SEO Director Del Hagen

About Me And My Background
I am a serial technical entrepreneur with a love for digitizing non digital assets and businesses. Digital productization is what I do best.  I like to work primarily in world of music, commercials, TV, movies and for the last few years have been heavily involved with the legal vertical designing search systems for attorneys and nationwide law firms.  
 

A typical day in technology for me includes

Company wide search strategy Product Development  Design and implementation of a second generation SEO/SEM reporting, tracking, and ranking system for national organizations. Management of programming and development staff Management of SEO support staff and projects related to SEO/SEM Direct collaboration with in-house coding staff to help indentify web/server side health issues, URL structures, Schema.org implementation, XML feeds, .Htaccess audits, responsive and mobile design recommendations Guidance and directing staff writers on SEO keyword density, meta-data and best practices •Baseline analytical and SERP reporting throughout multiple GEO target zones using a variety of tools including: Google Analytics, Raw log files, AW stats, Webs tats, SEO MOZ, Authority Labs, as well as Open X, and PPC Adwords campaigns reporting / management •Press and News Wire deployment, 2nd Tier social network ring deployment, 3rd party API tie-ins, SEO conversion tracking. Management of outside vendors

Many of my past years were spent working as the CTO for a number of high profile Media and Music Companies in Manhattan like Relix Magazine, Metal Edge Magazine, Metal Maniacs, Global Rhythm Magazine and the Green Apple Music Festival.

Specialties:Software Architecture, Infrastructure For Website, Local and global ranking strategies.
 
Professional pedigree wise, I am an executive level technology Director combined with a hybrid back ground of a Search Marketing / SEO director that comes from over 15+ years of experience in internet marketing and system development field . 
 
I have an extremely heavy entrepreneurial background in the internet space and was one of the founding partners of Techistry Inc.


Some of my skills include social media platform architecture, SEM website infrastructure and large scale website community building. As a hobby I like to do some astroturfing. I have personally built and sold internet start-ups, new tech product lines, and was the acting CTO of Zenbu Media, Manhattan NY which encompassed work on  (Relix Magazine, Jambands.com, Metal Edge Magazine, Metal Maniacs Magazine, Global Rhythm LLC Magazine, Green Apple Music Festival, Earth Day Networks Washington DC , The Jammy Award Shows,  Broadway.com, The Dave Matthew Band Tour-zine, Bonnaroo Beacon and more) Some formalities, this is my personal site and does not reflect the views of any of the fantastic companies I work for. 
 
I posted this site so businesses can get basic information on what is involved when your looking to hire an SEO director or Seo marketing manager; search engine marketing. Read my latest post about having more than one website

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Also I just got my first pair of Google Glass ... So far they are tricking to use and lack an elegance you would expect with a modern product. However, the technology is mind blowing so I am starting to architect some useful application for it.  

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Pricing for SEO services.

SEO Pricing is a rather complex question to answer as a projects size can be small or a massive full time undertaking; depending upon on the needs of the account. In any case, I have provided some base line prices as I have seen in our industry, but these can be much higher depending upon the size of the campaign.   Below you will find my SEO pricing chart as well as the going rate for in-house SEO's and outsourced marketing services. Note, the prices I have established for hiring an SEO director or search marketing manger assume a highly competitive market or large scale established website.

 

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SEO Director Del Hagen

Here are my recommendations for SEO and dealing with internal and external staff

Needless to say I love this industry but there is allot of misinformation about search engine marketing , so be careful. I hope my blog helps you avoid common mistakes that can harm your business.

I hear all the time how company X is going to boost your ratings for $99 / Month or much worst how an  internal IT staff says its ok to fragment a corporate brand by building micro sites in an effort to drive SEO without understanding fully what they are doing. If done wrong you could do allot of damage to your brand and main website.  Here are some easy to understand tips and guild lines I use after years of managing sites like Relix Magazine.

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What is political Astroturfing and Why It Matters For Controlling Public Opinion and Getting Elected.

Nancy Pelosi Political Cartoon

I get questions all the time from candidates, political parties, and pac's. First Astro-Turfers are hired guns, not typical grass roots blogger. Second the Democrats / progressive movements are typically better at using social AstroTurf techniques and use them all the time. However, we are starting to see more and more Republicans in the game.  Third while some of noise or outrage you hear is real , much of it is not real.

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