Rebooting UpScribed Focus in 2020

As some of you know, I / Search Influence have been working on a side-hustle, UpScribed. Since the day Search Influence was born, content - particularly written word - has been a key to the success of our clients. And as anyone who's ever worked in web development or SEO knows: clients seldom do content. …

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Broadway St. New Orleans in the rain

It’s like this – this is how it goes

It’s like this - this is how it goes On my run Saturday morning I was listening to The Rich Roll podcast. Rich was interviewing Kelly Corrigan and she quotes the son of Jon Kabat-Zinn on mindfulness. She tells the story of a parental comedy of errors - toenails on the kitchen table followed by …

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Ironman Florida 2019 Race Report

Ironman Florida 2019 Race Report Summary I know my race reports can get kind of long, so I’m going to summarize up front. In my second full distance triathlon (Ironman 140.6) I improved my overall time by 1:18 - meeting both my real goal and nearly hitting my first stretch goal (sub 15 hours (or …

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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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