Internet Marketing Halloween Heroes

Halloween is a special time of year… no wait, that’s Christmas. Lets start again…

Halloween is a fantastic day when adults and children can create alter-egos and pretend to be something they’re not. Maple North’s internet marketing team got to thinking… What would the well known folks in our industry might dress up as this year. We humbly present, the “Fantastic 8”

Disclaimer: My Photoshop skills are not my super power

SuperRand – Rand Fishkin

Internet Birth: ~1993
Gender: Male
Occupation: Wizard of Moz
Base: Mozplex
Twitter: @randfish
Enemies: Blackhat SEOs and spammers
Power: X-ray vision on the SERPs and flying everywhere (Mozcation, events, meetings, etc)

“Faster than a speeding algorithm! More powerful than a Google Search! Able to crash websites in a single tweet! Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s SuperRand!”

SpiderMatt – Matt Cutts

Internet Birth: Joined the Google Team in 2000
Gender: Male
Occupation: Head of Google’s Webspam Team
Base: GooglePlex
Twitter: @mattcutts
Enemies: Blackhat SEOs, spammers and low-quality scum, affiliates(?)
Power: Precognitive sense of danger (SafeSearch) and superhuman crawling abilities

Wilverine – Wil Reynolds

Internet Birth: ~1999
Gender: Male
Occupation: Ultimate Link Builder
Base: Search Church
Twitter: @wilreynolds
Enemies: Link-buyers and spammers
Power: Keen senses to sniff out and find links, extraordinary ability to heal sites from spam and other blackhat harm, and hidden link building claws of death

BatMihm – David Mihm

Internet Birth: ~2006
Gender: Male
Occupation: Local SEO Consultant
Base: Portland Hideout
Twitter: @davidmihm
Enemies: Blackhat SEOs and fake local reviewers
Power: Brilliant mind and powerful strategies to protect his local roots

THORrester – Duane Forrester

Internet Birth: 1997
Gender: Male
Occupation: Senior Product Manager for Bing’s Webmaster Outreach
Base: Bing Headquarters
Twitter: @DuaneForrester
Enemies: Blackhat SEOs and spammers
Power: Super stamina and lightning speed travel from conference to conference

Gray Lantern – Michael Gray

Internet Birth: 1998
Gender: Male
Occupation: President of Atlas Web Service
Base: New York Hideout
Twitter: @graywolf
Enemies: Haters
Power: Possesses a magical auto-tweet ring for “archive” tweets, truly a gift

Captain Avinash – Avinash Kaushik

Internet Birth: Unknown
Gender: Male
Occupation: Chief Education Officer at Market Motive
Base: California
Twitter: @Avinash
Enemies: Anyone who does not track and record data
Power: Born an ordinary man, but transformed into an analytical genius

IrondyMan – Andy Beal

Internet Birth: Unknown
Gender: Male
Occupation: Founder of Trackur
Base: Everywhere
Twitter: @AndyBeal
Enemies: Haters and slanderers
Power: Brilliant mind that created the gadgets and tools to track and monitor the world (or your reputation)!

Submit Your Own Hero

If you have any Internet Marketing Halloween Heroes you would like to submit, feel free to send them my way! Send them by email to mitchell [at] Just include a picture (with the credits of course) and the details of your hero. I’ll approve it and get your hero posted!

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About Mitchell Stoker

Small town farm boy and SEO with a little bit of entrepreneur blood running through my veins.

8 Responses to “Internet Marketing Halloween Heroes”

  1. John Rampton October 31, 2011 at 5:37 pm #

    Hilarious post man, I love the characters. How did you come up with this stuff?

  2. Andy Beal October 31, 2011 at 5:54 pm #

    Hah, looks just like me! 😉

  3. Khalid Mokhtarzada October 31, 2011 at 6:44 pm #

    Nice! They should do a Political Villains version next year. Kim Jong Ill, Walker Bush, Osama, Gaddafi and Hussein!

  4. mitchell October 31, 2011 at 10:54 pm #

    John, it’s random I know…I just woke up at 1 in the morning thinking about it so I put it together. Love the internet marketing space and enjoy the camaraderie of all the peeps in it!

  5. Rajesh November 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm #

    nice post i like it and share may friend

  6. Kane at Hood Web Management November 5, 2011 at 5:52 am #

    Creative post guys – and good job with the photoshopping. We added you to our Great Examples of Halloween Linkbuilding post this afternoon!


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