Last week businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) gained their very own troubleshooter in Google’s Business platform. Tim Capper, SEO Director at the Search Engine Marketing company, Online Ownership based in Corby, Northamptonshire, was confirmed as a Google and Your Business Top Contributor.
The Top Contributor Program is Google’s recognition of the product experts that answer questions in Google product forums. This gifted group of Google Top Contributors are the global forum that not only help users directly but champion user feedback, which gives the Google teams valuable insight on opportunities for improvement across various products. They contribute to 250 product communities in 26 different languages and their expertise touches hundreds of millions of users each year.
Tim has been involved in search marketing for over 10yrs and specialises in local SEO. Having originally graduated with a Swiss Degree (BelvoirPark Hotel Fachschule) in hospitality management then owning and operating his own hotel in the UK’s Lake District.
Tim relocated to Northamptonshire and now operates a bespoke SEO consultancy Online Ownership with a global client base. Online Ownership’s innovative approach to search marketing and skill sharing philosophy can be seen in the recent Put your Business on the Map campaign along with the step by step guides and tutorials they have produced and published. Tim is passionate about what Google Business Pages can offer businesses, they provide a real opportunity to market and brand their business online.
You can connect with Tim on Google+.
As one of eight Top Contributors in the world for English Language, Google Business Pages, Tim Capper is the only individual based in the UK. Five are from the US, one from Germany and the other in Australia.
This Year Google Recognised the Work that their Top Contributors do and to recruit future Google TC’s. topcontributor.withgoogle.com
The selection criteria include stellar product knowledge, the ability to provide clear and accurate answers, and a positive attitude when helping others. Tim’s innovative approach and skill sharing philosophy can be seen in the recent Put your Business on the Map campaign along with the step by step guides and tutorials he has generated and published on the Online Ownership website.
Some of the advantages Tim Capper will now enjoy as a Top Contributor include early product updates, access to private forums to discuss issues directly with Google employees , and the ability to view issues that an average webmaster will not see, adding extra value to the already impeccable service Online Ownership provides for its clients.
“I am honoured to have been recognised by Google for the work done within the Google Business product forum over the past two years, and at Online Ownership over the last ten years. I aim to continue to over-reach expectations and to give the value back to my clients” concludes Tim Capper.