About us


Tony Humberstone Managing Director & Online Marketing Consultant I started working in advertising back in the days of directories at BT Phonebooks and found my passion for working with SME’s and local businesses. As the internet came along I started selling Google adwords and have been in the industry for 6 years.

I still get a buzz out of delivering great results to all of our clients and delivering a good service.

I am registered with Google adwords and have my level 1 & 2 qualifications, so I still enjoy getting in to the nitty gritty of a campaign.

Call me anytime for a chat!
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Paul Fairminer Operations Manager I began my working life at a bank in London in a variety of finance roles. After an enjoyable 20 years I decided to take voluntary severance and use the opportunity to travel for 18 months.

After returning I started a new career in golf club management at a number of different clubs including one with a hotel.

After 10 years I felt it was time for another career change and when Tony offered me the opportunity to join him at PPC stars I decided the time was right to learn something new and bring my years of management and operational experience to help Tony grow PPC Stars into a top class agency focusing on customer service for it clients.
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Hannah Marley HR & Accounts I originally come from a retail management background, including Service and HR Management. Having 15 years of retail experience has given me excellent customer service which I strive to pass onto all our customers at PPC Stars.

I look after all PPC Stars invoices and admin, please contact me with any queries big or small. It’s a great team here and we all work together to give you the best service we can.
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Enrique Schmidt Head of SEO I am qualified in marketing by achieving a degree a few years ago, I then went on to gain an honours degree in digital marketing, why? Because I am passionate about marketing, but even more so, all things digital!

I love to play around with HTML code, PHP and thinking “outside the box” for companies to promote their business.

PPC Stars is my second experience working within a Marketing Agency, something which I thoroughly enjoy; with all the challenges. At PPC Stars, the aim is to always ensure our clients rank the best, without giving in to unorthodox methods, you’d be surprised just how many websites are ranking via “spammy” links!

With me on board at PPC Stars, you can relax knowing that we do this job by following SEO best practices. I really enjoy working with my team, (who are great), especially brain busting new link building ideas together to improve ranking positions and quality web traffic.

Real ale is another of my passions along with tree climbing, riding motor bikes and my main ambition is to become qualified at paragliding! So I look forward to optimising your website soon!
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Andrew Morris Head of Web Design I have spent 20 years as a graphic designer, creating websites throughout the many changes and trends which have occurred in the industry. By staying abreast of current technology and styles I have continually provided cutting edge websites for our clients.

As well as providing websites, my indepth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite has allowed me to produce additional services. I create print artwork for a number of clients as well as develop and design logos.
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Richard Walker Head of PPC I have a primarily technical based IT background after leaving Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in Multimedia Technologies. I also worked within the University’s IT department as an IT Assistant.

After leaving my position at the University, I talked with Tony who convinced me to join the great big world of PPC. After learning all about Google Adwords, I joined PPC Stars as an Online Marketing Consultant working on building accounts and maintaining them.

I also work closely with the weekly reports we send to our customers. The best thing about working at PPC Stars is the people involved are some of the most helpful and friendly people you could meet and will go above and beyond to ensure you’re getting the service you’re paying for.
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Emma Breedon Head of Content Marketing I started my career in Vancouver after graduating from the University of British Columbia with a major in Marketing in 2012. After landing a role at one of the most innovative companies in Canadian advertising, I had the opportunity to work on several large clients such as Jamie Oliver, Molson Canadian, Shaw Cable and A&W. From here, I moved back to London with a focus to move into the digital marketing sector. After working for digital agencies and a major tour operator, I moved to PPC Stars to help develop content and social strategies for our clients. In my spare time I am usually attempting to get out of the house with our dog and toddler! T 01798 667167 E
Chloe Albuery Senior Content Marketing Executive My background has been in events management which I studied for 2 years in Brighton.

This involved all aspects of planning and running a variety of events from outdoor music gigs to weddings, to running an entire Brighton Fringe venue. 

It was in this time that I found my love for marketing and design, after having to market, launch and promote the events I had planned. This was how I found an interest in social media, as it soon became the primary method of marketing these events. 

Since finishing the course, I decided I wanted to find an apprenticeship in digital marketing so I could further my skill set and knowledge of the industry, and this is when I found PPC Stars.

Since I’ve started, I have now also moved into designing print artwork for our clients, and running social media PPC campaigns.
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Harsha Desai Content Marketing Consultant I'm a social media consultant at PPC Stars, I got into Social Media when it first came along. I could see the potential of using it and back then it was just for fun and connecting with friends. Now though it's all about building new connections and growing your business. My role is to provide you with the skills you need to get you started on social media for your business. A step by step method to show you how using the power of social media can help your business. Getting your head around each of the platforms that can work for you is important and from here build up your confidence.

