Meet our experienced team of straight-talking, no-nonsense SEO experts
By choosing us as their digital partners, our clients benefit from the broad knowledge of our entire team of experts who work together to develop and deliver a strategy totally unique and tailored to their business goals.
For the past 15 years we have specialised in SEO and PPC as our core disciplines. We’ve never lost this focus, but SEO and PPC have fundamentally changed and our team has expanded to enhance this core offering and to enable us to deliver the whole range of marketing services in-house.
With a combined experience of over 30 years in running successful companies, we a forward-thinking, pro-active Internet marketing company who communicate in plain simple English and are dedicated to achieving our clients’ goals.
We are members of the Institute of Digital Marketing and an official Google Partner company. In addition, our head of paid search is physically at the Google headquarters every few weeks, keeping up to date with the latest developments in the world of SEO so that we can be sure to obtain the highest returns from your internet marketing strategies.
We are the UK’s top search agency
Artemis is a recommended Advisor Company for the recent Government Growth Voucher scheme and the Number 1 search agency in the UK, as ranked by the independent business review platform, FreeIndex.
You can rest assured of our professional qualifications as well as our vast experience – all that’s left to decide is whether we are the right fit for each other.
We work with clients from all industries from across the UK, but mainly in the south of England. If you are a small business and you want to see your revenue and sales grow, please get in touch.
Mike was originally from a financial services background and specialised in property investment. Mike was one of the very first people to realise the massive potential of the Internet for generating enquiries and new business for companies and very quickly built up a solid business and reputation within the overseas property market.
All of his sales leads were generated via the Internet using tried and tested online marketing techniques.
As a result of this success other property companies and businesses sought help for their Internet marketing and Artemis Internet Marketing was formed back in 2003.
Below is a genuine testimonial from a client we have worked with for many years.
“Mike Knivett is one of our most prolific lead generators in Europe, his vast network of sites mean he supplies us with quality enquiries everyday and all are people who have a genuine need for our service and products, without Mike my sales figures would be much lower and I recommend his web knowledge and business skills to anyone.” Steve Tiley, Moneycorp
Justin has been building, marketing and selling online businesses since 2003. He has successfully developed and sold two large social websites aimed at expats abroad, helped many businesses achieve great results online and has also been the best performing online affiliate for major international companies such as Barclays and Holiday Lettings.
Being a Masters degree qualified engineer, Justin uses his analytical and mathematical skills to test the latest online strategies and techniques using the broad spectrum of hundreds of websites owned by Artemis Internet Marketing. Justin develops and analyses cutting edge techniques to achieve outstanding results for our own websites and those of Artemis clients.
Justin passionately keeps fully up-to-date with every measurable change in Google’s algorithm and constantly adapts his strategies to reflect the truly dynamic nature of an online working environment. It’s what gets him up in the morning!
Head of Digital PR & Content
Aaron is our head of content marketing and outreach, coming from an online marketing background – with six years experience at one of the UK’s leading activity booking companies.
After graduating from Bournemouth University with a Marketing Degree, Aaron moved to Extreme where he managed the experience portfolio, organised bungee world records and enjoyed the odd skydive here and there. Having spent much of his spare time freelancing, Aaron brings a varied skill-set that includes copywriting, design and social media campaign management.
When he’s not in the office, Aaron enjoys football, documentaries, cycling and Krav Maga.
Senior SEO & Operations Manager
As one of Artemis’ longest serving team members, Sara is a senior manager with team leadership and development responsibility for junior SEO Executives and SEO Assistants.
Sara joined Artemis 5 years ago, having gained valuable offline marketing experience in previous roles, and proceeded to develop her SEO, social media and online marketing knowledge while completing a BA (Hons) in Business & Marketing. Since then, she has worked with a diverse portfolio of Artemis clients and acquired an excellent command of all aspects of SEO and CRO. Her impressive attention to detail and enthusiasm for understanding how on-page and technical changes impact both search engines and users has seen her establish an enviable track record of success with online marketing strategies.
