Damon Burton

SEO & Internet Marketing Blog

Cyber Monday Marketing Tips

The days following Thanksgiving Day are some of the most important shopping days of the year for businesses. Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, companies can make a lot of money depending on how they strategize for each day. While Black...

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Being right

I talked "naughty" to an old lady for an hour.   We talked about all the things we weren’t supposed to.   As she bounced up and down, she said it was the best hour she can remember in a long time.   But the turbulence eventually stopped and our plane landed.   She...

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Today, I went to the beach.

Today, I went to the beach. And... Worked. Worked on my book. This year I've taken on a lot of big clients. It's been some exciting growth for my company. As with anything, there has been some tradeoff though. I've had to sacrifice time wrapping up editing my SEO book...

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The “Perfect Company”

Had a debt collector call me yesterday and accuse me of lying. Accusing someone of lying is never a good way to start a relationship. The gentleman wasn't calling to collect any debts from me. He was offering to collect debts FOR me. He asked how many payments my...

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5 Traits of Effective Leadership

There are certain traits that leaders possess that make them the type of person other people are willing to follow. However, these traits aren’t necessarily something that they are born with. If you would like to be a better leader but worry that you lack the right...

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I’m retiring

I spend more time with my kids than most, but I want more. I aim to retire by 40. That's in less than 3 years. This hasn’t been a long-term desire. It’s a fairly recent pursuit. The idea of not maximizing my once-in-a-lifetime window where all my kids still think I'm...

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Total Job Security & Love-Hate for Technology

Want total job security? Great. Let me tell you about my love-hate relationship with technology. As much as it "connects" us, it is equally tearing us apart an an uncontrollable rate. McDonald's has self-ordering kiosks. Sam's Club is opening up a cashier-less store...

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“Happy as a pig in a puddle”

"That makes me smile, sincerely." "I'm happy as a pig in a puddle." "Thank you. This is the best job I ever had and I love it." These are messages from some of my employees that work remotely as I chat with them one-on-one. These are the messages that make the painful...

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