Melih Oztalay

Melih Oztalay



SmartFinds Marketing

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I have over 25 years of experience in developing successful, efficient, and strategic web marketing and advertising solutions for businesses. In addition to being the CEO of SmartFinds Marketing, I am an industry author, guest speaker, and subject matter expert on radio shows.

Working through an entrepreneurial framework, I have focused on business development, sales, execution, and management. Combining solid knowledge of marketing and advertising with information technology, I have been successful in being able to apply digital technologies to the needs of businesses.

As an early adopter of new ideas and technology, my clients are able to benefit from imaginative and effective programs that keep them ahead of their competition.


You probably have heard the black hat search engine optimization (SEO) tactics JC Penny’s pursued in order to be ranked well for various search terms...

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Have you noticed the number of commercials being run by high-profile tier one companies and websites that are in the local listing industry? For example...

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One of the more prominent Geo-Listing (a.k.a. local business listing) hijackings occurred in New Zealand.  A florist was found guilty for hijacking competitor local business...

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