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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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For a cafe, this place is very large. Felt like a bit more of a hotel-esque run joint than something a bit more personal. The food was good, though - I got the bircher museli and a chai latte. There was a lot of fruit, which I liked. Maybe it was because this place is in Double Bay, or the time I was there, but there were a lot of older families and couples, which I don't mind, but for the brunch culture vulture in me was a bit odd. Overall good experience, but wouldn't go out of my way to go again.
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This was another one of those places I've been to where I've wondered if what we ordered is what we would actually get. The service the day my friend and I were there seemed quite...scattered. I wasn't overly impressed with the food and the area seemed a bit cramped inside with all the tables, though part of that might have been because my friend and I were in a middle table so it was difficult to really feel like we had 'space'.
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reviewed a month ago
I went for something other than their bacon egg and cheese because, well, I didn't feel like it. Got a simple toasted ham and cheese crossiant instead. Was good. Could've been a little warmer. Had good tea and the service was pretty standard. Not a standout either good or bad for me. In a kind of out-of-the-way location, too, right by the Surry Hills police station. Went in because it was there and I was waiting, and was not suprised on either end of the spectrum, awful or good.
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I might have started off on the wrong foot here because I got the special - chicken pesto cheese 'burger' with avocado. The combination sounded like it would be really good, but the pesto was overpowering, the cheese wasn't melted and generally the dish was unappetizing. While I can't speak for their other dishes, the place was busy on a Saturday, though part of that may have been it's proximity to Vibe Hotel; I won't be going back to give it another try. The best part of my meal was the chai latte, which was not too sweet and well mixed.
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I had a pretty good experience here (it's hard to have a bad experience at a spa). Went for the deluxe pedicure, manicure, facial and massage. A full half-day, if not a bit longer. I especially liked the facial, as I don't get them often, and it was quite good. The hamman before was lovely as well - never been in a 'wet' steamroom before. Was a bit disappointed for the price that my manicure/pedicure wasn't shellac, but other than that, I have no complaints.
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I might say I almost like this place better than Room 10. I know, I know, blasphemy. But Wilbur's has proper tables and a nice benchtop for the single ladies who brunch (holla!). I got here early-ish on a Saturday and they were still relatively buzzy, which was great to see. I got the hot chocolate (which was to die for - so rich) and a lovely open-faced egg sandwhich with panchetta. Cheerful service and great food. Can't ask for too much more in a good brunch spot.
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Popped in here on a gloomy Saturday and it was still relatively busy. Got a ham, cheese and tomato toastie and a pot of tea. Simple, but the food was quite good. Just melty enough. My tea was a little over-brewed, but I didn't bring it up and it didn't really affect my experience overmuch. Enjoyable atmosphere, and good, straightforward food.
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