Why FAKE GRIMLOCK & I blog

If all of my thoughts are constantly sitting on my computer's hard drive or in my head, they have a 0% chance of helping anyone. I began blogging during the summer of 2009 with a simple Blogger site: dananimal.blogspot.com. Without context, most people might think my blogging is for "personal branding" or some sort of vanity exercise. Precisely to the contrary. After being laid off due to the economic downturn early 2009, I felt that all signs … [Read more...]

Inbound Marketing Cliffnotes for Business

Dan’s Social Media & Inbound Marketing Cliffnotes Keys to making social media work for your business I have read 6 books about Social Media, Personal Branding and Inbound marketing over the past two years and I thought it might be helpful to provide you with a super-condensed “cliffnotes” version I recently compiled: Be Social. Listen. Communication is a two-way street The real key is it’s not about being ON … [Read more...]

In a World of Encrypted Search Terms

Once upon a time there was a world of perfect web information when you knew where you visitors came from, what they were looking for, what they found, how long they stayed, and where/why they left.  I don't know about you, but more than 30% of my web visits these days come from "encrypted search terms." From Wordpress Jetpack to Google Analytics I see "(not provided)", "encrypted search term", "unknown search term", or "other search term" every … [Read more...]