About Richard Hearne

My name is Richard Hearne and I work as a freelance Web Consultant in Dublin, Ireland.

Richard Hearne

I started working on the Internet in 2002, and since then have been fortunate to work providing specialised Internet-related and management consultancy services to some very cool and interesting clients.

Internet-related Consulting

Since 2002 I have been helping businesses to drive profitability through their on-line properties. My work in this area includes Internet Strategy development, specialised Search Engine Optimisation projects, and the development of usable websites that enjoy high findability and conversion characteristics. I also offer Conversion Rate Optimisation services.

General Consulting

I work with SME’s and larger companies helping them to improve their online business performance. A strong focus on business processes and data-analytics helps me deliver some out-of-the-box solutions, and being an outsider frees me of the blinkers that often tunnel insiders’ perspectives.

Business Plans and Specifications

A large number of my clients have retained services for the development of business and technical specification documents in preparation for new online applications and websites. Proper specification actual helps reduce costs and risk of most new projects, and helps to align stakeholders.

My Background and Skill set

My academic background is in economics and business studies, having studied those subjects at Trinity College Dublin to Masters level. I have been working in Internet-related industries since 2001 and my previous employers include Deutsche Bank and a number of Irish and global companies.

Websites that are highly usable and accessible deliver the best results for site-owners and their businesses. So I try to always deliver high performing applications, with high compatibility across viewing platforms, and with a strong emphasis on usability and conversion herding.

I’ve worked with PHP, xHTML, CSS, Javascript and AJAX based technologies in a large number of projects, and have a more recent interest in web performance and ensuring that users enjoy a fast and easy interaction with the sites I work with.

A little bit of Business Acument mixed in

My knowledge and experience of Search Engine Optimisation and Internet Marketing Strategies has reached a level where I can offer highly effective consulting services in these areas. I have developed the skills and experience required to achieve high rankings in all major search engines using Search Engine Optimisation. I help site-owners increase their Search Engine visibility, and I also help create copy and content that converts visitors into customers and clients.

My business background gives me a very strong foundation for Internet marketing – I can implement the technical requirements for Internet Marketing Campaign while also having a very clear understanding of the overall business goals and objectives of the project.

I deliver results for my clients through Internet Strategies designed to drive tangible ROI from their on-line properties.

I would be delighted to discuss with you today how the Internet is changing the face of business and how you can best leverage the web to your benefit. You can find my contact details by clicking the ‘CONTACT’ tab above or simply use the contact form.

I also run a number of websites focused on my second home Phuket. You can check out my car rental Phuket website CarHirePhuket.com which aggregates quotes from 5 local rental providers offering car hire at Phuket Airport and Patong amongst 35 other locations.