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Scott Allan

Scott Allan is LinkShare’s vice president of marketing. He has more than 15 years experience in corporate and product marketing with an expertise in the performance marketing channel. See articles by Scott Allan.

Kendall Allen

Kendall Allen serves numerous media and data technology clients for WIT Strategy as a Senior Associate in corporate affairs and media relations, as her primary engagement. She also runs collaborative pursuits through her company, Influence Collective, LLC. -- advising and supporting media and tech entrepreneurs in cooperation with other trusted partners and firm principals. See articles by Kendall Allen.

Shelly Alvarez

Shelly Alvarez is currently Director of Strategic Services with PulsePoint. Her main focus is to partner with her customers to continuously grow and improve their email marketing programs. She specializes in creating multi-channel marketing programs that include welcome programs, re-engagement programs, continuity and life cycle programs. During her 16-year career in Direct Marketing, Mrs. Alvarez has had the opportunity to work with a variety of industries including retail, publisher, semiconductor, healthcare and financial. See articles by Shelly Alvarez.

George Aspland

George Aspland is founder and President of eVision, providing Internet marketing services to companies and organizations for over 12 years. See articles by George Aspland.

Jon Ball

Jon Ball is CEO of Page One Power, a white hat custom link building firm located in Boise Idaho. He is an expert at link building strategy and implementation. If he's not doing link building he's photographing or mountain biking in the beautiful wilderness of Idaho. See articles by Jon Ball.

Michelle Barna

Michelle Barna is the Social Media Communications Director at Deep Focus, she is responsible for leading the team focused on social engagement, social strategy, community interaction, blogger and influencer outreach. Michelle is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University, where she teaches Social Media for Brand Value. See articles by Michelle Barna.

Lynn Baus

Lynn Baus is a Creative Director with Responsys — a technology company with a focus on cross-channel digital direct marketing solutions. Over the last seven years she has created campaign for leading brands, which have been recognized industry wide for their high creative standards and campaign performance. See articles by Lynn Baus.

Sarah Beeskow

Sarah Beeskow is the Sr. Manager of Merchant Development for ShareASale.com’s Client Services Department. She is responsible for providing strategic guidance and educational resources to Merchant partners that can be used to optimize and grow their affiliate program. See articles by Sarah Beeskow.

Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett Chris Bennett is the founder of 97th Floor, a boutique agency located near Salt Lake City that specializes in SEO and Social Media for mid to large size businesses. Chris has been involved in internet marketing for over 9 years and loves every minute of it. He speaks at many industry events on the topics of link building, social media and Pinterest Marketing and created Social Media for Firefox which got over 500,000 downloads shortly after it was launched. See articles by Chris Bennett.

Amber Benson

Amber Benson is the VP, Marketing at Simpli.fi, a programmatic marketing platform that leverages unstructured data. A former strategic marketing consultant, client-side marketing executive and agency strategist, Amber is an expert in trust-based marketing–creating lasting, mutually-beneficial relationships between brands and customers. See articles by Amber Benson.

Benny Blum

Benny Blum is the Vice President of Performance Marketing and Analytics at SellPoints and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. See articles by Benny Blum.

David Booth

David Booth is a co-founder and Partner at Cardinal Path, where he helps organizations use data and digital intelligence to gain competitive advantage in their markets. He is an author, adjunct professor, and public speaker, and as a consultant David has worked across five continents helping audiences ranging from C-level executives to technical implementation teams with digital analytics, business intelligence and digital marketing. See articles by David Booth.

Hunter Boyle

Hunter Boyle leads business development at AWeber, the email marketing software powering over 100,000 small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits around the globe. A seasoned speaker, content marketer and former editor, Hunter has been helping organizations optimize their digital initiatives since the dot-com days. See articles by Hunter Boyle.

Aaron Bradley

Aaron Bradley is an SEO consultant specializing in organic search, and writes on search issues at his blog SEO Skeptic. He has worked in SEO since 2005, following ten years as a website designer. See articles by Aaron Bradley.

Scott Brinker

Scott Brinker is the president and CTO of ion interactive, a leading provider of landing page management and conversion optimization software. He also writes a blog on marketing technology, Chief Marketing Technologist. Follow him on twitter via @chiefmartec. See articles by Scott Brinker.

Mugs Buckley

Mugs Buckley is the Vice President of Sales Development at Federated Media Publishing, where she focuses on FMP’s strategic accounts and helps them find effective solutions for their content marketing needs. See articles by Mugs Buckley.

Sean Carlos

Sean Carlos is President of Antezeta Web Marketing, based in Milan Italy. As a web marketing teacher and consultant, Sean Carlos helps companies optimize their business results online. He is particularly interested in International SEO, Social Media and Web Analytics. See articles by Sean Carlos.

Mel Carson

Mel Carson is founder of Delightful Communications -- a Social Media, Digital PR and Personal Branding Consultancy. Former Microsoft Digital Evangelist and Author of Pioneers of Digital living in Seattle when not traveling the world speaking at conferences! See articles by Mel Carson.

Timothy Carter

Timothy Carter is the Digital Marketing Manager for Nimlok, a division of the Orbus Exhibit & Display Group where he oversees all on-site and off-site marketing. See articles by Timothy Carter.

Chi-Chao Chang

Chi-Chao Chang oversees all facets of xAd’s product management and technology development, including overall strategy, identification of new customer segments and advancement of a vibrant local-mobile marketplace. Before joining xAd, Chi-Chao was at the helm of Yahoo!’s global-search operations and the company’s ongoing relationship with Microsoft. Chi-Chao’s passion for technology has garnered five patents, and over 15 more filed applications, as well as more than 25 published technical articles. He earned his doctorate in computer science from Cornell University, and speaks regularly at various industry events. See articles by Chi-Chao Chang.

Antony Chen

Antony Chen is a product lead for optimization solutions at Yahoo!, which includes Smart Ads, Yahoo!'s market-leading solution for data-driven dynamic creative. Prior to Yahoo!, he spent 13 years in IT consulting focusing on program management, requirements gathering, and software development lifecycle methodologies. See articles by Antony Chen.

