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Gary Magnone

Gary Magnone graduated from San Diego State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising and a minor in Marketing. Through college, Gary worked as a marketing assistant for a busy real estate team in Los Angeles, eventually obtaining his California real estate license and becoming the team’s buyer’s agent. He also gained extensive experience in restaurant and bar hospitality as well as customer service through his work at a popular restaurant chain.

After graduation, Gary went to work at a local SEO company, which quickly grew his interest and passion for internet marketing. After honing his skills at his own internet start-up, Gary joined Thunder SEO in March of 2010. His favorite aspects of working at Thunder include the hands-on involvement in SEO, the growing impact of social media on traditional online campaigns, and interacting with the other members of Thunder’s bright and energetic team.

When not in the office, Gary enjoys sports, tasting craft beer and wine, cooking, playing music, and spending time with family.

Gary can be reached at gary [at] thunderseo [dot] com

Why It’s Time to Go Mobile With Your Keyword Research

08/20/2012

Mobile Keyword Research

It’s no secret that mobile web usage is exploding. Everywhere you look moms, dads, teens, business people, and even fellow drivers on the road are face-first in their smartphones and tablets. So if you…
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Why Your Content Marketing Strategy is Missing the Mark (And What You Can Do to Fix It)

07/25/2012

Content Marketing Missing Mark

Congrats! Your marketing team has finally invested in content marketing. Your writers are busy creating great content, your editorial calendar is in full swing, and your blog, resources pages, social profiles, and guest posts…
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Love or Hate? How Local Search Experts REALLY Feel About Google+ Local

06/06/2012

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Last week, Google launched what may have been the biggest update to Google Places since October 2010, when we were first introduced to the wild world of blended results. With this latest update, what…
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How to Scale Relationship Building to Earn Awesome Links

04/23/2012

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Let’s face it, link building ain’t what it used to be. With Google’s latest Over-Optimization penalty looming, things like aggressive keyword targeting, excessive exact-match anchor text, and spammy profile, forum, and footer links have the potential to actually get your site DROPPED in the search results.
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The 7 Coolest Link Building Tools You’ve Never Heard Of

04/11/2012

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So you’re fluent with Raven, Buzzstream, SEOmoz, Majestic, Ontolo, Citation Labs, and some of the other big link building toolsets out there. But what about when you’ve exhausted those resources? Or maybe you’re like us,…
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Thunder SEO Makes Magic at SMX West 2012

02/29/2012

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This month, Gary, Monique and Max traveled up to San Jose to take SMX West 2012 by a storm! On Day 3, all aforementioned Thunder Cats presented invaluable tips, tricks, tactics and tools (and other…
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Keeping Tabs on Content Performance

02/20/2012

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Over the years, we’ve all been told that in order to rank in the search engines, we need to create “quality content.” A bit of a vague direction, but our industry has run with…
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The San Diego SEO Meetup Recap: Video Marketing & YouTube SEO

02/14/2012

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A few weeks ago, Monique & I had a blast hosting the 2nd installment of the San Diego SEO Meetup event at 98 Bottles in Little Italy. We had a great turnout of online…
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The Best of the Thunder SEO Blog 2011

12/28/2011

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As 2011 comes to a close, it’s only natural to take a moment and review the work we’ve done, the links we’ve built, and the progress we’ve made throughout the year. By far, the…
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5 Ways to Use Advanced Search Operators to be Better at Google

12/12/2011

We’ve all been there. You’re looking for what seems to be a needle in a haystack. You type your search query in Google, scan the 10 blue links, hit the next page, scan again, then give up and go back to the drawing board. But what if there were an easier way? What if you could search a keyword and have Google give you everything you ever wanted? Well, my friends, welcome to the wonderful world of advanced search operators.
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