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Professional Bio – Matthew Hamilton

My name is Matthew Hamilton & for the last 12 years I have lived and breathed search engines and organic search engine optimisation. I have performed SEO work on behalf of clients in the United Kingdom, USA, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, Canada, Thailand & 20 other countries around the world. I have worked on several hundreds websites over the last dozen years in perhaps 80 different sectors. These includes:

  • Insurance companies – I’ve done extensive SEO consulting for companies targeting car insurance, gap insurance, home insurance, landlord insurance, holiday let insurance & much more.
  • Home repair and renovation services including SEO for plumbers, electricians, commercial electrical, boiler repairs, heating engineers, drainage specialists & loft conversions.
  • Corporate gifts including branded christmas gifts.
  • Real estate – I’ve done the SEO for estate agencies (in London, Bath, East Molesey, York, Harrogate, Virginia Water, Cobham, Beaconsfield, Esher, Chalfont St. Giles, Radlett and Wimbledon), and letting agents (London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Leicester, Liverpool, Nottingham & Glasgow).
  • African safari (Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Namibia) – including prominent rankings in the US for African safari generic search terms and area specific ones including in the following places: Kruger National Park, Serengeti National Park, Mala Mala Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Masai Mara National Reserve, Chobe National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, Shamwari Game Reserve, Addo Elephant National Park and many more. There are not many game reserves in Africa I’ve not targeted and ranked a client website.
  • Non-safari adventure travel
  • Hotels, other accommodation & Car rentals
  • Private medical services
  • SEO consulting for Law firms (one Magic circle firm, a US firm in the UK, high-street firms, regional law firms, national law firms in the areas of civil, criminal & immigration)
  • Accounting firms – including SEO services for audit companies, small business accounting firms, tax consulting firms, top 100 accounting firms and a top 10 accounting firm.
  • Dentists & Cosmetic Surgery Private Practices

I have also acted as an advisor in the field of digital investments with a special focus on search engines and search engine traffic. Within this capacity I have advised on  pre-seed funding, seed funding, series A, series B and series C funding. Whilst the majority of my professional time is occupied with SEO management I have extensive experience at Google algorithm penalty recovery & manual action recovery. I have helped clients with data-driven content creation.

I currently reside in the Lake District with my wife, 3 year old son & two cats (Basil & Sybil).