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.
By Andreas Pouros | 10 April 2017 |
Brands from a variety of industry sectors are experimenting with their strategy, with many looking to the power of tapping into emotions as a way to connect. Leveraging on sentiments from the past is an effective way for brands to communicate with their audiences, as it enables them to relive memories and leaves them with that fond, familiar feeling of nostalgia.
By Andreas Pouros | 01 February 2017 |
Our COO & Co-founder, Andreas Pouros, gets candid with IDG Connect on the best career advice he's received as well as what he'd share with those getting started in their career and those aiming for a C-suite position.
By Andreas Pouros | 14 November 2016 |
With more than half of annual retail sales occurring during the three months leading up to Christmas in the UK, and a large proportion of these happening between Black Friday and Boxing Day, the festive season can quite literally make or break brands.
By Andreas Pouros | 02 November 2016 |
I think leaders certainly need to demonstrate certain qualities. For some people I’m sure they’re innate, and for others they’re not – but they can be emulated to achieve the same effects.
By Andreas Pouros | 02 September 2016 |
My last Q&A article focused on the merits of disruption and innovation with an end-user focus, so I’d be lying if I told you I believed it’s OK to sit back and react based on what’s happening around you. Brands that act as laggards tend to get caught in a cyclical game of catch-up which rarely pays off in the long-term. While it’s advisable not to jump onto whatever cool new technology comes floating about (note that I recommended that brands not act too fast to develop apps for the Apple Watch), there’s an important balance to be struck by digital marketers.
By Andreas Pouros | 31 May 2016 |
Since Twitter was founded 10 years ago, it has completely changed the way we communicate and consume content: From Jack Dorsey’s first Tweet: “Just setting up my twttr,” to that selfie at the 2014 Oscars, there are a whole host of ground breaking moments that we owe to Twitter. However, if we fast forward to today, the company has recently announced lower than expected earnings, causing its share price to drop more than 12% in the hours after the company’s earnings were reported. Over the past decade, Twitter has been through a lot of ups and downs. But as Twitter reaches this milestone, questions are being raised as to the social network’s relevancy today, and its long term future.