Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2007
WebmasterRadio.FM, the premier free, 24/7 Internet business radio network focused on the B2B marketplace, welcomes Marshall D. Simmonds, Chief Search Strategist at The New York Times. A RainMaker is a person whose presence can initiate progress or ensure success–hence, the guests on the “RainMaker” show are the best of the best in their business segment. “RainMaker” airs Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
Marshall D. Simmonds will join hosts Daron “SEGuru” Babin and Brandy Shapiro-Babin on the Thursday, March 15th edition of “RainMaker” at 7:00 p.m. EDT. All WebmasterRadio.FM programs are available in podcast, mobilecast and archived format at http://www.WebmasterRadio.FM.
“We’re excited to welcome “RainMaker’ staple Marshall D. Simmonds back to the show,” said WebmasterRadio.FM Vice President of Marketing Brandy Shapiro-Babin. “His insight, expertise, and industry knowledge are always inspiring to us and our listeners.”
Marshall D. Simmonds was named chief search strategist for The New York Times Company in March, 2005. Mr. Simmonds is responsible for maximizing traffic and search engine exposure by implementing strategic marketing techniques for NYTimes.com, Boston.com, IHT.com and About.com. In addition to his work with
The Times, he is also the CEO and Co-Founder of DEFINE SEARCH STRATEGIES, an enterprise search consulting business, funded by The New York Times Company.
Before joining The New York Times Company, Mr. Simmonds was the director of search for About.com and parent company, Primedia Inc. from 1999 until 2005. He drove marketing strategies for Primedia’s online properties, such as MotorTrend, American Baby, Seventeen, New York Magazine, Channel One and About.com, where he increased traffic 1095 percent in five years, working with more than 800 editors and guides at the 250 magazines and 450 topic sites. From 1997 to 1999, he created and managed a search engine optimization department as well as the I-Search Digest.
WebmasterRadio.FM strives to lift the “veiled curtain” of the Internet to bring the business community together through an interactive radio network. Its listeners are a global group comprised of everyone from corporate executives and decision makers to individuals who work for themselves, small and mid-sized businesses to those just starting out. WebmasterRadio.FM’s stellar line-up of radio programming includes “CoverStory” with David McInnis, CEO of PRWeb, WebmasterRadio.FM’s official newswire; “The Hook with Katie Kempner” with Katie Kempner, Vice President of Crispin Porter + Bogusky; “ad:tech Connect” and “DishyMix” with host Susan Bratton, ad:tech Chair Emeritus and CEO of Cendara, Inc.; “The Daily SearchCast” featuring search authority Danny Sullivan of SearchEngineLand.com; “Power Source” with Tim Mayer of Yahoo! Search and Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo!; and more. To tune into WebmasterRadio.FM’s live content, or to check out the show lineup, please visit http://www.WebmasterRadio.FM.
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