Bernadette Coleman, Local SEO Authority
Bernadette is the CEO of Advice Local, a technology company and three time award-winning Inc 500 company. She has been actively involved in SEO and Internet marketing since 2001. Bernadette is passionate about all things digital, including content, search, social and local. Her knowledge and experience have made her a leader in the industry, and her passion for innovation and growth has led her company to become one of the leading online marketing and technology firms.
As the company founder and CEO, her responsibilities include working with the team leaders to develop and manage the overall growth strategy of the company, developing marketing strategies for clients and uncovering business opportunities for all.
Bernadette works at the forefront of all things digital. Her passion for learning and sharing serves as the driving force behind the annual Rocks Digital Marketing Conference and website. Educating the digital community and all business owners, small and large, feeds her soul and pushes her not just to follow trends, but also to create them.
Bernadette writes for multiple blogs, including Search Engine People, LSA Insider, Social Media Today, Local Search Forum, Forbes, StreetFight and Search Engine Journal, and actively shares on Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn. In her little bit of spare time, she enjoys audio books and the company of her amazing husband, Tom Coleman, and their blended family of five children.
Together Bernadette and Tom spend time advocating for brain injury awareness and promoting their nonprofit, TryMunity, a social network for survivors and supporters of traumatic brain injury (TBI).