Vanessa Fox (born 1972) is a search engine optimization consultant, blogger and author. She worked on Google's Webmaster Central, a set of tools and educational materials assisting webmasters on how to have their sites listed in Google and in understanding how Google indexes their pages. and a speaker at industry events. She is from California.
Fox founded Nine By Blue, a marketing consultancy with an emphasis on search. Fox worked at a Seattle web startup and AOL before joining Google in 2005. While at Google, she was based at Google's Kirkland, Washington office.
Fox's book, Marketing in the Age of Google, published in May 2010 by Wiley (second edition published in May 2012), is about marketing with search engines. She is one of the authors for offline and online publications, such as O'Reilly Radar and Search Engine Land. She also writes about holistic marketing strategies that integrate searcher behavior and search-friendly best practices for developers at Nine By Blue