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  • William Rock LLC.
    CEO, 2001 - present
    Conversion Analytics Specialist first, then I figure out how to make the rest work :) KNOWN to Many as the #GeekAholic or #MasterGeek True Geek in every way possible, I enjoy technology and feel it is my destiny to keep companies not only SAFE ONLINE but to help them GROW their Internet Traffic into qualified leads. Areas of Expertise & Skills: I have a vast skill set gained through years of past experience. I provide high caliber marketing solutions to companies, and specialize in Conversion Analytics Training -Business Marketing Seminars - Internet Marketing Strategy Advisement Web Site / Off Site Forensics / Security Video / Editing Photography and Much More
  • Half Price Banners
    E-Commerce Marketing Director, 6 - 2012
    My responsibilities include managing a complete online business selling vinyl banners and other promotion signage. My responsibilities include Paid advertising, SEO, Social Media, Video and develop extensive monthly reports for management to show our gains and or losses. Since I started in July Half Price Banners had very little organic traffic from the search engines and relied only on paid traffic from Google Adwords. Half Price Banners was spending 60 -80K per month on advertising on Google Adwords, I was able to modify the campaign and within 3 month decrease the monthly spend to 30-40k while at the same time increasing conversions. Within a few Months my other accomplishments was to quickly increase the organic rankings on the search engines, allowing us to gain double the business.
  • NetStandard - Kansas City Data Center
    Internet Marketing Director, 2011
    Privately Held; Information Technology and Services industry September 2007 – February 2011 - Managed PPC Campaigns - Managed Social Media - Developed SEO Strategy and Executed a successful campaign - Managed Content Writers - Maintained All Website Modifications - Produced corporate videos - Developed Trade show material and booth design NetStandard Inc. was at far the most difficult industry, I needed to rank in organic search with most of the keywords being just as hard as the credit card processing. My tasks included maintaining the online website, Social Media Campaigns, Print Media, and Trade Show Design, Video as well as many other duties. I was able to rank for over 1,000K + organic keywords resulting in online lead generation tracked through Microsoft CRM with profits analyzed with Microsoft GP. I ranked for root terms such as “Hosted Microsoft CRM “, “Kansas City Data Center”, as well many other manufacture type keywords putting the company above its competition and showcasing to the partners we are at the top of our game, this bringing us additional marketing dollars to spend generate more leads from the website. I was given the opportunity to acquire a large amount skills focused around conversion analytics and competitive analysis helping my fly by and take the tops results next to the big boys. Another opportunity I had was to shoot videos for both advertisement of the company not only getting the branding out on Google results but was able to bring the same exposure to some fantastic charity groups to help drive awareness to their cause through YouTube. I was given a camera and learned how to optimize video to rank well for very competitive keywords increasing the lead generation. Not only did I shoot the video but edited the film similar to a commercial, as well creating viral videos that would be shown at our Microsoft Partner conference, later being nominated for an award at the Kansas Business Association competing with other local marketing agencies. One of our many goals for ranking in the organic results led to a reduction in paid advertising spending.
  • BankCard Central
    Internet Marketing Director
    Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Banking industry April 2005 – July 2007  - Managed PPC Campaigns - Managed Social Media - Developed SEO Strategy and Executed a successful campaign - Managed Content Writers - Maintained All Website Modifications While working with Choppers Apparel Rick Noble offered me a life changing job and moved my family out to Kansas City. Credit card processing is a huge industry and highly competitive. The PPC prices were over the $20 limit and some of the higher ranking words were more. It was imperative that Bank Card Central ranked very high in the organic search to avoid the high priced clicks of Google ad words. My duties were to do a complete redesign with their existing site, do the PPC campaign along with internet marketing and social media. I maintained the site and constantly changed the interior of the site to keep up with the newer technology with credit card processing.
  • Choppers Apparel
    Internet Marketing Director
    Apparel & Fashion industry February 2003 – April 2005  Choppers Apparel started out as both an online store and a walk in store located in a mall. Eventually the owners decided to go completely on line. This was a challenge to keep their rankings up because people were used to walking in a store instead of searching for them on the internet. Motorcycle apparel is a very competitive arena. My duties included creating an online e-commerce store, internet marketing and social media, Google ad words and a PPC campaign.
  • Concrete Network
    Internet Marketing Director
    Concrete Network is a complete content oriented site based around the decorative concrete industry. My duties included internet marketing, Google ad words, PPC campaign, and working alongside another web designer, maintaining the site.
  • Computer Career Center
    Web Design & Graphic Arts Instructor
    I was a student going through rehabilitation training from an injury and become a teacher Certified by the State of California to teach Web Design and Graphic Arts.
  • Cybertime ISP
    Web Designer / Consultant
    This was my Start in the Online Industry after getting injured as a Firefighter / Ski Instructor .. as I learned how to adapt to change, and had to learn web design just after MCSE school... the floppy disk days of Web Pages :)
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Conversion Analytics Specialist
Introduction
KNOWN to Many as the #GeekAholic or #MasterGeek
True Geek in every way possible, I enjoy technology and feel it is my destiny to keep companies not only SAFE ONLINE but to help them  GROW their Internet Traffic into qualified leads.

