Abhishek Kumar Srivastava

10 Famous Women of SEO Industry

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Women have rocked the business world. See any business field and you will find several famous big names as representatives of this fair sex. The names that you will get are of those ambitious women who have come forward to make their presence in the men dominated business world.

Since this blog is a SEO blog, I would talk about famous women of this particular industry only. I would let you know about ten famous women of the industry.

1) Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty who started her blogging and internet marketing career almost six years ago has become a famous woman of the industry. She has worked as editor in chief at Search Engine Journal, director of media at BlueGlass and guest contributor at Mashable, MakeUseOf and several other high-profile technology blogs. She is the owner of My Blog Guest, the free platform connecting guest bloggers to blog owners. Besides, she is the co founder of Viral Content Buzz, the free social media promotion tool based on the idea of collaborative sharing.

2) Rhea Drysdale

Rhea Drysdale

She has been active in the industry of internet marketing for more than 7 years. She excels in search engine optimization, online reputation management, link building and social media. She owns a company named Out Spoken Media. With her smart professional approach, she has become a known name in the industry. Capital Magazine has honored her as a talented young entrepreneur and business leader.

3) Shari Thurow

Shari Thurow

She is considered to be the first women who introduced the concept of search engine friendly websites. She has been in the industry for more than a decade. She is a regular contributor to Search Engine Journal and featured on many big names like New York Times, USA Today, Wired, and PC World. Besides, she is the founder and chief executive officer of Omni Marketing Interactive.

4) Judith Lewis

Judith Lewis

Working in the field of internet marketing since 1996, Judith Lewis has become a well known woman of the industry. She was nominated forFemale Social Media Guru Award’ and succeeded to get a place in the list of top finalists in the race for the award. She is a regular speaker to many well known platforms like Search Engine Strategies, Search Marketing Expo, and Centaur Communications Conferences. Besides, she is the director at Seshet Consulting.

5) Dana Todd

Dana Todd

Considered to be one of the pioneers of the internet marketing industry, Danna Todd is currently working as the chief marketing officer at Aftermath, Inc.  She has been active in the industry for more than 17 years. She is a regular speaker to many well-known international conferences.

6) Jill Whalen

Jill Whalen

Founder of High Rankings and co-founder of SEMNE, Jill Whalen was considered to be one of the most influencing women of the industry. I have used the word ‘was’ because she has said bye, bye to the industry in November 2013.

7) Laura Thieme

Laura Thieme

Founder and chief executive officer of SMI Analytics DBA Bizwatch, Laura Thieme started her professional journey more than 15 years ago. She is a frequent speaker at SMX conferences. She is featured on the New York Times, Search Engine Watch, TechNewsWorld and Internet Retailer.

8) Aleyda Solis Duarte

Aleyda Solis Duarte

Aleyda Solis Duarte is working as the head of Digital Strategy at WooRank and a Moz Associate at SEOmoz. She has been active in the industry for more than 5 years. She is frequent speaker to many well-known conferences. After executing her professional responsibilities, she loves tapas, swimming, biking, bulldogs and traveling.

9) Vanessa Fox

Vanessa Fox

She, developer of Google’s Webmaster Central, is a contributing editor at Search Engine Land. She has written a famous book named Marketing in the Age of Google. She teaches  online marketing at the University of Washington School of Informatics.

10) Heather Lloyd-Martin

Heather Lloyd-Martin

Heather Lloyd-Martin is famous as a first-generation search marketing expert. She has been providing her expert services for more than 20 years. She was voted as one of 2012′s Top Women in SEO and nominated for the same in 2013 too. She is the president and chief executive officer at SuccessWorks.

Lastly, I would say do encourage women in your family to read this blog as this will give them inspiration to work smartly like these women and become a known of their specific business field.

Abhishek Kumar Srivastava

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