Bernadette Coleman is the founder and CEO of Advice Local, an award winning local search technology and local presence management company focused on improving visibility for local clients across the local digital universe.
She has authored multiple eBooks, the most recent two being An Introduction to Social Media Marketing eBook: A Guide for Small Businesses and Online Marketing for Local Businesses: A Beginner’s Guide.
Bernadette has been actively involved in digital marketing with an emphasis on local SEO since 2001. Within her organization, she focuses on developing enthusiastic and innovative teams to research, create and develop exciting digital marketing strategies for their clients.
Often referred to as the Queen of Local SEO by industry peers, Bernadette is always thinking about how businesses, small and large, can leverage content marketing, search engine optimization, and social media to dominate local search.
Among the many awards she has received, Bernadette is quite proud of her Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Stevie Award. Being a female CEO is no small feat, and to inspire other women day to day is one of her many passions.
As co-founder of Rocks Digital, she is co-organizer of the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference, one of the largest digital marketing conferences in Texas held annually and the Rocks Digital Meetup Group, in which entrepreneurial minded business owners and digital marketers gather monthly to learn, share and grow their knowledge of all things digital.
Educating the digital community, through Rocks Digital and her many other endeavors, feeds her soul and pushes her not just to follow trends, but create them.
Bernadette is a regular contributor to national digital marketing publications, such as Search Engine Journal, Social Media Today, Search Engine People, LSA Insider, Local Search Forum and Forbes.
You can find her speaking locally and nationally on local SEO and search strategies for businesses and brands.
In her spare time, she and her husband, Tom, work as advocates for brain injury awareness through their co-founded nonprofit, TryMunity.
Search #QueenofLocalSEO and you’ll find countless entries attached to her name. Of course, follow Bernadette on all the social media channels – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. You never know what she’ll say next!
Visit BernadetteColeman.com to follow her digital marketing journey around the Web.