Blended Facebook Ads & Conversion Optimisation Strategies That Drive Profitable Growth

Conversion Strategist: CRO Training, Management & Consulting

Sell more products, more often, embracing a smarter approach to conversion optimisation

Helping People Buy Online Since 1996 – One of 14 “Conversion Experts You Should Be Following”

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Ecommerce Conversion Rate Optimisation Specialist UK

Ian Rhodes – Ecommerce Customer Acquisition Strategist

I partner with senior management and in-house marketing teams at ecommerce brands. Together we build, manage and optimise a customer-centred acquisition programme, from first click to conversion, that drives profitable website sales growth.

  • Advanced Facebook Ads Strategy & Management
  • A/B Testing & Conversion Strategy
  • Discounting & Pricing Strategy
  • ROAS & CPA Target Setting
  • Google Shopping Feed Optimisation
  • Campaign & Audience Scaling
  • Facebook Retargeting Campaigns
  • Impactful & Contextual Ad Copy
  • Better Product Imagery & Video
  • Improving Cart Abandonment Campaigns
  • Optimising Email Welcome Sequences & Email Acquisition
  • Product Page Optimisation Techniques
  • Google Analytics & Channel Attribution Reporting
“He is an e-commerce professional with a depth of expertise and is a pleasure to do business with. I would not hesitate in seeking his consulting services again on another project.”Mathew Wade - Head of Marketing - Gossard


fuelling acquisition growth through a blended approach to Facebook Advertising & CRO

The majority of my work follows one of two common briefs:

The traffic’s good, we’re concerned about escalating acquisition costs’‘.
The conversions are healthy, we’d like to drive more high quality traffic whilst maintaining (or ideally lowering) our ROAS’‘.

The route we take, client by client, is always different.

The vast majority of our work focuses upon message. The words and imagery you use to retain attention and motivate actions. Through the entire customer journey.

Typically, our work together takes place across:

  • REVIEW: Understanding what people are doing, right now, on your website
  • TOOLS: Deciding the most appropriate tech that will aid your conversion process
  • ACTIONABLE DATA: Making sure Google Analytics is readied to provide the right information for us to work with
  • REMOVING CONVERSION ROADBLOCKS: Actioning the quick wins
  • A/B TESTING PROCESS: Understanding why, what and where we can test response rates.
  • EASE OF USE: Enhanced layout and improved site navigation for desktop and mobile users
  • INJECTING EMPATHY & CONTEXT: Copywriting for conversion
  • ADVANCED FACEBOOK ADS MANAGEMENT: Strategy & Optimisation Process
  • IMPROVING PRODUCT PAGES: Giving people the information they need
  • CREATIVE COPY: Revised product description and imagery
  • PERSONALISATION: Actioning a plan to deliver a tailored website experience
  • EDUCATING VISITORS: Using Email sequences to empower customers
  • ESTABLISHING TRUST & EASING ANXIETY: Social proofing your website
  • CONSISTENCY: What it really means to stay on brand

The list goes on. You get the picture.

When necessary, I can introduce trusted freelance developers, ecommerce copywriters, designers and data analysts to offer you a full CRO service to collaborate with your in-house team.

The work we have done together has seen our online business go from strength to strength driving more traffic to our website and yet reducing our cost per conversion.David Winstanley - Managing Director -


Website Review - User JourneyMy time in the ecommerce marketing world has been split between roles as an employer, employee and consultant;

  • My career in digital marketing began in 1996 as Head of Marketing for one of the UK’s first pure eCommerce businesses.
  • For 4 years I was the European Marketing Director for the world’s largest travel company.
  • I launched my own retail startup which grew to £2m turnover in 3 years.

For the past 10 years I’ve dedicated my time to building my own strategic Ecommerce Growth consultancy. Working on short and long term projects holding a high level of accountability to profitable revenue growth and website optimisation for online retailers and direct-to-consumer brands.

The focus has always been on how we motivate people to take the actions that help grow revenue. The win/win.

I’ve worked as a Customer Acquisition specialist with over 200 ecommerce clients. Fulfilling a wide variety of roles in an ever widening variety of markets. My work takes place alongside retail companies, direct-to-consumer startups and established brands alike.

It’s also what keeps you on your toes. It’s what ensures you never stop learning in this ever changing digital sales environment.

For my clients I provide a wealth of ecommerce marketing experience dating back to 1996. The days before Google. Remember them?

“Working with Ian is probably the best thing that has happened to us in the last 6 years”Rivki Stoll - Ecommerce Manager - Private White V.C.


Let’s drive growth through a strategic approach your paid advertising across Facebook & Google. Give me a call on +44(0)7545 822460 or email so I can better understand your business and present ways we should work together. Of course, you can just drop your details in the form below…… one of the “14 conversion experts you should be following