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85SIXTY adds SEO industry veteran to growing digital agency leadership team

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Benj Arriola joins 85SIXTY as Senior Director of SEO, bringing over 2 decades of agency experience in marketing leadership and enterprise SEO strategies.

We are delighted to have him leading the SEO practice for us as we continue to build a team of some of the brightest minds in digital, focused on generating unusually high returns for clients. »

—Steven Price

DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA, USA, July 22, 2022 / — 85sixty one leading digital marketing agencyadded a new face to its growing agency’s leadership team with the hiring of Benj Arriola as Senior SEO Manager. Benj joined 85SIXTY on July 1, 2022 to drive growth and provide strategic advice to his growing list of SEO clients.

Benj joins 85SIXTY with over 25 years of experience leading digital marketing and building high performing teams driving their clients’ SEO strategies. In Benj’s most recent role at Assembly Global, he led global SEO programs for multinational brands. Now with 85SIXTY, Benj will focus on growing the SEO practice and ensuring clients compete with the latest organic search strategies and win in today’s market.

“I had the good fortune to work with Benj as a consultant on a project several years ago. I was immediately struck not only by his innate knowledge of all things digital, but also by his passion for his craft. He understands the nuances of SEO but, unlike many, is able to articulate real deliverable solutions for clients. Since that time, he has only deepened his experience. When an opportunity to work together full time presented itself, we knew he had to join us. We are delighted to have him lead the SEO practice for us as we continue to build a team of some of the brightest minds in digital, focused on driving unusually high returns for clients,” said Steven Price, CEO and founder of 85SIXTY.

Benj brings over 2 decades of experience in digital marketing, SEO, web development, content, social and online reputation management. His journey to 85SIXTY included speaking at 47 conferences (e.g. SMX, WHO, IRCE, Pubcon and more) in 20 cities around the world, teaching SEO at universities, and driving SEO strategies for enterprise customers like Sony Playstation, Expedia, Mastercard, Travelocity and more. Benj also participated in several international SEO ranking competitions from 2006 to 2011, winning various cash prizes. The biggest prize came from the 2007 SEO World Championship where he won a brand new car against over 100 competitors around the world.

“I am delighted to develop the the agency’s SEO team especially when they show the strong eagerness, interest and passion for SEO, and I saw this already existing within the team. Arriola said.

William Cook
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