Creative Competitors – Dave Delaney


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In this interview, Kevin Thompson interviews Dave Delaney, a digital marketing, business networking and social media strategist. Dave co-founded PodCamp and BarCamp in Nashville, two “un-conferences,” which focus on technology, networking and building a community where people can connect and engage on all things technology related.  Dave was recently named as one of the top 40 leaders in technology in the Nashville community.   Dave shares valuable insights to assist businesses with building their brand online, specifically highlighting the tools and metrics that businesses should track while managing their web presence. We covered the following topics with Dave: Analytic tools Recommendations for blogs to follow The wisdom in paying for improved organic search rankings Facebook vs. Google+ Search vs. Social The value for professionals to focus on social WordPress plugins to help with SEO Factors that drew Dave to technology at an early age. We hope you enjoy!  If you love […]

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Creative Competitors – Chris Duncan


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In this episode, Walt Burton interviews Chris Duncan, co-owner of Superior Custom Homes and Remodeling, at his corporate headquarters.  Superior’s primary focus and core competency is building custom homes from $400,000 up to $2 million in the Middle Tennessee market. Despite significant headwind from the national economy and homebuilding industry in general during the Great Recession, Superior has weathered the downturn and thrived by intently focusing on and responding to the needs and demands of its customers. During the video, we discuss how the same core principles and relentless focus on results that Superior demonstrated during the downturn also resulted in Chris achieving near legendary status while running track at the University of Florida.  Chris is the quintessential competitor, excelling at an elite level in the Steeplechase and indoor mile.  Chris was a 6 time All-American and still holds multiple school records at UF.  Chris has even run a sub-4 minute mile, breaking what […]

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Episode 2, Introducing Creative Competitors


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The Nashville City Club  was gracious to let us record our second video in the series at their fantastic location in downtown Nashville.  If you’re in the Nashville area, I would seriously consider joining the club.  It’s very convenient and loaded with benefits.   In this episode, Kevin and Walt announce the general theme of the video series.  We’re calling it “Creative Competitors.”  The focus of the video series will be on various members in the community who compete, including entrepreneurs and successful business people.  The theme is broad enough to even allow us room to interview athletes, musicians and anyone else that competes creatively.  In this new economy, creativity is key and we’re looking forward to exploring the keys to success with the people making it happen.  In this episode, we also talk about recent developments with the law firm, including cloud computing, accounting and methods on scaling the […]

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Episode 1, Our First Executive Meeting as Thompson Burton PLLC


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Walt Burton and Kevin Thompson talk about the past, present and future on the launch day of Thompson Burton, PLLC. Cool Springs Brewery was gracious to let us record our “Executive Meeting” at their incredible location in Franklin, Tennessee. We had some fun covering our first days working at the legal clinic at the law school, our career paths, some random funny stories and the origins of the idea behind Thompson Burton.

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