About me

work & clients

  • About me

    I am a keen web developer who has focused on the Internet since '95 and been involved in most aspects of the Internet business in positions ranging from web designer, programmer, webmaster, to manager of websites, databases and online projects.

    What I do

    • Turn-key websites
    • Custom programming
    • Design
    • E-commerce, bespoke and Magento
    • CMS, bespoke, Wordpress and Magento
    • Databases
    • Back-to-back systems
    • Advanced search engine positioning
    • Targeted marketing and advertising
    • Maintenance

    I also consult, host, provide training and information on Internet-related subjects.

    Programming languages

    • PHP (procedural and OOP, Zend, Laravel)
    • Perl
    • JavaScript
    • Unix/Linux shells
    • SQL-92 (MySQL 3.xx-5.xx, PostgreSQL)
    • Some mobile development (PhoneGap framework)

    Databases

    Unix-based ANSI '92 compliant databases and DBMS's, including MySQL and PostgresSQL.

    Technological concepts

    • HTML/HTML5/XHTML/XML
    • Twitter bootstrap
    • Responsive design
    • SSL (using HTTPS/shell)
    • CURL (Client URL Request Library)
    • CGI, scripting
    • MVC
    • CSS/CSS3 (LESS, SASS) layout and formatting
    • AJAX
    • JQUERY
    • JQUERY UI
    • JSON
    • PhoneGap
    • Bitcoin & Blockchain technology

    Design

    • Graphics adapted for the Internet
    • Rich media

    SEO & Marketing

    • SEO keyword research
    • SEO link building (natural, white hat)
    • Google AdWords advertising (and AdSense)
    • FaceBook marketing & advertising
    • Twitter Marketing
    • Rich media SEO (YouTube etc.)

    Operating systems

    • Mac OS (local/dev server)
    • FreeBSD/OpenBSD/Linux/RedHat (production/server)
    • Windows (3.11, 95, 98, NT3.51, NT4, ME 2000, XP & Windows 7 & 8) (local/dev server)
    • MS DOS

    Tools

    • Adobe Fireworks
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Some Adobe Flash
    • Git
    • CodeKit
    • LAMP/XAMP/WAMP
    • All Google analytical and advertising tools
    • Various SEO & Analytical tools

    I have used the Adobe web creation tools since they came out.

    Hardware: IBM PC/Mac.

  • Client list

    1990-1995
    PC repairs, PC networks and PC troubleshooting

    1995-present day
    Solely focusing on the Internet and Internet technologies in the following manner:

    Unico.com (1996 - 1998)
    All aspects of unico.com, a UK-based PC network consultancy company.

    Ski-sensations.com (1997 - 2001)
    Online booking system for ski schools.

    DRM Pharmaceuticals UK (1998)
    Online marketing and promotion for DRM pharmaceutical websites.

    Neckline.com (1998 - 1999)
    Turn-key e-commerce solution for clothes company.

    Aarstiderne.com (1998 - 2000)
    Developed nationwide database-driven network where organic producers list products available for sale direct to the public.

    Teletubbies.com (1999 - 2001)
    Managing director for popular children's website.

    Joinireland.com (2000)
    All programming and aspects of maintenance.

    Industria Web - Project director (2001 - 2002)
    Industria Web (a joint venture between Ericsson and the Industria Group) in Milan, Italy.

    Teton Gravity Europe (2003-2004)
    Website, billing and e-commerce solution for film company.

    Senioriales UK (2005 - 2008)
    Web site and online marketing.

    We Are What We Do (2006 - 2008)
    E-commerce and programming.

    Plastic Ain't My Bag (2009)
    E-commerce and fulfillment programming for environment campaign by WAWWD and Anya Hindmarch in the UK.

    Yoomoo (2009-2011)
    Web site maintenance, programming, SEO, online advertising and online social media marketing for leading UK frozen yogurt company.

    SignatureFinder.com (2009-current)
    A search engine designed specifically for finding artists from fragments of their name/signatures. The project is my own and it is a derivative of my passion for art. Another issue I am working on is indexing of artists and I have built robots that harvest data and feeds it to the database. The project also involves foreign characters (éàçù...) and how to deal with those in a user friendly and performant way for a search engine and also fast AJAX requests for delivering as-you-type results.

    Zenvoy.com (2012-current)
    Zenvoy is a professional service for Associations, Corporates and Events that creates peer-to-peer introductions based on the profiles and networking needs of its members. You can use the platform to boost events by adding a horizontal networking layer allowing attendees to network before, during and after an event.

    Thankz.com (2013-current)
    Thankz is a Bluetooth-driven badge that is worn by front-end staff, your customers can activate the badge via your company app to reward and recognize service excellence.

    Thankz involves both a web site, SaaS cloud services and harware developed inhouse.

    2010-today
    Existing projects (Zenvoy.com) and some smaller sites such as Camping-les-fontaines.com and Smak.fr.

  • Kudos

    The Cisco IBM E-Commerce Award 2000

    Awarded the e-commerce award of the year 2000 arranged by Cisco, UNI-C and PBS in Denmark. The prize was for the innovative solution for nation-wide distribution of perishable organic produce for aarstiderne.com.

    Teletubbies.com

    Under my management, the company became profitable and traffic increased 10 times from 2.800 unique visitors per day to 27.500+ unique visitors per day (16.5 million hits per day).

    E-handels konferensen 2001 (The annual E-commerce conference - Copenhagen)

    I Won "Best E-commerce award" for client, Aarstiderne.com and also delivered the background material and theories that made up the main speech, "The Mechanics of E-commerce Success".

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