Mike Allton

St. Louis, MO

I love to help small businesses and organizations that are interested in using the Internet more effectively. I provide a comprehensive set of consulting services, which include Social Media Management, Blog Coaching and Writing, HootSuite Training, Website Development, SEO and Internet Marketing.


The Unofficial Book On HootSuite

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Epic Content

Available Courses

Google+ University - http://thesmh.co/GooglePlusU

Suggested Circles

Social Media News

Content Marketing Information

Blogging Tips

Technology Discussion

Suggested Articles

These are articles that I often recommend and reference:

How Not to Use Google+

HootSuite vs. Buffer

How I Promote New Blog Posts

How to Set Up HootSuite

Scheduling Google+ Posts

The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect LinkedIn Profile


I started my own website design firm in 2007 when I moved to St. Louis. Though I had been designing websites for years, it was always side jobs and part time gigs until I started my own firm. I now provide professional social media management and Internet consulting full time.

I am the editor at The Social Media Hat (http://www.TheSocialMediaHat.com) where I regularly share articles discussing Social Media, SEO, Blogging, Writing, Interne

  • Work
    • The Social Media Hat
  • Education
    • The Ohio State University
    • Bowling Green State University