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Jason McDonald

About Jason McDonald

Jason McDonald is a top-rated San Francisco SEO Consultant. His consulting services include search engine optimization consulting, social media marketing consulting, and Google AdWords consulting. Jason's motto as a consultant is that he doesn't do SEO 'for you' but rather he does SEO 'with you.' That goes as well for his social media marketing consultant activities and Google AdWords consultant services. Besides serving clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jason consults with clients in Silicon Valley (San Jose), Oakland and other cities throughout the Bay Area. Beyond the Bay Area, Jason is available as an SEO consultant, Social Media Consultant, and as an expert witness in litigation involving social media marketing, search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising.

Nike’s Betsy Ross Flag Controversy: Marketing Genius or Marketing Madness a la Colin Kaepernick

Nike has done it again, or rather, “oops, they’ve done it again,” to be all Brittany Spears on Nike. Nike waded into controversy by releasing its Air Max 1 USA sneakers with the so-called “Betsy Ross” flag with thirteen stars in a circle. Let’s leave aside the politics of whether the flag is or is not “racist,” and instead look at what the controversy teaches us about marketing in general and Nike marketing in particular. Continue reading

JM Internet Group Announces Spring Update to Google Ads Coupon Codes Amidst Strong Book Interest

San Jose, California – March 4, 2019. The JM Internet Group, a leader in books and online learning on Google Ads (AdWords), Social Media Marketing, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization), is proud to announce a Spring, 2019, update to the company’s resource list on Google Ads coupons. Interested persons should note that the new coupons allow advertisers to get started on Google advertising at a lower rate. Continue reading

LocalU Review: Review of LocalU (Advanced), Some Notes and Random Thoughts

I’m back from beautiful Santa Monica, California, where there was the one-day intensive “Local U” Advanced. I like to fancy myself as “Advanced,” though so often I find it’s the basics that matter, especially (but not only) with Local SEO. Here are some random musings about what I learned at LocalU (in no particular order). Continue reading

How to Find Trending Hashtags on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Maybe Even Facebook

Hashtags, of course, are “topics” around which people talk, post, and share on social media. They began on Twitter, and now exist on nearly every social media network. If, for example, you want to see what people are saying about Tulsa, just go to Twitter (or Instagram) and type in #Tulsa. Or, it can be something that’s abstract, like #Globalwarming or something silly like #Spacealiensongs. If you’re not sure what a hashtag is, check out this article. Continue reading