Interview with Matt Bertram, CEO of EWR Digital - The Woodlands
Interview with Matt Bertram, CEO of EWR Digital - The Woodlands
Published: Jun 16, 2023, 11:55am
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As part of our ongoing "Getting to Know Your Local Businesses" series,
this week we sat down with Matt Bertram, CEO of EWR Digital!
Tell us a bit about your business: What does your business offer, and how long have you beenaround?
EWR Digital, we're a full-service digital marketing agency with over 22
years of experience. We're known for consistently delivering impressive
results and thinking creatively to help our clients achieve remarkable
We offer a range of services to boost your online
presence and drive traffic to your website. From creating digital
strategies to developing engaging content, we specialize in helping
businesses reach their goals.
At EWR Digital, we value excellence
and rely on data-driven decision-making. We set clear goals,
collaborate closely with you, and empower you to grow and succeed. Your
satisfaction is paramount, and we treat you like family.
evolved over the years, starting as eWebStyle in 1999 and rebranding as
eWebResults in 2017. In 2020, we became EWR Digital, focusing on
digital strategy as our core approach.
We've garnered positive
testimonials from our satisfied clients and actively participate in the
community, engaging with organizations like the American Marketing
Association and the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce.
EWR Digital, our talented team consists of experts with diverse
backgrounds, including individuals who have worked for top brands. Our
comprehensive range of services includes digital strategy, SEO, paid
media, branding, and videography.
In summary, at EWR Digital,
we're a well-established digital marketing agency recognized nationwide.
Our commitment to delivering results, excellence, and data-driven
strategies makes us a trusted partner for businesses seeking success in
the digital realm.
How did you decide to get involved in this line of work? How did the business get started?
name is Matt Bertram, and I am the CEO and Lead Strategist at EWR
Digital. My journey into digital marketing began with a deep passion for
technology and the ever-evolving digital landscape. Growing up with my
mother as one of the first employees at Microsoft, I witnessed firsthand the transformative power of technology.
the immense potential of the internet, I saw it as a powerful tool to
connect businesses with their target audience in innovative ways. After
graduating with a degree in marketing, I initially started in a sales
role at GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), a Fortune 500 company. However, I quickly
made the transition to the digital marketing field as the industry
began to flourish.
During my consulting work, I crossed paths
with Chris Burres, the local founder of EWR Digital and co-host of the
renowned Best SEO Podcast, "The Unknown Secrets of Internet Marketing."
Our shared passion and expertise instantly clicked, leading us to
collaborate and work together. The rest, as they say, is history.
my career, I have been driven by a commitment to excellence,
data-driven decision-making, and a genuine desire to help businesses
succeed in the digital landscape. These values have guided my
involvement in digital marketing and continue to fuel our work at EWR
Tell us a couple things you are proud of about your business. What are you known for? What
separates you from the competition?
standout feature of our agency is our expertise in SEO. We've been
recognized as industry leaders for over a decade through our popular SEO
podcast, "The Unknown Secrets of Internet Marketing" or the Best SEO
We have a proven track record of exceeding our clients'
expectations. We've achieved exceptional results, such as a 73x return
on investment and raising over $3 million in venture funding. You can
find inspiring case studies and testimonials on our website.
operate from a proven growth methodology that we developed internally
over the years that consists of six key steps: strategy, aligning sales
and marketing efforts, elevating your brand through thought leadership
marketing, amplifying your brand visibility, converting leads, and
analyzing data for valuable insights.
What is your favorite part of running this business?
really enjoy helping customers and have a strong interest in analytics
and data. When it comes to SEO and PPC, it's the perfect combination of
these two passions. By optimizing websites and analyzing data, I can
make a real impact on businesses' online presence. It's rewarding to see
how SEO strategies and pay-per-click can improve search engine rankings
and drive traffic, ultimately connecting businesses with their target
I thrive on diving into data, spotting trends, and
finding ways to enhance website visibility and performance. Being able
to witness the tangible results of my efforts and the positive impact on
a business's growth is incredibly fulfilling!
Who is your ideal customer/client? Who do you serve best?
EWR Digital, our target market ranges from SMB business owners to
Fortune 100 companies. We specialize in working with individuals and
organizations who aim to grow their business through search marketing
and understand the significance of SEO.
We have worked in many
industries from B2C: home services and contractor marketing such as
plumbing and HVAC to B2B: SaaS & Ecommerce companies and large oil
and gas producers.
Whether it's small businesses
looking to establish their online presence or large enterprises seeking
advanced strategies, we cater to clients who appreciate the power of
organic traffic and want to leverage SEO to achieve their marketing
Can you tell us something about yourself as the business owner? What is your background?
a person always driven to achieve more and open to exploring new
avenues. I've excelled in different roles such as sales, business
development, digital marketer, and even podcaster. I love taking on
challenges and embracing
opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as sharing
knowledge and helping others succeed is something that truly lights me
up. I contribute to various industry publications, providing valuable
insights and tips.
Additionally, I offer training and consulting services, sharing my expertise with fellow enthusiasts who are just as passionate.
it comes to digital strategy, data analysis, and search engine
optimization, I'm in my zone. My analytical mindset allows me to
leverage technology and make it work wonders for businesses!
the core, I'm a motivated individual driven by the desire to see
businesses thrive and deliver life altering results! I'm always on the
lookout for fresh opportunities, meaningful partnerships, and mentors
who can help me grow both personally and professionally. Building new
things and making a positive impact is what keeps me going!
Are there any special promotions, annual sales, or special events that you'd like to mention?
don’t have any special promotion or annual sales but we do regularly
have local events as well as do webinars if you stay connected with us
on social media.
Is there any other information you'd like your potential customers/clients to know about your
to make a smart digital marketing investment? Well, before you jump in,
why not take a peek at what EWR Digital has to offer? We've got an
awesome collection of reviews, testimonials, awards, and case studies
that showcase the incredible results we've achieved. Our clients have
been blown away by the impact we've had on their businesses, and we
couldn't be prouder. Don't just take our word for it – see for yourself!
Dive into our reviews, testimonials, awards, and case studies and discover why we're the go-to choice for businesses like yours.
settle for mediocrity, take your digital marketing to the next level!
Go ahead, check out what others are saying about us today!
How do you see your business growing and improving over the next couple of years?
a local digital marketing agency, we have ambitious plans for growth
and improvement over the next few years. Our goal is to become the go-to
agency in our area, expanding our client base and delivering
exceptional results. We'll achieve this by staying ahead of industry
trends, expanding our service offerings, and fostering a culture of
creativity and collaboration within our team. By providing cutting-edge
strategies, embracing new technologies, and fostering partnerships,
we're confident in our ability to help businesses thrive in the digital
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