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Bill Bean
Works at Deep Ripples
Attended Western Kentucky University
Lives in Indianapolis, IN
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  • Western Kentucky University
  • U.S. Army School of Music
    1988
  • Butler County High School
    Music
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Introduction
Strategic thinking, leadership, and problem solving are strong suits.  Working with a team or alongside another leader to take an organization to the next level is where I work best.  Being the solo super entrepreneur has never appealed to me.

Throughout my career the main thing has been relationship building.  I like taking care of people whether they're a customer, a client, or a teammate.  I love finding ways to be truly helpful.

Public speaking, small group instruction, event planning, writing, and customer service are all areas I have extensive experience with as a result of my unique background.  Being a quick learner and reader allows me to take on new challenges effectively.

Currently, I am applying my skills and experience to help businesses leverage their online marketing and overall web presence.  There is so much available to small business owners at such low cost.  Most often they are simply too busy to educate themselves.  They need someone with wisdom and some basic business sense, that they can trust, to help them get started.  This new work has been very satisfying. It has allowed me a way to be truly helpful and work at becoming that trusted advisor.

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Former pastor, Army musician, and barista turned internet marketing consultant. Operating out of Indianapolis. I'm just a Bill.

Grew up in southern Kentucky.  After a couple of years in college (Western Kentucky University) I married and joined the Army.  I spent three years as a piano player in the Army Band.  Following that I spent more than 15 years as a pastor and church musician.  Additionally, I've worked for McDonalds and Starbucks, sold pianos and keyboards, managed a baseball card shop, worked as a buyer in a bookstore, started my own book selling business, and worked on a political campaign.

Bragging rights
The two most awesome daughters in the world.
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Occupation
Consulting
Employment
  • Deep Ripples
    Director of Funkiness Regulation, 2011 - present
  • Big Help Consulting
    Chief Helper, 2009 - present
  • U.S. Army
    02November, 1987 - 1990
    Piano player for the 74th Army Band at Ft. Benjamin Harrison.
  • Nels Ackerson for Congress
  • Starbucks
    Barista
  • Eagle Church
    Pastor, 1992 - 2000
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Currently
Indianapolis, IN
Previously
Bowling Green, KY - Virginia Beach, VA - Nashville, TN - Morgantown, KY

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The author of the attached article, the former CEO of Office Depot Steve Oland, is right on the money. In the face of a deeply crony economic and political system, one which walls off opportunity...
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Amen!
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New criteria for choosing something like an insurance company...their online functions need to be compatible with modern browsers.

Why would you not be compatible with Chrome?
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Got PageSpeed Insights problems?

Looks like we've got some work to do.
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I've looked at enough to know none of my current clients need to make it a priority. In most situations, it seems prudent for a business to let the dust settle a bit before jumping on Google's latest thing.

It does, however, look like a good thing for users.
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If you've ever been stumped with a regex problem, and I'm sure you have, you'd probably be willing to pay $15 to solve it. This has the potential to be a very helpful resource.

h/t +Douglas Karr 

#regex
Order your custom regular expression
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Welcome to Maxine's Chicken and Waffles! If you are looking for some great southern food be sure to stop in for a visit. We love Indianapolis guests and out of town guests! Stop in and see why we Travel & Leisure, Urbanspoon, and Indy's A-List all recommend Maxine's.
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Jockamo's Pizza...you might need to check out the Hangover pie.
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ALL THREE JOCKAMO LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY Jockamo Pizza | Menu, Hours & Locations, Specials and more.
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Having trouble adapting to the new G+ layout.

Circles have been my primary way of managing what content I see. Is there no way of easily seeing my Circles? Am I missing something?
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no it mine *Bill .B.*
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Some Stone Farking Weaton Wootstout from 2013. Quite tasty, and I'm sure +Rhinegeist Brewery​ doesn't mind.
#stonebrewing #wilwheaton
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Sahm's Tavern is located in the historic Gibson Building in downtown Indianapolis with plenty of free parking. Come and relax in our laid back yet fun atmosphere and enjoy our weekly specials and live music.
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Antelope Club...a unique place. Tell @IndianaKlop I sent ya.

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Friends | Sports | Food | Drink | Fun. 615 North Delaware Indianapolis, IN 46204. Upcoming events. 04 Jan 2016 7:30 PM. 615 N. Delaware. Indy's Live Trivia at the Antelope! 11 Jan 2016 7:30 PM. 615 N. Delaware. Indy's Live Trivia at the Antelope!
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Big Lug Canteen. Burgers and brew...looks good.
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Big Lug Canteen was inspired by the foods, beers, and spirits that two self-identifying big lugs like to eat and drink. We make what we want, we make it for Nora, and like any Big Lug… we make it solid.
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Just around the corner. That's handy!
Welcome to The Historic Steer In Diner! We are Indianapolis' #1 East Side Tradition since 1960! We offer Carry-Out, Delivery, and Catering. We are located at 5130 East 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219. Our Phone number is 317-356-0996. Our Fax is 317-356-0996. We look forward to seeing you!
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Love that place! I'm from New Jersey, and this is pretty close to a Jersey diner! 
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Kyle was great! Friendly, professional and helpful the whole time. I'll call them the next time too.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
These guys did great work restoring cedar trunk. My wife couldn't be happier and is so glad to have her grandmother's trunk back to the way she remembered it as a child.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
It's a cute little place. Was hoping to sit in their "outside" area, but the weather didn't cooperate. Probably a decent place to be a regular, if you live in the area or like the Steelers. Food and service was "meh" Not much of a tap selection. TV's were big & plentiful, so not a bad place to meet the gang for a game. Doubtful we'll go back with so many other options.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Many thanks to Big John and Isaiah. These guys were great! Showed up on time and took extra care with my stuff (military guys know how to pay attention to details). I will have no hesitation recommending to friends & family.
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Chef Dan's catered our outdoor wedding party. It was perfect! Allison was very easy to work with putting together the menu and logistics. Price was reasonable. Food was great. Everyone at the event had nothing but good things to say. I would use them again, and am looking forward to getting a chicken sandwich next time I see the truck.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Spent a few hours hanging out here with my wife. We were really glad we found this place, just off the main drag in Nashville. Food was fantastic! Fried morel mushrooms (picked locally) were amazing. Hopefully, they'll be on the menu when you visit. Our service was good. Live music the night we were there was an acoustic jazz trio (not bad). Crowd was older. Not likely to get rowdy as they only serve beer and wine, selections of both are good. Highly recommend!
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reviewed a year ago
This was the 4th or 5th time I've used them, from oil changes to brake work. They haven't been perfect, but who is? It's been very convenient having a mechanic come to me rather than waiting at a shop or the whole drop-off scenario. I'm happy with the work they've done and I trust John. I'll use them again.
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