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Matt Southern
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Attended Laurentian University
Lives in Sudbury, Ontario
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Exclusive interview with eBay's former head of SEO
 
Thanks to +Jordan Koene and hat tip to +Matt Southern for conducting this exclusive interview on +Search Engine Journal today!
Jordan Koene, head of eBay's SEO is leaving eBay to join Searchmetrics, an enterprise SEO platform.
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What the heck happened to guest blogging, and why is Google penalizing it? I detail the rise and fall of guest blogging for SEO in this new post for +Ahrefs 
It’s a tale as old as time, or at least for as long as SEO has been around. A legitimate link building tactic is found to increase search rankings. It gets abused. Google devalues the tactic and enforces harsh penalties…Read more ›
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New post for SEO software company Positionly went up. Please check it out and leave a comment! 
If anyone tries to tell you building organic traffic is easy, don’t listen to them. If you’re looking for a quick fix, I’m afraid you’re not going to find it here. Building organic traffic is the hardest work you’ll ever put in to your website. With that being said, it’s also the greatest investment of time …
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We all know that guy. Here's some proper hashtag etiquette
Hashtags became instantly popular when they were introduced to us via Twitter, and then soon spread across Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, Instagram, and the
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Google's Panda update turns 3 this year! I truly think it changed SEO for the better and deserves to be celebrated 
Three years ago this week Google changed the SEO world forever when they rolled out the first version of their Panda algorithm update. The third year anniversary is worth celebrating because, although it negatively impacted many sites, it was a…Read more ›
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Best Bully Sticks is the huge store for dog treat, dog chews, flea & tick, Bones, meat products, etc. A mission of Best Bully is to provide high quality products and excellent customer services. Coupon4pets.com brings latest coupon codes, Coupons, promo Codes, Deals, Discount coupons, free shipping from coupon4pets
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Almost 500 Google+ followers?! Hot damn, I should really use this network more. How's everyone doing? 
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Hey! Pet’s lover I bring a new super store for pets. Foods medicine, furniture, aquarium, and every needful thing for pets you can take from that store on discount coupon deal from coupon4pets.
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Have deadlines to meet? Block out all distractions and just get stuff done! Here are some actionable tips from +Bureau that will help you crush your next deadlines
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The best Game of Thrones trailer you'll ever see
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Or you cpuld just download them fresh off, just a few hours after the airing on piratebay...You already paid them enought..
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Don't build a business on rented web space. Social media is not a property you own 
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If you have too many ads at the top of your page, you're going to have a bad time
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I wonder how this will affect their ad revenue if at all? I guess they factored that into the equation and didn't expect any drop.
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Online reviews are a missed opportunity for local businesses to rank better in search engines. Here's how to use them to your advantage!
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so why we need to see face to face sir
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SEO, Social Media and Communications professional
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public relations, communications, media relations, social media marketing, content marketing, search engine optimization, copywriting, content creation, blogging, wordpress
Employment
  • Pam Ann Marketing
    SEO Strategist, 2014 - present
  • Search Engine Journal
    News Writer, 2013 - present
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Lead news writer for Search Engine Journal. Professional SEO and writer.
Introduction
I'm a marketing, communications and public relations professional. I specializes in all things social media, search engine optimization (SEO) and content marketing. I love helping clients reach their goals using these online strategies.  

When I'm not working, fitness and nutrition is an important part of my life. I'm also an avid reader and never stop learning. I do my best to keep my mind and body in top condition. 

Proud to call myself a geek. Video games, movies, TV and podcasts fill the majority of my free time. 
Education
  • Laurentian University
    Communication Studies, 2011
  • Cambrian College
    Public Relations Advanced Diploma, 2007
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