Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen is the former Director of Search Engine Watch. He joined Incisive Media as director of Search Engine Watch in December 2009, and was responsible for setting the editorial agenda, sourcing talent and delivering a brand new site design in May 2011. In May 2012 Search Engine Watch won the Gold Azbee National Award for "Online Excellence, New or Relaunched Web Site" from the American Society of Business Press Editors.

Jonathan has spoken at the largest search conferences – SES New York, SES San Francisco, SES London, SES Chicago – as well as PubCon, KoreaComm and SIPA. His presentations are focused on topics such as the future of SEO, video optimization, and marketing automation. He has also provided industry commentary on breaking news for the BBC, the Boston Globe and Deutsche Welle.

Previously, Jonathan worked as a search marketing specialist for Incisive Media on leading B2B print/online publications and job boards in the legal, tech, and finance sectors (websites such as Legal Week, TheInquirer.net, V3.co.uk, Accountancy Age Jobs & Computing Careers). Before Incisive, Jonathan worked as an SEO consultant and also co-founded Moblog:tech, an award-winning mobile social networking software provider and owner of the mobile social network Moblog. In 2009, Moblog won the Experimental & Innovation Webby award for a collaborative mapping project with Shozu and in 2008, Moblog:tech's build of Channel 4's Big Art Mob won the community engagement award at MediaGuardian Awards for Innovation (MEGAS), The Royal Television Society's On The Move Award, and 3 BAFTA nominations.

Jonathan is best known in the search community for his video 50 SEOs, 1 Question.

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