Damon Burton

SEO & Internet Marketing Blog
Why I Don’t Lend Money

Why I Don’t Lend Money

A new person just started on our team, first week their mom had a heart attack.  Maybe three days on the job and they asked for a salary advance. I get asked to "borrow money" all the time. ALL. THE. TIME.  Candidly, it's maddening and I made a rule years ago to no...

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Staying Focused in 2021

Staying Focused in 2021

I haven't been posting as much lately. For good reason.  In 2021 I'm already on track to double revenue and the size of my team at SEO National. While I keep my eyes on my prize, I'm bringing others up with me. I spend a lot of time mentoring other entrepreneurs and...

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Dumb Websites = Best Websites

Dumb Websites = Best Websites

Want to make a ton online? Daily, my team works with websites that do millions per year. Know which ones perform the best? The dumbest ones. Bland, simplistic, non-flashy websites crush it. Why? Because they get to the point. When was the last time you went to a...

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Fame, Suicide, Sexuality, Jealousy, Boxing, M&M’s and Kids

Fame, Suicide, Sexuality, Jealousy, Boxing, M&M’s and Kids

Here's a real-life short story about suicide, sexuality, jealousy, M&M's, kids, and world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury. My following of Tyson Fury is new. I didn't know anything about him until I watched him defeat Deontay Wilder in Feb, 2020. From what...

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I’m one of the lucky ones

I’m one of the lucky ones

March 2020 was the only moment the recession impacted my business.  SEO National had one client cancel (tourism industry) and two reduce budget. Everyone else was all in on me and my team to keep generating revenue for them. And we did. Not only were we blessed to not...

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Fight For Relationships, Not Sales

Fight For Relationships, Not Sales

Passed on $5,000, even though the customer budgeted for it. Delayed gratification and not taking advantage of your customers is how you earn trust. Fight for relationships, not sales.

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Paid Ads Are Dying

Paid Ads Are Dying

Oh, man.  Do you know how many times I've read "SEO is dead" in my 14 year career?  Take that number and multiply it by infinity. I'm never a marketer to throw rocks at other forms of advertising.  It's a bit of irony though after all these years to see that search...

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How I Grew My Business by 10% in One Day

How I Grew My Business by 10% in One Day

Here is how "free" becomes profitable. So much so that my company grew by 10% IN ONE DAY last week. Doing things at no cost has easily become my most profitable form of advertising. I spent two years painstakingly writing a book about search engine optimization. I...

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Endless Leads, $0 Spent

Endless Leads, $0 Spent

I don't fight for sales, but I have more leads than I can handle. I fight for relationships. Your reputation is what people say about you when you're not around. Taking care of people takes care of sales.

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