Chris Silver Smith is founder of Argent Media, a search marketing consultancy, and has extensive experience in search engine optimization, social media management, online reputation management, and internet marketing. He has worked as a strategist for some of the top agencies in the field of SEO, researching and developing search optimization and social media marketing techniques, and providing SEO consulting for Fortune 500 companies.
In the past, Chris also worked at Verizon Superpages.com for a decade, ultimately serving as head of their technology department. His work there included R&D, local search engine development, map-based search interfaces, mobile app development, and more. Chris was awarded the Individual Excellence Award by Verizon in 2004 for his SEO projects, and he also has patents awarded for local search technology.
Chris has regularly contributed articles to Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and also writes on the [Ag] Search Blog.