About Echo.

We’re website & digital marketing experts, specialising in generating conversion focused results online - but you could have guessed that.

What makes us different? Our passion is growing businesses with a "get things done" attitude, which we believe gives us our edge.

Back in 2012 we started searching for a digital agency who truly understood how to best approach creating a brilliant online presence for SMEs, that would allow a company to grow.

We couldn’t find one, so we built Echo.

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Our Mission

Whether it’s a new website build or an ongoing digital marketing campaign, we want to work with you every step of the way and support your business growth.

With Echo, we’ll ensure our objectives are aligned and that you always feel in the loop with what we’re working on. No technical jargon or complex numbers – we promise!

From the beginning, we have worked closely with each and every single one of our clients to provide them with a service that mirrors the relationship of an effective in-house team. We’re their partners.

Growing from strength to strength, we’ve built an agency that thrives off getting real results for our clients. What does that mean? It means we work together to help develop your organisation so that you can get noticed by the right people, at the right time. But it doesn’t stop there, we’re a business development focused team that considers your profitability and growth paramount to campaign success.

We go beyond just creating websites – we maintain strong relationships with all of our customers and providing a fantastic after care experience.

We want to work alongside you to expand your business so that it can meet its real potential and we’ll have fun while doing it. Why? Because we love what we do and we hope you’ll see that too.

If you’re struggling to get your business to thrive online, speak to us today.

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Meet The Team All you need to get your business out in the world.
Leah Brown at Echo Web Solutions
Leah Bull
Digital Marketing Manager
Marketing Head Honcho 👩‍💻

Since joining the team in its infancy, Leah has helped to build, push and elevate Echo’s digital marketing campaigns involving PPC, SEO and CRO strategies.

Happiest when she’s busy (which is is just as well!), Leah enjoys collaborating with the team to bring new ideas to clients, helping them to reach their business goals.

Known to the team as the Asana taskmaster, she gets excited about organisation, keyword research and anything automated. At home, Leah also gets excited about organisation, automation but there's a bit of baking in there too.

  • Her Cat Loki
  • Traveling to new places
  • Body Combat classes
  • Helping to Grow the Echo Family
  • Achieving Digital Marketing Specialist Qualification
  • Making the Best Cinnamon Buns

Leah's Latest Posts

Digital Marketing Strategy Must-haves: What You Should Never Miss 3rd October 2023
Google Performance Max Ads Explained: Are They Better? 12th August 2022
8 Key Reasons to Start a PPC Campaign 9th March 2021
Anissa Temimi at Echo Web Solutions
Anissa Temimi
Digital Marketing Lead
Strategist Queen

With a wealth of agency and in-house experience for both B2B and B2C marketing, Anissa joined Echo in 2023 to help level up clients' SEO, PPC and CRO strategies.

Prior to her growing passion for marketing and strategy, Anissa completed a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, which led her to dig deeper into data and analytics, and completing her masters degree.

Outside of work, Anissa does professional boxing training, she has studied astrology and in any spare time she has, conducts in-depth birth chart readings for people.

  • Blazers (full wardrobe...at least one for every day of the week!)
  • Coffee (gold member at Starbucks)
  • Boxing
  • Masters degree in International Marketing
  • Bilingual / speak French
  • Helping businesses strategise and excel in all things digital!
Laurissa Gould at Echo Web Solutions
Laurissa Gould
Digital Marketing Account Manager
The Pocket Rocket 🚀

After studying Fashion Communication at university, Laurissa had a great interest in creating content for small companies but wanted to learn more on how she could help grow a company. This led to her Masters degree in Marketing and found her love for digital marketing and analysing data.

Since joining in November 2020, Laurissa has been absorbing all things digital and expanding her knowledge on SEO and PPC with the help from the great Echo team.

  • Fashion (Which her wardrobe wishes she didn’t)
  • Photography
  • Pasta
  • Completing her Masters degree
  • Photography being displayed in art galleries
  • Working with some amazing people!
Sophie Jackson at Echo Web Solutions
Sophie Jackson
Digital Marketing Account Manager

Having completed an Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing and a degree in Business Management, Sophie is passionate about all things business growth.