Brian Clark

Brian Clark is founder of Copyblogger and CEO of Copyblogger Media, and Editor-in-Chief of Entreproducer. See articles by Brian Clark.

Kim Cohen

Kim Cohen joined Hunter & Bard in September 2012 and is the Community Manager for AppsGeyser. Ms. Cohen brings with her over 8 years of training and business development experience. See articles by Kim Cohen.

Drew Conrad

Drew Conrad is a Digital Media Producer in the Publishing Services Department of the LDS Church. Previously, Drew was a Digital Marketing Manager on the e-commerce team at ZAGG, Inc. where he oversaw the company's social media and affiliate marketing initiatives. See articles by Drew Conrad.

John Cosley

John Cosley is responsible for Microsoft Search Advertising’s global brand marketing and communications activities, which includes Bing Ads. He has over 15 years of digital marketing experience across a diverse set of industries, including Entertainment, Technology/Software, Advertising, and Creative Services. John has been overseeing search advertising campaigns for over 10 years. See articles by John Cosley.

Daniel Cristo

Daniel Cristo is the director of SEO Innovation at Catalyst, a thought leader in the organic, paid and social space. Dan has been doing SEO since 2002. An avid programmer and entrepreneur, Dan co-founded Triberr, an Influencer Marketing platform See articles by Daniel Cristo.

Harriet Cummings

Harriet Cummings works as a Copy Editor at Distilled, a creative online marketing agency. She spends her days crafting copy for the website, emails and other bigger pieces of content. See articles by Harriet Cummings.

Tami Dalley

Tami Dalley is the Vice President of Analytics and Insights at Buddy Media, and oversees the company’s analytics and insights team. A self-proclaimed “fanatical explorer,” Tami has more than a decade of industry experience in deep-dive web analytics, usability consulting, competitive intelligence, landing page design and multivariate testing. Tami shares information on social media best practices in Buddy Media's white papers and data reports. See articles by Tami Dalley.

Nate Dame

Nate Dame is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. His digital marketing career began in the non-profit world where he quickly realized the enormous opportunities that most companies were missing online. As CEO and founder of SEOperks, he has driven revenue improvement campaigns for sites ranging from Skechers.com and Grasshopper.com to small businesses, while also training digital agencies around the world. See articles by Nate Dame.

Nan Dawkins

Nan Dawkins has over 25 years of communications experience touching almost every aspect of marketing, including conventional advertising, public relations, and digital. Her current company, Social Snap, focuses on social media measurement, providing marketers with a powerful social analytics platform that combines data from social channels, web analytics, and social media monitoring tools. See articles by Nan Dawkins.

Stoney deGeyter

Stoney deGeyter is president of Pole Position Marketing, a leading online marketing strategy company established in 1998 and currently based in Canton, Ohio. See articles by Stoney deGeyter.

Rick DeJarnette

Rick DeJarnette is an in-house SEO at MSN.com, and was previously part of Microsoft’s Live Search and Bing Webmaster Center teams, serving as the primary contributor to the Bing Webmaster Center blog and then later as an in-house SEO for the Bing content properties. He also randomly adds to his own blog, The SEO Ace. See articles by Rick DeJarnette.

Jayson DeMers

Jayson DeMers is the founder & CEO of AudienceBloom, a Seattle-based content marketing & social media agency. See articles by Jayson DeMers.

Liane Dietrich

Liane Dietrich As Chief Operating Officer, Liane Dietrich is responsible for the planning and execution of Rakuten LinkShare's vision to deliver world class online marketing solutions. Since joining Rakuten LinkShare in 2003, Liane has contributed to the company's success in the areas of service delivery, strategic direction and international expansion in her roles as Director, Vice President and Managing Director in Chicago, New York, and London. See articles by Liane Dietrich.

Bill Dinan

Bill Dinan is president of Telmetrics, a provider of call measurement solutions. Dinan has led Telmetrics' evolution from print-centric tools to multi-media, leads-based measurement solutions and was appointed president in May 2009. He can be reached at bill.dinan@telmetrics.com. See articles by Bill Dinan.

Gabe Donnini

Gabe Donnini is a Data Solutions Engineer at Chitika and a lead author for reports by Chitika Insights, the research arm of the online ad service. After graduating with a B.A. in Business Administration from Ithaca College, Gabe has been pursuing his passion for technology by researching and analyzing new and emerging trends in the online world. See articles by Gabe Donnini.

Vic Drabicky

Vic Drabicky is a New York-based digital marketing and strategy consultant specializing in retail. He has worked with Nike, Neiman Marcus, Staples, Michael Kors and many others to develop fully integrated digital marketing strategies.Follow him @VicDrabicky on Twitter. See articles by Vic Drabicky.

Ric Dragon

Ric Dragon is the author of the DragonSearch Online Marketing Manual and Social Marketology (McGraw Hill 2012) and the ceo/co-founder of DragonSearch. He is a regular speaker for Google at their Get Your Business Online seminars. Dragon frequently speaks about the convergence of social media, process, information architecture, and sociology. See articles by Ric Dragon.

Josh Dreller

Josh Dreller has been a search marketer since 2003 with a focus on SEM technology. As a media technologist fluent in the use of leading industry systems, Josh stays abreast of cutting edge digital marketing and measurement tools to maximize the effect of digital media on business goals. He has a deep passion to monitor the constantly evolving intersection between marketing and technology. You can follow him on Twitter at @mediatechguy. See articles by Josh Dreller.

Mona Elesseily

Mona Elesseily was recently voted the 2013 Most influential SEM. She is the Vice President of Online Marketing Strategy at Page Zero Media where she focuses on search engine marketing strategy, landing page optimization (LPO) and conversion rate optimization (CRO). See articles by Mona Elesseily.

Jordan Elkind

Jordan Elkind heads the customer success team at Custora, a customer-centric marketing platform for e-commerce retailers. Prior to joining Custora, he earned an MBA from Wharton and worked in marketing analytics at Citi Cards. See articles by Jordan Elkind.

