Prior to entering SEO full-time, in 2009, Chaz was the owner of a locksmith company. Due to the success of his website he began helping other local businesses in the early days of search. Chaz recently appeared on Business Innovators Radio, has spoken at LCT Live 2017 On Google My Business Ranking Factors, was on the Rocks Digital Local Search Day Expert Panel where he spoke about the future of local search, and is a local SEO contributor at Marketing Digest. In 2015, he founded Web 2.0 Ranker and in 2016, The Digital Swarm. He owns or manages over 700 Google My Business listings and recently launched the GMB management software, Local Viking. When not launching new services for Web 20 Ranker or new companies for his portfolio, he enjoys traveling the world with his wife and spending quality time with his 5 children and 1 Rottweiler puppy.