100 People in the Triangle You Should Connect With Today

Wicked Smaht

Sometimes the smartest people keep a low profile. They are too busy being awesome to bet at events or on Twitter. I polled the smartest and most connected people I know to find the unsung heroes of the Triangle. Here’s the list.

What I Learned Organizing The Most Successful SEO Meetup in the United States


You can learn a lot by running a popular Meetup group. Here’s the things I’ve learned over the past 6 years.

How I Shaved 10 Seconds Off Page Load Time


Don’t accept a slow site. Here’s exactly how, with just a few tweaks, I improved the performance of a site dramatically.

Lean E-Commerce in 2014

ecommerce at the beach

If you’re thinking about selling online, walk a path that will insure success. Don’t pour all your money out before you’ve proven your products will sell.

A product so boring no one will care


It doesn’t matter if your product is boring, it’s the story that sells.

That’s Our Policy


When a business tells me that they can’t help me, I usually correct them to “You choose not to help me”. What would happen if the new employee manual had a single line – use common sense?

Cheating vs. Looking for an Advantage vs. Business


When you do it, it’s cheating. When I do it, it’s called gaining a competitive advantage.

Are You Still on Facebook?

Facebook inspirational quotes

Is it time to look at a Facebook Alternative? Google+ will eventually lure you to its platform, accept it as inevitable and jump in.

Stop Making Excuses

Amanda Palmer's TED talk

Martin Smith is changing the world. Can you spare a Peep?

Don’t Keep Your SEO Partner a Secret

Mike King at LinkLove

Companies don’t mind admitting they use an ad agency, why all the secrecy around SEO?

What’s Your Role?

John Havlicek

Where do you belong? Finding where you fit in isn’t always easy.

How do I get on the first page of Google?

1969 Honda N360

Ranking doesn’t happen overnight. You need to put in the work just like everything else in life.

Graduating from Enthusiast to Professional


Moving from giving it away for free to charging people is a delicate maneuver.

Casey Movers Threatens To Sue Me Over Bad Review

People hate Casey Movers on Yelp

Casey Movers sent a letter threatening legal action if my wife doesn’t remove a negative review on Yelp.

Your Missed Opportunity on Meetup.com

Donna S. profile page

If you skipped over filling out your Meetup.com profile page, log in right now and follow these tips.