AdWords Top Contributors[ Edited ]
January 2016 - last edited June by CassieH
Kim Clinkunbroomer - "Kim_Clink" - TC since 2006, Advertiser since 2004
"I have been working with online advertisers since 1999, with AdWords as the primary focus since 2004. My team and I work with paid search strategy to implementation for medium to large sized businesses. My experience has given me the opportunity to help Clients achieve their goals and routinely celebrate successes. The AdWords Community allowed me to come across so many Paid Search scenarios that I would not have come across organically. This allowed me to think outside of the box and grow in developing strategies for all types of Paid Search scenarios. I highly recommend this AdWords Community for any Paid Search manager looking to grow their skillset and make friends with wonderful people who share common interests."
Expert Area: AdWords B2B, B2C, Strategy, Analysis, Optimization, account audits and consulting.
Jon Gritton - "Jon_Gritton" - TC since 2006, Advertiser since 2002
"I specialise in Adwords management and consultancy, primarily medium to larger Accounts, particularly those requiring automated solutions. I've been an AdWords user since 2002 and a TC since 2006."
Expert Area: Automation for large Accounts & Campaign optimisation
Pete Bardo - TC Since 2008, Advertiser since 2002
"I found that in researching the answers to questions on the forum, my learning curve on AdWords was accelerated. It was a surprise, and an honor, to be invited to the Top Contributor group. I don't do AdWords for any clients, only for my boss. But I don't mind taking a couple minutes here and there to help make sense (or cents)."
Expert Area: Google Analytics
Jack Porter-Smith - "jackportersmith" - TC since 2009, Advertiser since 2006
"I'm lucky enough to run a busy PPC business while also taking as much time as possible to be a Top Contributor here with Google since 2009. I really enjoy mutual learning and shared experiences, so I look forward to seeing you on the forum."
Expert Area: PPC strategy and problem solving.
Moshe Avichai - "MosheTLV" - TC since 2010, Advertiser since 2008
"I am an engineer, who has been fascinated by the similarity between AdWords and engineering logic. The core principles of a successful AdWords campaign which I follow: setting clear business goals, carefully analyzing the data, do not lose the entire perspective."
Expert Area: Search, Display, Global campaigns, Policy issues, Account auditing and consulting.
Calin Sandici - "AdWiser" - TC since 2011, Advertiser since 2010
"Before working as an agency owner dealing with online marketing, particularly in E-Commerce, I've been a software developer, project manager and the head of software development for a software company. Today I integrate Google AdWords, Analytics, AdWords scripts, the Analytics API as well as external data sources, while trying to get a better understanding of my clients' customers journey. I found the AdWords Community as I was searching for a solution. Then I found myself learning as I was trying to troubleshoot other people's problems. I'm still learning. Still troubleshooting. Still visiting this community and honored to be one of its top contributors. I hope my contribution here was at least half as useful as this community and its combined knowledge have been to me."
Expert Area: Conversion tracking, campaign optimizations
Scott Dunroe - "ScottyD" - TC since 2012, Advertiser since 2008
"After taking an interest in AdSense from an early age, I soon got involved in the world of AdWords shortly after graduating from college. After working with various international agencies and on numerous projects as a freelancer, I am now sharing this acquired knowledge as a Top Contributor within the AdWords community."
Expert Area: Campaign creation and optimization
Pankaj Sabharwal - "pankaj1782" - TC since 2012, Advertiser since 2008
"I found the AdWords forum a few years back and posted some questions to see whether it works or not. Very soon I realized the potential of learning curve from basics to the advanced level of AdWords and at the same time providing assistance to other advertisers on the Community. I enjoy reading what others have posted to enhance my knowledge. In my spare time, I like to explore hilly areas with my family."
Expert Area: Conversion tracking, campaign optimizations
Tommy Sands - "PPCBossman" - TC since 2012, Advertiser since 2008
"It was at the intersection of creativity and analytical thought where my passion for AdWords was realized in 2008. I was immediately drawn to the unique challenges that AdWords provided me and still to this day, I enjoy it just the same. Having gained a significant portion of my knowledge from reading and posting in forums, I hope, that my contributions here, in the AdWords Community, will help others as well."
