Julie Friedman Bacchini (@NeptuneMoon)
Julie Friedman Bacchini is the president of Neptune Moon, LLC. In the PPC game since the days of LookSmart and Overture, she has truly seen it all. She and her blog have been on many top influencer lists over the past few years, including the PPC Hero Top 25 Most Influential PPC Experts. She has presented on PPC topics locally and at industry events such as Hero Conference and SMX East.
Julie is also a co-host and current organizer of #ppcchat on Twitter.
When she’s not working or tweeting, she is hanging out with her husband, young daughter and crazy dog and probably enjoying some wine.
We have had a lot of fantastic guest hosts on PPCChat:
Azeem Ahmad (@AzeemPpc)
Azeem is currently a Digital Marketing Manager in Higher Education (Universities) in the UK. He has spent several years working in the industry at both agency and in house levels, beginning in a paid search focused role before moving into a multi channel specialism. He is experienced in various aspects of online marketing activity, including PPC, Social Media, Display, Programmatic, App Marketing and SEO.
Robert Brady (@robert_brady)
Amy Bishop (@Hoffman8)
Amy has built and implemented multichannel digital strategies for a variety of companies of all sizes from start-ups and small businesses to Fortune 500 and global organizations spanning several industry verticals. Her expertise includes e-commerce, lead generation, and localized site-to-store strategies. Amy recently launched Cultivative, a performance marketing agency. When not working, you can find her speaking at industry events, writing for Search Engine Land and Search Engine Journal, and talking shop on Twitter.
Duane Brown (@duanebrown)
Duane has been called an international man of mystery and digital nomad by friends. He has lived in 6 cities across 3 continents and visited 40 countries around the world. He uses his curiosity for people and love for people watching to run better marketing campaigns for clients.
After leaving Toronto in 2011 to gain an international view of the world, he has worked for Telstra in Australia and brands including ASOS, Jack Wills, and Mopp (bought Sept. 2014) while in London, UK. He now lives in Montreal, Canada helping brands grow through data, CRO and PPC marketing.
Akvile DeFazio (@AkvileDeFazio)
As someone who lives for connecting people, making the connection between consumers and brands is what Akvile DeFazio, president of AKvertise, a social media advertising agency, does best.
As a conversion driven marketer, she is passionate about helping businesses expand their online visibility and reach their goals via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest Ads.
Jennifer Denney (@elevatedmrktkg)
As the Founder & CEO of Elevated Marketing Solutions, Jennifer began in the digital marketing industry over 14 years ago. After getting her start managing digital sales reps at a large corporation, her thirst for knowledge and data-driven online marketing grew. She helped lead the state of Indiana in helping many small to medium business owners to understand what they needed to know to navigate moving their business online.
After eight years with the corporation, she realized that her priorities of individual truthfulness and honesty were not in line with the corporation. Cookie-cutter digital marketing just simply doesn’t work. Her integrity pushed her to move on to the agency world, where she started getting down to the nitty-gritty details with each individual business and in turn seeing better results for her clients. She now has clients all over the country and even in worldwide.
Amalia Fowler (@amaliaefowler)
Amalia Fowler is the Director of Marketing Services at Snaptech Marketing. She manages a team of strategists who develop holistic digital marketing strategies for clients. Passionate about testing, marketing psychology and digital strategy, Amalia speaks frequently at industry conferences and events. Outside of marketing, she’s a coffee, paddleboarding and Vancouver enthusiast. You can follow her on Twitter for all things PPC related.
Cory Henke (@coryhenke)
Cory Henke is an Agency founder & CEO who currently leads a small team and growing rapidly with clients and staff. His media agency has expanded into organic social media as well as analytics and dashboards customized to the client and built on the PowerBI platform.
Cory speaks domestically and internationally on paid media primarily in the social and video sphere of advertising. Most recently he won best presentation at Hero Conference in 2018 and most recently in Lima, Peru at A4, 2019.
Tim Jensen (@timothyjjensen)
Tim Jensen is a Campaign Manager at Clix Marketing. With almost a decade of experience in the digital marketing industry, Tim has worked with both B2B and B2C accounts in a wide variety of industries. While comfortable managing ads across all major platforms, he’s particularly intrigued with the crossover between analytics and PPC.
Mark Kennedy (@markkennedysem)
JD Prater (@jdprater)
JD Prater is the Quora Evangelist and a regular speaker at conferences across the globe such as INBOUND, SaaStr, BrightonSEO, and SMX. JD is also the podcast host of Grow with Quora and The PPC Show.
Kirk Williams (@PPCkirk)
Kirk is the owner of ZATO PPC Marketing, his Paid Search micro-agency of experts, and has been working in Digital Marketing since 2009. He has been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential PPCers in the world by PPC Hero the past 3 years, and is known for his Ecommerce PPC articles across various industry publications.
He is one of the revolving hosts of the weekly #PPCChat on Twitter, as well as an avid conference speaker presenting on all things Paid Search (especially Shopping Ads). Kirk currently resides in Billings, MT with his wife, 5 children, books, and little sleep.