Sue Scheff

Public Speaker, Writer, and Small Business Owner in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Sue Scheff is an Author and Nationally Recognized Parent Advocate and Family Internet Safety Advocate. She founded and created Parent's Universal Resource Expert (P.U.R.E.) in 2001 and for a decade has been helping families with at-risk teens. In 2008, Health Communications, Inc (HCI) published her first book,"Wit's End! A Parent's True Story, Advice and Resources for Saving Your Out-of-Control" Teen. Sue Scheff is a noted expert on Internet Defamation by countless mediums after winning $11.3M in a 2006 lawsuit against a woman who posted viral defamatory statements about Scheff and P.U.R.E. Her second book, "Google Bomb! The Untold Story of the $11.3 Verdict That Changed the Way We Use the Internet" (HCI 2009) is co-authored by leading Internet attorney, John Dozier, and offers expert solutions to protect yourself online.

In Fall 2017, Scheff is releasing her third book, SHAME NATION: Preventing, Surviving and Overcoming Digital Disasters.

Sue Scheff has been featured on ABC News, 20/20, The Rachel Ray Show, Dr. Phil, CBS Nightly News with Katie Couric, Lifetime, Fox News, CBC, BBC, CNN Headline News, InSession Court TV&noted in major publications as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, Miami Herald, AARP, Forbes, Sun-Sentinel, Asian Tribune, San FranciscoChronicle, LA Times and more.

Sue is also a contributor for Huffington Post, GalTime,,, StopMedicineAbuse, YourTeenMagazine, Family Online Safety Institute &many more.

She is a Rotarian as well as co-chair for the Community Empowerment Series.

As a national speaker, Scheff has been invited to share her story as it relates to helping those understand the importance of online reputation & shaming.

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