Ben is Hallam’s Digital Director, leading a team of more than 30 digital professionals. He joined Hallam in 2012, and has played in instrumental role in the growth and success of our company.

Ben has delivered some outstanding results for our clients, and in 2018 is shortlisted for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) “Marketer of the Year.”

He recently spoke at the prestigious SMX West conference in California, where he shared his experience in Advanced Audience Targeting & Management Tactics.

Ben is a highly respected author, and writes regularly for Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal and State of Digital.

Ben graduated from the Nottingham Trent University with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies. Prior to joining Hallam, Ben worked in digital marketing at Experian

In his spare time, Ben is an experienced Ice Hockey player, currently representing the Nottingham Lions in the English National League.

Latest posts by Ben

The search industry is in a constant state of change, and that rate of change is accelerating. One notable area of development is the rising use of voice search and...

Check out my slides on Advanced Audience Targeting Tactics from SMX West last week. The targeting options available on both Facebook and AdWords are ever expanding. Here, we cover how...


Fresh research into search engine ranking factors highlights a number of trends on the rise that you should incorporate into your strategy for 2018 and beyond.


In this post, I've reviewed some of the best SEO talks from SMX East 2017. Key insights are presented throughout alongside links to the best presentations.

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