With a love of communication and relationship-building, Sophie’s work at Echo revolves around delivering the best results for our clients.

In her spare time, you can find her cooking, meditating or tending to her crystals.

  • Animals
  • Incense
  • Spending time in nature
  • Completing her Business Management degree in a year and a half
  • Helping launch a sustainable community festival for local businesses and DJs
  • Mastering the art of optimism
Sarah Glover at Echo Web Solutions
Sarah Glover
Marketing Coordinator

Sarah joined Echo in November 2022 and is responsible for the coordination and execution of the Marketing plan for Echo. Having spent 3 years in a marketing role for a construction dispute company, Sarah is enjoying the exciting agency vibe, helping companies to grow online.

Outside of work, you can usually find Sarah having fun with her 2 little monkeys, exploring on walks or camping when time allows!

  • Baking (trying not to eat it all!)
  • Camping
  • Learning new things
  • Completing a Business (Marketing) degree whilst working full time
  • Having 2 beautiful (never naughty) children
Lewis McCarthy at Echo Web Solutions
Lewis McCarthy
SEO Executive

As our SEO Executive, Lewis regularly performs website audits, identifying issues and areas for improvement.

With a background in PPC, social media and email marketing, Lewis decided to explore a new territory of digital marketing - SEO. Since starting with Echo, Lewis has enjoyed helping online businesses to boost their ranking potential.

Aside from keeping up to speed with the ever-changing SEO landscape, in his spare time Lewis can be found listening to music, reading fantasy novels and playing computer games with his friends.

  • Chicken wings
  • Playing computer games with friends
  • Reading sci-fi and fantasy novels
  • Gained a Geography degree from the University of Portsmouth
  • Ate a 24 pack of Walkers crisps in one sitting

Lewis's Latest Posts

Why is Keyword Research Important? 28th June 2023
Are You Ready For Google Analytics 4? 28th February 2023
Abdul Kader, Echo Web Solutions
Abdul Kader
SEO Executive

Abdul came aboard the Echo team in July 2023, stepping into the role of SEO Executive. He thrives on diving deep into data and conducting SEO-related experiments, all in the pursuit of delivering optimal results for our clients.

Beyond the digital realm, he's a passionate gamer, favouring titles like FIFA and strategic games such as Total War: Rome II and Steel Division. When he's not gaming, you'll find him enjoying a mix of indoor and outdoor sports, including football, cricket, and badminton.

  • Video games
  • Watching TV series & movies
  • Travelling to new places
  • MSc in Digital Marketing from Oxford Brooks University
  • Playing video games till sunrise
Stephanie Courtney
Stephanie Courtney
Head of Paid Media

Stephanie is a Google Ads expert with over 17 years experience, and has worked in web development, SEO copywriting, and website marketing for more than 18 years.

After working in top global ad agencies, she is grateful to come back to an agency with strong values, and a business-first approach.

In 2017, Stephanie began managing pay-per-click direct sales marketing for a leading online UK pet care store as an independent consultant, growing PPC revenue by £20 million over 5 years.

She is also an international theatre director and instructor. As a San Francisco native, it was probably inevitable that she would end up supporting her life in the performing arts by working in digital marketing.

  • Directing and producing theatre internationally
  • Increasing PPC revenue by £20 million over 5 years for a pet care store
  • Mentoring actors in the UK, Ireland and US
Emma Gibbs at Echo Web Solutions
Emma Gibbs
SEO Content Writer
Word Wizard 🧙🏼‍♀️

Joining Echo in October 2020, Emma has two years’ experience as an SEO content writer.

Writing is something that Emma has always loved, and enjoys using her passion for the written word to help businesses create easy to understand content that drives results.

With a degree in English Literature and a qualification in journalism, Emma likes to explore every facet of content creation and stay up to date with the latest writing trends.

She enjoys trying new things, stepping outside her comfort zone, and collaborating on projects.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys reading, walking in nature, and cycling.

