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James Gurd

James Gurd

E-commerce and marketing consultant

21a Kingfield Road, London, W5 1LD

Company description

Experienced and professional e-commerce and marketing consultant with a keen eye on the social media space. I specialise in planning, implementing and managing sustainable e-commerce strategies underpinned with sensible analytics to ensure that performance and goals are measured. I am a confident leader, with good people management experience, including in-house teams as well as partners and agencies. I believe that hard work can be enjoyable and that human relationships are the key to success.

About the expert

A man of inquisitive nature, I like forward-thinking people who are willing to embrace new ideas and who are committed to making an online brand work for their business and customers - I am particularly interested in how brands can build engaged communities online. Twitter:

Articles by this expert, by highest rating

  • What is SEO and why should you be doing it?

    Search engine optimisation (SEO) is about being visible online and delivering relevant content. James Gurd reveals how to achieve both to ensure your company climbs the search rankings…

  • Nine steps to getting started with social media

    Amid the mass of social networking sites and tools, how do you know where to start? E-commerce consultant James Gurd outlines the key steps to make your social networking strategy a success. …

  • Building links to boost your website ranking

    Building links between your website and other relevant websites can drive more traffic to your site and may help improve your ranking. This in turn helps with search engine visibility. It is an important aspect of search engine optimisation. James Gurd explains how to build relevent links…

  • How to use Google Places listings to find customers

    Getting the most from your website isn’t just about climbing Google rankings nationally — local rankings and reviews can make or break your business. Emma Allen looks at how Google Places can maximise your SEO (search engine optimisation) so you don’t miss out on customers on your doorstep …

  • The essential guide to landing page optimisation

    Website landing pages are where people arrive when they’ve clicked on a link or an ad for your business. Getting them right is essential if you want to stop prospects from taking off again too soon. James Gurd explains…