Top 10 Tech Trends in the past 20 years, according to my cat Tia

My 20-year-old cat Tia passed away recently, and during her lifespan, she witnessed a lot of changes in technology. As a tribute to my cat Tia, I have put together the top 10 changes in technology during her lifetime. This is not based on scientific information, but rather my opinion with input from my cat.

1999 – Birth of Tia

In 1999, we rented VHS movies from Blockbuster, played music from CDs, and paid by the minute for long distance calls. The ‘cool kids’ illegally downloaded songs from Napster. In 1999,

Applying Business Principles to Running on the World Stage

Not to brag, but I can now add “gold and silver medalist” for Team USA to my resume. Long story short, I competed in the 2019 World Regional competition in Toronto last week and won a gold medal in the 8K cross country, and a silver medal in the 10K road race.

The B2B Buyer’s Journey

B2B buyers are typically 57% of the way to a buying decision before actively engaging with sales.

How to Develop Your Marketing Strategy

3 Steps to Creating Your Marketing Strategy
1. Planning
2. Execution
3. Continuous Improvement

3 Tips to Improve Your SEO

Think Mobile First – Google indexes mobile sites first.
60% of all searches are from a mobile device.

3 Marketing Takeaways from Digital Summit 2019

2019 Marketing Trends from Digital Summit
Here are my top 3 trends from this year’s Digital Summit.

1. Not just VIDEO, but marketers need to produce LIVE video.
2. Voice is the new whitespace
3. Influencers are the new celebrities.

How to get into a Better Start Wave for the Peachtree Road Race

It’s hot, humid, and way too crowded with 59,999 fellow participants. But the AJC Peachtree Road Race is the can’t miss running event of the year.¬† This is the biggest 10K race in the world, and an Atlanta tradition.

I have run the Peachtree Road Race (aka Peachtree) for 5 years in a row, and I love it. It’s a well organized, fun race, and presents a serendipitous opportunity to get on TV! It’s turned into a tradition for me to see my friends at Peachtree each year.

2017 Post-Peachtree