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Barry Adams

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Also blogs for: Polemic Digital


Barry Adams has been building and ranking websites since 1998. Over the years he’s honed his skills in a wide range of businesses, from small agencies to Fortune 500 multinationals. Barry was named the Digital Industries Person of the Year at the 2014 DANI Awards and in the same year he founded specialised consultancy Polemic Digital to deliver world-class SEO services to clients worldwide. He counts some of the world’s biggest media brands among his clients. In 2016 his work was recognised with two UK Search Awards, including Best Small SEO Agency for which he was once again shortlisted in 2017.

In addition to his consulting work, Barry is passionate about educating the next generation of marketers. He lectures on SEO and digital marketing for Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast, and the Digital Marketing Institute, and travels the world to speak at digital conferences in London, Dublin, Belfast, Amsterdam, Paris, Milan, New York, Las Vegas, and Chiang Mai. Barry serves as Chief Editor at award-winning European digital marketing blog State of Digital, and is on the judging panel for the annual European, US, and Global Search Awards.

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Digital Agency Salaries & Compensation [Research] Business
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Digital Agency Salaries & Compensation [Research]

15th August 2019
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Finding and keeping employees is a key struggle in digital agencies. Bureau of Digital surveyed 67 owners about their company...
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