Shelley Ellis

Shelley Ellis is the VP of Media at Advice Interactive Group where she develops plans that strive to achieve the most effective spend plans possible to meet client's digital marketing and targeting goals. See articles by Shelley Ellis.

Eric Enge

Eric Enge is the president of Stone Temple Consulting, an SEO consultancy outside of Boston. Eric publishes a highly respected interview series and can be followed on Twitter at @stonetemple. See articles by Eric Enge.

Sarah Engel

Sarah Engel is the founder of Elegant Disruption Inc., a digital marketing and brand communications consultancy. With more than 15 years of experience in brand marketing, communications, journalism and event marketing, Engel served most recently as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for iProspect, a leading digital marketing agency. See articles by Sarah Engel.

Konrad Feldman

Konrad Feldman is CEO of Quantcast, which he co-founded with Paul Sutter in 2006, to transform the effectiveness of online advertising through the use of science and scalable computing. Prior to co-founding Quantcast, Feldman co-founded Searchspace (now Fortent) the leading provider of terrorist financing detection and anti-money laundering software for the world’s financial services industry. See articles by Konrad Feldman.

Kerin Foster

Kerin Foster is a Marketing Associate at SEER Interactive in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. She brings extensive knowledge and experience to the search marketing industry and strives to provide the broadest perspective possible to make amazing things happen on a daily basis. See articles by Kerin Foster.

Vanessa Fox

Vanessa Fox is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. She built Google Webmaster Central and went on to found software and consulting company Nine By Blue and create Blueprint Search Analytics< which she later sold. Her book, Marketing in the Age of Google, (updated edition, May 2012) provides a foundation for incorporating search strategy into organizations of all levels. Follow her on Twitter at @vanessafox. See articles by Vanessa Fox.

Rhett Frandsen

Rhett Frandsen is the VP of Sales at mediaFORGE, where he is passionate about creating value and delivering results for clients. He is an expert in planning and implementing new/emerging media, specifically related to online advertising, remarketing, and eCommerce. See articles by Rhett Frandsen.

Aaron Friedman

Aaron Friedman is the Director of SEO for Kahena, a Digital Marketing agency focused on sustainable SEO, vertical search optimization, and online advertising. At KDM, he leads strategy for all accounts and is experienced in SEO ranging from local, digital marketing, to national and global search marketing. Aaron also specializes in social media strategy development and its convergence with SEO, content creation, image and video optimization. Follow him on Twitter @AaronFriedman. See articles by Aaron Friedman.

Amanda Gagnon

Amanda Gagnon is Education Marketing Associate at AWeber, the leading email marketing service provider for small businesses, where she advises business owners on how to grow their business with email marketing. See articles by Amanda Gagnon.

Mitul Gandhi

Mitul Gandhi has had 10+ years of experience in marketing and SEO consulting with Fortune 500 brands, which is the basis for his innovative approach to SEO. As the Co-Founder and Chief Architect of seoClarity, he has patents pending in the field of SEO analysis, and has been quoted in leading industry news sources. See articles by Mitul Gandhi.

Rick Gardiner

Rick Gardiner is the CEO of iAffiliate Management, an affiliate management agency that helps consumer technology and internet retailers extend their brand to acquire customers they could not otherwise reach. See articles by Rick Gardiner.

Bob Gilbreath

Bob Gilbreath is the co-founder and president of Ahaology (formerly Pingage), a pay-for-performance Pinterest marketing optimization platform. See articles by Bob Gilbreath.

Gab Goldenberg

Gab Goldenberg also writes his own SEO blog where he discusses advanced SEO tactics and ideas. He loves offering SEO consulting to entrepreneurs. See articles by Gab Goldenberg.

Leah Goodman

Leah Goodman works at Hunter & Bard, where she is the Content & Community Manager for AppsGeyser.com. She has been working in SEO, content, and social media since 2004. See articles by Leah Goodman.

Crystal Gouldey

Crystal Gouldey is Education Marketing Associate at AWeber, the leading email marketing service provider for small businesses, where she works with business owners to grow their marketing efforts. An experienced optimization consultant, Crystal has consulted with over 500 businesses to improve their email marketing efforts for optimal results, and regularly provides marketing training to AWeber customer solutions staff. See articles by Crystal Gouldey.

Justin Gray

Justin Gray is the CEO and Chief Marketing Evangelist of LeadMD. He founded the company in 2009 with the vision of transforming traditional “grassroots” marketing efforts through the use of cloud-based marketing solutions. Since that time, Justin has emerged as a strong voice for marketing automation, demand generation, and conversational marketing. See articles by Justin Gray.

James Green

James Green is chief executive officer at search retargeting leader Magnetic charged with driving overall company expansion and building out Magnetic’s search retargeting infrastructure. See articles by James Green.

Adam Grow

Adam Grow is VP of Finance and Yield Management at mediaFORGE, where he employs a vast array of financial, accounting and yield-management expertise to optimize client campaigns and manage the company’s internal financial needs. See articles by Adam Grow.

Hugo Guzman

Hugo Guzman is a professional online marketer with nearly a decade of experience on everything from startups to Fortune 100 corporations. He has worked as both an in-house marketer for companies like CBS Broadcasting and HSN (Home Shopping Network) as well as serving as an executive at two enterprise-caliber interactive agencies. See articles by Hugo Guzman.

Craig Hagopian

Craig Hagopian is responsible for driving xAd’s sales, advertising partnerships and marketing operations within the mobile-local marketplace as chief marketing officer. He possesses more than 20 years of experience in sales and consumer-marketing leadership for hardware and service-based companies in the PC, wireless and broadband-Internet sectors. See articles by Craig Hagopian.

Jenny Halasz

Jenny Halasz is the President of an online marketing consulting company offering SEO, PPC, and Web Design services. She's been in search since 2000 and focuses on long term strategies, intuitive user experience and successful customer acquisition. She occasionally offers her personal insights on her blog, JLH Marketing. See articles by Jenny Halasz.

Steve Hall

Steve Hall is a marketing professional, publisher, writer, community manager, photographer and all-around lover of advertising. See articles by Steve Hall.

