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Jonathan Long
Jonathan Long is the Founder & CEO of Market Domination Media®, an online marketing agency that specializes in search engine optimization and online marketing consulting. Market Domination Media® also offers an SEO coaching program for companies and individuals that want to learn how to build their brands online using search engine marketing. Jonathan also founded EBOC, an exclusive private community for entrepreneurs and business owners.

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Entries by Jonathan Long

5 Steps to Create an Online Business That Generates $1 Million Annually

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2015 | 4:31 PM

The Internet is an extremely powerful platform that allows entrepreneurs to reach a worldwide audience. The right concept paired with the right marketing can lead to explosive growth and revenue. When asked about revenue goals, a large majority of startup founders will say, "We want to hit $1 million in...

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25 Single-Sentence Pieces of Online Marketing Advice

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 2:45 PM

This post was originally published on my blog.

There's a lot of marketing advice available online. Some of it is extremely helpful and some of it is outright incorrect. The internet can be a double-edged sword -- information is readily available and easy to access, but not all...

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Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Hiring an SEO Consultant

(3) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 1:12 PM

If your company is considering hiring an SEO consultant, either to assist your in-house SEO team or completely take over the entire search engine optimization effort, there are several mistakes you need to avoid.

Hiring the wrong consultant to take the helm of your search marketing effort can result in...

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Your Brain on Sleep: The Five Stages of Your Sleep Cycle [Infographic]

(1) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 8:23 AM

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?

Sleeping helps us to create and consolidate memories, maintain a healthy immune system, and stay energetic when we're awake....

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5 Online Invoicing Solutions for Business Owners

(2) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 5:38 PM

A robust invoicing system is important for every business to have in place. After all, the faster you can invoice your clients the faster your business gets paid and brings in revenue.

With several online invoicing software options to select from these days how do you know what ones to...

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Get Exposure for Your Online Startup Using These 5 Resources

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 12:42 AM

Startups fail all of the time and a horrible service or product isn't always the reason why. Lack of exposure can kill even the best idea -- simply because nobody knows it exists.

Attracting early media attention, whether for beta testers or to build a pre-launch subscriber list is...

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What to Eat to Be More Productive Daily [Infographic]

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 9:47 AM

Proper nutrition has a direct impact on our performance.

The biggest hurdle facing many is figuring out exactly what "proper nutrition" means -- there is so much information online about eating healthy, much of it contradicting, so what's the answer?

Making calculated food choices is critical to performing your best,...

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8 Tips to Help Grow Your Professional Network

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 1:07 PM

Establishing a strong professional network can benefit your business several ways, from receiving feedback by bouncing ideas off successful entrepreneurs and business owners to opening doors that were once closed -- building your professional network should be something you are always working on.

You have undoubtedly heard the saying, "It's...

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6 Tools to Help You Convert More Leads and Sales on Your Website

(2) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 7:22 AM

Your website is a vital part of your business. Some websites are used to provide information with a goal of converting traffic into leads, phone calls or location visits, while other websites are trying to convert traffic into immediate sales. Regardless of what your specific goals are, one thing is...

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Write Better Blog Headlines & Titles Using Data-Driven Strategies [Infographic]

(1) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 9:41 AM

Think about the last blog post you published on your blog -- did you put a lot of thought into writing the title? Don't worry if you didn't, as it's one of the most over looked elements of a blog post.

Most will click the "publish" button without even thinking...

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5 Tips to Drastically Improve Your Email Marketing

(2) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 8:18 AM

Email marketing provides a huge opportunity for business growth when done correctly, so I wanted to put together a list of tips that you can easily adapt to your strategy. These are all designed to help you improve performance, engage more of your subscribers and ultimately increase the number of...

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5 Basic Local SEO Tips for SMBs With No Budget

(2) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 11:45 AM

As a small business owner you know that you must have a website -- but what good does it do if your potential customers can't find you online?

If your business isn't showing up on the top of the local search results you are missing out on phone calls,...

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Is Taylor Swift a Savvy Businesswoman? Very.

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 11:52 AM

Taylor Swift is a successful singer and songwriter that continues to release hit after hit. She is absolutely crushing it, coming in at #18 on the 2014 Forbes Celebrity 100 List earning $64 million. Her total net worth is estimated at more than $200 million.

Some people...

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How Brands Can Utilize Periscope in Direct Marketing Efforts

(1) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 6:55 PM

When it was confirmed that Twitter acquired Periscope, the live-streaming video app, it was only a matter of time before the what's, how's and why's would begin to be answered and start to make sense.

It took less than two weeks after this announcement for the

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6 Tips to Increase Social Media Shares

(1) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 11:50 AM

You would love if your blog content received more social shares, right? When your content is shared on social media it introduces a new audience to your brand. Social shares are essentially free exposure and advertising for your business -- use these six tips to help increase the number of...

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10 Productivity Hacks Every Small Business Owner Can Benefit From

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 6:38 PM

Running a business is not an easy task -- it can be extremely stressful. You need to be as efficient and productive as possible.

Here are 10 productivity hacks to help you kick into gear and come out swinging as we enter Q2 of 2015.

1. Attack your least desirable...

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Send Better Emails Using These 7 Data-Backed Tips [Infographic]

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 8:24 AM

One of the most effective forms of online marketing, email marketing, is constantly evolving. As a small business owner you need to stay current with the trends in order to fully maximize the effect of your email campaigns.

Do you know if your email campaigns are performing as well as...

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Improve Your Online Customer Service With These 5 Tips

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 2:52 PM

These days, the average consumer isn't going to call your business for customer support -- when they have a question or an issue, they are going to visit your website or reach out to your company through social media.

Keeping your customers happy is a major part of operating...

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10 Largest Billion Dollar Acquisitions in Tech [Infographic]

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 10:57 AM

Every tech startup dreams of being the next billion dollar acquisition success story. Tech startups are being acquired at an incredible rate -- companies want to own a piece of the "next big thing" and they are not afraid of throwing money at something they feel will be a home...

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4 Reasons Your Business Should Consider AdWords Paid Search Marketing

(4) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 9:34 AM

Consumers can quickly research and purchase the products and services they are interested in thanks to Google -- making it very important that you put your brand right in front of them when they are searching for the products or service that you sell.

A successful online marketing campaign...

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