Damon Burton

SEO & Internet Marketing Blog
Sent my wife flowers, and my son thanked me.

Sent my wife flowers, and my son thanked me.

This month, my wife and I have been married for 13 years. We celebrated in Hawaii. Yes, we took the kids. They're our little buddies and we take them everywhere. We returned home last night and landed at 1am this morning and went to bed at about 2am. After 10 hours of...

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I was honked at

I was honked at

I was hit on today while standing outside the coffee shop.  My wife was cool with it. I drove over to grab a coffee and the drive-thru line was long so I walked up to the outside walk-up window. After I placed my order I was still standing outside, taking a phone...

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Invest in Your Team

Invest in Your Team

Build up your team. Paying into their continued growth is not an expense, it's an investment. Beyond the obvious investment that it continues to increase their skillset and better support customers, it's also an investment in their personal appreciation for their job....

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Memories and Comfort

Memories and Comfort

At some point, you have to accept that only you can make you into who you want to be. Stop asking "what if" to your dream job, the dream house, the dream family, the dream... anything... and start asking "how?" Then do the how. When I was younger, I didn't know what I...

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The downfall of Google?

The downfall of Google?

If there were ever a point in Google's history that we look back at and ask where their downfall began, this picture representing more than 50% of searchers NOT clicking on a result because Google stole/whored/bypassed the info from the original contributor may be it....

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* PRIVATE DOCK – KEEP OFF! *

* PRIVATE DOCK – KEEP OFF! *

Except ours. I remember seeing other docks down the lake as we kayaked by them with signs saying "private dock, keep off." I get it, but I took a different route. Dropped part of our dock in the water this weekend and if you see this homemade dock made of brown Trex...

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My Growing Love for Transparency

My Growing Love for Transparency

I don't understand why people are afraid. Afraid of being transparent with friends, co-workers... themselves. You have to. Transparency is therapeutic. Being transparent makes you relatable. Transparency is a starting point for connection. People want to connect with...

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Radio friends

Radio friends

This radio station was born 20 years ago. 19 years ago I joined it. 13 years ago I left to start SEO National. But I only left the "job" of radio, not the people.  Some of the best people I know are old radio friends, and it's a privilege to still have any ties with...

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