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Speaking Overview

If you are looking for an experienced speaker who can provide valuable insights to your company or organization about the latest Internet marketing trends, Jon Morris is the perfect choice. He was recognized as one of Chicago’s top 30 entrepreneurs under 30 by the Chicago Sun-Times, and was the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Award for graduating first in his class at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

As CEO of Rise Interactive and a leader in the Internet marketing industry, Jon regularly shares the knowledge he has gained with over 15 years in the Chicago marketing community. The topics Jon has spoken about have included: "SEO: How Understanding Your Analytics Gives You the Edge,” “How to Properly Manage a Paid Search Marketing Campaign," and “Search Engine Marketing: What Google Doesn’t Want you to Know – Reduce Cost, Increase ROI.” 

Some of the organizations, conferences and schools where he has presented are:

In addition to educating the Chicago community through his presentations, Jon has also contributed guest blog posts and articles to some of the leading business periodicals including:  Success Magazine, Planet Ocean(Searchenginenews.com), and the Chicago Association of Digital Marketers (CADM).

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Dusting for Digital Fingerprints

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Content Marketing for Optimizing Lead Generation

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Digital Shelf Domination

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Digital Marketing Daydream: I Love NY

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One-Minute Explanation of Google’s Panda 4.0

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On May 20th, Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that Google was rolling out Panda 4.0.  Although Panda generally has rolling-updates on a monthly basis, this is a major update and Google is officially calling it Panda 4.0. The job of Panda is to filter out sites with bad or “thin” content....

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Google Author Rank and the Importance of Content Marketing

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Differentiation Through Information: How to Creatively Use Consumer Data

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The Future of Ebooks

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Why Knowing Your Customer’s Profile Is Always The Right Thing To Do For Your Brand

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