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11-13 MAY 2021

James Berg


James is the founder of Picaroons, a content marketing crew built on pirate principles. They don’t just help their clients increase social media likes, comments, and shares. Their social media strategy plans and expert network of content creators help businesses increase sales, donations or leads.

In their first year of trading, Picaroons have already worked with a range of clients including Facebook, BehindBras, Heyoovit, Mint Surf, PureOaty, Be More Pirate, BNI London East & Essex, Aniventure, singer songwriter Ben McKelvey,  George Sullivan (founder of Sole Supplier) and many more.

James honed his craft working for ESPN, Huge, Ketchum and McCann all global leaders in their respective fields. He has worked as a digital insights expert and a content strategist on online campaigns for a number of big brands, including IBM, Philips, Samsung, SEAT, Booking.com, GSK, ESPN, Bupa and P&G.

James is a published author, with his book ‘104 Social Media Content Ideas To Increase Sales’ helping three thousand businesses develop action ideas for their social media marketing. One user even made a £20,000 sale directly attributed to ideas used in the book.

He is the host of the business podcast Chats with Dad. Here he interviews his dad, Phil Berg, a sought-after speaker and trainer who went from selling carpets on a market stall to presenting helping and influencing thousands of businesses all over the world. You can listen to the podcast here