Speaking (live) to a group of business owners or being published (ink) is the litmus test For any professional.
It is especially true for the SEO & internet marketing world - who are ruthless in calling out errors in articles and outdated or spammy SEO techniques amongst its peers. In our universe - having the right citations separates the amateurs from the pros.
Here are just some of the places our founder Chris Sheehy has been published, presented, syndicated, mentioned, quoted, or misquoted (it happens).
Before inking with any other marketing company - ask them to show you their creds. Look elsewhere if all they can show you is their blog or how many Likes they have on social media.