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Amanda King
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Attended Skidmore College
Lives in Sydney, Australia
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Internet Marketing Specialist
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  • Switched on Media
    SEO Specialist, 2013 - present
  • Outspoken Media
    Internet Marketing Specialist, 2012 - 2013
  • Independent Consultant
    Writer, Editor, SEO, 2011 - 2012
  • Mountain Media
    Search Engine Marketing Specialist, 2011 - 2012
  • Mannix Marketing
    Editor/SEO, 2010 - 2011
  • China University of Petroleum, Qingdao
    English Teacher, 2009 - 2010
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Sydney, Australia
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Saratoga Springs, NY - Qingdao, China - West Windsor, NJ - Bath, England - Wisacsset, ME
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writer, photographer, bookish, nerd, dork, traveler, internet marketer...
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digital maven, word guru.sarcastic grammar nazi, photo dork.gadget freak, poor world traveler, creatively licensed pain in the ass, typical crazy.nice writer
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lived in China for a year and survived, know some Chinese, traveled to over 30 countries,
Education
  • Skidmore College
    English, Art History, Business, 2005 - 2009
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In an odd way, Laneway is the first true music festival I've been to. I went to Live 8 in Philly and various concerts, but not a festival in the Woodstock kind of way. And while Laneway wasn't in a...
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If you're interested in #travel , especially in APAC, take a read over my travel site. Knowing I have people other than family read it will help motivate me to write. So if you want to hear more, read on! 
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And I'm still writing for my travel website as well - 
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+Zeph Snapp shares 5 ways to welcome international visitors to your site. Are you following his advice?
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I'm looking for places to post international travel stories - advice, experiences, all of it. Anyone have any suggestions? Or anyone they could put me in touch with?

Much appreciated!
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Agreed! Anyone you can point me to? ;) 
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Hunter Valley, #australia  ... tasted some very good wines here. From +Elsewhere Traveler 
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i am very interest to try wines there
thanks for your information
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great, need to take a look at this. been meaning to do the cert for a while
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question. will i ever use google+ - answer. unsure. 
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Excited to get to the +Distilled Linklove conference in Boston Monday. Will hopefully get to catch a drink with +Wil Reynolds and/or +Tom Critchlow (unless Wil is sleeping in his cups)
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Wow, I'm just awful at using social media for anything other than self-promotion now, aren't I? Well, anyway, go over to the article and tell me what you think! SEOs, you too. If I'm completely off my rocker, just put me in my place. :)
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just entered the 2nd annual bad ass SEO guest blogging contest - cross your fingers for me! If I win, it's lotsa free money. I'll post the article up when it's published on Tuesday.
Blog post at Houston Search Engine Marketing and Optimization Services : It’s time for the 2nd Annual Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest! This year’s Donkeys Behaving Badly event is being held In...
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I am a girl. I know my chocolate. Kakawa Chocolates are pretty damn spectacular. Go there. Get chocolate. Or hot chocolate. Or their ice cream sandwiches. And enjoy!
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I have not been to the Rice Den in it's previous incarnation in Chatswood, but have been to the new place in St. Leonards. If you're expecting the same menu, don't. It is definitely different from what my dinner mate was saying. Great atmosphere, though the tables in the middle are a little tight. House wine is lovely and they serve little wonton crisps as finger snacks while you wait for your food. Yum! We shared an entree of sang choi bao, which was full of lovely umami flavour. I got the soft shell crabs, which were lightly battered. The sauce and noodles made the dish - alone the soft shell crabs were a little bland. My friend got one of the rice dishes which she really enjoyed. We also got the 'french toast' dessert, which while it tasted more like a donut, was quite delicious! Overall, comes recommend and would go again.
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I got takeaway from Malabar, so that may be a part of why I experienced the food how I did. I will say I got lamb kourma, and for a kourma it was quite oily - I won't lie, I was relatively disappointed. I'd probably try other Indian than come back to Malabar next time I'm craving a curry.
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reviewed a month ago
I'm sorry, but there is nothing other than a 5-star option for Messina. Especially the original Messina. While I'm not a fan of all their specials, usually there's at least one 'hit' for me. Especially if alcohol is involved. The gelato is always creamy and the flavours fantastic. Nothing really to complain about, expect the small thing that I have to remember to have cash on hand to come here. Which I rarely carry. Other than that, always amazing.
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Biru Biru is a skinny place right next door to Messina. My girlfriends and I went for dinner one night and had a great time. Their house red is lovely, and their sushi rolls are really tasty - we had the ocean rolls which were delicious, though fell apart easily. We also got the short ribs, which were good, though the meat was a little fatty which made it difficult to eat off the bone sometimes. Overall, great place and would definitely go again. For the 3 of us with a glass of wine, it ended up being $30 a head.
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I don't think I'm the first one to say this, but I found MissChu overrated and overpriced. 2 small duck pancakes for $7? A bit much. I was also less than impressed with the har gou. My friend got a chicken curry and that was good, as well as relatively substantial - but again, for $16, relatively expensive. If you're looking for good Vietnamese food there are other places I'd go first.
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My friend and I came here on a Saturday morning (relatively early) and it was still quite busy, so first off that was a relatively good sign. Cozy space - and not to the point where we were bumping elbows with the tables around us, which is a nice change for Surry. They follow in the Brewtown tradition and don't disappoint, for sure. I'm always a fan of a good bircher and they deliver. Simple, good food done well is hard to do badly and Gnome definitely doesn't.
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