Gordon Barker

Digital Publishing Director of Epnet cc
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa


Gordon's passion and driving force is in Internet technology, building brands and bringing new ideas to the web and has recently launched a live web streaming service. www.epnet.co.za
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Current employment

Digital Publishing Director
Epnet cc - http://www.epnet.co.za
Present - Rivonia
Gordon Barker is the sole proprietor of Epnet. He started out in the Queens Life Guards Regiment in the British Army Household Cavalry after that his background has revolved around marketing communications firstly in the advertising agency business (17 years’ experience) and has been involved in the production of over 37 TV commercials including corporate documentaries, winning a coveted Clio Award for a cinema commercial for Texan Cigarettes, his last position was Account Director at J. Walter Thompson. Gordon studied Information Technology at the Technikon in Johannesburg. Started Epnet in 1997 in order to develop client communications on the web using skills and experience from the advertising world. His passion and driving force is in Internet technology, building brands and bringing new ideas to the web.


Gordon Barker
[Marketing & Media] Epnet announce their new streaming and LIVE video broadcast service. Streaming Video Technology.
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15 reasons why you need to live stream on the web

There's been a rising trend in businesses creating personal messages to persuade their potential customers to buy. Long gone are the days of boring and monotone content, which used to be found in every leaflet and on every website...

By Gordon Barker 12 Nov 2015 13:05

Marketing executives think SEO is something you do in the toilet!

Marketing executives comments on search engine optimisation: "SEO is like something you do in the toilet, we know it's important but spare us the details"...

By Gordon Barker 26 May 2015 09:43

Retail sales video marketing creates incredible opportunities

As video evolves, there are incredible opportunities in leveraging that content as a communications tool to help guide the customer or buyer's journey through the entire business life-cycle...

By Gordon Barker 27 Feb 2015 15:30

What will the internet look like in the year 2020?

Broadband will be the deciding factor and as soon as it becomes faster, the internet will change overnight...

By Gordon Barker 30 Jan 2015 07:39

Winning the SEO logic

I have a story to do with search engine optimisation and have been doing it since 1997, which is before Google even existed...

By Gordon Barker 19 Jan 2015 15:00

Most critical aspect on the web is to build visitor trust

Building trust online used to be a very difficult thing to do and is the most important aspect of your website if you want to do business online.

By Gordon Barker 11 Feb 2014 14:30

Social media brands and businesses being taken for a ride

I believe that it is time that people in the media business start looking into social media from a more sceptical point of view.

By Gordon Barker 5 Feb 2014 14:14

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