My Companies

Objective

To assist businesses of all sizes effectively communicate their message to their markets using my unique business, technical, marketing, and creative skillset and experience.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Founder and President

MartialSkill.com and MartialSkill University

MartialSkill University (MSU), at http://kungfu.martialskill.com, is the ultimate online educational resource for the learning, preservation, and advancement of traditional and mixed martial arts, delivering knowledge from the world’s top martial arts experts to students using a state-of-the-art Internet classroom environment.

MartialSkill University was founded and created by Sean Daily, president of MartialSkill (http://martialskill.com), a team of martial arts practitioners and Internet video innovators focused on developing distance learning and educational materials for traditional and mixed martial arts, including DVDs and video-on-demand products. Using state-of-the-art online distance learning technologies, MartialSkill and MartialSkill University are breaking new ground in the field of martial arts distance learning.

Sep 2010 - Present

Owner, Lead Consultant

Social Media Ninjas

Social Media Ninjas is a social media marketing consulting firm specializing in getting clients found on the Internet by their buying market, and in developing and implementing an easy-to-manage online social media presence that helps them best their competitors and significantly increase revenue.We employ a unique set of state-of-the-art social media tools and strategies that help businesses in any industry rank highly on Google and other major search engines for relevant keywords being searched on by their buying market. We also help clients develop and maintain a powerful and professional presence on the world's most important social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn -- without huge investments of employee time and costs, and in ways that generate real and significant ROI.In addition to using social media to capture and convert qualified sales leads, we also help our clients develop automated mobile phone lead generation and management systems that make them look like Internet superheros to their market, all with little or no effort on their part. Lastly, we provide systems that allow our clients to tap into and profit from the burgeoning and lucrative mobile phone market -- which currently totals nearly 300 million mobile subscribers in the US and 5 billion subscribers worldwide.

Specialties

Social Media Marketing, Video Production and Marketing, Qualified Internet Lead Generation, Internet Lead to Sale Conversion

Oct 2006 - Jun 2010

CEO

Simple Earth Media

Simple Earth Media is an environmental media network that includes some of the top environmental new media properties in the world. Focusing on the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) industry, SEM has the largest social media following on Twitter.com, with over 70,000 total followers.

Sep 2000 - Nov 2007

Original Founder

Realtime Publishers
Realtime Publishers, originally founded by Sean Daily in 2000, is the world's leading provider of high-quality expert content for the IT market, including corporate sponsored and custom publishing solutions. Realtime Publishers has single-handedly revolutionized the technology publishing industry through our unique approach of publishing high-quality expert IT content authored by the world's leading technology experts at no charge to subscribers. We offer a broad array of expert content solutions including products for Internet, electronic, print, and video media. Realtime Publishers publishes several series of eBooks and videos, including: The Definitive Guide®, The Tips and Tricks Guide™, The Shortcut Guide™, The Video Guide™, The ExamPrep Guide™, and The Essentials Series.

Skills

Skills

Voice Talent

I do professional voice and voiceover work including radio and Internet audio commercials, corporate podcast interviews, music on hold system prompts, and similar jobs. I have extensive experience recording both script-based work as well as doing live unscripted work such as executive interviews, having been the host or interviewer on over 500 Internet audio podcasts for several shows including "GreenTalk Radio," "Business Success Tips," "TechExecCasts," "AdChat Cafe," and host/interviewer for Sage Software's corporate podcast series.

Internet Video Marketing

Expert in the design, production, distribution/syndication and social media marketing uses of online videos to improve inbound links, traffic, leads, and sales conversions for businesses. 

Development of Corporate Video/ScreenCam Demos and Tutorials

Proficient in the creation of multimedia video and screencam-based demos and product/website tutorials using tools such as Camtasia/ScreenFlow/iShowU in conjunction with editors such as Final Cut, iMovie, Logic, and others.

Technical Writing

Internationally recognized expert on Windows networking technologies and past frequent speaker at numerous major IT shows including Digital/Compaq Wizards, Windows Connections, HP World, and many others. Was a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro Magazine for nearly a decade (formerly Windows NT/2000/.NET Magazine). Have also authored numerous books on IT and enterprise networking topics, including The Definitive Guide to Windows 2000 Administration, The Definitive Guide to Active Directory Troubleshooting (Realtimepublishers.com), Optimizing Windows NT from IDG/Hungry Minds, and Migrating to Windows NT 4.0 from 29th Street Library.

Small Business Development Consulting

As a serial entrepreneur who has founded, managed, and sold numerous startup ventures during the past 20 years, I have a vast array of experience related to startup ventures and bringing new services and products to marketing, including team development, web strategy, funding strategies, building virtual company infrastructures, etc.   Cast member of the ongoing and highly popular small business/entrepreneur podcast "Business Success Tips" (http://businesssuccesstips.org), which is one of the oldest and longest-running podcasts on the Internet.

Martial Arts Instruction

Over 10 years' experience in the practice of martial arts including empty hand and weapons techniques from Chinese kung fu, including 4+ years of teaching experience.

Internet Marketing

Over 10 years in Internet Marketing experience for my own companies and numerous clients including web development, email/list management and auto-responders, social networking, community development, etc.

Podcast and New Media Development (Video/Audio)

Have developed several successful serial/RSS feed podcasts and one-off video/audio deliverables for my own companies as well as clients including Sage Software, including: GreenTalk Radio, Business Success Tips, Contractor Success Tips, and numerous custom corporate projects.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2006 - Present

Technical Writing Skills - Expert Level

ExpertRating Global Certifications

References

References

Darren Mar-Elia

SDM Software, Inc. is a leader in providing products for managing Windows Group Policy technology. With extensive real-world knowledge and experience managing Windows environments ranging from 100 to 100,000 systems, we build products that are designed with administrators in mind. Darren Mar-Elia, our President and Chief Technology Officer, has over 20 years combined experience in information technology and software development. He was Sr. Director of Product Engineering at DesktopStandard (recently acquired by Microsoft)and prior to that, served as Chief Technology Officer for Windows management solutions at Quest Software. He was also a director of distributed systems at Charles Schwab & Co. and helped guide that company's use of Microsoft Windows technologies

Bailey Sory

Bailey Sory joined Realtime Publishers as CEO in late 2004. He brings 18 years of sales, business development and operational experience to the Realtime Publishers team. Bailey has a strong entrepreneurial spirit having worked in multiple industries growing businesses domestically and internationally. Most recently, he was V.P. Sales and Business Development at Convade, the leading provider of a web-based authoring platform for publishing on-demand rich media presentations.

Steve Chipman

Steve Chipman is President and Founder of Lexnet Consulting Group, a highly successful San Francisco, CA-based VAR firm working in the CRM space, and one of the world's leading experts on CRM technologies.

Don Bury

Don Bury is the President of Insurance Cost Reduction Services (ICRS), and author of "The Buyer's Guide to Business Insurance." ICRS helps insurance buyers negotiate with the insurance industry to save money and improve coverage and service. They provide education, software, market intelligence, auditing, and support services to help buyers deal with the insurance quoting, renewal, and management process.