Damon Burton

SEO & Internet Marketing Blog

Lunch with a Gen-Z’er

I just met with a Gen-Z'er for lunch. A potential hire to join our SEO team. They just turned 18. No drivers license. No bank account. Whaaaaat?! And they're perfectly ok with that I've also met with Baby Boomers that don't have social media or a smart phone....

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Filipinos: Humble and Resilient

About half of my team is in the Philippines. We all talk daily and are more than just a team working together. We've become quite the family over the last decade. I've even been humbled and honored by being invited to their weddings as the guest of honor.  And when I...

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New SEO Book… and Gary Vee?!

Friends, would a favor be reasonable? As most of you know, I'm working on an SEO book to help business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs. It is far enough along that I'm looking into the design of the book now. Would you be so kind as to click on the two links below...

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Featured by SEO Roundtable

Well this is cool. I woke up this morning to be featured by SEO Roundtable. "Damon Burton - The Search Community Honors You" What a privilege to be recognized. If you’re not familiar with SEO Roundtable, it’s one of the top online communities and publications for SEO...

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Is off-page or on-page SEO more important?

I had someone ask me today, "Is off-page or on-page SEO more important?" It opened up some good dialogue that I often have with others and I wanted to share my answer. Long-term, off-page optimization will (usually) contribute more to growth than on-page. But off-page...

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Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

As I call it a night and look at this pile of boxes from putting in new floors, it's a good reminder of how much more productive you can be by managing your energy and not your time. Today I... put in 5 hours towards ripping out carpet and adding new hardwood flooring...

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Day trip with my son

What do you find the more relaxing, long or short trips? I find relaxation somewhere in the middle. I like the idea of week-long vacations, but around day three I get stressed out about how much work I'd be returning to. So I've been doing day trips. 7 am flight to...

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I just met a stranger

I just met a stranger. A gentleman off LinkedIn. His name was Sam and he was just shy of twice my age. I regularly reach out to people on LinkedIn that have bios that look respectable. I introduced myself and after he accepted the connection I asked if there was...

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Why do I have TWO Tesla Powerwalls for business?

While the waiting list for a Powerwall is a year+, I have two of them. Lucky me? Kind of. I'll tell you in a moment, and why this is business related. If you follow Elon Musk's ventures, you'll know that Tesla Powerwalls are a game changer. You'll also know three...

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