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Matthew Marley
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Any tactic meant to build unnatural links will eventually get smacked down. Build real human relationships with influencers online for success.
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On March 25, many Google+ brand accounts noticed a big dip in followers displayed on profile pages. In fact, Marketing Land decreased by 20%, even Search Engine Land decreased by 40%. Initially some have thought that this was a “spring cleaning” of spammy Google+ accounts following profiles pages; however, it’s really pulling out the followers […]
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Facebook Is Testing A 'Pages Popular In Your Area' Feature http://mklnd.com/1gWB1Tb
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+WordPress 3.9 has arrived!
WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.9, which adds a slew of "refinements" to the blog management tool. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download ...
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With so much FUD  (fear, uncertainty and doubt.) going around these days its refreshing to hear someone in the SEO world speak some sense for a change! +Eric Enge 
One of the challenges that the world of SEO presents us with is its lack of clarity. The search engines obscure their algorithms, and as a result, SEO is really a best practices game. You can learn more about what works best by constantly testing ideas on your [...]
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When Copyblogger removed blog comments on March 24th, it sent reverberations throughout the web. As one of content marketing’s digital founding fathers, removing comments made a statement about where things are, and where they’re going in regards to community participation on the web.
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Senior SEO
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SEO, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Content Development, Web Development, Web Design, Web Analytics
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  • Equator
    Senior SEO, 2014 - present
    Specialising in Social Media & Search Engine Optimisation I work closely with our clients across various industry sectors, helping them to plan, develop and execute search, social and digital strategies that deliver key business objectives and provide a measurable ROI.
  • mmarley.com
    Freelance Social Media & SEO Specialist, 2012 - present
    I work with clients across multiple verticals helping them to develop and implement successful search, social and digital communication strategies for their business. This includes consultancy, training and management.
  • The Zen Agency
    Online Strategy Manager, 2012 - 2014
    With over 14 year’s experience The Zen Agency is one of Scotland's leading full service digital agencies, specialising in web design, development and digital communications. As Online Strategy Manager I'm responsible for the development and implementation of all search, social and digital communication strategies for our clients, who range from large intentional organisations to some of Scotland most recognisable brands.
  • HootSuite Media, Inc.
    UK Diplomat, 2013 - 2013
    The role of the Envoys and Ambassadors is to act as the bridge between HootSuite HQ and the HootSuite users in your area. The overall goal of the HootSuite Envoy and Ambassador program is to create a fun, global community of like minded HootSuite super fans and users in which they can showcase and best put to use their unique skills and experience as part of the HootSuite global team.
  • Optical Express
    SEO & Social Media Specialist, 2012 - 2012
  • 360innovate
    Social Media & Search Specialist, 2010 - 2012
  • Samsung Electronics
    2009 - 2010
  • SAP AG
    2008 - 2009
  • Dell
    2003 - 2005
  • Hewlett-Packard
    2001 - 2003
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Introduction

I have over a decade of experience working for some of the world’s largest and most innovative technology companies, including HP, Dell, SAP and Samsung. This has allowed me to develop my skills in various aspects of current web technology and digital media.

I'm a Senior SEO at Equator one of the UK's leading full service digital agencies. I work closely with our clients across various industry sectors to help them develop and execute successful search, social and digital strategies that deliver results and a measurable ROI, 


When I'm not working you will normally find me online, I'm very active on most social platforms, including, Twitter, Facebook and Google+, as this allows me to stay current with the latest industry news and connected with some of the worlds leading web innovators. 

I also run my own blog which covers everything from search, social, mobile and the latest web technologies.

I'm also a Microsoft Certified Professional and currently hold MCDST, MCSA, MCSE and CompTIA A+ and N+ accreditations.

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  • University Of The West Of Scotland
    Microsoft - MCDST, MCSE, MCSA
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    A + & N +
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searchenginewatch.com

When you search Google or Bing for a well-known person combined with the word LinkedIn, that person's LinkedIn result will also feature rich

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To help you determine which pages have botched tracking code or conflicts in filters, Google's Analytics Diagnostics will "frequently" scan

How Copyblogger Increased Their Google Plus Growth Rate by 157% - Siege ...
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When Copyblogger removed blog comments on March 24th, it sent reverberations throughout the web. As one of content marketing’s digital found

How to Build 7 Contextual Links an Hour…Without ANY Content (Really)
backlinko.com

Most people tell you that the secret to SEO is “publishing great content”. Are they right? Well, to be honest with you….no. Here’s the deal:

A Game of Social Thrones [VIDEO]
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The Game of Social Thrones video, inspired by the beautiful opening of the hit HBO show, but with social networks as kingdoms.

Microsoft Will Soon Bring Back The Start Menu In Windows 8.1 | TechCrunch
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Microsoft's Terry Myerson today announced that Microsoft is "all-in" with the desktop. Indeed, while he wasn't quite ready to announce Windo

Parallax Scrolling Websites and SEO - A Collection of Solutions and Exam...
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I have observed that there are many articles that say parallax scrolling is not ideal for search engines. Parallax Scrolling is a design tec

Is Controversy the Cure for Content Shock? - mmarley.com
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Leveraging controversy can be a great way to drum up attention for media campaigns or call attention to important issues that wouldn’t other

Social Media And The Retail Experience - mmarley.com
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A look at how retailers are now using social media not only to cut advertising costs but to engage with their customers across social channe

Long Form Content People Want to Read -
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A look at how long form content is growing in popularity amongst online marketing professionals. Allowing them to create vibrant, engaging p

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Bad Content Curation Is Killing the User Experience -
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12 Days of Content, Day 1: A Free Trial of HootSuite Pro
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On the first day of content, HootSuite shares with you... a free trial of HootSuite Pro!

The Author Rank Building Machine Infographic by Vertical Measures
www.verticalmeasures.com

Build your author rank by producing great content, attracting authoritative links, and building your reputation on social media outlets.

Future SERP: A Glimpse at Google 2014
moz.com

Sometimes, Google seems to be changing so quickly that it's easy to rush to conspiracies. This post is an attempt to make six data-driven pr

10 brands hijacking your Twitter feed with creative preview images
econsultancy.com

Last month Twitter added an image preview feature that causes pictures and Vines to automatically appear in users' timelines.

Google Local Maps Spam Invades Knowledge Graph
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Linda Buquet, a top contributor in the Google Local forums, posted a thread in the Google Webmaster Help forums complaining about a massive

Thank You #Google for Interactive g Posts
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A small feature was quietly ushered into Google Plus some months ago that I missed. Though I love Google and follow them religiously, I did

Hummingbird Unleashed
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There are many misconceptions about Google's Hummingbird update. What exactly did the update do, and how is it different from Penguin and Pa

Been getting my take aways from here for as long as I can remember. The best chinese in North Lanarkshire......
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reviewed a year ago
One of the best chinese in Coatbridge.
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reviewed a year ago
Great place to shop, loads of nice stores and all indoors.
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Best Italian food in Glasgow!!!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed a year ago
I agree total scam, I purchased an MP3 player which I got home and it was faulty when I took it back he would not replace or give me my money back. Had to contact citizens advice but nothing came of this stay away !!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Best pub in coatbridge by a mile great atmosphere and great food.
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reviewed 3 years ago