Jason Gillikin

After graduating from UNC, Jason has been in the SEO industry since 2005 and with TDM since 2007. As Director of Sales, Jason helps the sales reps with everything from prospecting new clients to account management, including proposal development, creating a unique successful campaign for each client, and identifying additional marketing opportunities. When he's not working, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, running marathons, and rooting for the Tar Heels.

Is your site ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?

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Are your Google Rankings where you want them to be? Or are your competitors going to take advantage of the increased natural search volume when November comes around? If you want more natural search traffic sales for Q4 2017, the time to act is now! Ever since the (thankfully last) Penguin Update from 2016, we see much faster results overall …

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Launching a New Website is a Very Exciting and Nerve-Wracking Process

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Launching a new site is a very exciting and nerve-wracking process. The old website that looks like it was made in the Atari era is almost gone, soon to be replaced by a sleek new up-to-date design. The old ways of uploading products where you had as much creativity as a Soviet journalist will be gone too. You’ll test it …

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2015 Online Marketing Predictions

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The Spartan Project will increase Bing’s market share. Well it’s about time Microsoft got a new browser! When was the last time someone willingly used Internet Explorer? I know people use it (58% in fact), but I get the feeling it’s just from being the default on PCs, right? With a new “lightweight” browser, Microsoft hopes users actually choose Spartan. …

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Triangle Direct Media is Hiring!

Triangle Direct Media (TDM) is seeking to immediately expand its inside sales division.  We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are driven to succeed – sales reps who are willing to work hard, work smart, and make as much money as they can.  The industry is highly competitive, so we need someone who is sharp, computer savvy, fearless, and …

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Can Facebook Graph Search Dominate Google Local?

Have you heard about Facebook Graph Search?  It’s the new search bar on Facebook that (they hope) will change the way you search, ideally reducing the need to use Google.  Currently Graph Search is in beta, and Facebook is rolling it out to more and more users every day.  I got a chance to look at it earlier this week, …

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How to Lose a Buy in 10 Ways

If you were unfortunate enough to pay money and sit through the painful-to-watch movie with a similar name, I apologize for bringing up bad memories.  But even more painful is when you realize that potential buyers are getting to your site, looking around, thinking of pulling the trigger, and…..abandoning the site, never to come back. So what are some of …

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When “This Site May be Compromised” Happens

We’ve all been there.  When searching on Google, you come across a site where Google warns, “The Site May be Compromised”. Besides a loss of rankings, what exactly does that mean, and what do you do when it happens to your site?? Well, you’ve probably been hacked, and Google is protecting its users from potentially malicious content.  If that’s the …

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13 SEO Predictions for 2013

With 2013 already well underway, it’s time to make some bold (and some not-so-bold) predictions for the year in search! 1)      A new competitor emerges. With Google at about 70% of the search market, big G is the dominant monster.  But that won’t always be the case, and with so many smart minds in a free market, it’s more likely …

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Google Places Pages now Google Plus Local

In a continued effort to promote their social network Google Plus, Google has made a major change in the local market. Google Places Pages are being replaced by Google Plus Local Google continues to make moves in both local search and social, and migrating Places to Plus was bound to happen eventually. What are the changes that you need to …

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