Outside working hours, Sara loves riding her horse, and she has a passion for interior design and furniture making.
Senior SEO Manager
Kerry joined Artemis in November 2018 having worked for several years in both agency and in-house SEO roles. Kerry enjoys the technical side of SEO, as well as strategy. She genuinely gets excited seeing client rankings, traffic and enquiries go up.
Kerry graduated from Brighton University in 2012 with a degree in Business Studies. Since then Kerry has developed a formidable bank of SEO skills, always keen to learn more and keep ahead of the crowd.
Outside of work Kerry enjoys FOOD, particularly pizza. She loves music, especially rock – the heavier the better! She is a keep-fit fanatic (working off those pizzas), loves walking in the Sussex countryside and is currently wedding planning!
Duncan has an extensive technical background in web design & build with a specialism in eCommerce platforms. He is a certified Magento specialist and also has experience with Shopify, Drupal and WordPress. Pursuing his growing interest in digital marketing, he gained valuable commercial exposure in the field of email marketing for website conversions and account management, both agency and client-side. Duncan has a keen grasp of a broad range of digital skills that range from building new websites and integrating membership services to working with core branding and major SEO and PPC campaigns for a wide range of industries.
In his spare time, Duncan likes to pursue his interests in outside hiking, martial arts and football. He also loves to discover music and writers from around the world.
Senior Account Manager
Craig has joined Artemis as a Senior Account Manager to look after our growing number of clients. As an accomplished sales and customer services professional, he has worked in educational training, financial services and media production.
Craig has over 7 years’ experience in digital media and marketing as a project manager, editor, film producer and camera operator. He thoroughly enjoys working with SMEs, supporting them to grow and seeing the results of successful marketing.
Not many people know that Craig is also a talented trumpet player and has a Music degree from Salford University. As well as playing for his local brass band and soul band, he has performed live on TV for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2015.
Senior Account Manager
Matthew is our Account Manager. He has a solid 7 commercial year track record gained in the financial services industry, and also runs his own small events & catering business.
As a business owner himself, Matthew fully appreciates the importance of Search Engine Optimisation for every commercial venture large or small. Keen to share his passion for digital marketing with other companies, he is happy to explain to anyone interested why the SEO performance of a business website is key to its financial success.
In his spare time, Matthew competes in the odd marathon (5 and counting!) and he has worked with several charities over the years, leading teams to fundraise in excess of £75,000.
As Finance Manager at Artemis, Ciso’s role is integral to the smooth running of the business. A full professional AAT member, he has a strong background in bookkeeping, business accounting and finance, with particular experience gained in the construction industry, telecommunications and charity sectors. Ciso is a self-confessed stickler for accuracy who enjoys number crunching and finding ways to improve processes and reporting.
Out of office hours, Ciso is a huge sports fan, with football – he supports Peterborough United – as well as squash, pool and swimming all high on his list of favourite pastimes. He has also been known to tackle the odd Tough Mudder endurance event. And did we mention that Ciso is in fact a retired professional Poker player?!
Holly originally joined Artemis to help with online directory submissions. Since then, she has developed her formidable organisational and people skills within the team. Now Operations Manager, she analyses and actions internal systems and processes for productivity and efficiency gains.
Holly has a background of 10 years of varied commercial experience gained in Reception and Customer Services positions and 3 ½ years working as a Teaching Assistant and Sports Coach at Hurstpierpoint College.
Her outside interests include tennis, netball, polo and musical theatre, as well as looking after her husband and young son.
Senior Content Writer
Nicole has a solid track record in lifestyle publishing, marketing and research, and a real passion for creating engaging and informative quality content for any platform. Having spent many years as a publishing editor in regional magazine journalism and digital publishing, with a brief stint working for a certain major search engine, there can’t be many topics that she hasn’t written about.
Nicole has a background in IT business research and holds degrees from the University of Sussex and the London School of Economics. She is a language and communications specialist with a postgraduate Diploma in Translation (German) and decades of copywriting experience in the fields of Marketing, Advertising and PR.
