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Damon Burton

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Success is Simple

The more I accomplish, the more people I meet… the more simple success is to see. Didn’t say fast or easy. "Simple." Or, at least, not complicated. Do what you know is right, and stick to it. That's it. Make those hard decisions that take a long time to complete....

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The Scholarship That Never Was

When I was 17 I earned a scholarship to college. Then my family moved and I had to throw it away. Even though I didn't get to attend Davis Technical College, it still holds a special place in my heart because of that scholarship.  I've now been an advisor of their...

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Making easy choices is easy. Making hard choices is right.

Growing pains. Just doubled rates on some of our marketing services at SEO National. As a result, turned down our first client due to the price change. I got big plans and this kind of focused attention and delayed gratification is right to support long-term growth...

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Yesterday, one of my team members messaged me an apology.

They apologized for performance. Didn’t even consider the work. Wanted to make sure he was good, himself. That it wasn’t something deeper, because we all got shit going on. Asked if he was okay. “Yup, never better.” He didn’t do bad. He just wanted to level up. This....

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Don’t Let Success Changing Other People Change You

Funny how success pisses other people off. I’ve learned that success changes people around you more than yourself. Have family I haven’t talked to in years because they were mad when they saw a news story go national about how I donated $2k to pay for school lunches...

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200 SEO Book Copies Given

Just gave away my 200'th signed copy of my book.  I lose money to send these out, and that's just fine with me. Separate from book sales, these are copies I keep at home and pay for out of pocket to give away for free to leads, celebrities, influencers, dream clients,...

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15 Years vs 15 Minutes

15 years ago I was making $12.50 an hour with a one hour commute each way. 15 minutes ago I consulted for the umpteenth billion dollar evaluation company wanting to work with my team at SEO National. You think caring what others thought I was capable ever crossed my...

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My parents divorced when I was two.

While I lived with my mom post-divorce, the more I age the more I appreciate the sacrifices that my dad made. When I was somewhere around eight, my mom re-married to an abusive alcoholic. I grew up in it, and so did my six younger siblings. We moved several times a...

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Anyone Can Inspire Others

Your experiences in life are your super power if you share them with others. I'm nothing special. I work from home and sit in a chair all day. But I get messages like this nearly daily. If you're killin' it, inspire others with your accomplishments. If you're muscling...

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