Co-founder at SEOmoz, CEO coach at WebmasterRadio.fm, mentor at Techstars, Startup Weekend, Microsoft, ZIFP, Fledge and dozens of others around the world. I like firestarting companies.
Where do I start? Gillian is one of the most insightful, intelligent people I know, with an understanding of online & offline marketing, that only someone who has been there and done that could have. Under her guidance and visionary leadership, Seomoz is THE WORD in the search marketing industryand has become the leading hub for search marketers worldwide, providing education, tools & SEO/SEM tools. Bottomline, if you do not know Gillian and you ever have the chance to, do because no matter what, you will come away the richer for having done so.
WebmasterRadio.FM and our imense listening audience are the beneficiaries of Gillian's knowlege, care and candor weekly. On a personal note, I have had the pleasure to work with Gillian over the past 7 years and watch her grow her own business and become a welcome and familiar face at many of the worlds most presigious conferences. Gillian is a jump in and make it happen person, tireless and committed to not only the growth of her own company but to the industry at large.
I have had the pleasure to interact and work with Gillian on multiple levels from events, partnerships, business development and executive coaching. Gillian is an incredibly ambitious, hard working leader in the Internet marketing community. She has coached and helped me through tough decisions running my own business, Slingshot SEO, with everything from go to market strategies to scaling company culture.
Gillian is not only a top SEO professional and thought leader, she is also an incredible entrepreneur. Her business story is an inspiration for all of us.
If you are looking for a top SEO advisor and coach, look no further.
If you are looking for razor sharp entrepreneurial advice, you've come to the right place too.
And more importantly, she is a generous person who is more interested in how she can help your than what she can get from you. When is the last time you met someone with that quality?
Gillian is unique, so don't waste time, get to know her!
Gillian is both dynamic and thought-provoking in her approach, whether engaging a large group at a digital conference or conversing mano-y-mano over lunch.
Her intuitive strategic business knowledge combined with her comfortability with emerging technologies makes for interesting conversation. Every time.
Gillian possesses a rare skillset that very few possess. Not only does she understand the search marketing community in great depth, but she also has a very strong background in finance as well. She has helped me on many occasions to translate my search marketing knowledge into tangible business planning for the future. Gillian's business acumen and understanding of bleeding edge marketing techniques would make her an amazing asset to any team.
Whilst I did not HIRE Gillian, We did invite her to be our Keynote Speaker the first SMX Singapore and also provided sessions for the second year, both with great results.
She'll will also be speaking at SMX Sydney (Australia) in 2010.
The SEOmoz name is a strong draw and Gillian's personal brand, as well as her marketing efforts, help boost attendance as well.
She is knowledgeable, provides unique insights every time and engages her audience. She consistently receives excellent reviews from fans around the world.
I recommend Gillian as a world class keynote speaker and supportive partner for conferences, seminars, and events.
Gillian is a true visionary as defined by a person with a clear, distinctive and specific vision of the future, usually connected with advances in technology. She also possesses those rare natural leadership qualities: genuineness, intelligence, and integrity.
She is a much sought after speaker at international search marketing conferences since she is a thought leader as well as a successful business owner. That combination gives her a distinct advantage when consulting clients. Her willingness to share her knowledge and help others achieve both their business and/or personal goals is unmatched.
I have met Gillian a few times in China at the search conferences. Gillian is not only a great speaker, but also the thought leader of search industry for both domestic and international markets. I have learned a lot from her and she's always full of passion about work and life.
It has been a pleasure to have known Gillian over the last 2 years. I have been co-speaker with Gillian at international search conferences, attended conferences where she has been a speaker and have worked with her in her role as an advisor in my organization, OMLogic.
Her understanding of search industry and the ability to convert complex problems into simple solutions has helped myself personally in difficult situations
An inspiring speaker, a great advisor and most importantly a wonderful human being.
Gillian is one of the sharpest people I know in the business of Internet marketing-- perhaps THE sharpest. She sorts through complex situations with ease. She has a powerful network to make things happen. And she is one of the most down-to-earth people you'll meet. Add that up and you get successes like SEOmoz.