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Jody O'Donnell
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Lives in Bend, Oregon
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Search Engine Optimization
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SEO, HTML, CSS, javascript, networks
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  • RKG
    SEO Technical Director, 2011 - present
    As an SEO Technical Director, I am one of RKG’s resident SEO Geeks, charged with overseeing technical SEO strategy and efficiently scaling large SEO campaigns and processes. I combine over 15 years of technical experience, ranging from network programming and network systems management to coding, systems integration, and technical support. Since 2007, I have focused on technical SEO, advising account managers, account technicians, and clients on the more esoteric aspects of effective SEO. I am responsible for overseeing and testing proprietary SEO tools and automating scaled elements of our larger SEO campaigns.
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Technical SEO geek rocking it and living the dream in Central Oregon. Enjoying my never-ending quest to question everything: Links, Ranks, Code and Gravity.
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Born and raised Oregon boy.  Traveled enough to know where home is.
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Former Oregon State Police Trooper, former soldier, current dad to two wonderful boys and husband to my amazing wife!
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Bend, Oregon
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Rafting the Deschutes River - Harpers Bridge to Benham Falls
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A more in-depth article explaining how we did our testing with code examples. +Adam Audette +Max Prin 
We ran a series of tests that verified Google is able to execute and index JavaScript with a multitude of implementations. Here are our findings.
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A more, in-depth look at the JavaScript tests we ran with granular detail on the code we chose! +Adam Audette & +Max Prin 

http://www.rimmkaufman.com/blog/google-crawling-javascript/13052015/
We ran a series of tests that verified Google is able to execute and index JavaScript with a multitude of implementations. Here are our findings.
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An article from +Adam Audette  on some testing from my tech team on Google's ability to parse, read and understand the DOM.
Think Google can't handle JavaScript? Think again. Contributor Adam Audette shares the results of a series of tests conducted by his colleagues at Merkle | RKG to examine how different JavaScript functions would be crawled and indexed by Google.
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Laura Scott and I co-authored a post on Google's Mobile Algo Update
Google's mobile-friendly algorithm update is just around the corner. We give a rundown of what Google is looking for and how you can prepare for the change.
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Junuary in the CO! Valentine's weekend filled with dinner and a symphony, some frisbee golf and family mountain biking. Pretty sweeeet.
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Fun! BTW, SEO is a hot job in San Francisco.
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My wife and I hiking next to Fall River looking for an elusive frisbee golf course in the Deschutes National Forest.
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Fantastic ride today! Got a bit of everything: thunder, lightening, rain, hard rain and a lot of hero dirt in between.
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A bit more in-depth on the code we used for our Googlebot tests.
We ran a series of tests that verified Google is able to execute and index JavaScript with a multitude of implementations. Here are our findings.
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+Adam Audette , +Max Prin  and I will be presenting with Google's John Mueller on the wonders of Angular JS.
 
SEO for JavaScript heavy clients can be difficult. We'll be joined by Googler +John Mueller who works on the Webmaster Central team as well as (possibly) +Adam Audette, +Jody O'Donnell, and +Max Prin. They'll give us some insights on what we can do to make our Angular apps more accessible to Search Engines and as a result, improve page rank in search results.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Angular Air. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Angular Air Episode 14: Angular Apps, JavaScript, and Search Optimization
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Sunrise from Bend, Oregon.
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My co-workers are pretty rad! Came back to work on Monday to a pre-built Fortress of Solitude. Thanks +Joanna McDonald and +Shannon Minkel !
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You have unconventional coworkers. Fun
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