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Dave LaPlante
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"You need to do better than your competitors with content." - Eric Enge - CEO, Stone Temple Consulting - +Eric Enge #pubcon
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+David LaPlante It's an important message.  For large companies, this may mean a larger scale campaign, with better content.  For smaller businesses, this may only require a small scale campaign, but it still requires better content.
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My +Jonathon Colman inspired throwback circa 2012. #treasureisland #sf
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beautiful, love it.
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Great article about content that you need to be writing about. #marketing #content thanks +Hannah Smith at +Distilled
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+Erin Everhart looks at the shake-up that happened with link building over the past year and finds good link building isn't dead and remains necessary. It's crappy link building and link spamming that's on the run.
If 2012 was the year of Google Algorithm updates — Moz counted 37 big ones compared to the 15 in 2013 and 21 in 2011 — 2013 was the year that link building suffered from a serious identity crisis. It was sidelined, stretched, swindled and spit back out again more times than your average SEO […]
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Omg lol! #cybermonday
 
CYBER MONDAY EXCLUSIVE: Order Rosetta Stone in the next 2 hours and get it delivered by +Amazon.com drone!

Ok... Just kidding! But seriously: Order in the next two hours. Click here --> http://bit.ly/IpuhDS  #RosettaStoneByDrone   #CyberMonday
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Congrats to my +Rosetta Stone team push forward! #helpouts
Do you have a specific language goal you want to reach? Our Rosetta Stone Spanish Tutoring–Custom can help get you there. Book a one-on-one session with one of our Spanish-speaking tutors. We’ll send you a message to get more information about your individual goals. Then, our tutor will come prepared for your session with a plan designed specifically to address your needs.These sessions are great for:●      getting answers to specific questions a...
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Interesting. Thanks +Mark Traphagen
 
Matt Cutts: Algo Update for Above the Fold Ads Coming

+Matt Cutts warned on Twitter today that a new update to the "page layout algorithm" will be rolling out soon. This means that more pages that have too many ads "above the fold" (forcing users to have to scroll down for the actual content) will fall in search rankings for some queries. 
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Merry Christmas to all my friends on G+! Wish you an exciting holiday with friends and family!

Mario Cart over here in Santa Barbara, CA :)

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Great #seo  and #ecommerce  post by +Mike Arnesen - Thx Mike!
My presentation on eCommerce SEO from State of Search 2013 in Dallas, TX.
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Really good to know.
 
Distribution of #GooglePlus users around the world
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+Micah Fisher-Kirshner  totally.  Majority of my G+ friends are my SEO brethren. 
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Digital Marketing
Employment
  • Rosetta Stone
    Global SEO Manager, 2011 - present
  • Driv3.com
    Owner, SEO Consultant, 2009 - present
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Washington, DC
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Arlington, VA - Santa Monica, CA - New York, NY
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Global SEO Manager - US Consumer Marketing & Sales at Rosetta Stone
Introduction
My goal is to continuously add value and to help create a better search experience through analysis and insight into search engine optimization (SEO) trends.

Feel free to reach out. My email is dalaplante@gmail.com
Education
  • George Washington University
    Engineering Management, 2012 - 2014
  • American University
    Business Administration, 2006 - 2008
  • Ohio University
    Business Administration, 2004 - 2005
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