Who i am
Entrepreneur I Domain Names & Internet
Founder of various technology and media companies.
I am entrepreneurial spirit who has already had success in running multiple companies over the past 17yrs, and was a pioneer in the early stages of the domain name industry whereby i created the first ever Domain Parking platform here in the UK, along with various other algorithms & technologies that generated millions in revenue for my business & large blue chip clients such as Yahoo Inc, 123-REG and MIVA Inc by monetising web traffic. This resulted in my company being acquired by 123-REG / Webfusion Ltd in 2008, one the largest hosting companies in Europe.
Geolocation based Applications & Technologies, Bespoke Platforms & Software Development, Design & Development For Mobile & Web, Monetization of Internet Traffic, PPC, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) Near Field Communication (NFC) Augmented Reality, Social Media Interaction, Domain Research, Domain Brokerage & Acquisitions, Domain Name Monetization, Mentoring, Email Marketing Campaigns, Mobile Marketing (TXT/SMS) Investment Funding (SEIS/EIS) Internet Consultancy.
Domain Names I Own
- Email Marketing
- Email Campaigns
- Email Platform
- Email Software
Mymailer is a leading email marketing platform that focuses on quality, innovation and speed. We utilised the latest technology to bring results to grow our clients businesses. We pride ourselves on great work ethic, integrity, and end-results. Throughout the years Mymailer software has been able to create stunning, award winning email campaigns in multiple verticals, helping clients such as Mercedes-benz increase their open rates and obtain an overall better web presence.
- Domain Names
Garner Media is a premium design agency that focuses on quality, innovation and speed. We utilise technology to bring results to grow our clients businesses, be it through Software Development, Mobile Applications (Apps), Social Media, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Management of Pay Per Click Campaigns (PPC), Email Marketing or bespoke tailored solutions involving complex programming and algorithms. We pride ourselves on great work ethic, integrity, and end-results. Throughout the years Garner Media has worked with various bluechip companies such as Mercedes-benz, Samsung, Intel, Nokia, BT, Toshiba, Nortel, HP, Sony, 3M and IBM to name but a few - Creating award winning mobile apps, websites and stunning designs in multiple verticals while allowing our clients to obtain an overall better web presence. Garner Media Ltd are also heavily involved in the Internet Industry and has fast become recognised as a world leader in premium domain name acquisitions, domain registrations, domain name brokerage and domain name law. We also help our clients, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, celebrities and individuals to obtain premium domains. And have won a large number of DRS disputes and high profile court cases surrounding domain disputes and trademark infringements.
Breaks.com which was registered August 1995 is a leading hotel search engine that offers over 5 million hotel deals from all major travel websites into one free, quick and easy search. We guarantee to find you the best deal possible on your hotel or we'll refund you the difference. The Breaks platform allows you to easily search room availability and hotel rates from all major travel websites at the same time. You can instantly compare hotel details, availability, rates and taxes from such websites as Expedia, Hotels.com, Laterooms, Venere, lastminute.com, HolidayInn, Travelocity, Marriott, EasyToBook (and many more) all in one set of search results. Shortly we will allow members to upload their own holiday homes, compare flights and book car rentals. We also plan to utilise the breaks domain name and create various sub sections targeting such areas as e.g. short.breaks.com, city.breaks.com, luxury.breaks.com, spa.breaks.com, ski.breaks.com to name but a few. Note: If you are an investor or a company who would be interested in partnering with BREAKS.COM - Please get in touch as I am always looking at ways to expand the business. I own various Geo Domains which i plan to develop e.g. Kavos.com, TheCotswolds.com, MiltonKeynes.com plus hundreds more!
- Mobile App
iBuddy® is the next generation of geo social networking that will help enhance the way people communicate and interact with each other. By leveraging the convergence of handheld devices, social networking communities, and focusing heavily on geo location based services and trends which are happening in real-time, people will have the ability to communicate and express themselves in ways which haven't been possible before. The iBuddy® platform is currently in beta and will be going live to the public shortly. Already iBuddy® is grabbing the attention of angel investors after i demoed the platform live in London, this resulted in iBuddy® Ltd securing it's first round of seed funding ($250,000). I will shortly be looking for further investment which will enable the platform to go global at a much faster pace. If this would be of interest to you or your company please get in touch to discuss further. The core of the iBuddy® platform has been developed by a group of individuals from Oxford and Cambridge University, they have also represented the UK in various International Olympiad in Informatics events and have a wealth of experience in writing complex algorithms, software, databases, and masters of mathematics and physics. The iBuddy® teams DNA can be found in applications they produced for such companies as Schlumberger, Webfusion Ltd, Gladstone Plc, Aston Martin, Setanta Sports, FFEI (Formerly FujiFilm), Renault UK and other large corporations. The future looks promising for iBuddy® so watch this space.
