Susan Bratton is co-founder and CEO of Personal Life Media, Inc., publisher of nearly 20 direct-to-consumer online information products. These online products include downloadable eBooks, membership sites, home study courses and other “eBooks with benefits” content collections.

The company provides automated platforms for information product publishing to serve experts who sell direct-to-consumer personal and professional growth content.

In addition to her online publishing business, she is also co-founder of a carbon-neutral domain and web hosting company 1GreenHost, a self-help affiliate network RevShareNow, an ecommerce site and a podcast network.

Susan has hosted her popular weekly show “DishyMix” for six years, interviewing hundreds of famous media, Internet executives, authors and innovators.  She is the creator of two information products (eBooks), “Talk Show Tips: 72 Secret ‘Master Host’ Techniques,” and “Masterful Interviews: Creating Profitable Content.”

A highly regarded digital marketing entrepreneur, she sits on the boards of a number of technology companies including ZEDO, Inc., 1 (800) FREE-411 aka Jingle Networks, Collarity, Inc., MerchantCircle.com, NewsForce, Inc., and Powered, Inc., as well as the board of the Silicon Valley American Marketing Association. She is a founder of two industry associations, the IAB Internet Advertising Bureau and the ADM Association of Downloadable Media and SFBIG, the Bay Area Interactive Group.

A courageous leader, Susan’s experience has ranged from first revenue generation at Mailblocks, sold to AOL and Maven Networks, sold to Yahoo!, as well as managing a 200+ team as SVP Sales and Marketing at [email protected], responsible for more than $100 million in revenue.

AdAge magazine recognized Susan twice – first as a “Digital Media Master” and as one of the “10 Internet Pioneers.” The Business Journal has named her “2009 Women of Influence” in Silicon Valley. Madison Avenue Journal awarded Susan a “Meteor” All-Star Award in 2007. Susan is also one of the Top 10 “Biggest Marketing Girl Crushes on Women in Social Media.” Susan is one of the internationally recognized “Traveling Geeks” technology bloggers. In 2010, she was awarded the Industry Achievement award by dmg World Media. She is the Chair Emeritus of the ad:tech conferences and continues to be a sought-after speaker, presenting and keynoting over 50 events and workshops around the world including winning the coveted “DEMO God” award.

Happily married for 17 years, Susan attends to her daughter and inventive husband and business partner while squeezing in time for community support, working out and traveling the world. In addition to a BS with honors in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Susan has furthered her executive education at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She’s a “Life Mastery” graduate from the Anthony Robbins’ University; has been educated by the Insight Institute as well as the Ecstatic Living organization while she’s working her way through the Human Awareness Institute. She loves Burning Man, new beauty secrets, global consumer trends and trip hop music. Susan handles the content, talent and monetization at Personal Life Media.

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