Jim Banks is the CEO of London based inbound marketing agency Spades Media, an agency specialising in pay per click advertising on platforms like Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Google Shopping, paid social media on platforms including Facebook Ads, Pinterest Ads, Instagram Ads. Spades Media work with a number of eCommerce pure plays and also bricks and mortar online retailers. Spades Media are a HubSpot Silver Partner and Google Certified.
Jim is one of the pioneers of paid media, buying his first paid traffic back in 1999.
Since then he has worked with over 1000 companies around the world and spent in excess of $200 million buying paid media generating in excess of $1.2 billion in eCommerce sales and more than 2 million leads for inbound marketing companies.
Lately he has been mastering the art of some of the newer paid media channels including remarketing, native advertising, programmatic display, mobile and video.
Jim is a well-traveled and sought after keynote speaker, returning to speak at Retail Global in the Gold Coast for the fourth time.