Social Media Marketing Consultants, Search Marketing Consultants – San Francisco Bay Area and beyond

Meet Suse Barnes: Search Marketing Consultant, Social Media Marketing Author and Professor and Your Digital Marketing Partner

Suse Barnes is a Digital Marketing Consultant specializing in social media marketing, social media advertising and search engine marketing. With seventeen years experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, she has been optimizing websites for search engines since before Google was invented, consults with businesses throughout the United States and teaches classes at several universities.

Suse is the president and founder of Susby Internet Solutions (aka Susby Digital.) Located in San Francisco, Susby serves a variety of clients including ABC7 News Bay Area (a Disney Company), Dolby Laboratories, GRAIL Magazine, Pivot Point Marketing (Chicken of the Sea, Genova Seafood, MEGA Brands, Musco Olives), PIER 39, SAP and Village Associates Real Estate.

Suse enjoys teaching and strives to have her clients and students understand how they can use newer technologies to promote their businesses and increase awareness for clients. Suse has held various digital marketing roles including project manager, designer, developer and lead online marketer for various small to medium sized businesses.

“We partner with our clients to support them in achieving their marketing objectives in the virtual world,” says Suse Barnes.

Susby’s Digital Marketing services include:

  • Digital brand strategy – Strategy for promoting your brand on the online
  • Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing (SEO and SEM – Paid Search, PPC, Search Advertising)
  • Social Media Marketing Strategy and Implementation
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Web Analytics and Social Media Analysis and Reporting
  • Website Design, Development and Maintenance
  • Corporate Training and Workshops on New Technologies
  • Internet Marketing Consulting
  • Digital Marketing Consulting

Suse is the author of Like, Follow, Share: Awesome, Actionable Social Media Marketing to Maximize Your Online Potential published by Tycho Press in 2015.

Suse was a founding instructor, co-program advisor and instructor for San Francisco State University’s Social Media Marketing Program. She now teaches in the Marketing Program at SF State and her classes include Search Engine Marketing: SEO and SEM and Metrics, Measurement and Evaluation. Suse is an Adjunct Professor at University of San Francisco where she teaches Advertising and Social Media and Creativity and Innovation. She is also on the faculty at California State University East Bay’s Social Media Marketing Program where she teaches two social media marketing courses – Social Media Marketing, Metrics and Tracking and Reputation Management, Crisis Communications and Legal Issues in Social Media Marketing. In 2014 Suse was a Professor at Hult International Business School where she taught Digital Marketing and Social Media and Notre Dame de Namur where she taught Introduction to Advertising.

Suse received Bachelor’s degrees, Pi Kappa Lambda in Music and Studio Art from Oberlin Conservatory of Music and College. She also holds a Master’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Northwestern University and a Certificate in Internet Design and Technology from San Francisco State University’s Multimedia Studies Program where she was the recipient of the Robert Bell Award for outstanding achievement. She is also Web Analytics Master Certified from Market Motive.

Suse is a marathon runner and plays clarinet in various San Francisco Bay Area classical music groups.




Meet Cariwyl Hebert: Certified Google AdWords Specialist, Social Media Marketing Consultant and SEO Practitioner

Cariwyl Hebert has been a consultant with Susby Internet Solutions since 2010. With prior positions at The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Cariwyl brings excellent writing and marketing expertise to Susby. Cariwyl is a Google-Certified AdWords Specialist and has worked with several client accounts on social media strategy and implementation over the course of her four years at Susby. Cariwyl received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Music from San Francisco State University and also holds an Integrated Marketing Certificate from the same institution.