Susan Gunelius



Western Governors University

Fairfield University




Company Info


  • A marketing communications specialist who writes about branding through blogs.
  • Published author, speaker, and marketing and branding expert​.
  • President and CEO of KeySplash Creative, Inc., a marketing communications company.


Susan Gunelius wrote for more than seven years on the topic of blogging. She owns an award-winning blog,  Women on Business, and she regularly writes about marketing, branding, and social media for and Her marketing-related articles appear on a wide variety of websites including as,, and many more.

Gunelius spent more than a decade directing marketing programs for some of the largest companies in the world, including divisions of AT&T and HSBC. She speaks about marketing at events around the world and has authored more than a dozen books, published through leading publishers, about marketing, branding, copywriting, blogging, and related topics.


Gunelius is a prolific author and has published more than a dozen books including:


Gunelius holds an MBA in Management and Strategy from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah. She earned a B.S. in Marketing from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

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 monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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