  • Exploring new places
  • Reading books 📖
  • Hiking 🥾
  • Cycling
  • Helping ecommerce businesses publish better content
  • Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge ⛰️⛰️⛰️
  • Published an article with HuffPost UK
  • 100 words per minute shorthand ✍️

Emma's Latest Posts

Ecommerce Purchase Paralysis – What is it and How to Avoid It? 4th August 2023
BrightonSEO: What We Learnt At World’s Largest Marketing Conference 24th May 2023
Call-to-Action Best Practices 26th April 2023
LJ Gubalane, Echo Web Solutions
LJ Gubalane
Digital Marketing Assistant

Leidee (known as LJ) joined Echo in July 2023 having had years of experience in crafting WordPress websites and enhancing SEO. She aims to broaden her knowledge in marketing and SEO even further, working with the Echo team to enhance her abilities.

Aside from work, she takes immense pride in her role as a devoted single mother to her daughter (and beloved poodle), and any spare time is all about sharing Marvel and DC movie nights with them!

  • Watching Marvel and DC movies
  • Cooking up tasty meals
  • Coffee...love it!
  • BSc in Management stands as a significant academic accomplishment in her journey
  • A proud member of the Persons With Disabilities (PWD) community
Daniel Bentley at Echo Web Solutions
Daniel Bentley
Operations Manager

Daniel joined Echo after 7 years of working his way up to a Customer Service Operations Management position for a global manufacturing company.

Having studied Marketing and Advertising Management at University, Daniel is excited to be back in the industry, working closely with the team at Echo to coordinate Clients’ projects seamlessly through to completion.

  • Cooking
  • Going to gigs
  • Playing guitar
  • Socialising with mates (often whilst playing guitar)
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing & Advertising Management
  • Climbed Scafell Pike
George Lersch
George Lersch
Website Project Manager

George became a valued member of the Echo team in September 2023 and has seamlessly adapted to the dynamic atmosphere of our bustling digital marketing agency.

With a wealth of expertise spanning sales, pre-sales, project management, and operations, George is dedicated to unearthing solutions for intricate challenges and ensuring that we meet every deadline to consistently provide outstanding results for our clients.

Beyond his professional life, George's heart belongs to the world of football. He's an avid enthusiast, never missing the opportunity to watch a match, regardless of the time. His greatest passion, however, is reserved for his hometown team, Luton Town.

  • Watching football
  • Reading
  • Binging a decent Netflix series 
  • Completed Prince 2 Project Management qualification
  • Generated over £0.5m profitability through a cost efficiency project at a former company
Emma Porter
Emma Portor
Outreach Team

Emma has been an integral member of the outreach team at Echo since February 2023, where she plays a vital role in client engagement and effectively communicates our array of website and digital marketing services.

Her professional journey began in the insurance industry, but Emma soon realised her passion for excitement and decided to transition into the dynamic field of marketing.

  • Traveling
  • Skiiing
  • Loves beaches!
  • Completed a Skydive in Australia
  • Wrote a children's book - soon to be published!
Matt Giddings at Echo Web Solutions
Matt Giddings
Creative Designer
Creative Wizard

Matt joined Echo in 2022 and brings over 13 years of experience working across digital and print design, illustration, animation and video to the team.

He loves being able to produce creative website designs for our clients with a focus on clear communication and UX design.

His interest in board gaming comes in handy with coming up with ideas for our creative and fun team-building exercises.

Outside of work Matt likes to go on adventures, hiking and climbing mountains across the UK, or relax playing board games and watching films with his friends.

  • Board Gaming
  • Hiking and Sports
  • Film, Music and Singing
  • Cats
  • BA(Hons) in Graphic Design: Animation
  • Completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge in 2022
  • Competed in the UK Dragonboat Racing Premier League with St Neots
  • Was the lead singer in an acoustic covers band
Andrew Leung at Echo Web Solutions
Andrew Leung
Senior Website Developer
Master of Web Entanglements 🕸️

Specialised in turning design mockups into living, breathing sites with visual flare. Uses a template approach to coding so common design elements are reusable and consistent, which in turn makes it simple to make a change that reflects across the entire site.

