Monica Wright

Monica Wright

Monica Wright serves as Vice President of Growth and Engagement for Third Door Media, producers of digital marketing leaders Search Engine Land, MarTech, and the SMX and MarTech Conference series. With 20 years of experience in product and audience development for media companies, she focuses on data-driven growth and consumption that initiates user engagement across multiple channels.

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The Hottest Reads In Search & Social In 2012

We already shared the news that Jordan Kasteler took home the top prize and had a second entry in our overall list of most read columns for the year, both of which appeared here in the Search & Social column, alongside several other worthy reads. In 2012, “social signals” became one of the most talked […]

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Google Emails Authorship Confirmations To Bloggers

Did you receive an email from Google Authorship this morning? It seems that many writers and bloggers who work with sites that have set up Google Authorship have received email confirmations from Google today, confirming their participation. The email welcomes the participant to Google Authorship, and shows how authorship works in search results. Here’s the […]

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Movember SEO Moustache Competition Raises $17,000 For Cancer Research

What started out as a friendly rivalry between Bing’s Duane Forester and Google’s Matt Cutts  resulted in $17,000 for the Movember, a moustache campaign to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, specifically prostate cancer. Mike Halvorsen set up the competition while at SMX Advanced. There were 83 participants in the Search For The Cure […]

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What Businesses & Brands Can Use Google Plus Pages For Now

Initially, when I was pulling a Google+ presentation together for PubCon last week, branded business pages were not “allowed” at the time. However, the features businesses can use to increase traffic and grow a following on Google Plus are pretty much the same as before branded pages were launched. For the record, this is not […]