Hi, I'm Shannon - an award winning content and search marketer based in Melbourne. I was named the ADMA Australian Young Marketer of The Year for 2017.
I work as a Marketing Consultant, specialising in Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Digital Strategy and Copywriting.
I am an analytical and strategic thinker when it comes to content and marketing, I have experience working alongside technical teams (product, analytics, developers).
I take on a select amount of content, copywriting and marketing work each month, get in touch today to find out how I could help you.
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BRANDS I HAVE WORKED with on seo/content projects:
I have over six years of local and global experience in digital content and search marketing. I have worked across Australia's largest Travel websites, Telcos, Law Firms, Real Estate Companies, Health Insurers, eCommerce brands and Government sites, and achieved exceptional marketing results for them.
An example of brands I have worked with include: Medibank, Slater and Gordon, Toyota, Telstra, National Geographic, Red Energy, News.com.au, Hocking Stuart, iSelect and many more.
Whilst working in America, I helped various global companies increase their organic traffic/sales. These companies included Verizon, American Express and Sonic.
“In the time I worked with Shannon she consistently demonstrated a thorough understanding of SEO with a professional approach and attention to detail. Shannon has a refreshing 'can do' attitude with a strategic and holistic approach to online marketing. She is a great asset to any team that is focused on SEO success.”
- Laura Melady, Search Marketing Specialist at Medibank
Read more testimonials of my work here.
honours and certifications:
ADMA AUSTRALIAN YOUNG MARKETER OF THE YEAR 2017
The Young Marketer Award has emerged as one of the most coveted award categories in the prestigious AC&E Awards.
The Australian Young Marketer Award celebrates individuals aged 30 or below with outstanding talent and potential to shape the future of the marketing and advertising industry.
TOP 5 FINALIST FOR ADMA AUSTRALIAN YOUNG MARKETER OF THE YEAR 2016
According to ADMA, to be a finalist for the awards "you need to have not only exceptional creativity in the solution to your problem but also demonstrate your approach was truly effective. To put it simply, brilliant creativity has to cause exceptional results.”
ZENITHOPTIMEDIA LIVE MY LIFE AMBASSADOR
Live My Life is ZenithOptimedia's annual global exchange program for rising stars within the organisation. Each year one champion is chosen from every ZenithOptimedia office to participate in an overseas exchange program. In 2016, after a vigorous application process, I was selected as our Australian ambassador and worked from our New York (USA) office for a period of time.
My New York exchange allowed me to learn about a different agency culture and different ways to work with global teams, I was able to learn about interesting initiatives to bring back to Australia.
30BELOW COMMITEE MEMBER
30Below is a community for young marketers and creatives in Australia. I'm on the Victorian (Melbourne based) committee and help organise and run events, create content for the 30Below website and attend monthly planning meetings.
TOP 5 MELBOURNE-BASED BLOGGER IN AUSTRALIA
The Wild Hideaway was recognised by The Culture Trip as one of the top 5 Melbourne-based blogs in Australia!
AUSTRALIA'S TOP 10 LIFESTYLE BLOGS
The Wild Hideaway was nominated for an Australian Blogster award and was listed as one of Australia's top 10 lifestyle blogs by Pedestrian TV.
GOOGLE ADWORDS CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL
Google has recognised me as an AdWords certified professional, meaning that I’ve passed multiple exams that assess my product expertise.
BRIGHTEDGE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL
BrightEdge has recognised me as a certified professional, I passed the BrightEdge exam with a score of 97%. A BrightEdge SEO certification validates a user’s ability to leverage the platform to deliver value from search and digital marketing.