Our headquarters is located in a nice city called, Sunrise, Florida, a city which Google apparently lost for a while. Here’s a link to the CNN article with the details: http://bit.ly/GoogleLostSunrise
We got a kick out of this as our Search Engine Marketing experts had spent an inordinate amount of time trying to register our company on Google maps recently after complaints our office was hard to find. Now we know why.
While this knowledge brings closure, it also reinforces that technology is not mistake proof. The article mentions that other businesses in the area were frustrated and felt they had lost revenue as a result of Google redirecting searches to Sarasota, Florida instead (coincidentally where my wife is from). Good thing our business is internet based - and that there isn't another SproutLoud in Sarasota.
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Jared is the Founder and Managing Partner of SproutLoud. Since 2005, he has been primarily responsible for strategic direction of the Company, as well as the oversight of SproutLoud's Partner ecosystem. Prior to SproutLoud, Jared worked in Thomas Weisel Partner’s internet and online advertising investment banking practice in San Francisco. He served as the lead analyst on a number of Corporate Finance and M&A deals including Newscorps’ buyout of Intermix Media (Myspace.com). Jared graduated with a B.A. in Finance and Marketing from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. Jared has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO). Jared has been honored as one of the Top 40 under 40 entrepreneurs by South Florida Business Journal and a Top 50 Entrepreneur by Business Leader Magazine. Jared lives in South Florida with his wife and two sons.More Content by Jared Shusterman