Author Archives: David Mink

David Mink presents “Internet Marketing for Lawyers” at the Utah State Bar

On my 32nd birthday I had the opportunity to present an Internet marketing seminar to a group of attorneys at the Utah State Bar.  Having gone to law school and passed the bar I always enjoy an opportunity to rub shoulders with other attorneys.  However, I really enjoy being able to teach a bunch of […]

Building an SEO campaign is just like building a chicken coop

Last weekend I built a fancy chicken coop called a chicken ark. Sadly, many of my friends and family members were actually surprised that I could turn out this custom home. I guess they didn’t know I was a super star in my high school wood shop. OK, so your not impressed and would like […]

Twitter Aftermath (Part 2)

A few days ago I wrote a blog post about the aftermath of Twitter promotions. The premise of the article being that what happens after your original Tweet can be any body’s guess. If you follow this blog, you know that I’m a big NBA fan and am always looking for ways to tie basketball […]

Twitter Promos Going Good or Bad

The other day I was sitting in a meeting with a group of friends. We were discussing Twitter and how it could be used to run promotions on the internet. This meeting included myself, Andrew, and a number of other well established business owners and marketing consultants. This discussion prompted the following blog post. A […]

Developments in privacy law: Does your business have a legal obligation to encrypt sensitive personal information?

Fast forward one year from now and imagine that one of your employees has just returned from a successful business trip to Boston. Actually, the employee killed it and he is coming home with a lot of new customer names and corresponding credit card numbers! The employee comes into the office Monday morning and reports, […]

Increasing Your Productivity – SMX Live Blogging

Thomas Schmitz When it comes to whether you should use SEO tools you must consider both the good and the bad – like every other choice in life. Tools are good for gathering data. However, tools can be expensive, produce inherent errors, and have many limitations. Scripts are tools that you create. Save time. Save […]

SMX Panel – What is new in social media?

Brent Csutoras: What has changed with existing platforms? Reddit. In the last 6 months they have released sub reddits. These are like categories. If you are not logged into Reddit the frontpage will automatically show you the top 10 reddits at any given time. Please note which categories are appearing on the homepage when people […]

Finding the right marketing angle for your business

Many of you have probably read the book “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell, but for those of you who haven’t… the book is based on the premise that there is always a tipping point (aka significant momentum shift) in the life cycle of a message that becomies a wide spread epidemic, and that the […]

5 steps to receiving killer testimonials

I have been pretty impressed at the sheer quality of the testimonials generated by the retail arm of DSM over the last few weeks. So, I decided to write a blog post encapsulating 5 steps any business can take to receive killer testimonials. Step 1 – It all starts with a great product or service. […]

Uncle Sam’s Land: Kudos for doing the right thing

I was recently informed that a Utah real estate company that we consult, Uncle Sam’s Land, is donating an actual property from their portfolio for the upcoming silent auction “Love for Nie Nie.” That is an inspiring donation and reminded me that we can all do something of the like! I am sure many of […]