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Matthew Hurst
Worked at Nielsen
Attended Webster University
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Amazing raw footage!  Would be even better if you could reencode at a slightly high rate.
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My #Movember mission: to boldy grow what no man has (not) grown before!  Donate here to make a difference towards men's health issues.
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Great strategic insights in this post!
 
15 Years of Google's evolution.
My latest post on LinkedIn contains two of my personal lessons from Google's 15 year evolution. You can read it here: http://goo.gl/NLhSK6

It is pretty incredible how much Google has evolved (as a company and as a search engine). My lessons focus on innovation and the ever-rising expectations of "crazy customers" (me!). 

#innovateordie  
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We've finally set our wedding date!  More details on our blog:
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Introducing Nielsen's new Digital Consumer Report
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Tech is everywhere these days: In our pockets, our living rooms and even on the highways. Today, about one in five drivers aware of connected cars is already driving a high-tech vehicle
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Half of online Americans visited news websites last month, mixing news from traditional brands (CNN, NYTimes) with internet news sources (Yahoo, Huffington Post)...
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Nielsen shares its plan on how it will count mobile and online viewing of TV shows!
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Great blog post from someone who should know a thing or two about public media (+Gabe Bullard )
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Online marketing, Public Communications, Social Media, SEO, Blogging, Copywriting
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  • Nielsen
    Communications Analyst, 2010 - 2014
  • Blue Fountain Media
    Marketing Strategist, 2010 - 2010
  • New Media Strategies
    Online Analyst, 2009 - 2009
  • Jay Nixon for Governor
    2008 - 2008
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New York, NY
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Washington, DC - St. Louis, MO - Wildwood, MO
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I'm a communications pro and social media geek!
Introduction
I'm a communications professional interested in social media, beginning my career in PR and online marketing in NYC.  I was raised in St. Louis, where I started blogging in 2004, and moved to DC to study Public Communications.  I like to share photos on Flickr, writing reviews of tasty beers on my blog, and connecting with like-minded professionals using social media.
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MA in Communications, and an undergrad in Film. Don't hate the hipster, hate the irony!
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  • Webster University
    Film Studies, 2003 - 2008
  • American University
    Public Communication, 2008 - 2009
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America You're FREE ... To Do What We Tell You - Bill Hicks [Video]
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In Memory of My Father, Roger Hurst
www.matthewhurst.com

Today marks the 25th anniversary of my Dad's death. He is remembered for many things in his life: as a husband to my mother, a father to me

What social networks know about you.
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What You Look Like to a Social Network. This infographic allows you to explore the categories of information that various social networks ma

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Xbox Live Gamer Score Leaderboard. Tracking over 40 Million Gamertags

Pinterest’s First API Is Here: A Widget for Popular Pins
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Pinterest's first API will help stores and brands display which of their items were most frequently and recently pinned.

How To Use Google+ Basics For Maximum SEO Results
blog.hittail.com

Are you getting the most SEO results from Google+? Are you in Circles, engaged in Communities, and sharing quality Posts for +1′s and shares

Sarah Silverman Posts Failed NBC Pilot on YouTube
variety.com

Sarah Silverman's failed NBC pilot "Susan 313" is finally seeing the light of day as the comedienne has posted the entire episode on her You

Why Drive Matters to WFPL and Louisville Public Media
wfpl.org

It's pledge drive time. You know. You hear us on air. We're hoping to raise $500000 by Saturday. We're also hoping to get 1500 new members.

How to be the James Bond of the Web: 37 Best Marketing Tools to Spy on Y...
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There are dozens of marketing tools that you’re probably already using to monitor your own performance. These can be used to get competitive

Don’t Be a Jerk: Six LinkedIn Etiquette Tips
www.good.co

Are you offending your LinkedIn connections without realizing it? Check out this list of LinkedIn etiquette tips, common faux pas and best p

Google Analytics Certification and How to Pass the GAIQ Test
www.seomoz.org

When I hear the word, “cookies,” I generally think of warm, gooey homemade chocolate chip cookies. But when it comes to passing the Google A

Google Analytics Becomes A Robust Testing Platform With Content Experime...
analytics.blogspot.com

Today, we're excited to share the launch of an API for Content Experiments — our tool for easily testing site content with programmatic opti

Find Results "Not Yet Visited" In Google
www.seroundtable.com

In 2009, Google launched a feature that let you filter your search results by web pages you have not yet visited. That feature went offline

Can I Stream.It?: Search Netflix, Hulu, Google Play, iTunes, and more, f...
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Can I Stream.It? allows you to search Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Amazon, Crackle, Redbox, XFINITY Streampix, HBO GO, Showtime, Blockb

Using Excel for SEO - the Grand Collection of Tips - Search Engine Journal
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You probably know that I am a big Excel fanatic (though not an expert). To me, Excel has always been the ultimate SEO, guest blogging and pr