Prescience Media 5 LLP is an integrated media company that help fund the production of films. We work closely with international sales business Ealing Metro who are partnered with Ealing Studios, plus many other leaders within the film industry. My current investments and films i have helped to fund include: > Mr Nice (Based on the autobiography by Howard Marks) > St Trinians 2 (Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, David Tennant) > Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (A Biography Of Ian Dury).
- Domain Parking
I developed and maintained the entire domain parking platform (from the ground up) that monetized over 2.5 million domain names on the 123-REG.COM network. I also helped my business partner Thomas Vollrath CEO of Host Europe and previous CEO of 1&1 Internet, Inc to dramatically increase monthly revenues which then resulted in Oakley Capital, owners of Webfusion Ltd (GX Networks) acquiring my company. 123-REG are one of the largest domain registrars / hosting companies in the world, owned by Host Europe who operate other brands such as Heart Internet, Xcalibre, Domain Monster, Donhost and various other large internet corporations.
- Domain Parking
Domain Parking International LLP was acquired in November 2008 by 123-REG.com / Webfusion Ltd who are owned by Host Europe Group, which include such 123-REG.com, Heart Internet, Xcalibre, Domain Monster, Donhost and various other large internet corporations. I stayed on as a director to continue moving the company forward and implement new technologies, as well as establish key long term partnerships with key players within the industry.
Head Of Sales
- Connexions Magazine
I was the 'Head of Sales' for the leading IT & Telecommunications Publication 'Connexions Magazine'. During my managerial role i personally generated over £3.5 million in advertising sales revenue, making Connexions one of the most successful publications within the Holcot Group over the last 25yrs (There were 48 different industry titles in total). Year-on-year i continued to hit both individual targets and team targets, enabling me to self fund my first ever startup company 'Garner Media Ltd' which later acquired various assets of the Holcot Press Group of Companies e.g. the 'Connexions Magazine' and the 'Commerce.co.uk' website which was (and still is) classed as an ultra premium domain name.
What i do
I specialise in the following domain name areas; Domain acquisitions, domain parking software and development, domain name brokerage, domain drop catching, domain law, domain disputes e.g. WIPO and Nominet DRS complaints, domain protection services and whois protection, domain appraisals, tracking down domain owners and more. I also actively help private clients acquire internet real-estate (domain names) and have dealt with Celebrities such as Piers Morgan through to large corporates such as Sony
- Domain Name Acquisitions
- Domain Parking Platforms
- Domain Name Brokerage
- Domain Catching / Drop Catching
- Domain Name Law
- Domain Name Disputes
- Domain Name Protection Services
- Domain Name Appraisals
- Tracing Domain Owners
- And more...
When the limitations of the packaged CMS or E-commerce solution are standing in the way of achieving your goals, that's where I can help by offering custom web development using my extensive experience developing sites and apps of all types, complexities and budgets.
- Software Development
- Data Base Structuring
- Cloud Solutions (AWS)
- User inerface (UI)
- Planning & Maintenance
- Open Source Software
Web designing is an art! Your website design shows your business insight. A well known saying is “First impression is the lasting one”. In web technologies, your website is the first entity that interacts with the visitor, so your website should speak itself! The websites we produce are clean and fresh, each uniquely designed. Furthermore, we endeavour to ensure all our sites meet the accessibility standards demanded by the World Wide Web Consortium. Our websites are tested in the most commonly used browsers at different screen resolutions.
- Responsive Website Design
- Usability and Competition Analysis
- Information Architecture Design
- User Experience Design
- Website Content Strategy
- Installation & Setup
- CMS and e-Commerce Integration
- Cross Browser and Platform Testing
" Mercedes-Benz has become synonymous with quality, excellence and efficiency. My company 'Mymailer Ltd' are proud to be an approved supplier of such a prestigious automotive company, and look forward to working closely with them to improve on customer engagement. "Mymailer Ltd