SEO manager for the wine service Vivino since 2010. Now the second most visited wine site in the world generating 2.4 million visitors per month from Google.
Created the music community Has it Leaked generating 1 million visitors per month since 2012. And started a movie community last year, currently growing by 400% each month.
Last year we went viral on Twitter, twice, generating 1 million visitors in less than 24 hours.
Featured in The New York Times, Vice/Noisey and BBC World.
Won Communication Art Magazine's web pick award in 2015, and have been nominated for Microsoft's Awwwards three times.
Valdemar is a web agency specializing in SEO, social campaigns and producing web content. We produce our own content in-house, from SEO to social media campaigns.
My name is Staffan Ulmert and I am the founder of Valdemar. Since 2012 me and my freelancers, have produced our own content as well as assisting both big and small businesses to realize their ideas. Email me and let's discuss your project.
Websites produced by Valdemar, and all of which are SEO powered to reach its target audience.
Site: Has it Leaked
Music community website where members add, submit news and discuss upcoming music albums. The site report leaks, without sharing illegal downloads, via email lists and social media. Visit the website's Wikipedia page for more.
The website has 1.5 million unique visitors per month, 150 000 active members, with a community that has added 21,000 albums to the site since 2012. Its Twitter account has had four successful viral campaigns, exposing the site to millions users. See screenshots below.
Viral social campaigns
Site: Where You Watch (launched in 2017)
SEO powered movie community which takes the fragmented movie services and combined it into one site, reporting when upcoming movies are available. Currently growing its exposure on Google with 400% each month.
Site: Recommended.wine (launching in 2018)
Upcoming interactive wine recommendation tool including a wine database, which visitors can browse using GEO maps.
Site: Void & Form
Contemporary art site focusing on trending art profiles from the US. A concept site with the aim to grow traffic through SEO in the art community. The site makes use of freelance professional art editors. The site itself has won UX and design awards, among them Awwwards, and is used as a template by various design publications and Universities, such as the University of Texas.
E-commerce & community: China Haul
Providing an english version of China's version of eBay, Taobao, China Haul is both an e-commerce site and a community.
E-commerce: Cinavia Fix
Online shop offering a solution to the Cinavia DRM video protection found on video game consoles as well as DVD, Blu-Ray and 4K players. The site provides its software solution through the online retailer Clickbank and our affiliates. Commission based incentives have generated sales since 2011.
AI powered Twitter service. Developed as a thesis at the University of Gothenburg for the Master in Communication program. The thesis aimed to prove it's possible to directly monetize via Twitter, only using automated accounts. A service later offered and used by various clients.
70% of Vivino's traffic is organic search. A total of 2,400,000 unique visits per month in 2017.
Organic search traffic, 2014-2017
Working as an SEO consultant for Vivino between 2012-2017. In five years the website went from a small start up to the second most visited wine site worldwide. Currently ranked as number 5,532 of the most visited websites according to Alexa.
Remixed major artists such as Radiohead, Muse, Ian Brown, UNKLE, Kings of Convenience and The Go! Team. Produced mixtapes for numerous publications as well as US and Canadian radio shows and podcasts. Released My Eye On You together with Kai & Sunny, Colette, Underscore Collective and Toydrum via BMG in August 2016.
All music releases were promoted using social media campaigns by Valdemar's strategies.
- All websites and products produced by Valdemar rely on search engine optimization (SEO) as well as social media campaigns. The projects do not rely on any form of marketing budget.
- 100 000 authentic Twitter followers, distributed among 10 accounts. One of the accounts generates over 2 million impressions per month.
- Mojib's Soundcloud account has generated 1 million plays and 100 000 plays on Spotify, without music label or distributor assistance.
- Worked with the Forbes 500 company CPALead as a marketing affiliate since 2010.
- Assisted clients with SEO, social media campaigns and marketing strategies. See client list below.
Features and Interviews
- BBC World
- Vice and Noisey
- The New York Times
- The Washington Post
- The Canadian Press
- The Guardian
- Visual Music
- The New Yorker
- Nominated three times for the Microsoft hosted Awwward. Received Awwwards' user pick nomination in September 2017.
- Communication Art Magazine Web Pick 2015
- CSS Design Awards 2015
Various client work
Design, coding, social media marketing, e-commerce setups and SEO work for several clients within different niches. These include eye tracking software iMotions, photographers Cooper & Gorfer, painter Joseba Eskubi, game developer CGA Moment, event solution Conferize, swedish furniture designers Horreds, asset manager Active Asset Management, pharmaceutical lab Diaprost, swedish design agency Live among others. SEO consultancy for Mayvenn in 2017. References provided by request.
Office and contact
Hand drawn by artist Leah Yerpe in conjunction with the Has it Leaked site launch.
Site element designed in conjunction with painter Horyon Lee.
Painting by Joseba Eskubi who's work has been featured on Has it Leaked and who's portfolio we've search engine optimized.
One Twitter account attracting 1.8 Million impressions in April of this year. 90% of its content is auto generated and requires little to no maintenance.
Official remix of Radiohead's "Codex" track featured in Hypebeats.
The Vaping Culture logo, making use of an art deco style to differ from the stereotypical e-cig designs.
Where You Watch. A unique take on the movie community.
While you're always welcome to send me your resume and CV, I'm currently not seeking any new freelancers as my network of programmers, writers and designers is quite extensive at the moment.
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