My Story

Growing up in a family of weekly newspaper publishers in Louisiana, I literally grew up with local news. After moving to Florida for high school (go Pine Crest!), I then moved to New York City for college (go Columbia!). After cutting my chops in the fast-paced worlds of fashion and advertising, I got a MBA from Yale (go Bulldogs!) and before graduating started my first online venture with school colleagues. Since then, I’ve been involved in several startups and growing companies all of which were “online”. After moving to San Diego with my husband, I founded Thunder in 2007 to help companies develop their online presence and build their customer base through primarily search. Since then, Thunder and my own interests have evolved dramatically to incorporate nearly all the “organic” channels of interactive marketing.

Thunder is an amazing organization of people, inspiration and ideals. I’ve worked now at Thunder with some of these extraordinary folks longer than anywhere else in my career. I am truly motivated daily to extend myself, to dream big and to feel the joy of creating.

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What Gets Me Out of Bed
Inspiring passion and clarity for what interactive marketing can do.
My Thunder Power
Marketing Magician
Guilty Pleasure
Eating dessert before dinner.
Alter Ego
Scooby Doo
Believe It or Not
I eat lettuce for breakfast.

Thunder Blog Posts

Local Search for Indie Bookshops

By Max Thomas

I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with independent book store owners at the American Booksellers Association’s IndieCommerce Institute in Chicago on May 10th, 2016. What an amazing group of people! Share with Your Colleagues:

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Google Trends for Effective Legal Marketing in 8 Easy Steps

By Max Thomas

This is a 2-part series. Read the first part here. (Part 2 of 2) Google Trends is an extraordinary tool for legal content marketers. It can be used to see quickly what topic or query is trending at nearly any given time and in nearly any location in the world. Share with Your Colleagues:

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