James Berg

James Berg

James Berg

Content Strategist, Social Media Expert,  Marketing and Brand Expert


James is the founder of Picaroons, a social media marketing crew built on Pirate principles. They don’t just help their clients increase social media likes, comments or shares but they focus on helping increase sales, donations or leads. They do this through their social media strategy plans and expert network of content creators.

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 and George Sullivan (founder of Sole Supplier)

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 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 over two thousand businesses come up with and 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, where 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

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