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Meet the Team: Tom


Meet Tom our new SEO Executive. Don’t let his love for space fool you, Tom is a very down-to-earth SEO specialist who loves spending time with his daughter when he’s not working hard to ensure his clients are ranking for keywords within their target markets.

Nickname: Tom

Age: 32

Lives: Macclesfield

Office: Stockport

Loves: My family, astronomy, SEO, documentaries, traveling, and lasagne!

Hates: A slow internet connection

How long have you been working at Platform81?

4 weeks

Quickly sum up a day in the life of a Senior SEO Executive:

A lot of research regarding our client’s market, finding the right keywords to target, finding out the strategy to rank for those keywords. Investigating technical issues and implementing fixes. Keeping up with the latest news in the SEO industry.

What would you be doing if you weren’t working at Platform81?

Playing with my daughter and helping her grow into a badass!

Describe your dream holiday?

Somewhere sunny with a lot of historical places to visit and good food to try.

Favourite food?

Lasagne is life.

Talk us through your perfect night out:

The unplanned night out are always the best ones! These are my favourite ones.

Dream date? (person or location)

Visiting the NASA space centre in Houston, then spending the evening enjoying a picnic, wine and using the centre’s giant telescope to admire the galaxies.

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Focused, dedicated, caring.

Tell us about your most embarrassing moment?

There are too many to list but a recent one would be that I fell asleep on the train while watching a Google Tag Manager tutorial video. Got home an hour late!

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?

I can be obsessed with Magnum ice-creams when the weather is hot.