About Internet Direct

Internet Direct was formed in the late 1990's as a website design / development company and also as a full service ISP (internet Service Provider).

Managing Director

Our MD is Jerri Smith. Jerri studied Business and Finance and achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Direct Marketing. He is also a Fellow member of the Institute of Direct Marketing F IDM (The IDM).

Industry experience over the last 30 years includes copywriting, databases, direct mail, direct response advertising and interactive web related technologies. Clients have included Coca Cola Schweppes Beverages, Volvo Cars, Intel Computers, Debenhams and Rail Track plc.

In addition to these major corporate organisations Jerri has worked across the whole range of industry from Commercial Services, Manufacturing, Financial Services and Retail.

Jerri Smith F IDM
Managing Director
Internet Direct
PO20 9DB
Marketing sector experience: Agency; Client; Consultant; Supplier
Business sector experience: Automotive; Building, construction; Charity, not for profit; Communications, media, media owner; Computing, high technology; Conglomerate; Education; Energy, water; Engineering (electronics, mechanical); Entertainment, leisure, hotels, catering; Financial services; FMCG (food, drink, cosmetics, toiletries etc); Government, authorities, local/emergency services; Health; Mail order, distance selling; Manufacturing; Marketing supplies (print, production, etc); Petroleum, petrochemicals; Pharmaceuticals; Postal/delivery services; Professional association, trade body; Professional services (agency, consultancy); Publishing; Research; Retail, trade, commerce, e-commerce
Specialist skills: Advertising; Branding; Budgeting, economics, finance; Business-to-business marketing; Consulting; Contact/call centre management; Creative, design, copywriting; Customer management, CRM; Data analysis/modelling/processing; Data processing, information management; Database management/design, hardware/software; Direct marketing; Direct response broadcasting; Distribution, delivery; Door to door, sampling; E-commerce, e-business; E-marketing, e-mail marketing; Enclosing, fulfilment, mailing, lettershop; Internet, interactive/new media; Legislation, regulation, codes of practice; List broking/management/selection; Mail order, catalogue; Media planning/buying; Mobile marketing; Print, paper, production; Recruitment, employment, contracts; Research, questionnaires; Sales promotion, incentives; Strategy, planning, business analysis; Targeting, segmentation, profiling; Telemarketing, telecommerce
The Team

The company has built up a highly creative team of marketers and designers, whose depth of experience has earned Internet Direct an enviable reputation.

We have our own programmers and designers who are conversant in all the latest technologies:

  • HTML - Hand-coded
  • CSS - Modern tableless design
  • Javascript
  • Adobe Flash including Actionscript
  • AJAX
  • XML & XSLT

We power our websites by employing the following technologies:

  • Linux
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Java
  • Python
  • Bash script
  • cookies
  • tea
  • table