Susannah Gardner
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Vancouver, Canada
Web designer, author
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Susannah Gardner is the co-founder and creative director of Hop Studios Internet Consultants, a Web design company specializing in custom Web solutions for content publishers. Her partner in life and work is Travis Smith, formerly editor of

Susannah is also a freelance writer and author. She just finished writing “Blogging for Dummies, 2nd Edition,” due out in January 2008. She has also written:
BitTorrent for Dummies, with co-author Kris Krug
Buzz Marketing With Blogs for Dummies
Dreamweaver MX 2004 for Dummies, with Janine Warner
Teach Yourself Visually: Dreamweaver MX 2004, also with Janine Warner

From 1997 to 2003, Susannah was an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California School for Communication, where she taught in the School of Journalism. Her classes in online publishing took students from zero to Web site in one semester.

Prior to running Hop Studios, Susannah worked in the Online Journalism and Communication Program at the University of Southern California, writing curriculum, teaching, and conducting research at the intersection of technology and journalism. She was a senior editor of the Online Journalism Review, the media industry’s first Internet-focused journalism publication. Susannah also spent four years at The Los Angeles Times, one of six editors responsible for launching that newspaper’s Web site. During her time at, she established the site’s multimedia lab, which produced ground-breaking Web audio, video and animation. She also launched and edited MetaHollywood, an online-only publication that covered new Hollywood technology and was’s single largest revenue source in 1998.

Susannah earned bachelor’s degrees in Print Journalism and American literature at USC.

Visit the companion blog for “Buzz Marketing with Blogs for Dummies” at To learn more about her Web design company, visit She keeps a personal blog at

If you’d like a photo of Susannah, you may use this one; please also contact Susannah to let her know its intended use. Alternative and even higher resolution images are available on request.

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o email at
o AIM: susiegard
o Yahoo: susiegard
o phone at 604.408.5722
o fax at 604.357.5001
o skype at susiegard