Ryan Chilton

SEO & Digital Marketing Specialist

Hey, I’m Ryan, Digital Surfer’s SEO and Digital Marketing Specialist. If you need to increase your website’s traffic to level up your business, I am who will help you with an online marketing strategy to get you there.

Whenever I’m working with a business, I see their success as my own. My competitive nature fuels me to take my clients and their results to another level, always wanting to get more out of their campaigns and giving them what they need to grow their business, team, and turnover.

My passion for search engine optimisation and digital marketing has seen many of my client’s campaigns within Digital Surfer be winners and finalists for some of the top digital marketing awards in Australia, these include the Semrush Search Awards and APAC Search Awards.

I also had the pleasure of being named as a finalist for the Young Search Professional Of The Year award at the 2023 Semrush Awards and the Rising Star Award at the 2024 APAC Search Awards.

Continual education in the digital marketing space is one of the keys to not only my knowledge but also the success of our client’s online performance and the knowledge of the team. I am responsible for developing and implementing an ongoing training program for the team at Digital Surfer. This ensures all of our team members are well-educated on the core fundamentals of digital marketing, current and future trends, and what opportunities are available to include in each business’s strategic marketing plan to ensure that the best result will be achieved.

Ryan's Story

Ryan always knew he would work in the world of digital marketing, even moving from his home on the Gold Coast to the United States to get the best possible education in digital marketing. In his 5+ years in the U.S. Ryan completed his Bachelor of Business Administration, Majoring in Digital Marketing & eCommerce from Western Michigan University, as well as having finished a Certificate III in Media from TAFE here in Australia.

While studying, Ryan was also getting hands-on experience, working as a social media coordinator, developing his own digital marketing website and taking on a B2B sales role to further his understanding of how people buy and the different stages of the sales process.

Ryan’s natural leadership capabilities have shown time and time again by supporting the owners of Digital Surfer in various Leadership and business development events on behalf of the business.

Ryan’s expertise & thought leadership in the Digital Space is evident in his endless pursuit of personal growth & his ability to give back to those who are on a similar journey. One way Ryan has given back to the Digital Marketing community is through his Guest lecture he provided at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, USA. Ryan was a guest speaker for a student organisation, presenting via Zoom on the topic “SEO Tools & Best Practices”.

Ryan is also an exceptional inline hockey player, representing not only Australia but also playing on a scholarship at a university in America. With a combination of Ryan’s passion, knowledge in digital marketing, leadership skills, and competitive nature anyone working with Ryan on their business’s strategic digital marketing plan is to be a sure winner.

What Is A Digital Marketing Specialist?

A digital marketing specialist helps improve the overall online presence of a business to drive quality traffic, leads, and/or sales. The overall business goals are understood and a strategic online marketing plan is developed to achieve each specific business’s goals.

The strategies that are implemented can include all or parts that are needed within a website, search engine optimisation, local business profiles, paid advertising on Google, Bing, and social channels, and consultation on email marketing.

Ryan's Top Specialities

Search Engine Optimisation
Google Ads
Marketing Consulting
Leadership & Business Development
WordPress Design & Development

Need a Digital Marketing Specialist in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, or elsewhere in Australia?

Wherever you are in Australia, if you’re ready to invest in your business’s growth, our digital marketing specialists are here to help. We help businesses who are ready to grow their team, open more locations, or increase their profit from $1 or $2 million to $3+ million a year. Chat with us to find out how.