Jerri L Ledford

Jerri Ledford
Jerri Ledford

  • Technology writer since 1994 who has written for Information Today, CRMDaily,, Intel, Mighty Guides, and Microsoft
  • Author or contributor to 19 technology books including the best-selling titles, "The SEO Bible," "Google Analytics," and "Google Adsense for Dummies"
  • Worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies such as Franklin Covey, The Coca-Cola, Company, IBM, Intel, HP, and others to produce consumer-facing content


Jerri L. Ledford is a former writer for Lifewire specializing in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google and Microsoft basics, and Internet safety for over five years. Ledford has been a technology writer since 1994 but got her start ghostwriting articles for major tech publications.

Over the years, she has had thousands of articles published both online and in print. She's worked with companies like Computerworld, PC Magazine,, and hundreds of others. Ledford has also written 19 non-fiction books that have appeared in nearly a dozen different languages.

In addition to writing consumer and business-to-business content, Ledford also helps to design training courses and materials for companies like ClipTraining, Franklin Covey, The Coca-Cola Company, and many others. She was also a project manager for Studio B and Mighty Guides and helped companies like Intel, HP, IBM, AWS, Microsoft, Ziff-Davis, and many others create content for both Business-to-Business and consumer users. She has also been the Marketing Manager for a mid-sized technology company.


Ledford studied English and Technical Writing at Western Kentucky University. Since college, She has continued her education by taking technology, marketing, project management, and writing courses both online and at a variety of universities and public colleges.

Awards and Publications

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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