Jon Schepke

Jon Schepke


SIM Partners

As CEO and founder of SIM Partners, Jon and his team are pioneering the future of digital marketing for national brands at a local level. The company's Velocity technology is a SaaS-based local marketing automation platform that helps enterprise brands - with hundreds to thousands of locations - drive customer acquisition...everywhere.

Jon is a digital marketing veteran and innovator in the local digital marketing space. For nearly 20 years, his passion for technology and marketing have driven innovative solutions for numerous Fortune 500 clients over the course of his career.

Jon has been published in AdAge and is a regular Search Engine Watch contributor. In 2014, he was named to the TechWeek 100 list and he currently serves on the board of the Illinois Technology Association (ITA).

Articles by Jon Schepke

4 Steps to Maximize Local Search Success


Extending a local experience throughout the entire process should be the goal of all local marketing campaigns. Relevant search ads, localized landing pages, owned and earned media, and a blended cost analysis all provide a recipe for success.

5 Reasons Search Marketers Shouldn't Discount Bing

Bing Local Business

Although Google still retains its overwhelming 2-to-1 lead, with Bing’s market share now exceeding the 30 percent mark (including powering Yahoo search), there are a number of reasons search marketers shouldn’t discount it. Here are five of them.