Program Presenter – Ifthi Idris
Ifthi Idris, a highly experienced and qualified IT professional, specialising in social media marketing and search engine optimisation. With 22 years of wide-ranging experience in IT and marketing, Ifthi has worked internationally in a number of countries, promoting and presenting internet marketing solutions seminars and workshops to audiences of up to 400 attendees.
Ifthi is the Business Director for Smart Business Consultancy NZ, and advises several well- respected New Zealand organisations as an e-marketing consultant.
Ifthi is the founder and developer of the “Power 5 Lead Generator” online marketing solution. Currently, this solution is used by real estate agents. Users of the Power of 5 have expanded their uptake and understanding of the business development opportunities available via social media marketing. Ifthi contributes up-to-date insider knowledge to help agencies successfully market themselves online.
Ifthi previously worked for 16 months as an e-Marketing Consultant for the New Zealand School of Business and Government (SBG), implementing new online marketing strategies that boosted traffic to the SBG campus site to more than 10,000 monthly unique visitors within eight months.
Before working with SBG, Ifthi was employed for 9 years as a Business Development Manager and Sales Consultant for Web Genius Central New Zealand Limited, promoting and implementing website content management systems, blog marketing, video marketing, search engine optimisation and e-marketing solutions for clients across New Zealand and South East Asia.