Articles by Andreas Pouros
Andreas is COO of Greenlight and has been involved in search marketing for over 12 years, working for some of the biggest and most prestigious global blue chip companies. He is responsible for an international team of Search consultants, developers, programmers, and copywriters. In his role, he provides guidance to well-known brands, including Santander, Urban Outfitters and Sky as well as a number of government bodies.
By Andreas Pouros | 13 November 2008 |
We're half-way through the 'golden quarter' and all reports seem to suggest this won't be a great Christmas for the retail sector. Consumer confidence has been seriously knocked by the increasingly worrying economic uncertainties around us. Inflationary pressures, the shrinking availability of c...
By Andreas Pouros | 10 June 2009 |
Whilst I can see what Wolfram Alpha is trying to achieve, (both enviable and interesting), it isn't really that impressive when the search mechanism is restricted to selected databases and feeds.
The general approach is sound - using structured data from vetted sources to build a searchable knowle...
By Andreas Pouros | 02 April 2009 |
What is social proof?
Social proof is when people in ambiguous social situations have their actions guided by the assumption that other people are better informed about a situation than them.
There are countless examples of social proof in action offline:
This surrendering of personal will and the i...
By Andreas Pouros | 01 March 2011 |
Most brands now engage in organic and paid search to a greater or lesser degree, but most do so with little understanding of the interaction between the two mediums.We at Greenlight, have found that managing the medium as one can increase budget efficiency by 30% on average.
By Andreas Pouros | 03 January 2011 |
PR agencies, full service media agencies, social media pure plays, search agencies and client-side teams are all staking claim to social media monitoring, but who should really be responsible for it?
Why regular content is so important for websites from both an SEO and consumer engagement perspective
By Andreas Pouros | 06 May 2011 |
Regular content production is one of the great areas where what is good for search engines is also good for your readers so new, regular content really does provide a more substantial benefit than you might initially think. There are three main reasons why:
By Andreas Pouros | 15 February 2011 |
What you may know already is that links should form part of any SEO campaign. What you may not be aware of is just how much of an incredibly powerful and influential component of the campaign they are. Some websites can even rank on page one of Google – for even the most competitive terms – based almost entirely on the makeup of their links, and with little to do with the content of their site.