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Shawn Massie


Shawn Massie graduated from Arizona State University in 2008 with a B.S. in Management specializing in International Business. Working throughout his education, Shawn was part of a successful company in the meetings and event industry that managed hundreds of sales associates in over 60 countries. It was here that he began to take an interest in SEO and marketing and soon after he was managing multiple websites and campaigns across different cultures.

Shawn joined Thunder SEO in September 2011 and came on as Senior Online Marketer. He enjoys working with clients and helping their business grow but also occasionally likes diving into search analytics.

During his travel Shawn had the chance to try many different foods and this led him to start writing a food blog on the side which you can follow at When he’s not searching the town for new places to eat, he enjoys outdoor sports like sand volleyball and brewing his own beer.

Shawn can be reached at shawn [at] thunderseo [dot] com, or you can find him on Twitter and Google+.

How To Make A Gif In A Jiffy – A Thunder Tutorial



The gif, also known as Graphics Interchange Format, has been around since 1987 and has never stopped being the go-to media type for internet connoisseurs (geeks). It may have taken a backseat to other…
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Guest Blogging for Brand Marketing: Dead or Alive?



Lately, there’s been a lot of press surrounding the idea of guest blogging. In January, Google’s Matt Cutts published this blog post called “The decay and fall of guest blogging,” which led to a…
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Thinking Ahead: Thunder Shares 14 Tips for 2014



As 2013 comes to a close, I asked each Thunder Cat to share some advice for next year. From predictions on Google algorithms and web design recommendations to social media insights and compelling content…
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Movember Recap: Thunder Reaches Our Goal and Rewards Supporters



Tom Selleck. Sam Elliott. Mike Ditka. All great men have been made greater with the simple addition of a mustache. It stands out and makes a statement. That’s why Movember was created: to raise…
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5 Tips for Harvesting Your Business’s Testimonials



Millions of people like me check reviews online before we download an app, see a movie or drop our car off at an auto repair shop. This is the era of social after all,…
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Don't Make a Huge Mistake: A Guide to Inheriting Campaigns



Let’s start off with a digital show of hands. Who here has started working with a new client, and inherited their online marketing campaign from a previous agency with below average SEO, social or…
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It’s Magic! Automating Your Reports With Google’s API


Automating KPI Reports - Shawn Massie

If you work in the search marketing industry, you have to prove to your clients that they are getting results, and you don’t want the only metric to be rankings. However, that probably means…
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Mozinar Recap: Using Instagram to Promote Your Brand and Increase Site Traffic


SEOmoz Mozinar

Have you ever wondered how your business or client could be using Instagram as part of their marketing strategy? Well then hopefully you were able to attend my Mozinar today hosted by SEOmoz, but…
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5 Ways to Use Video to Brew Engagement


Using Video to Brew Engagement

If you've been following along with our blog this month, you'll know that we're discussing different ways you can promote yourself or your business online in a natural way that “earns the love” of…
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Thunder SEO Shares Tips, Tricks and Tools for Success in 2013


Tips, Tricks and Tools for Success

As the year finally comes to an end, I asked each “Thunder Cat” to share one thing they’ve learned in 2012 that will still be useful in 2013. From social media rants and email…
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