John is an SEO veteran and recognized industry thought leader with over a dozen years of expertise in both agency and in-house search engine optimization and social media. He is a regular speaker and teacher at the top national SEO and marketing conferences including SES, SMX, PubCon, the DMA and is a published author in iMedia, Search Engine Journal, and WebProNews. John co-hosts one of the most popular search related radio shows: the SEO 101 show at webmasterradio.fm.
His digital marketing, search and social media experience ranges from the largest Fortune 50 companies all the way to local businesses, and includes clients like Turner Broadcasting, The Miami Herald, Discover, Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Cotton Inc., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Stanley.
John is Director of Search & Social Media for Advance Internet, a division of Advance Publications Inc-- one of the largest U.S. media companies and parent organization of Conde Nast. Advance Internet operates a network of 12 top local media sites affiliated with over 25 local newspapers across the U.S.