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Jason Dowdell

Jason is a nationally-recognized SEO expert and is the go to seo consultant of Fortune 100 companies like AT&T, Motorola & Microsoft as well as major brands like YellowBook and LA Times. He is the Director of Search at Triangle Direct Media and responsible for the development and capabilities of SEO Tool - TDM's automated seo platform. Prior to joining TDM Jason was Founder / CEO of search engine optimization firm Global Promoter, which was acquired by Kowabunga in 2004. In a previous life Jason was an Information Systems Engineer for NASA and a systems analyst at Oracle Corp.

Tony Hsieh Zappos CEO Keynote at PubCon 2009

Tony Hsieh, has been the Zappos CEO since 2000 after investing in Zappos with his venture fund. In a former life Tony was the cofounder of Link Exchange, which was acquired by Microsoft in 1998 for $265 million. Speaking of acquisitions, the Zappos acquisition by Amazon just closed November 1st and totaled $1.2 billion....

Blog Ping Vs Web Site Submit

I decided to explain the difference between good old web site search engine / directory submission versus pinging the blog search engines / directories....

Q & A With A9 CEO Udi Manber

Jason Dowdell reports on a Q&A session with Udi Manber, CEO of Amazon's A9 search engine....

Comparing Search Engine Results - My Experiment

I created a spreadsheet comparing the search results of the top search engines for a generic shopping related term "furniture" but when I saw what the data looked like I decided to dig a bit deeper and limited the scope of the engines I compared but broadened the scope of the terms I used in my comparison....

IXQuick.com Q & A With David Bodnick & Alex van Eesteren

Jason Dowdell speaks with Alex van Eesteren and David Bodnick of IxQuick.com, a meta search engine that's been around for a few years but released some new features out of beta last week....

Q & A With Become CTO Yeogirl Yun

AIR evaluates a web page based on what other "knowledgeable" sites in that specific field say about the page, and also evaluates the page based on what the page says about other "knowledgeable" sites in the specific field."...

Basic SEO Answers For CFDynamics' Newsletter

Natural search results are still around and that attempts to make all natural search results actually unnatural by making site owners pay a fee to be included. I honestly thought natural search was going to go away a couple years back but it didn't....

Interview: Thunderstone VP Doran Howitt

Jason Dowdell interviews Doran Howitt, the VP of Marketing at Thunderstone about the Thunderstone Search Appliance SBE his company has recently launched....

Get Into Yahoo for Free Part II

Based on research I've been conducting over the past 3 months I've come to the conclusion there must've been an internal memo sent around at Yahoo! about getting more blogs into their directory listing and web index. This is based on the fact that the average time it's taken to get a personal blog included in the Yahoo! directory has been less than 7 days!...

How to Select a Search Marketing Partner Webinar

I recently attended a presentation by Jupiter Media titled, How to Select a Search Marketing Partner. The presentation was good, covering elements most of us know about but probably never thought to put in a checklist. As the webinar streamed I processed and typed detailed notes for your enjoyment....

A Marketer's View of Search Engine Strategies New York

Jason Dowdell and Benjamin Pfeiffer provide insight into some Search Engine Strategies sessions that would be of particular interest to web site owners and marketers. Contextual ads, writing for the search engines, content, and advanced link building are covered....



About the Author

Jason is a nationally-recognized SEO expert and is the go to seo consultant of Fortune 100 companies like AT&T, Motorola & Microsoft as well as major brands like YellowBook and LA Times. He is the Director of Search at Triangle Direct Media and responsible for the development and capabilities of SEO Tool - TDM's automated seo platform. Prior to joining TDM Jason was Founder / CEO of search engine optimization firm Global Promoter, which was acquired by Kowabunga in 2004. In a previous life Jason was an Information Systems Engineer for NASA and a systems analyst at Oracle Corp.

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