Areas of Expertise & Skills:

I have a vast skill set gained through years of past experience. I provide high caliber marketing solutions to companies, and specialize in
  • Conversion Analytics Training
  • Business Marketing Seminars
  • Internet Marketing Strategy Advisement
  • Web Site / Off Site Forensics / Security 
  • Video / Editing
  • Photography
….. and Much More

Favorite Color: Blue was my NORMAL Goto however NOW it's Bright #ORANGE for Support to FIND a CURE for CRPS (Chronic PAIN) 

Hobbies Include:
  • Paintball
  • Bass Fishing
  • Archery
  • Sporting Clays
  • Technology
  • Photography
  • R/C Truck Racing
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I ENJOY Teaching
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Lake Arrowhead, CA - Forest Falls, Ca - Victorville, Ca - Redlands, Ca - Upland, Ca - Blue Jay, Ca

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Link Data -  What is it ? You will be shocked on what you learn

Ted Talk back in  2009 .... 20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he's building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.

WHAT can we learn from this Video ?
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Android is everywhere, virtual reality is the future, another push to pay with your phone, and more from Google's big keynote event.
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TONS of fantastic Comments today... and would recommend if running wordpress.
 
+MaAnna Stephenson, the knowledge base for WordPress. Special audience Q&A session. Have a question about SEO, content, conversion, security, performance, membership sites, and more on WordPress? This is your opportunity to get answers. This is like free
tech support for Zapsters. Plus, MaAnna is very fun. 

Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay.)

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Owner of BlogAid.net Where non-geeks get total site success consultation and training. WordPress, SEO, content, conversion, security, performance, membership sites, and more.
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I'm a geek who can still speak in plain English. I help small businesses and solopreneurs be successful and profitable through comprehensive site consultation and training including WordPress, SEO, conversion, performance, and security. 

Visit BlogAid.net to learn more about me and how I can help you become a confident, successful site owner.

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Any Time Lady :) Especially with +MaAnna Stephenson talk about a #ROCKSTAR  she did such a fantastic job today on your show...
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Google IO15 is coming up in a few days!

Here are a few things, we'll probably see:

Keynote

+Sundar Pichai, Google's head of products, will likely lead the show. 

Android M

Last year, Google introduced Android L, known as Lollipop. Next up will be M, and it's anyone's guess what sweet treat this one will be named after. Marshmallow?

Brillo, and the Internet of Things

Google is making a central hub, which all your "things" can connect to and be controlled by.

"Basically Brillo would provide a common platform for electronic devices to interconnect. The technology will be especially well-suited for low-powered electronic devices that don’t have a screen, according to The Information."  

Mystery bluetooth device

Google recently filed a patent, which may refer to the next generation of Google Glass. 

Virtual Reality (VR)

Last year, Google unveiled Cardboard, which is an entry level VR headset made out of cardboard for about $15. Competition from Facebook's Oculus Rift and Microsoft's Hololense is heating up, and it's likely Google will want to up its competition in this space.

