The Winston Digital Team

John Morabito

John Morabito

CEO & Owner

John Morabito is a marketer, speaker, and blogger with over 8 years of experience in SEO, PPC, and other digital marketing channels. He specializes in technical and off-site SEO, within the e-commerce vertical. John helps E-commerce and lead generation focused businesses reach their potential from search.

As the Director of SEO at Stella Rising he and his team have had over 20 nominations over the last 3 years including a win from Search Engine Land Awards for best SEO Agency in 2018. Over the last couple of years, John has presented to audiences on topics ranging from keyword research to voice search.

John started working in marketing supporting small businesses, so once he entered the big agency world he felt something was missing. John founded Winston Digital Marketing as a way to help small businesses like the one his father ran. His mission is to make big agency thinking affordable for businesses of all sizes.

Nominations & Awards:
SEO Team of the Year Drum Search Awards 2017
Search Engine Land Large SEO Agency of The Year 2018
Best Large Agency SEO Team US Search Awards 2018
Best SEO Campaign US Search Awards 2018
3x Best SEO Campaign Drum Search Awards 2018
Best SEO Team Drum Search Awards 2018
Search Personality of the Year 2018
Best SEO Campaign Retail US Search Awards 2019
Best SEO Team US Search Awards 2019

Kirsten Hopstaken

Kirsten Hopstaken

Director of Operations

Kirsten is a Digital Marketing Strategist with advanced skills in SEO, SEM, Data Analysis and Tracking Implementation. She has been working in the digital world for over 10 years. First as freelancer and later as a marketing technologist / web developer / SEO consultant. She has a broad experience with all kinds of marketing tools, SEO software and analytics data and tracking implementation.

She completed the Digital Marketing Masters Course and PPC courses taught by Brad Geddes at SimpliLearn/MarketMotive and she holds Certifications in Google Analytics, Google Ads, Inbound Marketing, Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Advanced Conversion Optimization and Advanced PPC.

Digital Marketing Certified Specialist
Advanced SEO
Advanced PPC
Advanced Web Analytics
Advanced Social Media

Matt Tutt

Matt Tutt

Sr. SEO Strategist

Matt is a holistic Digital Marketing specialist from the UK working remotely as a SEO and PPC strategist to help businesses maximize their online reach.

- Over 10 years experience of technical SEO - auditing websites for technical issues and implementing fixes.

- Successful in achieving first page rankings in Google in very competitive industries, for very popular non-branded search terms.

- Implementing content strategy to improve organic traffic and leads for a range of B2B markets.

- Google Certified Partner with experience running large budget PPC campaigns on Google and Bing.

- Google Analytics Qualified Individual with experience auditing tracking implementations plus analysing and building reports to understand user behaviour.

- Increasing online ecommerce conversion-rates through strategic CRO initiatives.

- Contribute to industry publications such as OnCrawl and SEM Rush.

Jeremy Ruggles

Jeremy Ruggles

Sr. SEO Strategist

Jeremy knows how to perform online lead generation that respects your bottom line. Based on best practices & practical experience, he build custom, proven and profitable campaigns with the most cutting edge tactics in SEO, PPC, Content Creation, Social Media, and Web Design to make sure your prospective customers can find you online, high quality and targeted leads are generated, your phones ring and gross profit grows.

Jeremy started his career with a desire to help struggling businesses bring in more customers. Nothing satisfies me more professionally than seeing a client business in my community dominate their market enabling their employees and the community at large to prosper using the campaigns & strategies I helped to provide.

Jeremy's expertise includes local SEO, web design, SEO, SEM, Social Media Marketing, Google AdWords, Online Marketing, and Lead Generation.

Jero Esguerra

Jero Esguerra

Sr. SEO Strategist

Jero is an experienced Digital Marketer with over six years of experience in helping companies get more exposure and revenue through various digital channels including SEO, social media, content, and web design/development.

Jero holds a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Business Administration, Marketing from University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Al Gentile

Al Gentile

Writer

I'm a creative freelancer with professional writing experience in marketing and journalism. From social media and digital content, to email marketing and consultation, I offer a wide skill set drawing from my even wider experience.

Morgan S. Gertler

Morgan S. Gertler

Marketing Copywriter & Editor

Morgan is a results-driven copywriter offering client focused service, project management, and business-generating content production.

Writing has been her passion since she was a little kid - she used to fill notebooks with stories, poetry, and quotes. Words can bring us to tears, make us laugh out loud, or stop what we are doing to consider a new idea.

Being able to utilize her skills to help businesses grow and connect with their audience better is deeply gratifying, and she will do her best not to take it for granted.

Her 10+ years in Digital Marketing has given her the tools and skills necessary to write marketing copy meant to convert your readers and build engagement among your audience.