Ceri James is the Executive Director and part owner of BlueMagnet. He is a Digital Marketing Strategist, Consultant, Trainer and Public Speaker with over 2 decades of industry knowledge and expertise. He is responsible for identifying strategic client opportunities and digital agency partnerships.
His passion for digital is ever-present in everything he does. From his most recent partnership and investment into BlueMagnet, which was a strategic move to reposition the company to focus on it’s core offering of auditing, consulting & empowering the digital marketing industry, while introducing a best-practice standard, ensuring superior service delivery to the digital marketing landscape in South Africa, with a view to take the company global.
Ceri’s career in digital marketing began back in 1997 at the forefront of the emergence of the internet in South Africa, when he started Talooma (originally Cybertrenz), and over a span of 17 years built the company into one of South Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies, consulting to a number of the top national and global brands on web development, SEO, social media and paid advertising.
He holds an international Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing awarded by the Digital Marketing Institute in Ireland, is a Certified SEO Professional, and has been awarded the IDM Award in Mobile Marketing.
More recently, he has been involved in training and in depth consulting with both corporates and digital agencies, on how best to implement viable digital marketing strategies.
As a serial entrepreneur, multiple business owner and having worked with a wide variety of businesses, Ceri provides his clients with real life scenarios on how to leverage the best of what Digital Marketing has to offer.
Ceri is most alive when he is on stage or in front of a group presenting.
Quote: “Marketing without measurement is futile” – Ceri G. James