The ultimate mobile device, the car

Google announced Android Auto at last year's IO event, and this year we'll probably see more, with several developer sessions dedicated to the platform.

Android Wear

Wearables are getting a lot of attention, and the Google powered devices are right in the middle of things. With competition heating up from Apple, expect Google to step up with new announcements in this space.

Photo sharing

Google has been focusing on photos for years now, and are poised to release many new photo features at the IO15 event.

More details about the event from +Business Insider here: http://www.businessinsider.com/google-io-preview-expect-watches-virtual-reality-and-a-mystery-bluetooth-device-2015-5

#IO15   #GoogleIO15   #Google  
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What if Your Doctor Could make the Perfect Logo ?
Thx +Dustin W. Stout for this one :)
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:) Thank You Sir ... It will be a ton of fun to hangout with your group in person.
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  There is only a few days before Google’s annual android extravaganza takes place. Of course, by now speculation is mega rife as to what we can expec
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How to use 404 page in real life

#fun   #404error   #geekhumor  
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HAHA!
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Google Panda Detection / Recovery

Most people think they are dead in the water after a hit to their overall traffic from the big bad Panda. However, what most companies don’t realize is, they can recover if they add a few steps to their daily activities.

Step By Step Tutorial on how to Reduce Panda related  issues
http://goo.gl/4XYKeX

Watch the LIVE Version of this on
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Surviving Panda: Tips to Save Your Rank Webinar
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Google Panda Detection / Recovery

Most people think they are dead in the water after a hit to their overall traffic from the big bad Panda. However, what most companies don’t realize is, they can recover if they add a few steps to their daily activities.

Step By Step Tutorial on how to Reduce Panda related  issues
http://goo.gl/4XYKeX

Watch the LIVE Version of this on
Thursday, 28 May 2015 with +SEMrush 
Surviving Panda: Tips to Save Your Rank Webinar
http://goo.gl/uwpjWi
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It was 2  #CUTE to NOT Pass Around 
Thank You  +Coach G Moore for sharing ..
A New Ways to look at the Panda ROLL Out :)

What is the Google Panda Update Anyway ?
this is what the Google Answer Box is Currently Showing.

Google Panda is a change to Google's search results ranking algorithm that was first released in February 2011. The change aimed to lower the rank of "low-quality sites" or "thin sites", and return higher-quality sites near the top of the search results

@ Wikipedia = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Panda

and if you would like a #TON of articles on this Update, Check Out
+Search Engine Land @ http://goo.gl/EzXqiv 
for the entire Archive of the Google Panda :)
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Dve pandi cudo golemo
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Join me for a Live Webinar  with +SEMrush  as we Dive into the Google Panda Algorithm, using Tools such as Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools / Search Console looking for low quality signals that we can improve.

Thursday May 28 at 12pm EDT
RSVP Link for the Webinar  @ http://goo.gl/Ac1T5f

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Most companies think they are dead in the water after a Google algorithm hit. Losing your hard-fought SERPs rankings can be devastating for businesses both large and small. 

If this has happened to you, fear not! William Rock, the 'King of SEO Geekdom' has a proven strategy that most companies can employ immediately to help recover lost rankings.

William has a checklist of daily activities companies can perform to drastically improve their visitor experience as well as traffic and rank. It all comes down to surviving Google Panda.

Join William Rock and our own +Peter Starr Northrop  Thursday May 28 at 12pm EDT, as they lead you on a deep dive inside the Google Panda algorithm to find ways you can not only survive the ranking hit, but to also use the Panda to actually IMPROVE your current rankings. 
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This isn't a surprise; who is the mystery head of Web Spam at Google?
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Google Santa Tracker
market.android.com

Auch dieses Jahr könnt ihr euch auf die Spuren des Weihnachtsmanns begeben – mit neuen Spielen, einer neu gestalteten Ortungsfunktion, Aktua

Studio creativi YouTube
market.android.com

L'app ufficiale YouTube Creator Studio ti permette di gestire il tuo canale in modo rapido e semplice ovunque ti trovi. Controlla le statist

Keeping your account secure - Accounts Help
support.google.com

At Google, we take account security very seriously. To ensure that your computer and account remain safe, we strongly recommend following th

HazWx Interactive Weather
hazwx.com

interactive weather forecast modelling and map overlays

Vets Being Targeted By the Left
shootinglawyers.com

Civil rights of military vets now on the line as liberals' enemies list grows.

