In a Nutshell with Mike Watson of Scottish Business News Network (SBNN)

Main Focus of the Business

Publishing more Scottish Business news than anyone else on a daily basis.

What do you do now?

We collect, edit and post business news stories. We develop our commercial strategy and work on new content ideas with our editorial team.

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What was your very first job?

Picking tatties probably, but my first regular job was delivering Sunday newspapers for tips and my first real proper job was as Assistant Marketing Manager at RB Farquhar.

How did you get into IT?

I first set up as a marketing consultant in 1999, and at that time marketing = websites. So I went through the process of learning how to build websites using Dreamweaver.

Interesting fact about You?

I ran a golf shop from 1995 - 1998.

Favourite Place?

The Gleneagles Hotel at Auchterarder

Dream Car?

Aston Martin Vanquish

Who would you most like to meet and why?

Jason Fried of 37 Signals (now Basecamp) – see

Current Aspirations for the business

To become the defacto Scottish Business news website with 250,000 visits a month.

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"In a Nutshell with Mike Watson of Scottish Business News Network (SBNN)" First published on Company Connecting October 2015

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