Thomas W. Petty
an Internet Marketing Consultant
and owner of WSI Smart Solutions
Livermore, California. He has owned his business since 2005. He works
with Google and other search engines every day to build traffic and
convert browsers to customers for his clients by using search engine
optimization, social media, paid placement strategies, conversion
tactics, traffic and call analytics and e-mail marketing.
also the President of the Bay Area Search Engine Academy
Trainer in the Search Engine Academy
family, which has a single goal of
teaching business owners how to get positioning on the search engines
through keyword research and proper content building techniques.
is only one of approximately 2000 HFI-Certified Usability Analysts® in
the world, having trained and passed their examination at Human Factors
in 2007. He sits on the Board of Directors of the
American Red Cross Northern California Blood Services Region.
to being an entrepreneur, he retired from a 21 year IT career at
Chevron in California. His IT background spans over 18 years in
programming, system support, data centers, network operations and as
the Operations Manager for the Chevron gas station Web back-office