Dax Hamman

Dax Hamman is the Chief Strategy Officer at Chango, the solution to programmatic marketing and "big data", and is based in San Francisco and London. You can follow him on Twitter @DaxHamman. See articles by Dax Hamman.

Akvile Harlow

Akvile Harlow is Internet Marketing & Ad Operations Manager at Third Door Media, and is responsible for Search Marketing Expo's (SMX) reach and visibility through paid search, mobile, and social media marketing campaigns, as well as assisting clients with advertising operations on Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and Search Engine Roundtable. See articles by Akvile Harlow.

Chris Hexton

Chris Hexton is the CEO and Co-Founder of Vero. Chris spends his time working with Vero's customers to send smarter emails based on what their customers do and don't do on their website. See articles by Chris Hexton.

Carrie Hill

Carrie Hill is the co-founder of Ignitor Digital, along with long-time colleague Mary Bowling. At Ignitor, Carrie tackles tough technical SEO roadblocks many small business owners don't even know they have. Her experience with analytics and troubleshooting helps her get to the root of issues. When not working, Carrie loves to cook for friends and family, hang out with her pretty awesome kids, and read books that have little-to-no educational value! See articles by Carrie Hill.

Stephanie Hobbs

Stephanie Hobbs is an award-winning print and online Yellow Pages executive with broad domestic and international experience, and is the Local Search Association vice president of communications. She also blogs about the industry on the Local Search Insider blog. Follow @localsearchassn on Twitter. See articles by Stephanie Hobbs.

Rae Hoffman

Rae Hoffman aka "Sugarrae" is an affiliate marketing veteran and an occasional SEO consultant. She is also the CEO of PushFire, an online marketing agency that specializes in SEO and PPC management services. You can meet her in person at her next affiliate SEO training course (seating is limited) or follow her on Twitter @Sugarrae. See articles by Rae Hoffman.

Arienne Holland

Arienne Holland is Director of Marketing and Customer Experience at Raven. Arienne is approaching 20 years of experience in communications, ranging from graphic design to journalism to PR to marketing. See articles by Arienne Holland.

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes is CEO of C3 Metrics: Attribution Made Simple. Previously, Hughes grew eBay’s Half.com from zero to 8 million online customers as its VP of Marketing in less than three years. He has spent close to $100 million online ad dollars, which planted the seeds for creation of C3 Metrics’ attribution algorithms. See articles by Mark Hughes.

Peter Ilberg

Peter Ilberg is the director of business development for PulsePoint where he is responsible for sales and account management across the company’s exchange, audience, and social publishing businesses. See articles by Peter Ilberg.

Hamed Jafari

Hamed Jafari is a Business Analyst at Adobe. He provides strategic cross-channel data-driven insights to fortune 500 companies across search, social, display and offline channels See articles by Hamed Jafari.

Matt Jessell

Matt Jessell serves as the Director of Sales Strategy & Operations at Fullscreen, the leading YouTube network for creators and brands, where he leads strategy and operations across sales, marketing, account management, and ad products. See articles by Matt Jessell.

Thor Johnson

Thor Johnson leads Team Thor Marketing, a US-based marketing consulting agency providing strategic guidance and implementation horsepower to automate demand generation and drive sales force performance. See articles by Thor Johnson.

Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones runs her own social media and search marketing business, MoxieDot, where she helps clients grow their online presence. She was voted one of the top 100 marketers of the year by Invesp in 2009 and has worked for Yelp, Run.com, and Bounty Towels. See articles by Kelsey Jones.

Julie Joyce

Julie Joyce owns the link development firm Link Fish Media and is one of the founding members of the SEO Chicks blog. See articles by Julie Joyce.

Alan K'necht

Alan K'necht a partner at Digital Always Media, is a public speaker, award winning author, corporate trainer (SEO, social media marketing & digital analytics), and an online instructor for the University of San Francisco's on-line Internet marketing and analytics programs He also co-hosts of the weekly Twitter Chat #SocialChat See articles by Alan K'necht.

Clint Kaiser

Clint Kaiser has been in the digital marketing space since 1997 when he started at one of the first email marketing companies in the marketplace -- Mercury Mail. He's been addicted to email marketing ever since working on both the product and consulting sides of the fence. Currently Clint serves as the Senior Director of Digital Strategy at Responsys where he helps inform and impact client's digital interactions with their customers. See articles by Clint Kaiser.

Derek Kan

Derek Kan is the Director of Product Management at PulsePoint, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s digital video initiatives. Derek’s passion and expertise in the digital space is built from more than six years of experience in building innovative products and services for publishers and brands. See articles by Derek Kan.

Mani Karthik

Mani Karthik is Inbound Marketing Manager at SuperMoney -- a service that super powers you with comprehensive personal finance information, powerful tools and financial expertise from a community of experts. Passionate about anything search engines and social media, he blogs at DailySEOblog.com on trends in search and also on ManiKarthik.com. See articles by Mani Karthik.

Jordan Kasteler

Jordan Kasteler is the Senior SEO Manager for the agency, Red Door Interactive. See articles by Jordan Kasteler.

Ashley Kemper

Ashley Kemper is a Marketing Manager at Blue Fountain Media, a digital agency based in Manhattan. Ashley's expertise in digital marketing and online campaign execution has benefitted clients ranging from fledgling startups to Fortune 500s looking to establish actionable brand strategies. See articles by Ashley Kemper.

Larry Kim

Larry Kim is founder and CTO of WordStream, provider of the AdWords Grader and 20 Minute PPC Work Week. See articles by Larry Kim.

Klaas Knook

Klaas Knook is a passionate all-round online marketer and currently works at the internet marketing agency Yonego. Klaas has a specialty in web analytics, conversion optimization and search engine advertising. See articles by Klaas Knook.

Corey Koberg

Corey Koberg is a founding partner at Cardinal Path, focused on helping companies utilize big data to optimize their digital assets. He is the author of Display Advertising: An Hour A Day and well-known speaker, having keynoted and led sessions on advertising, analytics, and optimization at conferences and events across the globe. See articles by Corey Koberg.

