GetListed Local U Cleveland Wrap Up

Local University Cleveland went off incredibly well despite some unexpected speaker changes. Mary Bowling was laid up with a health problem and Google was not able to attend at the last minute due to some confusion or another. But David Mihm, Matt McGee and I held down the presentation fort with the more than able bodied & insightful support of Anita Campbell of Small Biz Trends/BizSugar, the effervescence of Maryam Gholami of Bing and Geoff Karcher of the Karcher Group.

GetListed Local University is always a fun event for me (despite having to redo my presentation at midnight the night before due to the Google no show) because I get to spend time with great people. The most fun is that I meet other business owners and practitioners that have been reading my blog and I get to meet the folks in Cleveland that were so very helpful putting on the event.

Anita Campbell of SmallBizTrends/BizSugar, Collyn Floyd of the Karcher Group, Brad Nellis of NEOSA/COSE, John Denny & Julie Provins of & Joel Libava, The Franchise King all did an incredible job of executing the event and attracting attendees. Google, Bing & Universal Business Listings provided much appreciated sponsorship support. We could not have done it without all of their help.

Always astounding is that other professionals are willing to travel to join the session. Folks came in from Pittsburgh, Detroit, Hamilton, Minneapolis, NJ, and Kansas.

To all, I say a hearty and heartfelt THANKS!

For those of you that couldn’t come, here are some photos that I took of the event.

Here are some other round ups of the Local U:
Jim Rudnick: #LocalU Conference a Cleveland Success, eh!
More Photos From Local U Cleveland

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6 thoughts on “GetListed Local U Cleveland Wrap Up”

  1. thanks back at you, Mike! great conference and great conversations later too! muchly appreciated!!!

    now…..if only you folks’d offer an “Advanced” one, eh?



  2. Mike,
    So good to know Local U went off so well this time, too. That must have been slightly awkward having Google drop out at the last minute, but from Jim Rudnick’s re-cap, it sounds like you did a stellar job of picking up the ball. If followed the #localu tweets while you were all presenting and the feedback there is quite awesome. Well done!

  3. Love the photos! This was a terrific event – thanks to the speakers who all did an outstanding job.

    @Jim – my wife thinks it’s funny that I came home with a Canadian accent after talking to you all night 😉


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