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Thunder SEO has extensive experience in creating and implementing local search campaigns for single location, regional and nationwide businesses.


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Max Thomas


Max Thomas, Thunder’s founder and president, was early to the Web, starting his first online ecommerce venture in 1997. Since then he has a proven track-record of developing online and search marketing strategies for building online audiences and sustainable revenue for clients.

With over 20 years direct experience across multiple market segments including ecommerce, online newspapers, health services, consumer goods and travel/leisure, Max has managed online and offline advertising campaigns for companies such as,,,,, Sheraton Hotels, Chemical Bank and Bankers Trust.

Part Kaw, Max’s tribal name is Lomanyin, which translates as “walking thunder”, hence the name of Thunder SEO. Max is a 5-finger runner who enjoys long trail runs and hikes anywhere in the world. Max is also blessed to have shared his life for 18 years now with his life partner Gabriel Masson. Originally from Louisiana, Max and Gabe moved to sunny San Diego from NYC.

Max has a B.A. from Columbia University and a M.B.A. from Yale University’s School of Management.

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Thunder SEO Makes Magic at SMX West 2012



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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Life In A [Not Provided] World – What’s Going On?


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We’re Hiring! Thunder’s Online Marketing Internship Program Winter 2012



Learn Organic Search & Social Media Online Marketing And Work On Real Campaigns!
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How To Report To The Higher-Up’s


Sometimes I can’t believe folks still talk about ranking reports…but they do!
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Thunder SEO Online Marketing Internship Program


Learn Organic Search & Social Media Online Marketing And Work On Real Campaigns!

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Thunder SEO is Hiring! Graphic Designer


We’re looking for a fun and skilled graphic and web designer. The position is part-time with the opportunity to become full-time. The emphasis is on SEO, Facebook, Twitter, Content Development, Reporting and PPC (landing pages). We’re looking for someone who loves design, with an understanding and/or desire to learn web. You’ll be working mostly on infographics, reports that include graphics, banners, Facebook landing pages, interactive content with graphics, etc.

Knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop required. Dreamweaver and html knowledge a plus.
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Thunder SEO Is Hiring! Looking For A Senior Online Marketer


We’re looking for a senior online marketer who’s PASSIONATE about SEO; who wants to know what’s new; who follows SEO experts throughout the world and QUESTIONS what they say; who’s constantly thinking "what works?", "what doesn’t?", "how can I test that?"; who wants to be a VOICE in the industry; who wants to SUCCEED for themselves, their clients and the company. In short, we want a SEO NINJA. Oh (very important!), this person also knows how (and wants) to help other businesses with their online marketing – this is an AGENCY after all.
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Thunder Asks San Diego: What is SEO?


The latter half of this week has been rather quiet in the Thunder office. Gary, Bekka, and Monique have been gaining knowlege up at MozCon in Sunny Seattle. So instead of our normal Boom,…
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Tip: Download more than 500 rows in Google Analytics


Okay, this is not the latest-greatest content development insight or an unbelievable link building tool, it’s just a tip on how to download more than 500 keywords in Analytics…which can be very helpful. I suspect lots of people already know about this, but in case you don’t…this can save a lot of time when evaluating a site’s keywords as well as boost campaign analysis productivity tremendously. Please feel free to add any additional tips or suggestions :-)

1) Go to Analytics >> Traffic >> Keywords >> Non-Paid
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SEO in 2011: What’s Working, What’s Not & Where to Focus


Next week I’ll be presenting on SEO In 2011: What’s Working, What’s Not at SMX Advanced in London (sorry I missed the wedding, but glad to be at SMX in London!), in which I’ll…
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