About Karon Thackston
Contributing Expert on Copywriting
Karon Thackston is owner of Marketing Words, Inc. a full-service copywriting company specializing in catalog copywriting and search engine copywriting.
In addition to working in a variety of advertising settings, Karon holds a degree in marketing and is a graduate of the DISC Behavioral Model course where she studied the ways in which people respond to various words, actions, and attitudes.
Karon has owned her own full-time copywriting business since 1999. She is also author and publisher of three ebooks including the popular Step-by-Step Copywriting Course, an e-course designed to teach sound and highly effective copywriting techniques - including search engine copywriting techniques and How To Increase Keyword Saturation (Without Destroying the Flow of Your Copy), a practical how to guide that outlines strategic use of keyphrases.
Karon is the copywriting moderator of both the High Rankings Forum and the Best Practices Forum. She spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Toronto and is a regular presenter at the High Rankings Search Engine Basics seminars held across the country.
With over 20 years of copywriting experience, Karon has contributed to the search engine and sales success of companies large and small including Gorton's Seafood, Third Sphere Hosting, and more.