AJ Kohn

AJ Kohn is Owner of Blind Five Year Old, a San Francisco Internet Marketing firm specializing in search. An experienced marketing executive with a successful track record spanning 20 years, AJ combines a deep understanding of search marketing with a passion for product strategy and iterative product development, fusing design and user experience with quantitative analysis.

See articles by AJ Kohn.

Thomas Koletas

Thomas Koletas is Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales at Madison Logic, where he is responsible for managing all sales and revenue generating initiatives on behalf of Madison Logic's publisher, agency and advertiser clients. See articles by Thomas Koletas.

Cezar Kolodziej

Cezar Kolodziej is the President, CEO and Co-Founder of Iris Mobile. Widely recognized as one of foremost mobile technologist and visionary experts on MMS and rich media messaging, Cezar is actively participating in defining the next generation mobile marketing and advertising. See articles by Cezar Kolodziej.

Juliette Kopecky

Juliette Kopecky is a product marketing manager at HubSpot, whose all-in-one marketing software helps businesses attract qualified prospects and convert them into leads and customers. Juliette manages marketing for HubSpot's mobile and marketing analytics products. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS from the Boston University School of Management. See articles by Juliette Kopecky.

Danny Kourianos

Danny Kourianos is VP of Product Development at mediaFORGE where he is passionate about building innovative client-facing ad products. He brings over 10 years of online experience to the mediaFORGE team. When not thinking of ways to innovate on mediaFORGE’s diverse product suite, Danny likes to cook and spend time making his wife and two sons laugh. See articles by Danny Kourianos.

Cindy Krum

Cindy Krum is the CEO and Founder of MobileMoxie, LLC, a mobile marketing consultancy and host of the most cutting-edge online mobile marketing toolset available today. Cindy is the author of Mobile Marketing: Finding Your Customers No Matter Where They Are, published by Que Publishing. Cindy is an active member of the search community and has been published in Website Magazine, Advertising & Marketing Review, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Strategies Magazine, and quoted by many respected publications including PC World, Internet Retailer, TechWorld, Direct Magazine and Search Marketing Standard. See articles by Cindy Krum.

Arnie Kuenn

Arnie Kuenn is the president of Vertical Measures, a search, social & content marketing company helping their clients get more traffic, more leads, and more business. Arnie has held executive positions in the world of new technologies and marketing for more than 20 years. He is a frequent speaker and author of "Accelerate! Moving Your Business Forward Through the Convergence of Search, Social & Content Marketing" available on Amazon. See articles by Arnie Kuenn.

Jennifer Ledbetter

Jennifer Ledbetter aka "PotPieGirl" is most known as an affiliate marketer who went from zero to six-figures a year starting with all free methods (like she teaches at OneWeekMarketing.com). See articles by Jennifer Ledbetter.

Rebecca Lieb

Rebecca Lieb is an analyst at the Altimeter Group where she covers digital advertising and marketing. A consultant, author, and sought-after speaker, Rebecca is the former head of Econsultancy's US operations. She was VP and editor-in-chief of The ClickZ Network for over seven years. For a portion of that time, Rebecca also ran Search Engine Watch. See articles by Rebecca Lieb.

John Lincoln

John Lincoln is Founder and President of SEO and Social Media at Ignite Visibility, a premier Internet marketing company focusing on providing the highest level of service and strategies in the industry. In addition to his role at Ignite Visibility, Lincoln teaches a quarterly course at UC San Diego on SEO, social media and analytics. See articles by John Lincoln.

Kevin Lindsay

Kevin Lindsay is the Director of Conversion Product Marketing for the Adobe Digital Marketing Business Unit. Kevin leads the marketing efforts around solutions that help businesses optimize digital experiences for maximum customer engagement and conversion. See articles by Kevin Lindsay.

Mike Litman

Mike Litman Co-Founder, BRANDS ON VINE, the leading showcase of the latest and greatest examples of Vine videos posted by brands and digital agencies. See articles by Mike Litman.

Andy Lombard

Andy Lombard is the co-founder and CEO of SocialWhirled, where he oversees the innovation, growth and direction of the company as it evolves the social, mobile and digital publishing landscape. See articles by Andy Lombard.

Joanna Lord

Joanna Lord is Chief Marketing Officer at Seattle-based BigDoor, a customer loyalty technology startup. Lord is also a social-media enthusiast and frequent conference speaker on topics ranging from performance marketing, inbound marketing, data analysis and retention programs. See articles by Joanna Lord.

Alex Lustberg

Alex Lustberg is the Chief Marketing Officer at Lyris, Inc where he has responsibility for all marketing activities, including marketing communications and demand generation, as well as product strategy and management. See articles by Alex Lustberg.

Kevin Lyons

Kevin Lyons is SVP of Analytics at eXelate, where he is responsible for leading the vision and execution of the company’s analytics and data optimization activities. See articles by Kevin Lyons.

John Paul Mains

John Paul Mains is Click Laboratory's Chief Scientist, where he leads the company's engagement and optimization teams. He has 20 years of experience in web design, online marketing, customer analysis and lead generation. See articles by John Paul Mains.

Chris Marentis

Chris Marentis is the Founder and CEO of Surefire Social, a provider of local digital marketing services and technology. With a coaching-centric approach, Surefire Social raises businesses' local search presence through hyper-local search, display, social and mobile strategies. See articles by Chris Marentis.

Candace Marks

Candace Marks is the Senior Product Manager, Emerging Platforms at PulsePoint. Candace brings ten years of innovation experience to the PulsePoint team. Prior to joining PulsePoint, Candace worked for Hachette Filipacchi Media, publisher of Elle, Elle Décor, Car and Driver, Woman’s Day and Road and Track magazines. At Hachette Filipacchi Media, Candace had purview over the development and delivery of products conceived in the Looking Forward Lab. The Lab was an innovation think tank for consumer engagement and content monetization on emerging platforms. See articles by Candace Marks.

Michael Martin

Michael Martin is a SEO Manager at Covario, SEO course instructor at San Diego State University, contributor to The Art of SEO : Mastering Search Engine Optimization published by O’Reilly and owner of Mobile Martin based out of San Diego, California. See articles by Michael Martin.