If training is not for you but understand that social media is now vital for your business, then using PPC Stars to carry out your monthly management is an option to consider. Here is how I can apply my knowledge about your business and the skills of understanding social media and then blending them together. Speaking on behalf of you via your accounts.

To find out more about how you can use our social media training or monthly management service please get in touch.
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Jo Barrett PPC Account Manager I am an experienced Google Certified account manager with extensive practical experience of working with varied B2B and B2C clients. I excel at working with clients to develop, build and maintain strong relationships. I can clearly establish and define their requirements, gain a full understanding of their desired outcomes and work with them to deliver success. With the majority of my working career in the online technology sector, I have obtained valuable skills, knowledge and experience in working with Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Social Media and SEO. Having also worked in the photographic and design industry this has helped me develop invaluable skills in Adobe Suite and key online marketing tools. I have worked in various business sectors which gives me vital experience and knowledge across areas such as fashion, technology and financial services. T 01798 667167 E
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Jake Cussans Senior SEO Executive I graduated university in June 2016 with a degree in Business Management and I.T. I am fascinated by how technology can influence and improve the processes and success of a business from small startups to global conglomerates.

When I discovered that there was an opportunity to work in SEO for PPC Stars I jumped at it! I felt that as the role combined digital technology and marketing that it would be the perfect job to build on what I had learnt studying at university.

As an SEO Executive it’s my responsibility to get lead generating keywords ranking as high as possible in search engine listings. I like to set myself challenging goals and then go above and beyond to achieve them for my clients.

My favourite thing about working at PPC Stars is definitely the amazing team environment, everyone here is so friendly and I would say it is the best team environment I have experienced.

Outside of work, football is my passion I love playing and going to watch Pompey play on Saturdays!
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Jonathan Hopkins SEO Account Manager I came to PPC Stars after working in Digital Marketing for a year, dealing with a variety of tasks within SEO, PPC and Social Media. I discovered SEO and became really interested and involved in learning as much as I could about it and decided to specialise in the field. As an Account Manager I handle my clients SEO efforts, optimising websites & implementing focus keywords to drive high quality traffic, working to develop strong backlinks alongside content creation. Outside of work, I spend time learning about coding languages like C#, developing and learning more about Wordpress and E-Commerce websites. I also really enjoy gaming, with over 90 games on my Steam profile. T 01798 667167 E
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Kim Lee SEO Executive I'm 20 years old and have only recently joined PPC Stars as an SEO Consultant, but already feel like I have settled into the team well. Everybody here is very friendly and the rural views from the office are absolutely beautiful - I am really enjoying being here!

Before coming into this role, I previously studied Media, Photography and Film for my A Levels at College and have since been working as a freelance photographer whilst in a retail role to support this work. I've always had an interest in all things creative from a young age and have been dying to get a role in a company like PPC Stars since leaving college - So when I was offered the job here I was delighted!

Outside of work I'm a keen horse rider and am still thoroughly enjoying my photography!
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Matt Cansfield SEO Executive After studying Computing and IT at college I was looking for a job in the IT world. After leaving college I was happy to find PPC Stars and applied immediately!

I joined the SEO team mid-august and I feel that I have setted in well, I am enjoying working in such a relaxed but hard working environment. The job is incredibly interesting and everyone is always willing to help with whatever you need help with.

Outside of work I support Aldershot Town FC, music and spending time with my mates.
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Kieran Layton SEO Executive I recently graduated from Godalming college having studied IT, Photography, History of Art and Media. Through my studies I found an interest in digital art which caused me to learn certain software such as Photoshop and 3D software including Blender and Cinema 4D.

Once I had finished college I became full time bar tender at my local pub where I had been working part time during my college years. I enjoyed the social aspect of that work and meeting new people every day but soon found myself feeling a change in career and felt I should start looking for jobs in the digital marketing sector as it is where my passion and interest lay.

I am working as a SEO Executive at PPCStars and I’m loving the job and the staff, it is full of hard working people who all have the same goal of pleasing our clients. They have provided great training and support for me, working with some great and inspirational people really makes work exciting and rewarding.

