Why You Should Participate in the 2020 Census

Ari Meier When minorities opt out, this ultimately hurts their communities It's a new year, new decade, and time for another census. This every ten-year or decennial affair is essential, as it's not just about counting every person in the country for the sake of knowing that another 150,000 people moved to Atlanta in the … Continue reading Why You Should Participate in the 2020 Census

How Does Atlanta Compare to Houston?

Ari Meier Battle for King of the South. Atlanta vs. Houston Although Atlanta and Houston are not rivals like Atlanta and Charlotte, or Houston and Dallas, they still draw comparisons because they are regional powerhouses. Although on paper, the city of Houston dominates Atlanta in population, and Harris County (where much of Houston is located) … Continue reading How Does Atlanta Compare to Houston?

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Skip the Data Science Bootcamp and Create Your Own

Ari Meier If you are 'allergic' to steep education costs and scary debt, read on I got interested in data science a couple of years ago. I’d been working in the marketing department of a real estate company, and discovered (or I should say, rediscovered), my love for numbers, analysis and telling stories. As long … Continue reading Skip the Data Science Bootcamp and Create Your Own

How Does Charlotte Compare to Atlanta?

Ari Meier I’m not a fan of online ‘city vs city’ threads. They can be brutal exchanges where the reader won’t get much hard information about the cities in the comparison battle. They’d get a bunch of opinions about quality of life, how many amenities this city have over that city. I’d have to admit … Continue reading How Does Charlotte Compare to Atlanta?

Unequal Development: How Does North and South Decatur Differ?

Ari Meier ‘We Full’ No matter where you go in metro Atlanta, you’ll see signs of a fast-growing metro area: worsening traffic, new construction, and schools bursting at the seams. Many Atlantans share a meme with bad traffic and the caption “We Full”. Indeed, the city of Atlanta and the surrounding metro area is growing … Continue reading Unequal Development: How Does North and South Decatur Differ?

Here’s Why SEO is Important for Your Business

Ari MeierThe staggering stats behind Search Engine Optimization The number of organizations using Search Engine Optimization continues to grow, from the automotive industry, real estate to the small local business. SEO has continually evolved as has the internet. In the early days of the www, early search engines provided needed access and organization after a … Continue reading Here’s Why SEO is Important for Your Business