Independent Business & Marketing Consultant

I Help Shopify Partners Build Better Businesses

I'm Keir, an independent business and marketing consultant based in the UK. I help Shopify focused agencies, app developers, technology partners and freelancers attract new customers, build their reputations, and grow profitable businesses.

Learn more about my services or book a free consultation to discuss how I can help your Shopify focused business.

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My services might not be a good fit for everyone but if you answer yes to the following they are probably a great fit for you!

If this sounds like you book your complimentary consultation below. I look forward to hearing from you.

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My short business survey is designed to help me understand you, your business, and the challenges you are facing. After receiving your answers I'll get back to you within 48 hours to book your complimentary 30-minute consultation.

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What Others Have Said

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We have the pleasure of taking Keir's advice many times at Milk Bottle Labs. As a regular contributor to our Milk Bottle Labs Podcast, Keir always shares one golden nugget of Shopify knowledge leaving listeners both entertained & educated. Keir is, without doubt, one of the most professional, passionate, energetic, dedicated, and trustworthy individuals I have met since joining the Shopify ecosystem.Keith Matthews — Founder, Milk Bottle Labs

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Keir was instrumental to the success of our third annual user conference, ChargeX Summit 2019. His ability to curate our speaker list, as well as prepare speakers for each keynote and panel, was invaluable. Adding Keir to our event was like adding a superpower boost to our team. I wouldn't plan a conference without his insight and support.Chathri Ali — COO, ReCharge

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Keir has been instrumental to the success of our business in the Shopify ecosystem. Whether editing my book The Definitive Guide to Shopify Themes, connecting us to people in his vast network, or developing creative marketing strategies, he's been a pleasure to work with.Gavin Ballard — CEO, Disco

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Keir is an absolute pleasure to work with and never fails to surprise us with the depth of his skillset and the reach of his network. His understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by the Shopify Partner Ecosystem is invaluable and attests to his involvement in the pouring of its very foundations. His keen eye for the 'real' information and the key objectives for success has helped us to focus and streamline how we operate, market and support our apps.Union Works — Shopify App Developers

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Keir has an incredible knack for building relationships with colleagues, business partners, and specific audiences. He led massively successful international campaigns using his talents in content creation, marketing, and creative ideation. His industry connections, thought leadership, and strategic intuition make him an invaluable asset when it comes to building a brand that resonates.Courtney Symons — Chief Writer, Office of the CEO Shopify

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I've had the pleasure of collaborating with Keir over the past few years on a number of projects including blog posts, podcasts, classes, events and more. His expertise, guidance and humor related to all things e-commerce and technology has made every one of these experiences both successful and a delight.Ross Beyeler — COO, Trellis

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Having collaborated for the best part of a decade, I can wholeheartedly recommend Keir to those of you looking for level-headed industry advice and expert guidance. Keir has a remarkable knack of clarifying situations in a way that helps you see solutions for yourself, meaning his support often extends far beyond his original engagement.Cat Hunter — Ecommerce Content Specialist

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Keir brought his wealth of experience and knowledge to help plan the marketing strategy and roadmap for my Shopify apps. His insights have been invaluable in growing the business, and in a way that was perfectly tailored to my goals. Keir not only brings his wealth of knowledge, but his great personality and humour. A pleasure to work with.Björn Forsberg — Founder, FORSBERG+two

Who Are You, Anyway?

I'm a UK based business consultant dedicated to helping Shopify focused agencies, app companies, and technology partners build better businesses.

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Hosting a Shopify Unite 2018 Panel on The Power of Community

I've been working in the technology, web, and SaaS sector for 20 years — both independently and for companies including Shopify.

Feel free to ask me anything or read the longer version!

Eliminate Roadblocks

Sometimes all it takes is an external and impartial opinion to unblock the way forward. Whether you are struggling with a sticky business issue or have hit a dead-end we'll work together to break the impasse.

Get Direction

You have plans, big plans but are unsure which path to take. Together we'll work out the best way forward to get you from where you are today to where you want to be in the future.

Have a Plan

You're confident of the way forward but are unsure what to focus on first. I'll help you work out a detailed plan to help you get started and will be on hand to keep you accountable as you progress.

Still Have Questions?

Q: How do I know if I'm a good fit for your services?
Each service, including my free consultation, has its own short survey. This is designed to help me understand more about you, your business, and the challenges you are facing. Being as open and honest as possible in your replies will help me determine if I can help you move forward. If I believe I can I'll say so, and of course, if I can't I'll try and introduce you to someone who can.
Q: I'm based outside of the UK, can we still work together?
Absolutely. I currently work with clients based in the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe. While some early starts and/or late finishes may be required I usually make it work!
Q: May I speak with a couple of references about working with you?
Of course, please get in touch and I'll join the dots.
Q: What if I just want to speak with you on an ad hoc basis?
I believe that you'll get the most benefit from choosing one of my four main services. However, I am open to alternative ways of working which we can discuss during our first complimentary consultation.
Q: Can you help us "do" the marketing activities you recommend?
To provide the best consultancy services I can, I no longer have time to engage in content and marketing creation. However, I work with a trusted network of talented marketers who I will happily introduce you to.

Still got questions? Please get in touch and I'll get right back with the answers.

Reserve Your Free Consultation

My short business survey is designed to help me understand you, your business, and the challenges you are facing. After receiving your answers I'll get back to you within 48 hours to book your complimentary 30-minute consultation.

Let's Get Started

Recent Clients

Since starting my consultancy in December 2018 I've been fortunate to collaborate with the best of the best in the Shopify ecosystem including:

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