Growing Your Business and Expanding Your Network Using SEO with Jason Hennessey

Jason Hennessey is an entrepreneur, internationally-recognized SEO expert, author, speaker, podcast host, and business coach. Since 2001, Jason has been reverse-engineering the Google algorithm as a self-taught student and practitioner of SEO and search marketing.

Jason is also a United States Air Force veteran and holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He loves teaching his expertise to others and recently launched iloveseo.com to help people DIY their SEO strategy.


Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Jason Hennessey discusses how he got started with SEO by building websites for his wedding business
  • Jason’s experience starting and growing his SEO agency, Hennessey Digital
  • How to successfully network in order to expand your career
  • Why investing in a skilled team is essential for growing your business 
  • Jason shares his gutsiest business decision—and why it’s one of the best decisions he’s ever made 
  • The future of SEO
  • What does entrepreneurship mean to Jason?
  • Jason talks about his mentors and the valuable lessons they’ve taught him

In this episode…

In the world of entrepreneurship, it is essential to continually grow and develop your business. To do so, you must make some big decisions—from how to delegate your work to the type of employees to hire. But, how do you know which business decisions will result in success, and which will fail? 

Jason Hennessey of Hennessey Digital explains that whether you’re just starting your business or looking to expand to seven or eight figures, your success starts with your ability to make a gutsy decision. As he says, “In life, you have the power to create a future that wasn’t going to happen; all you need to do is take action. Action creates results.” 

In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Luis Scott sits down with Jason Hennessey, the Founder and CEO of Hennessey Digital, to discuss his entrepreneurial journey and how he grew his business to multimillion-dollar success. Jason talks about how to effectively network, the importance of investing in a skilled team, and his strategies for building a profitable business using SEO. Stay tuned!

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Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is brought to you by 8 Figure Firm.

Co-founded by Luis Scott and Seth Bader of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, 8 Figure Firm helps transform your law firm into a 7-figure or even 8-figure firm. 

After their own law firm scaled from $3.5 million in revenues to $30 million per year in revenues in just two years, Luis and Seth started the 8 Figure Firm to share their strategies and help other law firms achieve exponential growth. 

Visit www.8figurefirm.com to receive a consult call and start scaling your business today.

Episode Transcript

Luis Scott  0:00  

I’m Luis Scott Managing Partner Bader Scott Injury Lawyers one of the fastest growing law firms in the country. And I’m also the co-founder of 8 Figure Firm Consulting. I’ve successfully built multiple companies by focusing on leadership, operations and culture. Using these principles, my companies have generated close to $100 million in revenue. But before any of this success, I started my legal career as a receptionist and I worked my way up to becoming managing partner. And each episode of this podcast I sit down with leaders and entrepreneurs who have had the guts to step out on their own, and the courage to face adversity. They share with us their tips for achievement, the challenges they have faced and the glory of success. I welcome you to The Guts and Glory Show.

Luis Scott here, host of The Guts and Glory Show I feature top leaders who share the obstacles and challenges of leadership, the guts it takes to succeed and the glory of success. Today, you will hear another inspiring interview from CEO Jason Hennessey of Hennessey Digital, who has built one of the most successful companies in the country in the digital space. But before we get started a message from our sponsors, this episode has been brought to you by 8 Figure Firm Consulting. At 8 Figure Firm we help law firms take their business from seven to eight figures. I remember first starting my business and feeling like it was just the unknown, not knowing how I was going to get it off the ground and get things going. And so we want to provide that for people. We want to help people develop a business that works for them instead of them working for the business. So turn your law firm into a law business by going to www.8figurefirm.com. Now, today, I have the pleasure of introducing a good friend of mine, Jason Hennessey , who is an internationally recognized SEO expert, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and business executive, I actually ran out of space to talk about all the great things he’s done. And since 2001, Jason has been reverse engineering the Google algorithm as a self taught student and practitioner of SEO and search marketing. His expertise led him to grow and some multiple businesses starting with the.com in the wedding industry can’t wait to hear about that. And after presenting his SEO knowledge and success to a group of lawyers in 2009, he started and sold Everspark Interactive, cementing his reputation as one of the foremost authorities and SEO for the legal industry as CEO of Hennessey Digital since 2015. Listen to this guy’s all the entrepreneurs out there, he now has 100 plus people working for him and a $10 million business in five years. He’s been on the Inc 5000 list for the second year in a row in 2020, a keynote speaker, author and frequent podcast guests, Jason loves teaching, and he knows what it takes to launch a business. He just launched Iloveseo.com to help people do it themselves if they want to. He’s also an Air Force veteran holds a bachelor’s degree of arts and marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He’s from New York. He’s been to Atlanta. He’s now in LA. Jason, welcome to The Guts and Glory Show.

Jason Hennessey  2:54  

Man, that just sounds so much better than it really is. My gray hair is showing from that. That’s so awesome. Yeah, it’s honor to be Thank you, thank you, you

Luis Scott  3:05  

You know, I always say I’m like the greatest hype man, if I was like, gonna, if I was like, you know, doing rap or something, I’d be the background guy, you know, just No, it’s absolutely incredible. And I know your work. And I know what an amazing job you’ve done. So how are things in California? I know, everything’s crazy now with with COVID.