Hey there! If you're here then you probably know my name is Bob Hensley. I'm an experienced full-stack developer, digital marketer, and systems administrator. An odd collection of skills I've developed over the past fifteen or more years.
Over the years I've developed a passion for database systems and the theory that goes into efficiently storing, retrieving, and manipulating data. I love to write code. And I am constantly and consistently working on learning new things.
As the Marketing & Web Service Specialist, I work with clients and R.C. Brayshaw as a whole on a wide variety of marketing and web development needs and projects. I am responsible for developing, implementing and managing websites; writing code as necessary to accomplish client and business needs; ensuring web content remains fresh; and engaging with clients, both new and existing, to further discuss website needs. I also ensure utilization of good, and current, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices and consult with clients regarding SEO. Create and maintain competitive and efficient Search Engine Marketing (SEM) campaigns; especially AdWords. Create and maintain engaging and effective social media campaigns, including Facebook and Instagram.
As the Director of Marketing & IT, I am solely responsible for all marketing, advertising, and IT needs of an automotive dealership group consisting of five different dealerships across two states. Day-to-day I am responsible for ensuring all facets of the organization's online presence, marketing, advertising, and IT needs are met effectively, efficiently, and in a manner that compliments the organization's evolving business needs. I wear many hats in this position, ranging from webmaster and web developer, to social media strategist, SEO/SEM expert, analytics monster, and graphic designer.
As the Director of Business Development I oversaw the Business Development Center (call center) for an automotive dealership group consisting of five different dealerships. As a unified, centralized Business Development Center (BDC), I worked through numerous challenges and obstacles to ensure the department grew 20-30% every month, year-over-year, and met evolving requirements of five distinct sales departments.
As the first Digital Marketing Manager for the company, I developed and grew a position responsible for all facets of the group's digital presence. Overcame obstacles and implemented processes for all digital marketing efforts for an automotive group consisting of five different dealerships. Developed and followed through numerous advertising campaigns at the same time, for the different dealerships.
Sought out and developed new business for myself and PC Connection. Built and maintained solid relationships with clientele. Demonstrated honesty and trust by providing excellent availability and transparency with clients. Aided in the design and procurement of IT solutions of various scale. Proactively brought ideas to the table. Maintained strong vendor relationships and leveraged to client's advantage whenever necessary.
Efficiently and, in a detailed manner, took engaging and descriptive photographs of all vehicles on the lot. Wrote content for every vehicle, for the website and third-party inventory listings. Filmed vehicle walkarounds and special offers for website and social media. Managed IT needs of the campus (three dealerships), including desktop, data center, and telephone support, and ordering of equipment.
Nation's Truck is a division of Fairfield's Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Inc. Fairfield's requested a simple website be built, in little time, that would allow them to upload and advertise their various rollbacks and wreckers.