Online Marketing and SEO Company
Kari Whittemore is the founder of Place1SEO, an online marketing company located in Fort Myers, Florida. With over 20 years of experience, Kari has been involved in business management positions that have earned her the recognition of a highly qualified agent in business development, software development and marketing. She developed a passion for programming and software while running her own company, In Balance, a boutique business consulting and accounting firm. A self-proclaimed "puzzle-master" she is always thinking of ways to optimize (eliminate steps) processes. She began programming in 2001 to develop small tools which created solutions to particular reporting or task needs. These value added softwares were the start of it all. Since then she spends most of her free time studying and researching technology. Kari has an MBA with a focus in Information Systems from FGCU. She has won various awards in her career for software development and Marketing, including the local “Excellence in Industry” award in 2005 for the creation of “Request the Bid,” an innovative online company designed for the construction industry. Kari works directly with our clients to develop customized marketing plans which suit each client's specific industry and to focus in on their target market. She is dedicated to strategically guiding and accomplishing corporate virtual marketing goals for each of her clients.
Martin is our videographer. He produces videos that are modern, engaging and concise to give websites a whole other platform on which to communicate. Martin works with the team to collaborate on script, imagery and location. He produces each video incorporating his talents to skillfully orchestrate all aspects including lighting, video, audio, animating graphics and then editing. Listen carefully to our videos produced and you will hear our Musician at work. Yes, he even creates the music to capture the industry and theme of the video. He uses his musical skills to compose and record music for the videos using, guitar, piano, harmonica and other instruments. Martin enjoys cycling, camping, and playing music.
Kristopher Monette is our “detail person”. He takes a website page and creates the behind-the-scenes coding which binds our SEO goals into the language search engine's understand. His work may not be so apparent in the visual aspect of the websites we create, but it does shine in the search results. He is in his third year as a pre-med student studying Exercise Science at Florida State University, scoring top grades that place him on FSU’s president’s list. He spends his free time doing volunteer and mission work, including religious youth ministry projects, and is part of a tremendous organization through FSU at the Wesly Chapel. Kris enjoys to travel and takes advanatge of any down time to travel nationally and internationally.