Anne A. Ward, CircleClick CEO, to Publish O’Reilly Media Book Entitled The SEO Battlefield: Winning Strategies for Search Marketing Programs


San Francisco, CA – May 9, 2016 – Anne Ahola Ward, CEO of CircleClick Media, has signed a contract with O’Reilly Media to produce a book on search engine optimization (SEO) entitled The SEO Battlefield: Winning Strategies for Search Marketing Programs, with an anticipated final release date of October 2016.

In this book, Ward will bring to bear her nearly 20 years of industry experience and SEO insight, deconstructing SEO theories into an understandable and practical guide. The goal of the book is aimed at problem solving and establishing new SEO programs from both a development and marketing point of view. Increasing traffic, establishing search prominence, and SEO methodologies are among the topics Ward will demystify, and she will provide real-life examples of how to incorporate and put them into practice.

“I am elated to be writing a book on SEO, a topic so near and dear to my heart,” said Ward. “I entered the field as it was becoming one and haven’t looked back since. I’m excited and proud to join the O’Reilly community. It’s an honor to share my ideas with the world from such a prestigious platform.”

In anticipation of the book, Ward recently spoke at the Search Engine Journal Summit in Santa Monica. Her topic was “SEO in the World of Mobile: What Does That Mean?” She will be speaking at future events as well to promote her book; stay tuned on for speaking announcements.

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Anne Ahola Ward is an SEO, Futurist, and CEO of CircleClick Media, founded in 2009. She has nearly 20 years of experience working on the web in various functions, having mastered almost every role in web development: DBA, webmaster, developer, graphic designer, and video editor. She was a developer for 10 years, and through her love of analytics, Anne transitioned into the field of SEO as it was forming. Anne now specializes in SEO, analytics and social media. She is currently writing the next SEO book for O’Reilly, entitled The SEO Battlefield: Winning Strategies for Search Marketing Programs, due to be published October 2016.  

Anne was named as one of Entrepreneur magazine’s 27 Top Masters of Marketing and PR that everyone can learn from. In 2015, she was invited to be a part of the elite IBM Futurist program, as a Commerce Influencer. Anne has previously been a speaker at IBM Insight, PR Summit, Developer Week, and the Search Engine Journal Summit.

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About CircleClick Media

CircleClick is a digital marketing firm established in 2009 with a core emphasis on SEO. The company specializes in helping clients boost their sales through establishing and maintaining online presences to generate more sales leads. Its team of experts has been in the web industry since the 1990’s, bringing unparalleled expertise to clients to design and build the strongest digital presence possible, and attract customers through incredible content, smart advertising and integrated campaigns.