Aside from work, Nicole has a keen interest in vegan nutrition and loves to cook. She also has a soft spot for exploring the local area – with walking (preferably to a nice pub), shopping and music venues all high on her list of favourite things in Sussex.
Senior Content Writer
David joined the company in early 2016. He has been writing professionally since he graduated from university, specialising in SEO-driven online content. Initially working as a freelancer and writing on topics as varied as food & drink, cloud computing, motoring and health, David then moved between in-house content roles at travel companies before bringing his skills to Artemis.
Passionate about high quality writing, David works on everything from client blogs and articles to website content.
Outside of work David enjoys playing basketball, board games and guitar. Giving up on aspirations of rock stardom he prefers now to spend his time watching genuinely talented musicians at gigs. Additionally, his taste in footwear is second to none.
Patrick recently relocated all the way from the West Country to join Artemis as a Content Writer.
Having completed university degrees in Nutrition, Biomedicine and Journalism, his career has taken him from science writer to online animation editor and digital journalist. Passionate about precision and accuracy in his writing, Patrick also brings a wealth of creativity across a variety of topics.
Away from work, he enjoys football, tennis and walking his dog Daisy. He is also a singer-songwriter in his spare time and is on a mission to visit every pub in Brighton at least once. He’s already completed Bristol.
Senior Web Designer
James has 10 years experience working at the sharp end of digital media for a variety of clients in both B2B and B2C sectors across a variety of industries including fashion, automotive, event and FMCG.
In a digital landscape with changing trends and technologies, James’ knowledge of usability and user experience paired with his award winning designs ensure that Artemis deliver far more than simply a great looking. We design for our customers customer.
Beyond the screen, James is a keen wildlife photographer, has been known to badly play the guitar and ably assists his wife in her jewellery design business. Also partial to a sneaky craft ale.
Technical & Development Manager
Matt is our resident Chief Geek. Interested in computers and gadgets from an early age (his first computer was a Sinclair ZX80!), he has 20 years’ of industry experience, having worked in various positions ranging from Helpdesk to Technical Director.
With a wide range of tech skills at his disposal including Linux Server Administration, PHP and Bash programming. Matt loves a good IT challenge and keeps a keen eye on the latest technologies and developments. He is also a registered Apple Developer.
When he is not glued to a screen, Matt likes getting out and about on his motorbike and his horse, though thankfully not at the same time.
Web Development & SEO Executive
Peter joined Artemis as a Marketing Assistant in 2015 after achieving the Gold Standard in his NCTJ course and finishing his degree at Portsmouth University. Peter has a keen interest in search engine optimisation and creating new web pages.
Outside of work, Peter enjoys hiking, writing and taking over the world in turn-based strategy games.
Rob graduated with a degree in Games Technology from the University of Bournemouth in 2015 and decided to pursue a career in web development. He has 4 years’ industry experience of creating custom WordPress websites, most of it gained at an aviation publications and events company in Crawley.
When not working, Rob enjoys playing football while attempting to support Newcastle United.
Profile Building Executive
Jillian originally joined Artemis as SEO Administration Assistant and her role recently changed to Profile Building Executive. With a methodical, no-nonsense approach to business admin, she researches online resource sites to build high quality backlinks for our clients, focusing on topically related and local sites.
After 5 years of running her own small florist business, Jillian chose a corporate career path in Quality Management which has given her a deep understanding of business processes, administrative systems and customer experience. Over the years, she gained experience in a variety of commercial roles in Manufacturing, Retail and Construction, and is now putting her impeccable administrative skills to excellent use at Artemis.
As a mother of three school age children, Jillian relishes the challenge to create order out of chaos on a daily basis on the home front too. She finds the best way to relax is with the help of friends, family and some good music.
Head Of Paid Search
Lester is fully Google accredited having passed several Google Ads exams including advanced search. His background is from multi-site retail so he has a keen eye on controlling costs and getting the most out of any budget.
