San Francisco Bay Area SEO & Social Media Training, Announced by Jason McDonald

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2014

Jason McDonald (, a top San Francisco Bay Area SEO and Social Media expert, is proud to announce his latest combined SEO and social media marketing workshop to be held as part of Stanford Universitys Continuing Studies program from January 15, 2015 to March 26, 2015, on the Stanford Campus. The course combines both search engine optimization tactics with social media marketing on sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Yelp, and others so that small business owners and entrepreneurs can market their company at the lowest cost: zero.

Marketing without money is really the essence of this course, explained Dr. McDonald. This years course is especially exciting as it will combine a lecture one week, with a hands-on exercise the next week.

More Information on Marketing Without Money

Personal Branding WorkshopTo find out more about Jason McDonald, including his upcoming San Francisco Bay Area marketing classes, one should visit There one will find information on SEO consulting, social media marketing, and AdWords. Interested parties in the class can message Jason for more details, or visit the Stanford Continuing Studies website directly via the web link on

Marketing without Money: SEO and Social Media Marketing in the San Francisco Bay Area

Creating buzz is a critical goal for both startups and established companies. To do so, almost nothing compares to the power of free on the Internet. Established companies leverage Google, Twitter, Facebook, and other online media to deepen customer relationships, while small businesses like law firms and nonprofits use SEO (search engine optimization) to get to the top of critical Google, Yelp, and Google+ local searches. Todays Internet world is a free-for-all of Google, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, Yelp, and other social media sites too numerous to list.

SEO and Social Media Marketing – for San Francisco Bay Area Startups

This course will help startups, small businesses, and established companies understand the opportunities presented by Google SEO and social media marketing as no-cost marketing vehicles. Reworked for 2015, the course will alternate between lecture overviews and workshops. For example, one week will be a lecture presentation of basic concepts, such as SEO or Facebook marketing, and the next week will feature small-group, interactive activities designed to help participants learn, in a hands-on fashion, how to make ones own marketing without money plan. By combining expert lectures with exercises, this course will propel participants from theory to practice. The course will end with student presentations of their custom Internet marketing plans.


Dr. Jason McDonald is a recognized SEO and Social Media expert consultant in based in the San Francisco Bay Area / Silicon Valley. Dr. McDonald received his Ph.D. from the University of California in 1992, and has worked at many hi-tech start ups in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition, Dr. McDonald is Senior Editor at, a web portal and email service covering hi-tech embedded systems on the Internet, founded in 1994. Recently, Dr. McDonald has begun teaching marketing, market research and Internet marketing at Bay Area institutions such as AcademyX and DeVry University.

Dr. McDonald can be found on the Internet at, a website focused on search engine marketing, SEO, and other Internet marketing issues with in-depth free information on SEO, Page Tags, Google Analytics, Metrics, Link building, Free SEO Tools and more. He can also be contacted by telephone at +1-415-655-1071 or email,

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