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Basil Pournaras is the managing director and head of programming and web development at Big Pond Digital ltd.
Big Pond Digital is a digital marketing company based in Ayrshire and specializing in helping business improve sales via their websites. This is achieved via digital marketing campaigns and training. The services the company offers are SEO, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Social Media as well as other digital marketing services like App store optimisation and web site development. Big Pond Digital work with a wide range of clients, from local businesses to large/global corporations.
 
Basil holds a degree in Applied Physics. He has 40+ years of experience in programming. Basil has worked with Aris on Digital marketing campaigns for major fashion retailers (including Hunter Boots, All Saints, Reiss, GANT, Bench, Gio-Goi, Ted Baker, Day Birger Et Mikkelsen & Elvis Jesus) as well as a wide range of SMEs from various sectors. Basil is responsible for the creation and maintenance of web sites.
 
Basil is in charge of development and maintenance of Web sites at Big Pond Digital.
 
Here is a sample of some clients that we currently work with and some that we have worked for in the past.
 
•           GANT (fashion retailer – part of a large team and outsourced from another agency)
•           Stutterheim (fashion retailer – part of a large team and outsourced from another agency)
•           Olimp (German Gaming Company)
 
•           Peppermint (Dental clinic based in Glasgow)
•           Blackwater Law (Law Firm)
•           CY Turf (Landscaping company based in Glasgow & Ayrshire)
•           Costley Costley Hoteliers (Hotel & Restaurant Group)
•           Legacy Platforms (Funeral Directors based in Glasgow)
•           Discover Arran (Arran Tourism Website)
•           CDM Scotland (Principle Designers based in Ayr)
•           Albion Gas (Gas Supplier based in Arran)
•           IBC (Pension & wealth management company based in Glasgow)
•           Scottish Friendly (mutual life and investments organisation)
•           Kaliber (Double Glazing company – UK wide with Ayr Branch)
•           Tudor (Ayr Restaurant)
•           Skye Candles (Candle Company – UK wise ecommerce store based on the isle of Skye)
 
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WORK EXPERIENCE
   
Basil has been involved in programming since 1976 with different programming languages like Fortran, Basic, Visual Basic, C++, PHP, MYSQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript.
 
Basil has created more than 500 web sites throughout the years.
 
Director & Head Developer Big Pond Digital/ Coast Web Services (March 2013 – Present day)
Big Pond Digital is a specialist digital marketing company that was founded by Ari Pournaras. The company has its offices in Ayr, Scotland.
Big Pond Digital offers search engine optimisation, Google adwords (pay per click) & Google Analytics services to a wide range of clients, from local businesses to large corporations and Web site development.
 
Physics and Science teacher (1983-2010) In Athens Greece (Private sector).
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
•           Applied Physics Degree from Institute of Physics 1979 (UCLAN/Preston Polytechnic).
 
LANGUAGE AND COMPUTING SKILLS
•           Languages:      English & Greek (Native).
 
•           IT skills: Google Analytics, Google my business, search console & tag manager, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), HTML, PHP, C++, CSS and SQL, Photoshop, Apache Server management.
Basil was there from the begining of IoT.
 
 

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At Big Pond, our main aim is to transform businesses online and help our clients achieve amazing results. For that reason, we only take on clients and projects if we truly believe we can make a difference. Here’s why we stand out from the rest:

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