Ian Lurie is Chief Marketing Curmudgeon and CEO at Portent, an internet marketing agency he started in 1995. At Portent, he leads and trains a team that covers SEO, PPC, social media and internet marketing strategy. Portent clients include Juicy Couture, Getty Images, Kate Spade and Princess Tours.
Ian started practicing SEO in 1997. He’s been practicing somewhat social media since birth.
Ian also rants, raves and teaches about SEO, marketing and business on the Portent blog. Ian has an abiding hatred of the phrases Social Media, Web 2.0 and Paradigm.