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Happy Birthday, Georgey! “This Day in SEO History” Celebrates America’s First ‘SEO’

By | February 22, 2012

George Washington

George Washington, dental enthusiast

Today is February 22nd, which is the real birthday of the founder of America: General President George Washington.

So, in honor of the grandfather of modern day search optimization, Fathom pays homage to the first SEO of the United States—Supreme English Officer, of course.

In our second edition, Colonial SEO Enthusiast Matt Keough takes us on a journey to revolutionary times in America—when George Washington chopped down cherry trees with his wooden teeth and helped market the United States on the Web so that other countries could find us online and buy maple syrup, flags and horseshoes from us.

Don’t believe me? Check out the latest volume of Fathom’s “This Day in SEO History.” And don’t worry: as long as you hit the wire with the connecting hook at precisely 88 mph the instant the lightning strikes the tower… everything will be fine.

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About Steve Kozak

As Creative Leader, Steve strategically leads Fathom’s creative teams. He is accountable for stimulating innovative thinking and leadership growth amongst creative team-members that focus on driving key results for our clients. His main objective is to shape the visionary brain of the agency, while establishing a creative conscience amongst the staff. He communicates and enables thought-based growth amongst his team, and the company, by staying atop the leading edge of industry trends - integrating them to Fathom’s company culture, and embracing them within the daily workflow.


  • Horace Greely

    It’s the worry of the flux capacitor, man!

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