A motivated and creative developer with a unique passion and expertise in editorial content and social. Specialising in content, web apps and site builds for media brands and professionals. Currently working as freelance developer and for the UK's largest commercial radio group based in London's Leicester Square.
Steve has created a bespoke and powerful CMS and hosting platformfind out more
Revzo | Online Media Content Solutions
My biggest development project to date has been Revzo. Now on version 2, Revzo is a stable and feature-packed website framework and content management system. The platform uses a single code base with multi-domain login, all configured to run on an ever expanding cloud server. Revzo already powers a whole list of websites both my own projects and for clients mostly from the media industry. The platform has over 50 libraries available to display content generated in the CMS or external content in unique and engaging ways. Revzo can run anything from a simple, flat blog to media-rich content driven website.
Global Radio's Capital FM and The Vodafone Big Top 40 Showfind out more
Capital FM and The Vodafone Big Top 40 Show
With a passion for radio and the ability to make engaging and relevant multimedia website content, it's no wonder Steve is so at home at Global Radio.
Since 2008, Steve has been working as part of the capitalfm.com editorial team, where he is also responsible for the website for the network chart show, The Vodafone Big Top 40.
Steve has worked on exciting projects including Capital FM's huge sell-out, annual, Summertime Ball and Jingle Bell Ball, headed up Capital FM's celebrity webchats and single handily maintained a 200% annual growth in traffic to bigtop40.com.
Steve's weekly duties include building photo galleries, creating podcasts, editing celebrity and guest interviews, writing music news stories, moderating user's comments and producing editorial features to compliment and support on air features and station events.
Increasing engagment through social networks and website pluginsfind out more
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
YouTube, Facebook and Twitter are pretty common online marketing tools now-a-days but making the most of these platforms promote your brand and maximise engagement is what Steve does best. It's not just about writing perfect posts or targeting fan groups with engaging tweets but using all that these platforms have to offer, such as implementing the Facebook open graph to make your content as engaging as possible when shared on social networks, adding social plugins to webpages and seeking out and starting a conversation with your audience.
Urban explorer and founder of Nettleden.comfind out more
Urban exploration, the examination of the unseen or off-limits parts of urban areas. Steve's area of expertise is the formerly classified bunkers, the labyrinths of tunnels and the forgotten underground chambers scattered around the country.
Steve has taken part in news programmes and features looking in to the history of former World War II bunkers and Cold War hideaways in Wiltshire, put together by BBC Radio 4, The Times, The Guardian, BBC Radio Wiltshire, GWR Wiltshire (now Heart) and Venue Magazine.
Nettleden.com launched in 2002 and has become one of the most popular UK urban exploration reference sites. In 2008 the site was re-built to include social features such as user profiles and the ability to accept user generated content, this increased the site's monthly page views by 156%.