Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Wife and Mom
For almost two decades, Lindsay Dicks Penaranda helped her clients tell their stories in the online world. Being brought up around a family of marketers, but a product of Generation Y, Lindsay naturally gravitated to the new world of online marketing. Lindsay began freelance writing in 2000 and soon after launched her own PR firm that thrived by offering an in-your-face “Guaranteed PR” that was one of the first of its type in the nation.
Lindsay’s new media career centered on her philosophy that “people buy people.” Her goal was to help her clients build a relationship with their prospects and customers. Once that relationship was built and they learned to trust them as the expert in their field, then they will do business with them. Lindsay also built a proprietary process that utilized social media marketing, content marketing and search engine optimization to create online “buzz” for her clients that helped them to convey their business and personal story. Lindsay’s clientele spanned the entire business map and range from doctors and small business owners to Inc. 500 CEOs.
In 2007, Lindsay founded CelebritySites, an online marketing company specializing in social media and online marketing, where she served as their CEO and actively participated in company growth, structure and development of processes for 14 years. Lindsay also served as COO of the Dicks + Nanton Agency from 2010-2020.
Lindsay has been recognized as one of the top online marketing experts in the world and has co-authored more than 30 best-selling books alongside authors such as Steve Forbes, Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield (creator of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series), Dan Kennedy, Robert Allen, Dr. Ivan Misner (founder of BNI), Jay Conrad Levinson (author of the “Guerilla Marketing” series), Leigh Steinberg and many others, including the breakthrough hit Celebrity Branding You!
She was also selected as one of America’s PremierExpertsTM and has been quoted in Newsweek, theWall Street Journal, USA Today, and Inc. magazine as well as featured on NBC, ABC, and CBS television affiliates speaking on social media, search engine optimization and making more money online. As well as featured locally on FOX 35 News as their Online Marketing Expert.
Lindsay, a graduate of the University of Florida and a national speaker, has shared the stage with some of the top speakers in the world, such as Brian Tracy, Lee Milteer, Ron LeGrand, Arielle Ford, Leigh Steinberg, Dr. Nido Qubein, Dan Sullivan, David Bullock, Peter Shankman and many others. Lindsay was also a Producer on the Emmy-winning film Jacob’s Turn and sat on the advisory board for the Global Economic Initiative for two years.
Lindsay now owns a a Consulting Company as well as an eCommerce company By Lindsay Clay Co. serving as lead designer, maker and CEO.
Spark Joy in Everyday Chaos
-Lindsay Dicks Penaranda