Search Influence plays a vital role in helping our customers (and sometimes their customers) strategically compete online. Founded in January 2006 and a contributor to the Local Search Ranking Factors since it’s inception, we’ve grown to become the largest online marketing firm on the Gulf Coast.
A recognized leader in social media for local business, Search Influence ranks among the top 5 local search companies in the United States of America. We work with over 1,000 local businesses both directly and as an outsourcing partner to major national marketing companies. The diverse talents of SI’s production team assures you a comprehensive approach from start to finish; every aspect is seamlessly directed by our in-house experts to allow for the best results and best return for our clients.
We provide efficient, results driven internet marketing (search, social, email and more), which translates into dramatic and sustainable improvements in our customers’ bottom lines. to your business’s search rankings. The bottom line is that, whether directly or through a partner organization, customers who utilize Search Influence’s enormous resources and dedicated in-house production team successfully compete online.
The foundation of our mission – Search Influence. Metroland video
The founder of Search Influence, Will Scott has a long history with Small Business on the Web. Since the year 2000 Will has been working to make the web work for small business. Recent events in the New Orleans area have made online communications far more significant in the lives of thousands of small business owners. In many cases – if not for online sales there would have been NO sales in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina was a wake up call for Scott. Will decided to embark on a mission – and it is a mission, not just a “mission statement”. Will knew his experience during the storm required action. The Internet, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization and Affiliate Revenue programs needed to become accessible to small business.
We are here to help small business succeed online.
Will was, at the time of Katrina , a partner in a small business web site company and an executive for an online yellow pages provider saw immediately the opportunity to put his knowledge of the web to a good use in support of small businesses world wide.
William Scott – Founder and President – Search Influence.
Will Scott has been helping small businesses get online since 1994 – that’s right, 1994 – before most people even knew there was an Internet. Since then, Will has been focused on making information more accessible online. In the classroom teaching technology to professionals or in the boardroom presenting the value of online business to fortune 1000 companies, Will is passionate about the impact of the Internet on business.
As technical and production lead for eWebBoss.com, Will oversaw the production of 10′s of thousands of small business web sites. With WebBoss Xanadu trailer Will worked collaboratively with small business owners helping them realize their vision online.
At YPsolutions, now Local Matters Inc., Will was responsible for creating systems which enabled the production of thousands of online phone directories. While at YPsolutions Will also got to demonstrate the importance of small business success to yellow pages publishers as they sought to provide leads to small business.