Mike McAnally is a co-founder and partner at NordicClick Interactive, a full-service, award-winning digital marketing agency. Drawing from over 20 years of online marketing experience, Mike lends his expertise in a wide range of areas, from SEO and affiliate marketing to paid media and e-commerce. An “SEO” to the core, Mike prides himself on equipping businesses with a robust strategy to drive and convert online traffic.
Heavily involved in his community, Mike’s passion for teaching digital marketing has led him to present at and participate in numerous conferences, webinars, and local events.
It’s not all work and no play though. Known as NordicClick’s Captain of Fun, Mike brings the fun wherever he goes, championing a highly enjoyable work environment. When he’s not at the office, Mike loves spending time with family and friends on Lake Minnetonka, golfing, coaching wrestling, and attending local events.
1. What is your first memory of the Internet?
In 1996, I logged on via our new 26k modem and visited my first Web site. A picture took over 5 minutes to load and at that point I thought no one would ever use this World Wide Web thing.
2. Favorite lakes memory? What does being on the water mean you?
My dad was a professional bass fisherman when I was a kid and I remember the weekend drives to the lakes where I would help run the tournaments. My favorite lake to visit was Lake Minnetonka. When I was 12 years old, I was standing on the dock looking across the lake and I made a promise to myself that someday I would live on this lake. My dream recently came true.
3.How many cups of coffee do you drink per day?
0 – I’m a Diet Mountain Dew guy
4. Most used app on your phone?
Fox 9 Weather – I’m a wannabe Meteorologist
5. Favorite cartoon character?
6. Favorite travel location?
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
7. Favorite potluck dish?
Toss-up between Ham Pickle Roll ups and Deviled Eggs
8. Childhood dream job?
Growing up watching AWA Wrestling, I always wanted to be a Professional wrestler