Nearly 11 years ago, history was made when Jack Dorsey sent out the world’s first ever tweet, reading, “just setting up my twttr.” Twitter usage has been on the rise ever since, with 310 million monthly users throwing in their two cents in 140 characters or less. With this many eyes scrolling through Twitter, it is a fantastic tool for businesses to put themselves in direct contact with their customers.

thank-you-epps-interactive-nashville-one-year(Photo credit: Jamie Clayton Photography)

Thank you clients and friends!!! tracy-utley-utley-boys-300x224The company relocated to Nashville this week one year ago. It was a joyous event for me personally. Tennessee has always been home, and having built a team here, I was so thankful to return to my home state and my home town of 13 years. My wife Tracy and our four boys are grateful for each of you allowing Epps to serve you.

riverstone-group-podcast-go-epps-300x159Recently, the corporate consultants and leadership experts at the Riverstone Group interviewed GoEpps president, Michael Utley, about his insights as a leader in the field of online marketing. Listen to the podcast “Your Leadership Story Podcast: Building A Business While Creating What You Love” at theriversidegroup.com.

615-main-street-suite-103-epps-interactiveEarlier this year, GoEpps started making preparations to move from Maryland to Nashville, Tenn. This move was inspired by a number of things and was confirmed by the advantages we knew we’d find in Tennessee. We’re now located in the eclectic and thriving neighborhood of East Nashville, and we’re motivated by the belief that East Nashville is the absolute best place to start a business. 

Epps-Blog-Ben-T-EppsIn 1999, Michael Epps Utley acted on an entrepreneurial impulse to create a new company and bought a 500-page book on HTML. Building websites soon grew into a larger mission to serve companies marketing themselves online. As the Web matured and diversified, Michael found that there were opportunities for doing things in a smarter way than the practices inherited from the traditional "Mad Men" advertising industry. And so GoEpps was born, inspired by two early influences in his life, his grandfather Ben T. Epps and father, Lloyd Utley.