About Robert Ong

Robert “Bob” Ong Bob spent over thirty years on Wall Street trading and raising capital for companies and global sovereigns and countries where he experienced the hyperinflation of the late ‘70’s and early ‘80’s, the “roaring ‘80’s of monetary policy and stimulation, the dotcom boom and bust cycle, through to the digital age and dependency of social media, search engine significance, and online engagement. Born and raised in New York City and its metropolitan area and a graduate of Amherst College, Bob brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Need SEO team. An avid athlete and Master of Kung Fu, Bob plays competitive tennis and navigates sailboats in the Clearwater/ St. Petersburg waters. Having travelled extensively throughout the world with multilingual skills, Bob has positioned his company to leverage and capitalize on his experience.

Online Marketing of Choice

Honestly, we went from text to images to photos to videos all in the search for solving our inattentive nature because we are being bombarded with so much stimuli today that we cannot stay focused.  But hasn’t television already shown us this when it comes to media preferences of choice?  Video strikes the senses of vision, sound, movement, music, and psychology all at the same time.  For whatever reason this exists, it is a proven fact that video ranks supreme when it comes to audience engagement. … Continue reading

Energy Harvesters Power Wearables

A power module that uses the body to power devices. (Image Source: A power module that uses the body to power devices. (Image Source: ASSIST/NSF) Researchers target medical devcies Jessica Lipsky 4/13/2015 07:00 AM EDT The Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors Technologies (ASSIST) received funding from the National Science Foundation in 2012 for five years of research into health management electronics that use novel power sources. ASSIST is working with two categories of sensors: non-invasive health sensors for bio-electric, biochemical, and acoustic monitoring; and environmental sensors that measure gasses, particulate matter, and temperature. The goals are to … Continue reading

Google Mobile Friendly Test is Here

  The next Google algorithm for April 2015 has arrived! This in essence points at the trend towards mobile usage. Google recognizes the dependence upon mobile devices and sees the shift in the tide. They are scrutinizing the mobile responsiveness to a website page by page. Last year, apparently mobile searches accounted for 30% of the total volume including foreign language devices. This year, statistics have shown that these numbers have doubled to 60%. With such an overwhelming movement here, it is obvious why the level of importance has taken on such prominence. There is a mobile friendly test that … Continue reading

How SEO is Wall Street’s New Currency

With digital marketing taking such a dominant portion of businesses revenues today, it is no wonder that seo, search engine optimization, is today’s currency.  Wall Street always recognizes profits in any business and when there is a predominance of profits that are attributable to a common source, the money guys awaken.  Since metrics of measuring performance and success can be tracked online, seo is the heartbeat of where commerce and performance meet.

TBBO Business Symposium- A Must Attend Event Tuesday Nov. 18th

The TBBO Business Symposium is Tuesday, November 18th from 9:00am-4:00pm at the A La Carte Pavilion 4050 Dana Shores Dr, Tampa, FL 33634. This is a business extravaganza hosted by TBBO (Tampa Bay Business Owners) and is anticipating 400-450 attendees who are seeking to meet and mingle with top business entrepreneurs and companies that are leveraging their connections and opportunities to seek financing, enhance their business, form joint ventures, and just learn more about other business owners that collaborate and share ideas in this quickly growing business community of Tampa Bay. There will be a luncheon and presentations from those … Continue reading