David Porter, Director, Surge Marketing Solutions
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David Porter, Director, Surge Marketing Solutions


Overcoming Adversity In The Midst Of A Pandemic - Local Marketing Firm Sees Prosperity

Many businesses across the nation have been rising to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with an amalgamation of agility, resilience and creativity. Surge Marketing Solutions, has taken the opportunity to excel during lockdown and bring in clients, employees and a completely brand new relocation of premises

The North-East based digital marketing agency has swiftly worked its way up to prosperity and sees continuous streams of magnification. This comes to no surprise as the company director, David Porter, is familiar to transforming failure into success. His first start-up business, The Wok Stop catered to local university students. The restaurant offered a multitude of Stir Fry dishes where the customer could completely customise their order. Boasting only 350 kcals and offering 2 of their 5-a-day. The diverse enterprise took off and in its first year, turned over 6 figures alone. David mentioned he took a mere £200 in wages whilst pulling in such impressive numbers all while moving out of his home, putting it on rent to improve his finances. Despite being an exceptional concept, unfortunately with the fluctuating demands of the economy and recession causing 8 out of 10 restaurants to fail, his in-demand business fell to the wayside.

Hit with bankruptcy and financial difficulty, David began working at a marketing firm and found appeal in it whilst concocting better solutions for clients. He put his expertise into practice to come up with diverse ways to fit into the ever evolving digital marketing paradigm. Employing his skills and experiences of sales and marketing, David founded Surge in 2011 with a mere £500 in his bank, securing small client accounts to get him by. After a fruitful 3 months in operation, he obtained his first office, his first employee and was on his way to absolute fruition all whilst handling financial obstructions.

As reflected in the company to date, it is evident that he excels at on-boarding clients, which makes it simple for him to secure more clients as time goes on. His passion to succeed and evolve with the fluctuation of the marketing sphere has worked in his favour with a love for sales front and centre of his skills. From 2011 to now, he has spoken at lectures, attended interviews on digital marketing solutions and much more.

In the past 6 months, the firm has employed 10 expert employees, which single-handedly specialise in photography, videography, PR, social media and SEO. You can check out Surge Marketing Solutions here to take a look at their work and find out more about the Middlesbrough based marketing agency.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Umarah Hussain .

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