My guest today is Darren Shaw. Darren is a Local SEO Rockstar. It’s hard to find a roundup post about Local SEO where he isn’t a contributor. He oversees the Local Search Ranking Factors survey, a must-read in local SEO. He speaks all over the world on topics related to local search.
My guest today is Joe Martinez, Director of Client Strategy at Clix Marketing. We met at SMX West where he gave a killer presentation on one his favorite topics, Youtube Ads.
My guest today is Steve Hammer, President at RankHammer, a full-service digital marketing agency offering SEO, PPC and Analytics. Steve is a well known speaker who’s presented just about everywhere. You can usually catch him at Pubcon, SMX, Brighton SEO, State of Search and Heroconf. RankHammer has been recognized as the small agency of the year by US search awards.
My guest today is Susan Wenograd, CMO at Aimclear. I’m not sure I know anyone with the breadth and depth of Susan’s expertise in paid media. She is a sought after speaker, writer and trainer on topics related to paid social, paid search, content strategy and integrated marketing. She’s one of my favorite presenters. A short list of the conferences she speaks at includes Social Media Marketing World, Pubcon, Brighton, SMX and Social Media Examiner.
My guest today is Kirk Williams. He’s the owner of Zato, a really cool paid search micro-agency that focuses exclusively on PPC for eCommerce companies. Kirk is a go-to resource on industry publications for all topics related to Shopping Ads on Google and Bing. PPC Hero named him one of the top 25 PPCers in the world for 4 years running. He’s regularly featured on Moz, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Watch, Wordstream, Optimyzr and many more.
My guest today is Blake Denman. Blake is the President and Founder at RicketyRoo, a Local SEO agency based in Bend, Oregon. Blake is a rising star in the Local SEO community. He’s an in-demand speaker at conferences all over the world. He’s a contributor at Search Engine Land and for Moz’s Local Search Ranking Factors study.
My guest is today is Ben Fisher, co-founder of Steady Demand. He’s a contributor at Bright Local, Search Engine Land, and Moz’s annual Local Search Ranking Factors study. He speaks all over the world on topics related to Local SEO and Social Media Marketing.
My guest today is the inimitable, Andy Crestodina, CMO at Orbit Media. I’ve known Andy for years which is pretty common for people about my age who live in Chicago and work in digital marketing.
Dan Golden is the Chief Search Artist at BFO, headquartered in Lakeview. Dan and his co-founder Steve Krull have built BFO into one of Chicago’s top digital marketing agencies. They’ve won a bunch of awards for their work with enterprise-level clients doing everything from digital strategy, SEO, Paid media, Analytics and content. BFO was on the INC 5000 list for six consecutive years. They have locations in Chicago, London and Singapore.
On this episode of Suds & Search, I’m joined by my good friend David JP Fisher (aka DFish), an expert sales coach, author and the founder of the https://beerbeatsandbusiness.com podcast. We spoke at Old Irving Brewing, one of my favorite breweries in Chicago.