🎧 Podcast Listener • 🎲 Board Gamer • 💻 Futurist • 🎸 Rock 'n' Roller • 🥢 Food Devourer

  • 🎲 Board Games
  • 💼 Coding Websites
  • 🌳 Landmark Trading website

Andrew's Latest Posts

How To Future-Proof Your WordPress Website 28th April 2022
John Paul Burato
Website Developer

JP is a website developer specialising in the LAMP stack, with experience ranging from but not limited to progressive web app development, website development and mobile app development.

He's spent the last four years building things for the web such as websites, online stores, RESTful APIs and web based systems.

  • Open source
  • Action hooks and filters
  • Never using float
  • Developed websites and published mini open source projects
Kim Esguerra at Echo Web Solutions
Kim Esguerra
Front End Website Developer

As frontend web developer, Kim creates design mock ups to Wordpress websites. Highly experienced in various website builders but enjoys building Wordpress website from scratch. Kim loves coding and is always keen to learn more.

  • Coding
  • Innovations
  • Website designs and functions
  • Coding websites
Abhijeet Bhelonde
Front End Website Developer

Abhi joined Echo in 2022 as a Web Developer and is passionate about developing websites from scratch, precisely matching mockup designs using reusable templates, and making alterations easy for clients to complete.

Abhi is always keen to learn new code and technologies.

In his spare time, Abhi enjoys watching movies and exploring different places.

  • Watching movies
  • Travelling
  • Coding
  • Developed numerous websites
Ruben Sardinha
Front End Website Developer

Ruben moved to the UK in 2017, coming from the Azores in Portugal, a tiny group of islands in the middle of the Atlantic.

Prior to joining Echo in 2023, Ruben worked as a care worker, but his passion has always been to have a career in web development.

Ruben is enjoying learning the Echo way and certainly has some exciting projects to get his teeth into. He is a keen website coder, “creating something out of nothing…lines of text that together make a website" as he likes to put it.

  • Sea and nature
  • Painting Warhammer minis - it's a huge challenge, they are tiny
  • Completed a Skydive (despite massive fear of heights)
  • Landing a job with Echo to follow his passion!

Ruben's Latest Posts

Is Your Website Design Killing Online Sales? 17th November 2020
Anita Wattiez
Office Administrator

Since the beginning of Echo, Anita has always been behind the scenes helping things tick along.

An invaluable asset to the team, Anita assists the whole team keeping tasks moving in the right direction. Duties include making changes to our own website, working on social media campaigns and completing various administrative tasks.

  • 🇧🇧 Everything Barbados
  • 🌱 Growing Plants
  • 🎶 Musicals
  • Raised the perfect son (so Zak says)
Dustin Braband at Echo Web Solutions
Dustin Braband
Marketing Wizard 🧙‍♂️

Dustin has a wealth of experience in business development and marketing, having started and operated a number of successful companies that led to a passion for all things online. Dustin is extremely analytical and is exceptional when it comes to the fine details.

In the office Dustin is usually found deep within a spreadsheet, analysing data to high precision.

  • Running & cycling
  • Drake's no. 1 fan
  • Travelling the world
  • World record for most crisps and cookies eaten in one day

Dustin's Latest Posts

Top SEO Tips for a Company 7th August 2014
Zak Wattiez at Echo Web Solutions
Zak Wattiez
Managing Director
Commander in Chief 👮

Starting in 2012 after a friend asked if he could build a website, Zak launched Echo and since has worked with hundreds of businesses of all shapes and sizes across the world, ensuring their online presence is at the very best standard.

Zak has a fascination with business and how a company can thrive and grow online.

You'll usually find Zak assisting the team, whilst drinking lots of strong black coffee.

  • Learning new things (literally anything)
  • Playing any form of sport or being outdoors
  • Proud to have a great team and business
  • Having the ability to help businesses thrive online

Zak's Latest Posts

I’ve Got a Shiny New Website, Show Me the Money? 12th February 2020
Could This Be You? Apply for Our Junior SEO Executive Position! 18th November 2019
Is Your Website Trustworthy? 24th September 2019
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