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John Ekman

John Ekman is the Chief Conversionista of Conversionista! He is regarded as a Swedish authority on Conversion Rate Optimization. According to John, a Conversionista is someone deeply and crazily passionate about improving Conversion Rates. You can find more inspiring posts on John’s own blog on Conversion Rate Optimization. (Swedes will find John’s tutorials on konvertering and konverteringsgrad highly useful). Follow John on Twitter @conversionista.

Kathryn Aragon

Katharyn Aragon is the editor of The Daily Egg and publisher of the C4Report. She is committed to helping businesses communicate, connect, convert...and capture their market. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.

Simon Campbell

Simon Campbell, a writer from Qwaya, a Facebook ad campaign tool. He writes about social media. If you have more social media marketing questions, feel free to ask Simon on Twitter @SimonXCambell.

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