Simon Heseltine
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Simon Heseltine is the Director in charge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) at AOL Inc. In this role Simon and his team are responsible for organic search and training across all AOL and Huffington Post Media Group properties.
Originally from the U.K. Simon has lived in the U.S. since 1992, and now resides in northern Virginia.

Simon writes a regular column for on a variety of topics within the marketing industry, and has previously written for other industry sites, such as (for their in-house marketing column).

Simon is a frequent speaker at conferences in the US & UK on topics ranging from SEO to Social Search to Reputation Management. He also teaches SEO at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. as part of their Digital Media Management program.

Simon has a BA (Hons) from the University of Humberside, and a Masters in IT from Virginia Tech.

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Blog Entries by Simon Heseltine

The Manchester Riots: An Expat's View

(35) Comments | Posted 10 August 2011 | (14:43)

I've never considered myself a true Mancunian (a person from Manchester), moving from another county to 35 minutes outside the city when I was 3, then leaving at 21 to live in the U.S. But growing up, Manchester was 'town', as in when we'd say we were 'going to town',...

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