Outside of work I enjoy swimming and music.
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Jess Sellers SEO Executive At the ripe age of 19 I already have a years experience within the banking industry as a Personal Banking Advisor. Here I gained a knowledge of sales, banking and customer service. As well as qualifications within the banking industry. After completing my time at a high street bank, I decided that I wasn't enjoying it. So after research into different industries, I decided that SEO was the role for me. SEO is constantly changing and it's very exciting. PPC Stars offered me a chance to join the wonderful world of SEO, I've really enjoyed my time here so far and have learnt lots! I love working for PPC Stars as my colleagues are very supportive and they provide a very relaxing atmosphere to work hard in! Outside of work I enjoy walking my dog Orion, whilst discovering new places! I also enjoy going to watch my hometown Portsmouth FC play on most Saturdays, where possible. I've recently moved to Worthing so if anyone can recommend any places to go, i'd be open to ideas! T 01798667167 E
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Deborah Lake PPC Account Manager & Website Designer My background is in art and design. I grew up on the Costa Blanca Spain, and am bilingual in Spanish and English. I have worked in graphic design, and spent 8 years working in Spanish real estate, and during this time acquired experience on all aspects of this business; from conveyancing, to logo development, magazine design, and even photoshopping cats off bedspreads.

That was when I discovered the vast possibilities that online marketing has to offer. Having been a consumer of this service, and having spoken to Tony, I decided to learn more about Google Adwords and obtained the certifications required to enable me to offer this service to others.

PPC Stars is a dynamic and energetic team, taking pride from the success of its customers. Every team member is friendly, dedicated and extremely helpful.
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Steph Welch Website Designer I studied Digital Media Design at Bournemouth University giving me a good grounding in everything digital. My understanding of how websites are made and a creative interest lead me to PPC Stars.

When I started at PPC Stars I worked for the SEO team optimising client's websites to achieve the best organic rankings in search engines and improving user experience. I am now a part of the web design team, using the skills gained in SEO to help build excellent websites ready for search engines.

For my first job in digital marketing I have received excellent training and support and feel very lucky to be working in such a friendly, hard working environment.

Everyone on the team is dedicated to helping the customers achieve a strong digital presence.
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Daniel Few Technical Support Specialist I started my career in IT as an apprentice in a secondary school in Hampshire. With 7 years experience in IT, my previous experience system management and my personal interest in developing web applications, the role at PPC Stars was a great next step to combine these skills. At PPC Stars I am responsible for the technical maintenance of websites and supporting clients with server, email and domain issues, as well as anything else that technical that may need resolving! T 01798667167 E
Keely Beighton Business Development Manager I began my career in Marketing over 20 years working in the Medical Industry firstly in the Marketing Department then moving into the Event Management team for B Braun Medical Ltd, which I totally loved. Whilst working for B Braun, I successfully studied for my degree in Business and Finance at Sheffield Hallam University.

After leaving B Braun Medical, I went on to run two successful family business for the next 20 years whilst raising a family. This provided me with a totally different look at businesses and also a massive passion for small/medium business and their development and growth. This has given me, a true passion for business in general and the great drive and desire to help businesses grow and most important the need for any business to establish a clear marketing strategy to process growth and success whilst managing a budget.

After 20 years I felt it was time for another career change and move into a new direction so when Tony offered me the opportunity to join him at PPC stars I decided the time was right to learn something new and a fresh approach to marketing – Online Marketing totally is the future I believe. I feel I can bring my years of experience, drive and guidance to help Tony grow PPC Stars into a top-class agency focusing on customer service for it clients. We truly have an amazing and creative team at PPC STARS Ltd, and I’m proud to be part of that. I feel we can take any business forward with some fresh ideas and approaches to Marketing Online whilst taking the time to manage budgets and expectations. So, I’m super excited to be PPC Stars Business Development Manager based in the Sheffield office. Please call me any time to discuss.
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Carol Lintott Business Development Manager My background is within the financial services industry, after a successful career with a major Bank, I ran a Consultancy business providing project work, past business reviews, training and team management to similar financial institutions. I then took a break from Financial Services to start up a subscription based web service.

Helping businesses start up and develop has been a big part of my more recent work. The opportunity to help businesses achieve with PPC Stars enables me to use this experience and put my communication and customer service skills to good use.
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Spotty Client Liaison Officer My name is Spotty. I am a Jack Russell X. I was rescued from RSPCA Brighton.

I am employed at PPC Stars as Client Liaison Officer. Part of my role is to entertain the staff. I am much loved by everyone. Sometimes I whine and cry but generally I am well behaved.

In the summer I patrol the central courtyard and perform meet and greet duties although I draw the line at the postman. Sometimes I jump on Tony’s sofa and get told off. I find this funny as I think he actually believes he is in charge, but we know the real truth!
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