Red Hot Penny is a creative ecommerce agency specialising in end-to end solutions for online retailers. We use imagination and emerging technologies to influence brand perception and increase conversions.

Our innovation is matched only by our technical expertise, meaning we work with distinguished retailers to develop high-performance online experiences that challenge the boundaries of traditional ecommerce.

Alongside our extensive experience in ecommerce, our strategic partnership with global fulfilment provider SEKO Logistics means we can go deeper. With Red Hot Penny’s digital services, SEKO’s global logistics solutions and our own bespoke ecommerce platform we are able to provide retailers with the opportunity to achieve huge success.

We call this holistic approach Connected Commerce.

People

Mark Bolitho

New Business Director
Red Hot Penny

Mark is Red Hot Penny’s New Business Director and has been involved agency side since 2006, giving him a wealth of experience in the ecommerce industry. His connections and knowledge in this field are highly valuable to Red Hot Penny while we are expanding to international markets.

He is also the founder of The Ecommerce Network, a platform matching agencies with brands requiring a new ecommerce platform. Before launching The Ecommerce Network, Mark worked with agencies including more2 and Lost Ferret, bringing in new clients for both companies. Client wins for Lost Ferret included Moss Bros, Quiz Clothing and Select Fashion.

Paul Athoe

Senior Business Development Manager
Red Hot Penny

Paul has spent 7 years in the digital marketing space. He has experience helping businesses access and fulfil their online potential in numerous verticals through effective online marketing, spanning SEO, PPC, Digital PR and Social Media.

Paul has worked and won business with a range of clients, from SME’s through to large corporates including the likes of Thorntons, AEG Live, Technogym and Harley Street Clinic. Paul’s client wins for Red Hot Penny include Red7 Leisure, Bureau Direct and ISWAI.

Franco De Bonis

Head of Digital Solutions
Red Hot Penny

Franco is based in Dublin and is responsible for Red Hot Penny’s activities in Ireland and internationally. A combination of business development, account management and consultancy, Franco’s role is to engage with clients who have a focus on succeeding online, understand their goals and help to create a winning strategy.

Franco also works closely with David Schulhof’s Digital Marketing team, as the client’s ambassador, to ensure that Red Hot Penny meets the client’s vision and goals. Franco is the main point of contact for any brands and businesses based in Ireland that wish to expand into new territories.

David Mash

Operational Director
Red Hot Penny

David leads our technical team, and is constantly seeking to push the boundaries of web technology to create agile and robust infrastructures that meet the most complex of client requirements.

A great problem-solver, David has advanced technical knowledge of SQL, ASP, ASP.net and VB systems and many years’ experience managing large-scale implementations from conception through to launch.

David pairs strategic technical thinking with strong business acumen, and has delivered commercially focused technical solutions for clients including River Island, Warners Group Publications, SanDisk and M&S.

Darren Bull

Managing Director
Red Hot Penny

Darren has extensive experience in the ecommerce sector spanning over two decades. He works closely with the development team to enhance our platform roadmap with features that remain at the forefront of the industry.

As well as consulting with online retailers, Darren has led highly technical and increasingly complex projects for B2C and B2B brands looking to enrich and expand their marketing strategies. Darren is a Sage Pay Business Expert, helping retailers increase their success online, and has advised brands including M&S, LowePro, Bodas, Les Mills and Andertons Music Co.

David Schulhof

Digital Marketing Director
Red Hot Penny

David is responsible for our fast-growing digital marketing team which has participated strongly in the overall progression of Red Hot Penny. Leading a team that has grown considerably since he joined, David encourages reaching the all-important goal of helping our clients increase brand awareness and profitability online.

Combining his team’s digital marketing experience spanning decades, David prepares and delivers global marketing strategies to clients across all areas with the aim of attracting, engaging and converting new customers to drive revenue. He is actively involved in devising and shaping digital strategies for clients including Vector Watch, Lipsy and Taylor Morris.

Articles

Fail Quickly – How Google Likes to Fail, and So Should You

Despite the sheer volume of data and metrics available to marketers engaged in digital marketing today, so many are still…

14/06/2016

Red Hot Penny Needs You To Join Its Mobile Web Study

Take part in a definitive Mobile Web study. It takes a maximum of 16 minutes to complete and we’re contributing…

9/06/2016

Crisis Communications and Reputation Management in a Digital Age

Everyone, including organisations and individuals, are vulnerable to crisis. The crisis communication landscape has changed considerably since the advent of…

8/06/2016

PPC Challenges – Is Your Pursuit Of ROI Getting In The Way Of Profit? – Part 1

This article examines the relationship between ROI and profit when managing a PPC campaign and details the factors that determine…

24/05/2016

Global SEO Fundamentals – The International Ranking Checklist

Entering and thriving in new international markets can be a challenge for small start-ups and established multinationals alike. For 10…

17/05/2016

The Marriage Between Editorial & Ecommerce

The ecommerce space is constantly transforming, with new technologies becoming available for brands and retailers to attract new and existing…

16/05/2016

Snapchat For Brands; What You Need To Know

What is Snapchat? Snapchat is a free mobile app that allows you to send pictures and videos for free, which…

28/04/2016

The Rise of Blogger Engagement

Investing resource into a blogger engagement campaign should be a no-brainer for all businesses, large and small. Getting your brand…

18/04/2016

The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Ultimate Guide

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) launched in February as an attempt to overhaul the web for the world’s 3.4 billion…

13/04/2016

Bloggers & Brands Beware: Google Update

It’s been in the running for a few years, but Google have finally reaffirmed a change to their best practice…

23/03/2016

Publishing and Commerce: Is it Working?

Is the rise of publishers introducing ecommerce functionality to their digital platforms a waste of time and (lots of) money?…

23/03/2016

Digital Predictions 2016

What do the next 12 months have in store for marketers? Digital Marketing and Brand Executive Ruth Elliott and the…

18/01/2016

Black Friday Tips & Tricks 2015

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12/10/2015

The Value of Localisation in Ecommerce

Every day, millions of people around the world gain access to the internet. Current projections show that by 2030 the…

29/07/2015

The PR and SEO Relationship Status

PR and SEO teams share a common goal – to increase a brand’s presence in the marketplace – but they…

23/07/2015

Press Releases

Red Hot Penny are extremely proud and humbled to announce that they have redesigned and built the new responsive website for Windsor…

Red Hot Penny are pleased to announce the launch of the Vector Watch ecommerce store, supported by global logistics provider…

Ground-breaking smartwatch brand Vector has appointed creative ecommerce agency Red Hot Penny to launch their product and support their growth…

UK shoppers spent a staggering £810m during last year’s Black Friday sales, and this year the busiest day in the…

British eyewear brand Taylor Morris has appointed creative ecommerce agency Red Hot Penny to drive online sales through digital PR,…

Group activity trip specialists, Red7, has appointed Red Hot Penny as their Digital Marketing agency. The contract was won through…

Creative Ecommerce Agency, Red Hot Penny, will be rolling up their sleeves and getting dirty to raise money for Cancer…

Australian Menswear brand, Mocha Salt, has appointed Red Hot Penny with handling their marketing and PR campaigns. The brief was…

Red Hot Penny are pleased to announce the launch of the mou London responsive online store, supported by global logistics…

ISWAI was founded by Caggie Dunlop when she left E4’s hit reality TV show Made in Chelsea with the aim…

Creative Ecommerce Agency Red Hot Penny has launched new offices in Chicago and Ireland securing the next step in global…

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