Celebrating Influential Women In Search Marketing

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Today is International Women’s Day.  It’s been going on for more than 100 years.  It’s a day when we celebrate all the wonderful women out there that are in our lives and leading the way in our industry.  In recognition of this important day please join in nominating the “Top Women in Search Marketing.”  

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Please use this as an opportunity to recognize other professionals in the industry. (besides yourself of course!)

Nominate them in the comments below!

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  • Eric Siu

    I nominate Annie Cushing. I call her the Queen of Excel because she’s so good at explaining all the cool things you can do with excel as it relates to search. Check out her posts at http://www.blueglass.com and you’ll see that she’s in a league of her own.

  • John Rampton

    I personally would like to recognize every girl out there for being amazing at who they are!

  • Adam Riemer

    Rae Hoffman-Dolan. Rae has been helping people with free advice, site reviews and providing solid advice for years through her blogs. She is one of the top link builders and content creators and should definitely be nominated for this.

  • Lisa

    I would like to nominate Elli Bishop, for always going the extra mile. She is always thinking of new ways to build relationships, and create engaging content. Also, she can make a mean rice krispy treat ;).

  • Dan Vassiliou

    My wife for telling me when I have a really stupid idea, thus saving my clients money lol

  • Eric Sornoso

    Rae Hoffman. She knows her stuff. I have been following her for years.

  • Michelle Stinson Ross

    I’d nominate Dana Lookadoo, Monica Wright, and Melissa Fach. They do phenomenal work for their clients AND they have been leading the way for the rest of the industry.

  • Lyena Solomon

    I second Michelle and Eric – Annie Cushing, Dana Lookadoo, Monica Wright, and Melissa Fach. All excellent choices.
    I would also like to nominate Benu Aggarwal, who is not too visible in the online world. In the real world, however, she is running Milestone Internet Marketing, speaks at many conferences, and raises a family – all with a smile and an infectious positive attitude.

  • Janette Toral

    My hats off will definitely go to Gillian Muessig of SEOMoz!

  • Dana Lookadoo

    Gosh, I’m so HONORED! Thank you, Michelle & Lyena!!! Honored to be in such company!

    I second the nomination of Annie Cushing. That girl eats, sleeps and probably drinks SEO data! 😉

    And I agree that Benu Aggarwal is pretty amazing. Not visible but doing a lot behind the scenes.

  • Alycia Kaback

    Whole article is too good for the new entrepreneurs and the main objective of the author is pretty clear. There is no secret recipe to becoming a successful female entrepreneur. However, this combination of working hard, putting in the time and always being willing to learn something new has propelled plenty of women to the top.

    Anyway, I am also an entrepreneur of modeling industry and like to connect with those who are new entrepreneurs. Here is some existence over net and you are invited to visit.

  • Szilard

    Would like to nominate Jill Whalen of High Rankings. When I first got into the SEO business, back in 2004, the whole thing was blurry for me. I started to read her posts and advices she gave to others. What I like about her is that she did not always give a straight answer but she made people find the answer on their own. Just like that saying: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

  • Lucjan Zaborowski

    I would like to nominate Adria Saracino, Head of Outreach at Distilled. Adria is as a “super influencer”, who regularly contributes to SEJ, SEOmoz, Search Engine Watch and many other top ranked SEO websites. Her articles are very action-oriented and always well-researched. She manages an extensive team of SEO Consultants at Distilled and is an effective team leader.

  • Mark Hughes

    Is my male vote counted here? 😉 If so – Annie Cushing and Hannah Smith. Both inspirations to anyone working in search, regardless of gender or whatever else.

    • Devin Harper

      +1 on Annie Cushing!

  • Kumail Hemani

    My vote goes to Dana Lookadoo, Aleyda solis and Annie Cushing 🙂

  • Brian Snow

    I would like to nominate Natalie Rampton as well, I love to read her Real Estate blogs they are second to none.

  • Priyeshu Garg

    If I were to nominate one woman for being influential in search marketing, surely Erica Swallow will have my vote.

    I believe she is presently working with Contently . You can check her twitter feed here https://twitter.com/ericaswallow .

  • Jeremy Vest

    I recommend Shelley Ellis, she is one of the top PPC’s and trainers period.