Joe Hunkins coordinated internet marketing and multiple website development for the Southern Oregon Visitors Association, a large regional tourism promotion group covering seven counties of Oregon and over 14,000 square miles. He developed organic and pay per click search strategies for several websites and developed the first commercial websites for Crater Lake National Park and Oregon Caves National Monument.
He was the winner of Oregon's Governor's Award for Innovative Tourism Development for creating the partnership and grant that led to Oregon's first state travel website TravelOregon.com.
Joe owns USA3.com (http://usa3.com/) and publishes travel information at several regional and national websites he owns using promotion tools including pay per click campaigns and organic search optimization. His sites include TravelandHistory.com (http://TravelandHistory.com/), RetireUSA.net (http://RetireUSA.net/), and AirportCityCodes.com (http://AirportCityCodes.com/). He is the technology blogger and marketing consultant for WebGuild.org (http://WebGuild.org/), the Silicon Valley Internet Professionals Association.
Joe has a Bachelors of Science in Botany and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Masters in Social Sciences from Southern Oregon State College, Ashland.