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Melt du Plooy
Worked at Virtuosa Digital Marketing Agency
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Lives in Auckland, New Zealand
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I was wondering how they would bridge that gap now that they merged mobile and desktop together in one campaign. 
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Great article and so true! There is one more thing though... When an SEO that doesn't know anything tries to advise your client. Takes forever to prove that the other SEO is talking sh#$t
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Google has announced that by default, it will begin encrypting search beyond in the coming weeks. Since the reason Google uses secure search is primarily to enable its “Search Plus Your Wor...
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What are your New Year resolutions? Barry Adams shares 5 SEO resolutions you should consider.
If you are intent on starting 2014 with a bag full of good intentions, here are a few SEO-specific New Year's resolutions for you to consider.
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been following +Jill Whalen for so long, excellent read this
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crossing the internal digital divide - oh the joy of getting the entire team to appreciate SEO is not that easy, sorry, it's never easy...
While the industry is maturing, SEO still remains a largely misunderstood discipline. There are three main reasons for this: The search engines keep the details of their ranking algorithms private. Th...
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I just love this. Gr8 hat conventional wisdom is or can be proven wrong
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Some very interesting changes - important stuff
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Search & Performance Director at Dynamo Media , Auckland, New Zealand
I am a forward-thinking optimist with 11 years experience in the online environment. Initially a website designer, I have also been a network administrator, support technician and go-to guy at many small businesses.

After some of my clients in the travel and tourism industry exposed me to SEO, I took an interest in internet marketing and consulting. This led to the running of my own small internet marketing business for just over two years.

I am currently the Search Marketing Manager at Virtuosa and focus on online marketing strategies that maximise exposure and increased Return on Investment. I have recently relocated to Gaborone, Botswana and will be looking to expand Virtuosa's service offering to any interested Botswana businesses.

My offline duties involve spending time with my family. I am a husband and father of two girls, and enjoy a good rugby match, music and the outdoors.
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Online Search Specialist
  • Virtuosa Digital Marketing Agency
    Head of Digital Marketing, 2009 - 2013
  • longtail eMarketing
    Search Marketing Manager, 2007 - 2008
  • Manta Solutions
    Owner/CEO, 2005 - 2007
  • Adventure Diving Safaris
    Website Manager & Network Administrator, 2003 - 2005
  • WildNet Africa
    Website Manager & Network Administrator, 1998 - 2003
  • Dorea ISP
    Support Technician, 1997 - 1998
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    Website Designer, 1996 - 1997
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