Murray Newlands

Entrepreneur, Investor, Business Adviser and Speaker


Murray Newlands FRSA is an entrepreneur, investor, business advisor and speaker. He is founder of an online invoicing company based in Palo Alto, just south of San Francisco. Newlands is also an adviser to the Draper Nexus Network of Things Fund that invests in IOT companies. He advises entrepreneurs and start-ups on various subjects from funding to growth strategies. Newlands received a Bachelor of Laws and he is qualified as a Lawyer. He gained his Green Card by being recognized by the US government as an “alien of extraordinary ability.” Newlands is the author of “Online Marketing: A User’s Manual” published by John Wiley & Sons. Murray regularly contributes to Forbes and Entrepreneur. Get my Motivation APP! - If you like my Motivation Tweets get my app On Apple … or Google Play Store
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Latest Articles─To Bot Or Not To Bot?

Wow, what a great year! More than 35,000 bots have been built since Facebook Messenger opened its platform to bot developers last year. Thousands more are probably being designed by inspired teams across the globe as you read this article. There’s no doubt that bots will continue to be huge. Imagine companies being able to …

About This Spotlight Interview

LocalDirective is a  marketing company who acts as an extension of your business’s marketing department with one goal in mind: Increasing Your Business. LocalDirective is a digital marketing agency. They help clients to dominate their online space through strategically cohesive, tactically brilliant, and fully-integrated programs. Services include search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media marketing, …

How to Create a Facebook Messenger Chatbot

Facebook is a tremendous platform with million users around the globe using it daily. As more companies and people are using bots from shopping to weather updates, it’s clear that using a bot can be pretty easy─and it’s simple to make one, as well. Chatbots are new company representatives as more top brands are propelling …

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  • "British Digital Marketing Guru"

    The Huffington Post

  • "Murray Newlands is an Internet-marketing expert, prolific blogger, advisor, teacher and author."

  • "Murray Newlands who’s book provide original scholarly business contributions of major significance to the field."


  • "21 Thought Leaders Every Entrepreneur Should Follow in 2016 "

  • "50 Online Marketing Influencers to Watch in 2016"


  • "The Top 10 People to Know in Silicon Valley"