Shari Thurow
Founder and SEO Director
Omni Marketing Interactive
@sharithurow

Shari Thurow has been designing and promoting Web sites since 1995, and she is outsourced to many firms worldwide. As a pioneer in the area of search-engine friendly Web site design, she has a 100% success rate for getting client sites ranked at the top of search engines.

She is the author of Search Engine Visibility, which has been translated into French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, and Russian. Her new book, When Search Meets Web Usability, which teaches how to bridge the gap between a search-engine query and your Web site. The book was released in April 2009.

Shari has designed and successfully marketed Web sites in the following industries: medical, financial, scientific/biotechnology, software/computer, online stores/e-commerce, real estate, manufacturing, art and interior design, marketing, insurance, employment, education, legal, and Web portal sites.

Shari received her B.A. in Genetics and Developmental Biology and an M.A. in Asian Studies/Japanese from University of Illinois. Shari specializes in XHTML, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and other Web design and graphic design software. She is also member of the Usability Professionals Association.

Omni Marketing Interactive is a full-service search engine optimization (SEO), Web design, information architecture (IA) and Web site usability firm. Clients including Yahoo, Microsoft, America Online, ABC News, HSBC, Deloitte and Touche, National Cancer Institute, and WebMD.