My bio

I am an online marketing strategist, trainer and speaker. I am widely considered to be an expert and influential on Internet Marketing, Social Marketing and Search Marketing worldwide and especially Europe.

I am the founder and owner of State of Digital, a website that focusses on bringing the right information and knowledge to the right people and get companies forward in Digital. State of Digital is the successor of Stateofsearch.com, which I founded together with Lisa Myers in 2010 and which was voted Best European Search Blog at the EU SearchAwards 2012.

I am an experienced speaker in online marketing. I speak at many different conferences like SES, SMX, A4U Expo and related events. I also get hired frequently to speak at internal events for companies like Bol.com, Sanoma Media and EuroAds and on international events about internet marketing.

I am a two times winner of the Speaker Medaillon on the International Search Summit, winner of the best speaker Award in Karaj, Iran, and was voted amongst the Top Influential Marketers in the UK.

I consult with several type of companies on implementation of strategic Internet Marketing and provides training in Search Engine Marketing, Social Media in the organisation, and Social Marketing and Influence Marketing related topics. I also consult for agencies and brands helping them determine the right online business strategy and connecting them to the right influential people.

I can be hired for:

Workshops & training sessions
Workshops & training sessions on Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Social Media, Social Marketing, Internet Marketing, blogging and related topics.

Speaking
I speak about the developments online in search and social and how companies can make the best use out of these developments.

Consultancy
I can help companies get the best out of their online efforts and use all the online possibilities to its best potential. I help the companies understand, make a plan and act on it.