Previously, David co-founded and ran GetListed.org, an application to help small businesses create and optimize their presence in local directories, which was acquired by Moz in 2012. David was instrumental in the development of Moz Local and served as Moz’s Director of Local Search Strategy.
He previously served on the Board of Directors of SEMpdx, Portland’s search marketing trade organization, as Director of Partnerships from 2008 – 2010 and SearchFest Director in 2011, and currently serves on its Advisory Board.
He also volunteers with and serves on the Board of Directors of MercyCorps Northwest, an organization dedicated to funding aspiring entrepreneurs and helping them learn how to run a business. Read more
David is an incredibly bright SE, marketer, and entrepreneur. He's passionate and driven, and it's been a pleasure to be part of building the Tidings MVP with him.Original recommendation
David is one of the top minds in local SEO. His Local Search Ranking Factors is still one of the best resources in the industry, and he's the first person I go to when I can't decipher what Google is up to on the local level.Original recommendation
David exhibits one of the clearest understandings of local search engine optimization I have seen. He is able to explain very complex subjects in a simple and straight forward manner. His ability to assist people in understanding the issues around this subject and convert them into simple actionable items is highly valuable.Original recommendation
I have worked on a number of projects with David. He is incredibly well organized, able to grasp both the big picture and remember small details. There are few that are as knowledgable about local search as David. A top notch professional in all aspects.Original recommendation
So I really met David at his Getlisted University event in Burley, ID. Basically everything that he and his team shared we implemented and it resulted in more local leads and business for our company. So I highly recommend him. Thanks David.Original recommendation