Andrew Martineau

Andrew Martineau is an Organic Search Director for Catalyst, a leading search engine marketing firm that delivers digital marketing solutions for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 organizations. Martineau currently focuses on developing search strategies for large CPG brands, and creating enterprise-level reporting mechanisms. See articles by Andrew Martineau.

Brian Massey

Brian Massey is the Conversion Scientist at Conversion Sciences and author of Your Customer Creation Equation: Unexpected Website Forumulas of The Conversion Scientist. Follow Brian at The Conversion Scientist blog and on Twitter @bmassey See articles by Brian Massey.

Manu Mathew

Manu Mathew is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Visual IQ®, maker of IQ Intelligence Suite™ of cross channel marketing intelligence software products recognize opportunities for optimization hidden in marketing performance data. See articles by Manu Mathew.

Bryson Meunier

Bryson Meunier is Director of Content Solutions at Resolution Media, and a primary architect of Resolution Media's natural search product and Digital Behavior Analysis. You can follow him on Twitter @BrysonMeunier See articles by Bryson Meunier.

Peter Minnium

Peter Minnium is the Head of Brand Initiatives at the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) where he leads a series of initiatives designed to address the under-representation of creative brand advertising online. He was formerly Managing Director of Lowe Worldwide, the global creative agency network of the Interpublic Group. See articles by Peter Minnium.

Todd Mintz

Todd Mintz has over 10 years experience in search marketing and has used Google AdWords since its inception. He also is very visible in the SEM social media space and encourages people to connect with him via Twitter, Facebook, or Google Plus. He was one of the founding members of SEMpdx (Portland’s Search Engine Marketing Group) and is a current board member. See articles by Todd Mintz.

James Moore

James Moore is the Chief Revenue Officer for Simpli.fi, a company quickly being recognized as the authority in search retargeting. Since the mid 90’s James has been involved in leading companies who are paving new paths in digital space. See articles by James Moore.

Alyssa Nahatis

Alyssa Nahatis is Director of Deliverability for Adobe, where she's responsible for leading the deliverability function for the company’s North American client base, including reputation management strategies and services, and deliverability operations. See articles by Alyssa Nahatis.

Abraham Nord

Abraham Nord is a Conversion Improvement Designer at SmartSearch Marketing. Abraham brings over 4 years of experience in the online business sector with his own online retail store. His experience includes web design, marketing, advertising, customer relations and personnel management. See articles by Abraham Nord.

Ciaran Norris

Ciaran Norris is the Chief Digital Officer for Mindshare Australia, where he is responsible for the overall digital output of the agency, including ensuring that search, social, mobile and video are integrated into the broader marketing mix. He has worked in online marketing since 2000 at a number of publishers and agencies. See articles by Ciaran Norris.

Soo Jin Oh

Soo Jin Oh is Vice President of Data Business & Ad Operations at Magnetic, where she is responsible for post-sales activities including everything from campaign delivery to performance. See articles by Soo Jin Oh.

Steve Olenski

Steve Olenski is a senior creative content strategist at Responsys, a leading global provider of on-demand email and cross-channel marketing solutions, and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing. See articles by Steve Olenski.

Cara Olson

Cara Olson is Director of Digital Direct/eCRM at DEG, a full-service digital consultancy based in Kansas City. Leveraging her 14 years of experience and thought leadership in digital direct marketing, she and her team lead email and SMS strategy, integrations, and campaign execution for flagship brands like Crocs, Helzberg Diamonds, MathWorks, Cabela's, Life is Good, and TITLE Boxing. In her spare time she runs half marathons, cheers on her beloved Royals, and drinks copious amounts of coffee while trying to exhaust her eight year-old daughter, five year-old boy, and one year-old golden retriever. See articles by Cara Olson.

Jonathan Opdyke

Jonathan Opdyke co-founded HookLogic in 2004 on the idea that marketing closer to consumer decision points would not only be more effective for marketers, but also more useful for consumers. Under his leadership, HookLogic has grown from a boot-strap start-up to a global enterprise powering integrated, native advertising and promotional programs across many of the internet’s most recognized ecommerce sites. See articles by Jonathan Opdyke.

Rich Page

Rich Page is a conversion solutions specialist at Adobe and the author of the forthcoming book, ‘Website Optimization: An Hour a Day.’ He is passionate about all things website optimization and analytics, with more than 10 years of experience testing and improving websites. Follow him on Twitter @richpage. See articles by Rich Page.

Rachel Pasqua

Rachel Pasqua joined iCrossing in 2005 to develop the agency's mobile group and her expertise in this rapidly evolving ecosystem has helped many of our clients bridge the gap between online and offline and connect successfully with their audiences. An industry veteran, she has over 12 years of experience with clients such as Toyota, Kia, Bermuda Department of Tourism, RitzCarlton, Marie Claire and Good Housekeeping to name but a few, spanning a wide range of services from mobile app development to near field communications. See articles by Rachel Pasqua.

Brian Patterson

Brian Patterson is Go Fish Digital's Director of Client Services, and is responsible for researching and developing strategies for Online Reputation Management (ORM), SEO, and managing web development projects. He blogs on the GFD blog and can be found on Twitter@brianspatterson. See articles by Brian Patterson.

Simon Penson

Simon Penson is Managing Director and Founder of Zazzle Media, a UK based data-informed, content led digital marketing agency quickly earning a reputation as a global authority on "content marketing". See articles by Simon Penson.

Claudia Perlich

Claudia Perlich currently serves as Chief Scientist at m6d and in this role designs, develops, analyzes and optimizes the machine learning that drives digital advertising to prospective customers of brands. See articles by Claudia Perlich.

Cristian Potter

Cristian Potter is a Data Solutions Engineer at Chitika and a lead author for reports by Chitika Insights, the research arm of the online ad network. Some of his main responsibilities include understanding fluctuations within Chitika’s large network of enterprise-class publishers, developing optimizations to improve ad monetization, and using analytical techniques to extract market share information from internal data for use in conducting research and generating market studies. See articles by Cristian Potter.

