected Marketers (@OberloApp)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] WhiteHat #Affiliate #Marketing: How to Harness The Success (by @MyaSeo_LLC) -------->
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] #SmallBiz #SocialMedia Tips & Strategies from 40 Experts! (@sociamation)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] #InfluencerMarketing From the Influencers (by @joeDmarti via @Adobe)
  • [VERY PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Online #Marketing #Influencers: How Much Do They Really Engage? (by @CareerHeads)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] #SocialMedia #Marketing Tips from the Experts (#SlideShare by @CalebCousens):
  • [VERY PROUD TO RANK #12!] #SocialMedia #Marketing 2016: Top 100 Global #Influencers & #Brands (by @Onalytica):
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] #Marketing Experts, 90 #SEO Factors, 5 Actionable Worksheets! (with @Sam___Hurley by @contentools)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] 23 Actionable Strategies from Leading Experts to Increase Website #Traffic (by @ImAmanThakur)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] #YouTube #SEO: 5 Steps to Rank in Search & Drive #Traffic With Videos (by @BrianHonigman) >>>
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 42 Expert Tips for Creating Stand-Out #VisualContent (E-Book & #Infographic by @VismeApp)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] I Tweeted Every 30 Minutes for a Week. Here's What Happened... (by @djthewriter)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Why #Freelancers Thrive Together (by @kellypipes)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] #Twitter For #Blogging: 15 Reasons It's Powerful (@Lisapatb @Ileane)
  • 7 #Google Changes That Will Make Or Break Your #SEO [by @SearchDecoder & @Sam___Hurley]
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Do #App Interstitials Create Bad User Experience? [#ux #usability]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Top 15 #GrowthHackers Reveal Their Favourite Tools (@Pavan_Belagatti)
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] 9 Rarely Used Ways to Engage Your Network on #Twitter (by @JoelnLittle)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] 15 People to Follow on #Twitter for Internet Marketing (@PradeepBhagwat)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] News & Updates from the #Mobile World (by @ibmmobile)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] 10 #Marketing Thought Leaders To Follow On #Twitter (by @blog2market)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Journey Designer Lets #SmallBiz Fight On A Level Playing Field (@TheIBMDMATeam @IBM)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED!] #SocialMedia Traffic Drivers for #SMB B2B Brands (by @Think_Tank_Mktg)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 26 Best & Worst #SMM Apps Reviewed! (@garethdaine @contentsleuth)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 23+ Experts Reveal Best #SEO Advice For Newbies (by @aarsheikh)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] How to Make a Seamless Transition to #InboundMarketing (@JoelnLittle)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] How I Grew My Following (by @cjlong917)
  • [INCLUDED IN:] #Viral #Marketing: 9,356 Social Shares From One #Blog (by @josuevallesp)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How We Increased Our #Twitter #Traffic by 165% (by @contentools)
  • Why CEOs Don't Care About #Conversion Rate #Optimisation [@JeffreyGroks feat. @Sam___Hurley]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Sensational Interviews Your Audience Will Love [@LesleyVos @muckrack]
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED!] Top 5 Educational #DigitalMarketing Twitter Accounts (@dmitriydgaranov)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] 10 Things @growthtext Did to Grow From 0 to 10,131 Monthly Blog Visitors
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 3 Human Strategies To Explode Your #DigitalMarketing [by @donpurdum]
  • [PROUD TO BE NUMBER 1!] The Top 100 SEO Experts to Follow on Twitter in 2016
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 20 Top People On #Twitter To Follow Now [by @JohnAguiar]
  • [PROUD TO RANK #22!] The Top 100 #ContentMarketing Influencers & Brands [via @Onalytica]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Case Study: The Interconnectedness of #LocalSEO & Exact Match Domains (@MarkPreston1969 @Moz)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 1 Simple Hack to #Blogger Outreach [#seo #content by @MPozdnev]
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Top 10 #DigitalMarketing Influencers (@FATbit_Tech + @DaljeetkKaur)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Your Guide to Outsourcing #Blog Posts (Free #eBook via @Impressa_LV)
