Damon Burton

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Communication Skills for Dummies

Communication Skills for Dummies

You can probably think of a boss or two throughout your working experience who was a terrible communicator.  My example?  One of the last jobs I had before starting SEO National included a boss that talked over you, cut your conversations short, had no hesitations...

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4 Red Flags To Avoid When Hiring An SEO Company

4 Red Flags To Avoid When Hiring An SEO Company

The combination of poor understanding + a cultural appetite for instant gratification = Internet Marketers, Funnel Hackers, and SEO's  ripping people off.  There are good guys, but the scammers are preying on the under-informed who are looking for a cheaper, easier...

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Effective Customer Relationship Management

Effective Customer Relationship Management

While it may be normal for businesses to lose a customer here and there, they may or may not take the time to find out where the problem occurred. Some business owners attribute this type of loss to customer unpredictability, but customers are typically pretty...

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Being Horrible at the Beginning is Okay

Being Horrible at the Beginning is Okay

You are going to suck at something before you’re good at it.  Accept that. Was putting together new beds for my boys. First one took four hours. I put pieces on backwards, multiple times. And that was even with instructions. Second bed? 90 minutes.  No instructions....

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Exactly How Important is PR for a Small Business?

Exactly How Important is PR for a Small Business?

If you’re a small business owner, you know just how hard it is to carve your name in the market that seems to be flooded with new ideas every day. Not only are you competing with the big corporations and brands, but you also have to stand out among other small...

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The Positive Power of Team Building Retreats

The Positive Power of Team Building Retreats

Team building retreats are now common events in the corporate world because they positively impact the workplace environment. Companies, both big and small, are trying to make sure that employees can escape the office once in a while for learning, enrichment, and...

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Secrets to Improving Employee Relations

Secrets to Improving Employee Relations

There’s a saying among business owners that if you take good care of your employees, your employees will take good care of your business. Successful business owners know that this is true, which is why most business owners and bosses strive to create an inviting and...

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Poor Leadership: What to Look Out For

Poor Leadership: What to Look Out For

Good bosses can make or break an employee and the workplace. In fact, many employees grin and bear it through a crummy job so they can stay with a good employer rather than take an easy or better-paying job with a terrible boss. This shows you the power of a...

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Online Reviews are Important to Your Business

Online Reviews are Important to Your Business

We now have a generation of smart shoppers that only buy goods or services after checking the online reviews. Regardless of how the manufacturer endorses their products, the smart shopper does not fall for gimmicks. Either they check crowd-sourced online review sites...

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