Thom Prewett

Thom Prewett is the Director of Corporate Marketing for Blue Fountain Media, a digital agency based in New York. Thom specializes in B2B marketing, generating high quality leads for BFM, and has also worked on a variety of campaigns for startups and fortune 500 companies. See articles by Thom Prewett.

Frost Prioleau

Frost Prioleau is a seasoned online advertising executive, specializing in targeting, optimization, and technology. Frost is CEO and co-founder of Simpli.fi. You can follow him on Twitter @phrossed. See articles by Frost Prioleau.

John Quarto-vonTivadar

John Quarto-vonTivadar is one of the inventors of Persuasion Architecture and regularly combats innumeracy among marketers in his popular "Math for Marketers" series. John's 2008 best-seller, "Always Be Testing", written with business partner Bryan Eisenberg, has been the standard reference for conversion optimization through testing since its release and has been used for the basis of both academic coursework as well as corporate training. See articles by John Quarto-vonTivadar.

Damon Ragusa

Damon Ragusa is President of idio, a company that delivers significant business value from Content Marketing. See articles by Damon Ragusa.

Rob Rasko

Rob Rasko is a thought leader in the digital marketing industry. His venture, global digital solutions firm The 614 Group, enables results-driven client marketing efforts in the practice areas of content monetization and revenue strategy, brand safety, technology and digital systems integration, and corporate strategy. See articles by Rob Rasko.

Matthew Robles

Matthew Robles is VP, Product Management for Vantage Local. He is responsible for the Vantage Local product roadmap, including feature releases and extracting actionable insights from advertisers, agency partners and other stakeholders. See articles by Matthew Robles.

David Rodnitzky

David Rodnitzky is CEO and co-founder of 3Q Digital, a search engine marketing firm with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and downtown Chicago. David is the founder of the LinkedIn Online Lead Generation Group, an advisor for Marin Software, and a regular contributor to the 3Q Digital. He can be found at numerous speaking engagements across the SEM community. See articles by David Rodnitzky.

David Roth

David Roth is Vice President, Marketing at Move, Inc., parent company of Realtor.com and other significant real estate-focused web properties. In this capacity, Roth oversees Paid and Organic Search, Affiliate, Mobile and Social Marketing for the Company. Prior to his arrival at Move, Dave was Sr. Director of Search and Affiliate Marketing at Yahoo!, Inc. See articles by David Roth.

Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan is CEO of Motivity Marketing. Motivity ‘s focus is helping companies in the world of connected marketing move forward with greater impact and return than they may ever have thought possible. Kevin takes an active role in guiding the day-to-day strategic execution of client initiatives. See articles by Kevin Ryan.

Muhammad Saleem

Muhammad Saleem is an award-winning digital marketing consultant who has been recognized for outstanding achievement executing social media and search engine marketing strategies. See articles by Muhammad Saleem.

Tom Sather

Tom Sather is Return Path’s senior director of email research. Tom uses his knowledge of ISPs, spam filters and deliverability rules to advise marketers on how to get their email delivered to the inbox. He began his Return Path career as an email deliverability consultant working with top-brand clients like eBay, MySpace, IBM and Twitter. See articles by Tom Sather.

Claire Schoen

Claire Schoen is director of Third Door Media's Digital Marketing Depot webcast series. Claire has held senior marketing and operations positions in publishing for nearly thirty years. See articles by Claire Schoen.

Eric Schwartzman

Eric Schwartzman is Founder and CEO of online social media training provider Comply Socially, which helps employers manage the risk and capitalize on the opportunities of social media in the workplace through innovative on-demand training courseware. See articles by Eric Schwartzman.

Will Scott

Will Scott is CEO of Search Influence, a national online marketing firm focused on small and medium-sized businesses, and white label online marketing products for publishers and media partners who serve them. Search Influence is the largest online marketing company on the Gulf Coast and New Orleans’ only Inc. 500 honoree in 2011. See articles by Will Scott.

Ian Sefferman

Ian Sefferman is CEO and co-founder at MobileDevHQ, the leading App Store Optimization and app marketing startup, based in Seattle. Ian has a passion for helping app marketers understand and improve their performance in the app store. See articles by Ian Sefferman.

Siddharth Shah

Siddharth Shah is Efficient Frontier's Director of Analytics. He and his team oversee the performance and strategic development of all its client accounts. See articles by Siddharth Shah.

Eli Singer

Eli Singer is the Founder and CEO of Entrinsic, a Toronto-based digital culture agency. Founded in 2009, Entrinsic answers business challenges through creative content, strategic placement and real-time measurement and optimization for brands including Google+, RBC, Sobeys, Rogers and Days Inn. See articles by Eli Singer.

Trisha Smith

Trisha Smith has been working at Responsys since 2010, where she both manages and codes on the Email and Web Development team. The team implements a number of projects spanning from static to dynamically populating responsive emails, landing pages with user-driven interactions, banner ads, and more. See articles by Trisha Smith.

Chris Silver Smith

Chris Silver Smith is President of Argent Media, and serves on advisory boards for Universal Business Listing and FindLaw. Follow him @si1very on Twitter. See articles by Chris Silver Smith.

Stephan Spencer

Stephan Spencer is the author of Google Power Search, creator of the Science of SEO and co-author of The Art of SEO now in its second edition, both published by O'Reilly. Spencer is also the founder of Netconcepts and inventor of the SEO technology platform GravityStream. He also blogs on his own site, Stephan Spencer's Scatterings. See articles by Stephan Spencer.

Benjamin Spiegel

Benjamin Spiegel is Director of SEO Operations for Catalyst, a leading search engine marketing firm that delivers digital marketing solutions for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 organizations. Spiegel defines the organic search process at Catalyst, creates and enhances the agency’s SEO offerings, and oversees teams of SEO practitioners who deliver strategic counsel and tactical input for SEO initiatives. See articles by Benjamin Spiegel.

Tonja Stott

Tonja Stott is a Creative Director at Responsys. She has 15+ years working in advertising with a focus in digital direct campaigns and brand engagements. She is responsible for the quality of the creative product on all levels, ensuring not only its creativity, but also its alignment to the strategy and brand. See articles by Tonja Stott.

