Cory Hedgepeth is a staff writer for Direct Online Marketing. He covers trending news in search engine optimization, email marketing, and social media. Cory has contributed to major publications over a span of 10 years, including USA Today. His career in digital marketing began in 2001, today he consults global brands on search engine optimization strategy, including content marketing efforts. He’s a diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan who bravely faces their annual playoff choke jobs.