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Google Certified
Recertification With Google Adwords and Google Analytics


It had been about two years since I achieved the Google Analytics Individual Qualification (IQ) and Google Adwords certification. The Adwords certification requires retaking the two exams every 12 months, whilst the IQ expires after 18 months so both my qualifications had lapsed. I simply had other priorities last year, such as completing my Open […]

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Sometimes I describe myself as a digital marketer because it's a convenient label but my skill set is broader than that. I have marketing experience, web and graphic design skills and IT knowledge.

Digital Marketing

Experience in planning and implementing integrated digital and offline marketing strategies involving SEO, PPC, email marketing, social media, PR and advertising.

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Web Design

HTML and CSS web design skill set complimented by design experience in print, sign writing and logo design. I've worked as part of a web design team and as a freelancer.

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Web Development

Site development and maintenance using CMS such as WordPress, MODX, Drupal and Joomla. Programming knowledge of PHP, MySQL and jQuery and responsive design.

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IT & Web Site Management

Experience of providing and managing IT services, day-to-day running of e-commerce operations and delivering IT and customer support.

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I'm a graduate from the University of Plymouth and the Open University. I have several industry qualifications including Google Adwords, Google Analytics and Bing Ads.

Web and Internet Expert Plymouth Devon

I have a degree in Digital Art & Technology from the University of Plymouth and I have completed a Bachelor of Science degree through distance learning with the Open University, specialising mainly in computing and project management subjects.

I started my career as a graduate trainee at a software development company, progressing to graphic design and marketing. I worked as a web designer before taking on a more technical role as an IT administrator. I continued to work in web development in a freelance capacity and I am currently employed in a combined Marketing & IT Manager role.

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Active Work

To give you an idea of what I can do, these are some of the projects that I'm currently working on. They are a mixture of digital marketing and web design.

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