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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