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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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Quit Your Job Now, Because These 8 Tips Will Help You Land a Reality TV Gig

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2016 | 11:46 AM

I'm just kidding -- you don't want to quit your job to chase reality TV fame and fortune.

The truth is, very few people who apply actually make it onto a show, and the majority of those that do, land on some obscure cable network. A good friend of...

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7 Tips to Help You Build a Strong Personal Brand Online

(1) Comments | Posted April 7, 2016 | 9:08 AM

While your company's branding is vital to success, building your personal brand online can help you attract additional exposure, open doors to new opportunities and help you connect with your target audience on a more personal level.

Most consumers would rather do business with a familiar face, not...

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5 Ways to Make Desk Jobs Less Detrimental to Your Health

(4) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 10:12 AM

I've known that sitting glued to my desk all day long wasn't healthy, but it wasn't until recently that I decided to do something about it. I started a personal fitness journey and also made slight adjustments to my workspace, like switching to a standing desk.

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Your Office is Making You Sick -- Here's How to Fix It [Infographic]

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2016 | 11:40 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nearly 25 percent of office buildings in the U.S., both new and renovated, could be classified as "sick buildings."

Some of the contributing factors include poor ventilation, employees not cleaning their hands properly and toxic chemicals found in carpets and furniture.

We spend a...

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Expert Grammar Techniques to Help You Spell Words You Don't Know [Infographic]

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 12:38 PM

Have you ever found yourself frozen in the middle of typing out an email or writing a blog post because you weren't completely sure how to spell a word? This is something that everyone experiences at one point or another -- and spell check isn't always a sure bet.

What...

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5-Step Plan to Get Your Business Ready for the Online Holiday Season

(1) Comments | Posted October 21, 2015 | 5:14 PM

The holiday season is right around the corner, making it the ideal time to get your online marketing campaigns mapped out. The holiday season provides a massive opportunity to increase sales and revenue for your business online, but it takes planning and execution -- your revenue isn't going to just...

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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

(5) 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

(1) 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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