Over at Search Influence: Learnings from Local U Advanced in Denver

I had the good fortune to take part in Local U Advanced in Denver on September 19th. I wrote about it on the Search Influence blog. The bullet points: Sterling Sky is buying Local U We've been wrong all along about <title> tag length Google is whomping Yelp in reviews, even in Yelp's typically strong …

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Ironman 70.3 Augusta Race Report

Ironman 70.3 Augusta Race Report As is my usual, this may be a little long. I have not been 100% consistent posting these. I would like to get better but life, excuses, whatever. The Race Itself I had a great race at the Ironman 70.3 Augusta. It was a personal best overall with a really …

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If You Want to Win at Sales You Need An Amazing Swim Coach

Follow Jack Daly's prescription and you can make referrals a significant part of your marketing strategy. Jack uses the analogy of his triathlon swim coach to illustrate how easy it can be. In this era of working smarter rather than harder, referrals just make sense as this infographic from invespCRO demonstrates: 84% of people trust …

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Opposites, or Yin/Yang – Optimizing Angie and Will’s Potential

Every once in a while I'm asked to contribute to a multi-person interview or, as in this case, miss the mark in response to a HARO request. The specific request was: Seeking co-owner entrepreneurs whose personalities and working styles clash, but who have found ways to successfully balance the tension. For example, different approaches to …

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When Governor Rick Scott came to town

When Florida Governor Rick Scott came to New Orleans on "Trade Mission", he chose to stop in at the offices of Search Influence. To this day, no one from the state of Louisiana has reached out to us similarly and I think that's odd. We did get this nice card from Governor Scott. Note he …

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Garmin Fenix Frustration solved by Swimming Watch Tools

My Garmin Fenix 3 HR is a wonderful, and oftentimes frustrating, tool. I discover new ways to use my Fenix 3 on a regular basis. It is one of two watches I wear regularly, the other being my Apple Watch. It is sometimes really frustrating, too. One of my recent frustrations is more me than …

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