Hello, I’m Dave

I’m a marketing consultant based in North Yorkshire, and I help small businesses grow using local online marketing tactics.

Like most small business owners I’m sure you’re short on time, money and online marketing experience, but I don’t think that should stop you. I’ve learned that with guidance and a clear strategy, you can build, maintain and promote a great web presence without spending much time or money.

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My Consulting Services

Website Reviews: If you’re a startup with an under-performing website, I can review it and show you how to make it generate more sales.

Digital Strategy: If your business is more established but you’re not quite ready to hire an in-house marketing manager yet, I can create and manage your digital strategy on an affordable retainer.

Local Marketing: For tradespeople and professional service consultants, marketing your services locally is essential to growth. My local marketing package helps you build a website, setup your local SEO the right way and use social media to generate more sales from your local market.

Build your own website

Building a quality website shouldn’t be hard. On my blog you’ll find a series of DIY website tutorials to help you get from zero to website in a weekend. The end result will be an agency-quality site you can edit yourself and that can grow with your business.

In coming months I’ll be launching these lessons as a downloadable Ebook. Sign up to my newsletter for updates and a pre-launch offer.

Personal information

I live and work from my loft-office in Sowerby, North Yorkshire. I lived in South Africa for 30 years before returning to England in 2008 so don’t be surprised by the accent when you meet me. My experience includes:

  • Two years managing a retail marketing department
  • Eight years growing and managing an engineering marketing department
  • 5 years as a freelance Web designer without going broke (which is harder than it sounds)!

I’m also a novice hand-tool woodworker and an occasional cyclist. In the photo above I’m the one in the middle (in case you needed clarification).