After completing his degree in Visual Communications/Graphic Design, Mike worked for Platypus Media Advertising and Design, a top digital marketing firm in Redmond, Washington. Hired as a web designer and developer, Mike quickly progressed to Web Manager and began leading a team of developers creating business and marketing websites for companies across the US and Canada. He was charged with the development of the Web Design and SEO processes, which also included the creation of content structure and implementing Google best practices.
Leaving Platypus in July of 2015 to pursue his desire to run his own digital marketing company, Mike continues to educate himself as he strives to become a leader in the field. He has completed dozens of courses totaling several hundred hours in the field of digital marketing. A list of completed courses and some of the subjects he is passionate about; Web Design, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, WordPress, Graphic Design, Programing, and The Adobe Creative Suite.
Prior to entering his career in marketing, Mike owned and operated a family business for more than 20 years. His first experience with digital marketing began in 2010 when he was generating leads for his business with a Google listing page and Google Maps. It was soon after that Mike began experimenting with other digital platforms including websites, pay per click and social media. Mike spent countless hours learning first hand what worked for his business and how to generate new clients with local search strategies. Content is the driving force behind SEO and the backbone of any digital marketing campaign. Mike’s background and personal experiences allow him to create unique content that is optimized for search and help you get found on the web.