Will Hanke is the Chief Search Marketing Strategist at Red Canoe Media, a top St. Louis Search Marketing & SEO firm. In addition to helping some of the city's most recognizable brands with their online marketing strategy, Will also is an Amazon bestselling author, speaker and teacher.

Make it to 46

Today is a critical day for me in my life. You see, when my Dad was a mere five months from his 46th birthday he received the worst news possible: lung cancer.   Well, I’m that age today.   It’s funny, for the longest time I’ve always told Carol I just wanted to “make it…

Happiness is the Goal

As a parent there is nothing you want more in life than for your child(ren) to be happy. Nothing. No, I mean it. Nuh-thing. You see, there’s something that happens inside when you become a parent. I wouldn’t call it strange, or weird, it’s just…well, different. In an instant, whether you feel it or not,…

Thankful

Today I’m sitting in a Starbucks, streaming Pandora and writing, well, this. While for many people this is no big deal, to me it is. For 17 years I worked in one capacity or another for the US government. Between my military service and then subsequent contractor roles, I always had a job. And I…