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James Svoboda
Works at WebRanking.com
Lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Partner @WebRanking, Founder @MnSearch, Dad & Husband @Home. Passion for SEO, PPC, CRO, Social, and all things Digital Marketing.
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Managing Partner and Search Engine Marketing Consultant at WebRanking.com.  President & Co-Founder of MnSEARCH: the Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association. Which Test Won advisory board member.  Marketing Land contributor.  Supporter and frequent host of #PPCchat

SEO since 1999.  Top 25 Most Influential PPC Expert in 2013. Contributor to the Moz/SEOmoz 2011 & 2013 Search Ranking Factors, and David Mihm's 2011, 2012 & 2013 Local Search Ranking Factors.

Former Sphinn.com editor.  Top 50 Biggest Search Geek 2010 & 2011.

Husband & Father of 2 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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Search Engine Marketing and Digital Strategy Consultant
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SEO, CRO, PPC, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Web Analytics, Link Building
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    CEO & Partner, 1999 - present
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Excited to be speaking SMX Advanced in June!
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Happy Pi Day Everyone! (3.14) #piday
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Happy ‪#‎LeapDay‬!

Bissextus: February 29th: the extra day added to the Julian calendar every fourth year (except those evenly divisible by 400) to compensate for the approximately six hours a year by which the common year of 365 days falls short of the solar year.

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Google quietly rolled out a few updates to the AdWords Structured Snippets ad extension recently. These changes took the form of adding a new “Models” Header, removing the Black Friday and Cyber Monday options, and adding Languages to choose from.

Read more: http://www.webranking.com/blog/adwords-updates-structured-snippets-extension-with-models-header-and-languages
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A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped me write my latest blogpost! Follow the full list of contributors here: https://twitter.com/erinsagin/lists/agency-post-contributors!
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6 Frightening Tales from the Paid Search Crypt.
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It's WebRanking's 18th Birthday today. Here's a throwback of what www.webranking.com looked like in 1998. Such awesome design skills we had back then:)
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At least it did not have Neon Flashing signs :)
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Here is my presentation from Wednesday's +MnSearch Association and MWMC joint search marketing workshop.

I've included the Downloadable Keyword Word Stem Impact Calculator that was requested my several people.

http://www.webranking.com/blog/forecasting-and-foreshadowing-content-needs
[caption id="attachment_9754" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Forecasting and Foreshadowing Content Needs through Research Analysis and Planning - MnSearch and MWMC Workshop[/caption] I had the...
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Minneapolis gets the featured pic on the Bing homepage.
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AdWords Social Annotations will stop showing on ads this week.

http://www.webranking.com/blog/google-sunsetting-adwords-social-ad-extensions
Google is retiring the AdWords Social Ad Extension used to enhance search ads with Google+ annotation data after 4 years in use. [caption id="attachment_9634" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Google ...
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Working on my presentation for the sold out +SEMpdx event in Portland.  Now, where to put the bird???

Deets: https://www.sempdx.org/sempdx-events/november-2015-conversion-rate-optimization-james-svoboda/

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