Google Panda 4.0 Update – Good News for Small Businesses?
www.firstdigital.co.nz

Today in USA, Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that Google has rolled out 4.0 version of Google Panda Algorithm. Will this help small busines

Google Launches Two Algorithm Updates Including New Panda
www.webpronews.com

Google makes changes to its algorithm every day (sometimes multiple changes in one day). When the company actually announces them, you know

Official: Google Payday Loan Algorithm 2.0 Launched: Targets "Very Spamm...
searchengineland.com

Google has confirmed they have released a new algorithm update to their Payday Loan Algorithm update over this weekend. This algorithm speci

Google Slaps Another Guest Blog Network: PostJoint
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Google’s Matt Cutts somewhat confirmed on Twitter that Google has taken action on another guest blogging network. This network is named Post

Trivago.com Can't Sleep: 95% Loss of Search Visibility
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Think you have a hotel horror story? Trivago, a hotel price comparison site, has one better. A Google Penguin penalty trashed their search v

Thursday Apple Rumors: Yahoo Wants to Become Apple’s Default Search Engi...
investorplace.com

Yahoo wants to become the iOS default search engine; Apple to integrate song recognition in iOS 8; and Apple may boost its share buyback pro

70% of Consumers Researching Cars Turn to Search Engines First [Stats]
searchenginewatch.com

New data from Kenshoo on the automotive industry shows that search engines are the number one place consumers go to find information about a

Google AdWords Call Conversions To Get More Granular, Enable Target ROAS...
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Google is continuing to refine the way advertisers can track and optimize for conversion tracking events in AdWords. Last week, advertisers

Adopt A Contingency Search Marketing Plan Before You Get Dinged
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What if you were penalized or deindexed in Google? What if you accidentally blocked everything in your robots.txt file? What if you didn’t k

I would like to say that Zara has been so inspirational to so many, including me :) TALK About a #ROCKSTAR Google HOA Host, as I have had the pleasure of being on a few shows. One of the coolest things I can say is she does a wonderful job with not only the GUEST Speaker but the entire audience ... Especially with Geeks like me, SHE keeps me on track during the show :) Not Sure Exactly how I came across Zara however I believe it was a suggestion from another on G+ and WOW talk about a cool friendship we have developed, as I look forward to one day meeting Zara in a in Real Life Hangout one day :) The LADY is #GEEK and I love how much passion she puts into every Hangout... Always focused on Learning something #NEW and Exciting.. I would Highly Recommend Zara as one of the LEADERS in HOA's and would recommend watching past and current shows to see the POWER she brings to the NET..
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My daughter and I just got back home from this place of anything you ever dreamed of being on ice cream but its Yogurt.. Fantastic and Fun experience, took pictures of our creations and then ordered moms for the way home, and I think she agrees just as much as we did that this place just ROCKS. Thx for the coupon, my daughter got $5 off from a friend and figured ok, let's go play and get a sugar high from all the toppings.
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This is one of the best paintball fields in the Kansas City Area.. I take my son down to play once every few months but when we go I have to say everyone who works their are extremely helpful and very educated on the sport. However I think one of the things that this paintball field excels in is SAFTEY they have some of the BEST Refs on the field, making sure everyone is having fun and doing it in a safe mannor. If you are a new player or experienced each one of their fields are unique. Two of our favorite fields are the Woodsball/Speedball style field as well the Castle is my favorite of them all, as they have developed many cool games to play with that field. They have portable bathrooms and are well kept up as well they have snacks but we like bringing the cooler and as we sit back and relax we cook up some Hot Dogs and such.. The other cool thing these guys do are Birthday Party Events and they really cater to the party as you have your own ref/guide for the day.. If you have not played at this field and you are in the Kansas City or Lawrence Area you need to stop by and play.
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