Articles by Andreas Pouros
Andreas has spent the last fourteen years building, managing, and mentoring digital businesses to success. He is co-founder and COO of Greenlight Digital, which has been regularly ranked in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 Fastest Growing Companies and in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. Andreas and his teams have driven over £15 billion worth of incremental value to their clients, including the likes of Hiscox, HSBC, The BBC, Legal & General, Sky, and a further 50 FTSE250 clients, utilising market defining knowledge and experience in branding, design, web development, SEO, Paid Search, Social Media, and marketing technology.
A highly respected and highly experienced digital marketing expert and innovator, he was entered into the Who's Who of Britain's Business Elite in 2009, and his views and opinions have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Internet Retailer, CIO, Fox, MSN, eWeek, MediaPost, and is a regular contributor to eConsultancy.
Andreas has also sat on the Advisory Board of FF&P Private Equity for the last four years, applying his knowledge and experience in digital marketing and technology to the management of a multi-million pound fund.
Google’s own social endeavours with Google+ might be more successful than most have initially speculated
By Andreas Pouros | 27 April 2012 |
Google and Facebook will both be front and centre in ‘social search’. So it won’t be enough for sites to simply be relevant. They will also need to demonstrate qualities that attract social validation and promotion.
By Andreas Pouros | 26 January 2012 |
With recent news that Google is more forcefully entering the social realm by integrating Google+ into its results, what about Facebook? What impact could it make in search? Research conducted by Greenlight found that 50% of Google users have clicked on a sponsored listing in Google at least once and equally, 50% of Facebook users have engaged with Facebook advertising to the same extent.
By Andreas Pouros | 24 January 2012 |
I want to break rank somewhat and present three interesting ways to display SEO data and information, methods that I’ve not seen others use out there and that are increasingly becoming standards within my own companies.
By Andreas Pouros | 12 January 2012 |
Google has revealed it will imminently be integrating Google+ into its search results, to deliver search results that better reflect your preferences and also incorporate content shared by people in your Google+ Circles. This is a major change to how Google’s search results are assembled. Here's a brief overview of what this really means for us as marketers.
By Andreas Pouros | 11 November 2011 |
Everyone is aware of product placement, the deliberate incorporation of a product or brand into a movie, television episode or other media vehicle to promote it to the viewing audience, typically in a subtle way to create affinity and recognition over time. However, there's more to product placement than simply placing a Papa John's pizza box in clear view in a major sitcom.
By Andreas Pouros | 05 October 2011 |
David Ogilvy once said “clients get the advertising they deserve”. Having been COO of a search agency for over 10 years, I can tell you with some authority that Ogilvy’s quote is as true in the digital specialisms of SEO, PPC and Social Media as it is in the broader advertising discipline. In my view, there are three client prerequisites to achieving great results.
By Andreas Pouros | 01 July 2011 |
Advertising once needed to do little more than display the product that was being promoted and essentially raise awareness of its existence. Then on the heels of the golden age of advertising, campaigns became smarter, and the most effective advertising campaigns were those that were underpinned by an acute understanding of human psychology.In light of this, taking a look at the role of the behavioural sciences and consumer psychology within the context of online marketing is valuable.