Search Engine Roundtable Authors

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Barry Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. Barry is also the founder of the Search Engine Roundtable and the News Editor of Search Engine Land. He is well known & respected for his expertise in the search marketing industry. Barry graduated from the City University of New York and lives with his family in the NYC region. You can follow Barry on Twitter at @rustybrick or on Google + and read his full bio over here.

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Ben Pfeiffer is the President and CEO of Rank Smart Search Marketing, an organic search engine optimization and marketing firm. He is an industry veteran, writer, and speaker with over 12 years experience in SEO/SEM and internet marketing. Ben's specialty for the last 10 years has been optimizing websites for the algorithmic organic search in the major search engines. He also specializes in creating and selling start ups, link building, technical SEO, keyword research, competitive analysis, affiliate marketing, domain buy/selling, lead generation, and social media. He has worked with large publicly traded companies to small local businesses.

Ben is a native to Texas and currently resides in New Braunfels, Texas. He enjoys playing big games of capture the flag, photography, extreme weather, and fishing. You can find him on Twitter or Google+.

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Chris has been a digital marketer since 2000, starting in-house in the insurance space and subsequently assuming growing leadership roles across large agencies and SEM firms. Chris has led SEO teams and developed Thought Leadership at two now-Publicis agencies in the 2000’s into early 2010’s, and since founding Web Traffic Advisors in 2014, consults business and agency clients helping to improve performance in SEO, Paid Search, and Paid Social Media. Chris supports organization teams and agencies to directly audit existing campaigns, lead the launch and management of new efforts, and analyze performance for actionable growth strategies. Chris also loves customized team training. Chris has current and recent experience serving major brands on various ecommerce platforms, B2B, Travel, Retail and other industries.

Since 2004 Chris has been a highly-rated speaker, moderator, and content advisor at conferences all over the world, covering search engine marketing, social media, analytics and evolving tactics. Chris is a regular speaker and moderator for the Pubcon conference series. He has served on the Global Board of Directors of SEMPO.org since 2006 and is a regular judge for the US Search Awards, given to high-performing brands, marketing agencies and consultants. Chris has published articles for various marketing publications through the years, although most his research and analysis these days is client-owned. Twitter: @boggles

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Tamar Weinberg is the assistant editor of the Search Engine Roundtable, responsible for daily copy-editing and several weekly columns. She works at RustyBrick, Inc. in the marketing department.