Director of Marketing - Web Marketing Now
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SEO veteran since 1996. A former software tester with WordPerfect and Novel, he tests the algorithms and affiliate markets to gain leverage against competitors with over 1,100 test domains. Uses “Real Company Shit” along with Black Hat techniques to dominate the affiliate and lead-gen space. His marketing style comes from a combined influence of David Ogilvy, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nikki Sixx. An avid snow boarder and paddle boarder, he resides in North Carolina and Florida.
You’ve got speakers hang out, you can talk to them and the information, since it’s not being recorded; people don’t hold back anything. That to me, is what sets it apart.
Who are you and what do you do?
I’m Jerry West. I run a SEO firm also I do product marketing on Amazon.
What have been your favourite moments at UnGagged?
I mean, this reminds me of how PubCOn was, like ten years ago. It’s small, you’ve some tremendous talent here and it’s not over the top. You’ve got speakers hang out, you can talk to them and the information, since it’s not being recorded; people don’t hold back anything. That to me, is what sets it apart. This year has been like ten times better than last year.
Who have been your favourite speakers?
Duane did a good job. I also got a lot out of Garrett who did link building with Citation labs, that was my favourite so far.
What have been your favourite conversations?
Well, I can’t disclose the information of course Murray, but my favorite conversation was probably last night. We went over to the irish bar, Craig was there and a few top speakers and everyone just let everything out, and we just had a brutal, open, honest discussion about the basics of marketing. It was incredible, the insights, because we had people from across the pond, and people from the states and things just meshed so well even though we were in different markets.
If you could say one thing that sums up UnGagged for you, what would it be?
Just one thing? Pure, unadulterated information you have to have for marketing.
Why UnGagged loves them:
With us for nearly every event since the beginning, Jerry West brings with him 20 years of unparalleled wisdom and knowledge in the SEO / digital marketing industry. He is an SEO veteran, affiliate marketer, speaker, avid snowboarder, paddleboarder, and Russian fighter jet flyer; to name a few. There’s very little within this industry he hasn’t played in and won. From the darkest of arts to smashing Amazon or the affiliate marketing arena, Jerry is a kick-ass veteran with a passion for success and for telling it just as he sees it.
This year, Jerry will be speaking in not one, but 3 sessions at Las Vegas. On 14th of November, join Jerry in his session titled, ‘Be a Sales Badass Instead of a [email protected]’ to learn sales techniques like never before. On the 15th of November, in his session titled ‘SEO Insights From A Drunk Guy’, Jerry will teach attendees SEO in an easy format which can be implemented in their business to boost their revenue. Last but not least, Jerry will be part of a panel discussing white hat, grey hat and black hat techniques, titled ‘Panel Discussion – Link Building’.