Sherwood Stranieri

Sherwood Stranieri runs Skypromote, an SEO agency in Boston and NYC, and has been doing search since 1998. You can follow him on Twitter @SherwoodSEO. See articles by Sherwood Stranieri.

Aaron Strout

Aaron Strout is Managing Director at W2O Group, where he co-leads marketing and is the head of the newly formed Social Commerce practice. Aaron assists clients with mobile and location-based marketing campaigns and strategy. He is also the co-author of Location-Based Marketing for Dummies (wiley) and an avid blogger, podcaster and speaker. Earlier in his career Aaron spent time as head of marketing and social media at Mzinga and Powered/Dachis Group. Before heading off into the startup/agency world, Aaron worked at Fidelity Investments for 9 years in a variety of digital marketing roles. See articles by Aaron Strout.

Chris Studabaker

Chris Studabaker is Global Practice Manager, Design Solutions at ExactTarget. He heads email design execution and standards at ExactTarget and works with leading brands across a range of industries, from Expedia to Bank of America. Find him on Twitter @cstudabaker and ask what board games he's playing lately. See articles by Chris Studabaker.

James Svoboda

James Svoboda is a Managing Partner at WebRanking, a Search Engine Marketing Agency that was founded in the spring of 1998. He has over 12 years of search engine marketing experience and is accredited for both Google AdWords and Microsoft Advertising. James is a Co-Founder and Vice President of the Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association, spent over 10 years as a volunteer editor for the Open Directory (1999 - 2010) and a year as a Sphinn.com editor (2011).

See articles by James Svoboda.

Shari Thurow

Shari Thurow is the Founder and SEO Director at Omni Marketing Interactive and the author of the books Search Engine Visibility and When Search Meets Web Usability. Shari currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Information Architecture Institute (IAI) and the ASLIB Journal of Information Management. She also served on the board of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA). See articles by Shari Thurow.

Kai Turner

Kai Turner is Co-Founder of Brands On Vine, the leading showcase of the latest and greatest examples of Vine videos posted by brands and digital agencies. See articles by Kai Turner.

Ratko Vidakovic

Ratko Vidakovic is the Senior Director of Product at SiteScout, a leading self-serve platform for buying display ads on the web and on mobile devices. He regularly writes on the topics of display advertising and real-time bidding (RTB). He is also the primary author of the SiteScout Blog and Knowledge Center. You can follow him on Twitter at @ratkovidakovic. See articles by Ratko Vidakovic.

Benjamin Vigneron

Benjamin Vigneron is a Business Analyst in the Digital Marketing team at Adobe, providing advertisers and account management teams with data-driven and actionable insights on strategies to optimize their online marketing mix. One of his specialties is to develop tools and simulators for analysts to use, and executives to use for making business decisions. See articles by Benjamin Vigneron.

Karl W. Lendenmann, Ph.D.

Karl W. Lendenmann, Ph.D. is vice president of marketing and analytics for PulsePoint. With over 25 years experience in marketing, brand management, advertising, interactive marketing, research, analytics & predictive modeling, and business development, Karl is passionate about creating business value from focused discovery, predictive modeling, key insights, strategic implications, organizational alignment, and integrated execution. See articles by Karl W. Lendenmann, Ph.D..

Daniel Waisberg

Daniel Waisberg is the Founder of Conversion Journey, a Google Analytics Certified Partner. He is also the founder of Online Behavior, a Marketing Measurement & Optimization website. You can follow him on Google+ or Twitter. See articles by Daniel Waisberg.

David Waterman

David Waterman has over 9 years of Search Engine Optimization experience with a specific emphasis on content marketing/optimization and website taxonomy/organization. He currently sets search marketing strategy for a wide array of top-tier clients in various industries and countries at The Search Agency. See articles by David Waterman.

Lori Weiman

Lori Weiman is head of product management and marketing for The Search Monitor. The Search Monitor monitors search results and social media web sites to provide insight to SEM, SEO, and Affiliate agencies regarding competitors, keywords, ad copy, market share, trademark abuse, brand buzz, and affiliate compliance. See articles by Lori Weiman.

Lionel White

Lionel White is VP of Technology Operations at Magnetic, and is responsible for spearheading the company’s infrastructure, QA and technology operations. See articles by Lionel White.

Danielle Wiley

Danielle Wiley is the CEO and founder of Sway Group, an agency that represents over 80 of the most influential publishers online. Sway's division Massive Sway is a network comprised of over 50,000 female bloggers. See articles by Danielle Wiley.

Chris Winfield

Chris Winfield is the Co-Founder and CMO of BlueGlass Interactive, an Internet marketing agency specializing in data-driven content marketing strategies. See articles by Chris Winfield.

Kohki Yamaguchi

Kohki Yamaguchi is a Senior Business Analyst in the Digital Marketing team at Adobe, conducting market research across multiple advertising channels including search, display, and social media. See articles by Kohki Yamaguchi.

Wacarra Yeomans

Wacarra Yeomans is an expert in creative strategy for the digital direct marketing channels. As the Director of Creative Services for Responsys, she develops cross-channel campaigns, enhances brand experience and improves program performance for top-notch brands across the retail, branded food, technology and entertainment industries. See articles by Wacarra Yeomans.

Wesley Young

Wesley Young is the Local Search Association’s vice president of Public Policy. He blogs about the industry on the Local Search Insider blog. See articles by Wesley Young.

Jim Yu

Jim Yu is the founder and CEO of BrightEdge, the leading enterprise SEO Platform. He combines in-depth expertise in developing and marketing large on-demand software platforms with hands-on experience in advanced SEO practices See articles by Jim Yu.

Alison Zeringue

Alison Zeringue is Partner Accounts Team Manager at Search Influence, a national online marketing firm dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses compete online. Alison’s focus is on white label online marketing products for publishers and media partners serving SMBs. See articles by Alison Zeringue.

Tony Zito

Tony Zito has been working as CEO of mediaFORGE since 2006. He is passionate about display media technology and the potential it has to shape the future of the advertising/marketing industry. See articles by Tony Zito.

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