News Articles About MacKenzie & Marr Guitars
The headline evokes images of King Kong and Fay Wray but in this case the Guerilla is Ottawa's hip cultural zine (www.getguerilla.com) and the Naked Lady is, of course our Tom Rush guitar. She's been building a pretty strong fan base so it was no surprise when Tony Martins, Geurilla's editor wrote to tell us he really liked the one he bought. What did surprise us was that he also wrote a review of the guitar. All we can say is WOW...what great validation.
We couldn't figure out where all the additional hits on our site originated until we followed the links to the referring URL. We found GearPatrol.com - a cool site dedicated to what's hot in guy stuff.
Twice within the last few weeks one Silicon Valley's premier web sites, Techcrunch.com, has written about MacKenzie & Marr Guitars. We're nothing if not suckers for praise so it's especially nice to have the go-to web site for breaking tech news say we're an example of ecommerce done right.
Andy Riga has covered a host of subjects for the Montreal Gazette. His blog, Metropolitan News offers a unique view of the events and people that make Montreal such a special place to live and work. He writes about our new solid wood acoustic guitar, the Ian Tyson Limited Edition.
We sent out our first "official" press release on August 4th announcing the introduction of the Ian Tyson Limited Edition acoustic guitar. If we keep growing at this pace we'll have to stop calling ourselves the World's Smallest Guitar Store.
Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald writes about the new Ian Tyson Limited Edition guitar from MacKenzie & Marr.
On April 20th the smiling face of Jonathan MacKenzie, one of the founding partners of MacKenzie & Marr Guitars made an appearance in doctors' offices across the country. Not in person, mind you, but on the cover of the latest edition of "The Medical Post" a trade magazine aimed at the medical profession. The accompanying article chronicles MacKenzie's day on Dragon's Den and the subsequent success of the company.
Written by Mary Teresa Bitti, Financial Post and Published: Monday, January 18, 2010
Striking a chord - and a deal
BY JW. Brett Wilson, THE FINANCIAL POST NOVEMBER 21 2011
John Marr and Jonathan MacKenzie, co-founders of MacKenzie & Marr Guitars Inc., turned to the den for help manufacturing what they said would be a winning product: hand-crafted, solid wood acoustic guitars made in China. The sales twist: They would retail it strictly online........
Former Waterloo residents make their musical pitch to CBC’s Dragons’ Den
January 13 2010
Charlotte Prong spoke with John and managed to capture the essence of the company's guitar and the important role friendship plays in shaping MacKenzie & Marr Guitars.