His background also gives him excellent analytical skills which he enjoys using to maximise the potential in any account he manages. His creative side also means he enjoys creating ad copy that really stands out and helps sell whatever it is that makes your business different from the rest.
Paid Search (PPC) Executive
Amelia has specialised in PPC/Paid Search marketing since early 2006 after completing a degree in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Sussex.
With over 7 years experience Amelia has worked with clients ranging from blue chip to SME and across many different industries.
Having passed numerous advanced Analytics and Google Ads exams Amelia has become part of the very few fully qualified Google Certified partner network. As well as the knowledge required in both analysis and a conversion based specialization, being a partner also provides an ‘always at hand’ Google Agency support team, Unique only to several hundred members in the UK.
Josh is a creative. Having studied song writing at university, graduating in 2015, he continues to work successfully in the music industry writing and playing live shows, his songs having achieved over 1 million streams on Spotify and iTunes alone. Highlights so far have included supporting Iggy Azalea at Knebworth, and having a number 1 single in the UK christian and gospel music charts in 2018.
Josh also has a passion and skill for film making. Having started a video production business just few years ago Josh received an advanced editing qualification and has subsequently worked with large brands like Roland, Mapex and Mears Group, as well as directing and filming music videos, wedding films, and promotional videos for events, conferences and SME’s. He continues to be highly sought after for his creative and professional work.
Vince Holton has been a technology market-developer for 20+ years, developing brands, products and devising routes to market for European, US and Far Eastern companies.
Vince’s main activity for some years has been as the content creator and editor of multiple web TV channels. Vince pioneered the use of low-cost, high production value technical web video content and operates a fully-scalable, one-stop video creation, production and distribution business.
Vince has created high-quality online content for clients large and small, and for global brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Ericsson, TDK, Intel, CSR/Qualcomm, Nordic Semiconductor and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Vince was identified as a key contributor to the successful launch of Bluetooth technology, identified by the Daily Telegraph as amongst the Most Important Inventions of the 21st Century).
Sutton has a degree in Photography from Plymouth and has recently graduated from the Strohacker Design School at Bognor Regis. His passion for visual communication has taken him from virtual and ‘invisible’ technologies to fine art photography, and he has lectured in photographic practice.
A keen member of the art community, Sutton now specialises in graphic design for print and web, using his considerable talents to create and refine innovative visual concepts within professional briefs. As Artemis’ resident graphic designer, he is relishing the challenge of improving online visualisation – both for Artemis and our clients.
Outside of work, Sutton enjoys gardening and gets great pleasure out of growing his own veg. He loves outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, camping and kayaking.
Digital Marketing Graduate
After a successful summer internship at Artemis, Selena now joins us full-time in a graduate position, having completed her English degree at the University of Nottingham. A junior member of the SEO team, she is relishing the hands-on learning and the ability to make a positive contribution to the team, while producing tangible results for a wide variety of client sites.
Outside of work, Selena plays the piano, and she loves to go on long country walks, preferably when there’s a quaint old pub at the end of it.
Digital Marketing Graduate
Having recently completed a BSc (Hons) in Marketing & Management from the University of Sussex, Tamarah joins Artemis’ SEO team in a junior position. She brings with her valuable previous agency experience as a content writer and is looking forward to pursuing a career in a technical SEO role.
In her free time, Tamarah loves making the most of the Brighton music scenes, visiting art galleries and working on her sewing projects.
Office & HR Manager
Kate joined Artemis back in 2015, initially as PA to Mike Knivett and to look after our office management. Since then, her role has grown hugely over the years and she is now in charge of the HR department, managing systems and processes to support our rapidly expanding team.
Kate’s previous career includes a 12-year period at Gatwick Airport where she worked in airline customer services, as a training instructor and as part of the Terminal Management Operations Team. She has a real passion for organising and motivating people to perform to the best of their abilities in a happy, productive and professional team environment.
When she is not working, Kate is busy at home with two young sons to look after. She enjoys dance fitness classes and long country walks, while other hobbies include photography, geocaching and local history.
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