Grant Simmons is a seasoned SEO consultant, with experience in meaningful organic traffic generation, content strategy & agency growth.
Speaker, author, US/UK Search Awards judge. Currently open for project-based and interesting full-time opportunities
35+ years in marketing with an emphasis on digital channels and a focus on collaborative SEO consulting, leadership, agency organization, and performance-based successes for local, national, and international companies and organizations.
An experienced speaker driven to educate, inform, and entertain at search & industry conferences around the US and around the world. presented at UCLA Anderson School of Business, Chiang Mai SEO Conference, Pubcon, Advanced Search Summit, Brighton SEO, SIS, SMX, SES, LRTCon, R3, DMO Advanced, Rocks Digital, Digital Summit, and more. Interviewed on popular search & marketing podcasts and in national media publications. Topics: digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, agency-building, agency operations.
Expertise in digital marketing; SEO, digital brand building, content marketing, B2B / B2C marketing, SEM, Internet visibility, and strategic support to research, develop, and/or enhance new or existing marketing initiatives for companies and organizations needing effective communications, traffic, and conversions across multiple channels online.
Worked with M&M/Mars, Countrywide, Kwikset, GE, and UPS as a Senior Producer at TGIF Productions before starting Simmonet Marketing in 2001.
Simmonet Marketing grew from 1 client to over 140, including the Young Presidents’ Organization, SunAmerica, IPC – The Hospitalist Company, The City of Santa Monica, Warner Bros., San Mateo County, The City of West Hollywood, Paramount Studios, and more.
Worked in travel & tourism marketing as VP of Brand & Communications at Diamond Resorts International.
Contributed as Sr. Director, SEO and Social Media Product at The Search Agency – an industry-leading Search Marketing Agency – directly involved in creating & driving online marketing strategy & initiatives for top-tier Internet clientele including; Fox Sports, Red Bull, Sams Club, D&B, Hyundai US, Toshiba, & Realtor.com.
Led the SEO and performance marketing teams at Homes.com, one of the largest real estate listings portals on the web (now a division of the CoStar Group), helping drive targeted traffic & quality leads both on and off the Homes.com portal, consistently beating lead and traffic goals against well-funded and massive competitor set.