Dave Davis - "Dave_Davis" - TC since 2013, Advertiser since 2006
"I've been managing AdWords accounts from small to the mind bogglingly large since 2006. I was fascinated with the almost real time ability to see results of changes to all sorts of variables and how they impacted revenue and conversions. I now enjoy using GTM, the combined power of Google Analytics and Google AdWords to help clients seriously increase the speed in which they grow their business. At Redfly, the digital marketing agency that I run, the entire team use the community to learn and contribute. The AdWords community has played a massive role in keeping me up to date with the constantly changing and exciting world of paid search."
Expert Area: AdWords management and Google Analytics
Steve Cameron - "stickleback" - TC since 2013
"As an ad agency owner I made the transition into digital space as the markets developed over the past decade or so. My experience in advertising and marketing drives me to focus on business goals and AdWords has become a substantial part of my work over the past few years along with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager - which we now implement on most client sites for the extended tracking possibilities it offers. I have relied heavily on the incredible knowledge depository that is the AdWords Community and am more than happy to give back a fraction of what I have received."
Expert Area: AdWords data analysis and account optimisation.
Robert Coats - "RobertCoats" - TC since 2014, Advertiser since 2001
"I'm an industry veteran who began running pay per click campaigns back in 1998 prior to Google’s launch of AdWords. I'm the owner of Kinsey Street Online Marketing, a certified Google Partner in the Seattle, WA area. I specialize in Google Ad Grants and my agency is a Google For Nonprofits Featured Provider."
Expert Area: Google Ad Grants and AdWords
Celebird - TC since 2014
"You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing -- that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something." -- Richard Phillips Feynman
Expert Area: Google Shopping and Merchant Center
Neha Gupta - "Neha Gupta" - TC since 2014, Advertiser since 2008
"I have been working in advertising since 2008, AdWords being my key focus since 2010. Though Google AdWords has been my favorite haunt for years, the Community was a great surprise that I came across in 2012 while looking for some solutions online. It brought me some of the most interesting insights, adding to my knowledge, while prodding me to share my expertise as well."
Expert Area: Google AdWords Campaign Strategy, Structure, Optimization, Management.
Rakesh Kumar - "Rakesh Kumar" - TC since 2014, Advertiser since 2010
"I have been working on PPC and Google AdWords since 2010. Being Google AdWords and Video Certified, I have got chance to work on various verticals (Search, Display, Apps & Video) and industries PPC Campaigns. I belive "Google AdWords is an Art, not a Science, There is no thumb rule in AdWords". At last, I would like to say thanks to Google for creating AdWords Community, which promotes peer learning and keeps one updated on latest developments in AdWords."
Expert Area: Campaign Management (Search, Display, Remarketing, Apps), & Optimization and Data Analysis
Deepak Vasudevan Nair - "Deepak_V" - TC since 2014, Advertiser since 2004
"I have been a paid search marketing professional since 2007. I have extensive experience in managing global and regional paid search marketing campaigns for clients from various business verticals."
Expert Area: Search, Display & Remarketing campaign creation and optimization.
Ratan Jha - "Ratan-Jha" - TC since 2015, Advertiser since 2008
"I help businesses, startups or established, make their advertising strategies rewarding. Not just campaign setup or optimizations, my expertise lies also in designing and fine-tuning entire conversion funnels, no matter what industry the business in question operates in."
Expert Area: Advertising Strategies and Imlementations. Campaign Structure, Performance, and Conversion Optimization. Tracking & Reporting. Search, Display & Shopping Campaigns.
Shweta Shroff - "ShroffS" - TC since 2017, Advertiser since 2008
"I am a biddable media marketer since 2008, with specialization in Performance Search and Branding campaigns that focus on generating Quality leads or Revenue. I have handled global brands across multiple geographies and verticals like BFSI, Real Estate, Ecommerce etc. I love analysing numbers and code which makes me love automation and setting up Rules and Scripts!"
Expert Area: Performance Search & Performance Branding, Automation - Scripts & Rules