Teacher Spotlight: Erik McNair

Our growing class list would be quite difficult to pull off without the awesome instructors - and businesses - we've been so honored to meet.  We'd like to give you the same opportunity to get to know our Chattery teachers a bit better.

So, here are four questions to help you get to know Erik McNair from Papercut Interactive our newest teacher! He'll be teaching all about Google AdWords

Erik McNair is Pay-Per-Click Director and a Business Development Associate at Papercut Interactive, a superfriendly web development company in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He has been working in web design and online marketing for more than 7 years and has witnessed the breakneck speed of the industry’s innovation firsthand. After serving as VP of Search Marketing at an Atlanta marketing firm, Erik happily moved up to Chattanooga to join Papercut Interactive. Here he works with clients to determine their business needs as pertains to the world of web design and digital marketing. In recent years he has specialized in paid advertising in search engines and social media. Erik is a graduate of Georgia College and State University. He and his wife live in Cleveland.

How did you get started in your profession?

I started out by blogging and doing movie reviews. With that, I got a job at a web marketing company in Atlanta and moved up to be the VP of Search Marketing there.

Why do you love Chattanooga?

 The internet is critical for my work, so the internet speeds here make it very easy for me to work with clients and get my job done.

What's one topic you'd like to learn through The Chattery?

Cooking! I keep trying to be a better cook.

What's something someone would be surprised to learn about you?

I really like old fashioned, slow cooked barbecue places. Apparently that is a big shocker to my friends.