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Scott Sanfilippo
Works at Solid Cactus
Attended King's College, Pennsylvania
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Join me as I welcome Duane Forrester from Bing to Webinar Wednesday today!  He will be sharing best practices and tips for improving your website's SEO.  Sign up now and I'll see you at 2pm ET!  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/229182664
Join Solid Cactus co-founder, Scott Sanfilippo as he welcomes Duane Forrester, Senior Product Manager of Bing's Webmaster Program for this month's webinar – SEO 101. During this 60-minute presentation, Duane will explain best practices and techniques designed to improve your website's SEO on all search engines. A question and answer session will be held following the presentation, making this the perfect opportunity for you to get all of your...
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Last call for today's webinar!  If you looking for ways to grow your customer base using the Yahoo! / Bing network, here's your chance to learn about the ad opportunities that exist.  Starts in an hour, so hurry up and register.  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/290442088
Don’t limit your growth to the ordinary marketing channels in 2014. Do something extraordinary this year! Join Solid Cactus co-founder Scott Sanfilippo, Maggie Chow, Partner Manager, Channel Sales from Yahoo!, Darius Jones Yahoo! Mid Market Account Executive, and Robyn Snyder, Director of Internet Marketing, for an engaging presentation full of compelling data on how to reach an engaged audience that marketers often overlook. Come learn abou...
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Some good solid #ecommerce  advice in here for why bricks-and-mortar stores should get online.
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This true plus a great read. Myself I got online first then opened a brick and mortar to support my online sales. After sales took off so many local consumers needed help and products so is born a local shop.
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I got to thinking the other day, what was life like before Facebook? I have to admit that I'm growing tired of the social media site that turned us all into voyeuristic animals seeking to quench an...
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Nothing spoils a relationship with a customer faster than lack of communication. Think about it. There has to be some time in the not-so-distant past when you needed an answer from a company you do...
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A must-see webinar on SEO is in your future!  Join me and Duane Forrester of Bing next Wednesday for SEO 101.  Sign up today.  It's free, fun and PACKED with great tips and techniques.
Indulge me for a moment while I turn the lights off, pretend it's ten o-clock at night and I'm just opening for business. The neon sign in the window that screams “Psychic” is lit and my “Tarot Car...
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As the year comes to an end, I take one parting shot at two companies who failed my customer service test.  http://www.scottsanfilippo.com/2013/12/a-flat-out-no-or-being-that-customer/ 
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I hosted a webinar yesterday where we talked about Internet marketing for 90 minutes.  Here are some take-aways and a video of the session in case you missed it.  http://www.scottsanfilippo.com/2013/09/multi-channel-marketing-webinar-take-aways-or-things-you-do-and-dont-do-to-drive-traffic-and-sales/ 
Yesterday I had the pleasure of hosting a Solid Cactus webinar where for 90 minutes we discussed various aspects of Internet marketing for eCommerce stores including pay-per-click, search engine op...
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Thanks Scott always good to hear from you.
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It's time to admit it.  You've taken a towel from a hotel at some point in your life....
A few years ago I signed up with a company that rewards me with airline miles if I fill out a survey or two a month. Not bad considering I have a ton of miles sitting over there waiting to be trans...
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If you have a website or eCommerce store, you probably have an intense hatred towards Google. Just the words “panda” or “penguin” strikes fear in you to the point where you can't watch Animal Plane...
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As we turn a page on the calendar, I find it hard to believe that the year is half over and that supermarkets jack up the price of hot dogs right before the July 4th holiday. While most of our thou...
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Co-founder of one of the Internet's first eCommerce stores, TheFerretStore.com, in 1994. Co-founder of the largest Yahoo! Store development and marketing firm, Solid Cactus, in 2001.
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Co-founder of one of the Internet's first eCommerce stores, TheFerretStore.com, in 1994.  Co-founder of the largest Yahoo! Store development and marketing firm, Solid Cactus, in 2001.
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    Communications, 1989 - 1993
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“Reflecting on Life Before Facebook.” Or, “Lets Twerk!”
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I got to thinking the other day, what was life like before Facebook? I have to admit that I'm growing tired of the social media site that tu

“Where Did That Towel Come From?” Or, “Let’s Be Honest, We’re All Thieves!”
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A few years ago I signed up with a company that rewards me with airline miles if I fill out a survey or two a month. Not bad considering I h

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There's something to be said about being able to pull up to the front door of the grocery store, get out and let someone else park the car.

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Once upon a time, in the not so distant past, flying the friendly skies was an enjoyable experience. People would dress up for the occasion,

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“Growing Your eCommerce Business With Pinterest.” Or, “One, Two, Three… ...
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