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] 40 Killer #ContentMarketing Resources Entrepreneurs Need [@sujanpatel]
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Experts Give Opinions on #Digital Trends: 2016 [via @MySocialAgency]
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] 20+ Experts Reveal Their Best Keyword Research Tools! [@aarsheikh]
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED!] 40+ Actionable Tips for Content Marketers [@sidko_anastasia & @SEMrush]
  • [PROUD TO BE RANK #26!] #SocialSelling 2016: Top 100 #Influencers & Brands [via @Onalytica]
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 8 Clever #Marketing #Insights I Found on #Twitter (by @blog2market)
  • [PROUD TO RANK #88!] Top 100 #SMM Influencers & Brands [@Onalytica]
  • [PROUD TO RANK #36!] Top 100 B2B Marketing Influencers UK + US @Onalytica ------>
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] 15 #VideoMarketing #Tips from #Marketing Experts [by @skeletontweet]
  • [PROUD 2B INCLUDED] 19 #CustomerExperience #CX Influencers You Need To Follow Now (@CGSinc)
  • [HAPPY 2B INCLUDED] #CustomerExperience Influences Brand Success (@jangelo @TechWireAsia)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Top 60 #SEO Quotes of 2016 | Expert Roundup (by @HustawSEO)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] 61 #SocialMedia #Marketing Tips From the Pros (#smm by @CalebCousens)
  • [THRILLED TO BE FEATURED] Top #ContentMarketing Influencers of 2016 (by @scribblelive)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Expert #SMM Tips to Increase Your #Ecommerce Sales (by @FATbit_Tech)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] Trends That Will Shape #Comms In 2017 (by @edyta_kowal via @Prowly_com) >>>>
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 20 Actionable #SEO #Marketing Tips To Use Right Now! (@kirien89) ------>
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 7 Ways To Produce More & Work Less (#Productivity @Brian_Downard)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Are you building relationships or just sucking up to influencers? (by @CarlRamallo)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] How To Reach #LinkedIn Market #Leader Status (by @OllieWhitfield_ feat. @JackKosakowski1)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] 8 Blogger Tools to Help Promote Your Content (@iconiContent @SMExaminer)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Should Business Cards Have Your Photo? 11 Global Professionals Reveal! (by @CareerHeads)
  • [HONOURED 2B INCLUDED] 1 Blogger Outreach Tip to Handle Negative Interaction (@RyanBiddulph)
  • Interview with @Sam___Hurley on #GrowthHacking & #SocialMedia Tools (by @_GarethG)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] All You Need To Know For Moving To #HTTPS (Colossal #SEO Guide by @filiwiese)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] Top 5 #GrowthHacking #SocialMedia Accounts (by @jamescartertech)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Google To Create a Separate Index for Mobile (#SEO by @webtise)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED w/ @buffer] 20 Ways to Provide Value to Your Customers In Any #Business (by @MoreTimeProfit)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] Top 10 #Blogs for DIY #Marketers (by @mrscoe719)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] 7 Powerful Tools for #Content Marketers (by @_GarethG via @creationagency)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED] How to Politely School an Internet Troll on #SocialMedia (by @AskAaronLee @TheSocialQuant)
  • [HAPPY TO BE INCLUDED] 25 #Twitter Hacks To Make You A #Twitter Rockstar (#smm by @socialertdotnet)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How To Position Yourself As An Expert: 7 Global Experts Reveal (by @CareerHeads)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] 5 #SocialMedia Tactics + Tools That Bring Results (by @Disha_Dee!) >>>>>
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How to Repurpose #Content for Maximum #Social Reach (by @TheBillWidmer via @hootsuite)
  • [PROUD 2B FEATURED] Future Of #Blogging: Expert Thoughts Ahead Of Time (@growingmetrics @iconiContent @RyanBiddulph)
  • [PROUD TO BE INCLUDED!] Top 7 Ways to Become a #DigitalMarketing Influencer (by @himani_kankaria)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED] How Are The Entrepreneurs Who Dare To Launch In Full Uncertainty? (by @Mantonsm)
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] 14 Experts Reveal Their Essential #Marketing Tools (by @BlondeAlina via @AwarioApp) >>>>>
  • [PROUD TO BE FEATURED!] How to Get Noticed by #Twitter Influencers (+ The #Blogging Benefit): (by @RyanBiddulph)
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