Dan is a Top #100 Digital Marketing Influencer and international speaker who went from knowing nothing about Digital Marketing, to growing an award-winning, 6 figure Digital Marketing Agency with his brother Lloyd in under 2.5 years.
HOW DID YOU GET TO BECOME AN EXPERT IN DIGITAL MARKETING?
Here’s a brief overview of the journey I’ve been on:
- Always had an entrepreneurial flare from a young age (influenced by my Dad).
- Did a business management & marketing degree at University of Brighton.
- Went straight into a Graduate Management Scheme at a large blue-chip organisation (nothing to do with Marketing).
- Worked my way up the ranks and then quit and went travelling around Thailand.
- Self-taught how to grow my own personal brand on social media.
- Started the KPS Digital Marketing Blog
- Started KPS Digital Marketing with my brother Lloyd in July 2015.
- Began speaking at small events.
- Built up a strong client base of small start-ups to large multinationals and local councils.
- Became a contributor for Social Media Examiner, Content Marketing Institute, Jeff Bullas & more.
- Named #12 Most Influential Digital Marketer on Twitter in the world in 2016.
- Began speaking at bigger events in Europe.
- Today I’m continuing to grow our Digital Marketing Agency.
WHAT AREAS OF DIGITAL MARKETING ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT?
- Social Media Marketing
- Video Marketing
- Personal Branding
WHICH DIGITAL MARKETING INFLUENCERS INFLUENCE YOU?
OUTSIDE OF B2B SOCIAL BRANDING AND SELLING STRATEGIES WHO ELSE INFLUENCES YOU ?
- My Dad (everything business related)
- Casey Neistat (video)
- On The Tools (creative branded content)
- Unilad (creative branded content)
WHICH BRANDS OR PRODUCTS STAND OUT FOR YOU IN B2B SOCIAL BRANDING AND SELLING STRATEGIES?
- Hubspot (their sales & CRM tools)
- Social Media Examiner
- Content Marketing Institute
- Digital Marketer
IF A BRAND WANTED TO WORK WITH YOU, WHAT OFFLINE / ONLINE ACTIVITIES WOULD YOU BE MOST INTERESTED IN?
Loads of stuff, like:
- Speaking opportunities
- Article contributions
- Digital Marketing strategy development
- Digital Marketing training
- Digital Marketing management
- Cool video content production
WHAT WOULD BE THE BEST WAY FOR A BRAND TO CONTACT YOU?
Via your favourite social media channel (links above) or email: Dan@kpsdigitalmarketing.co.uk