Dan Gudema

Dan has worked for over 20 years in both marketing and IT roles and more recently Internet product management and strategic online marketing. Beginning in 1999, Dan has worked on a variety of Internet based start-up and high volume ecommerce web properties such as abcdistributing.com, VictoriasSecret.com, Verio.com, Whois.net, Pre-Dating.com, Cupid.com, LockAndKeyEvents.com, StartupBusinessBootCamp.com, MobileHelpNow.com and others.

Online Marketing Expertise:
• Strategic Online Business Plan Development
• Landing Page Optimization (Certified With MarketingExperiments.com)
• Email/Database Segmentation Marketing
• Email Followup Sequences
• Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
• Web Analytics Expertise (Google, Omniture/Adobe, Coremetrics)
• A/B & Multivariate Testing (Google Optimizer, HiConversion)
• Branding, taglines, metas, and other site elements

Website Development Expertise:
• Product Management
• Writing Specifications
• E-Commerce Website Management
• Domain Name & Related Expertise
• Project Management
• Website Feature Development
• Social Networking
• 3rd Party Integrations, Data Feeds/XML
• Website Development & Management

What Makes Dan Unique:
Dan is an e-commerce professional with an MBA emphasis in e-commerce with 12 years of web experience. Dan has a unique combination of marketing, technical & management skills. Dan also has strong written and presentation skills promoting and developing web based businesses as well as plans and has experience with high volume e-commerce sites as well as start-ups.

Experience & Projects:

Founder, Take It National Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, 2010 – Present
Founder, Oops I’m Single (under development)
Board member – Iplan For College (under development)
Founder – StrategicPoints, LLC since 2001
Vice President & Co-Founder of Pre-Dating Speed Dating (Pre-Dating.com) 2001-2004, 2009-Present
Marketing Manager/Portal Manager at Verio/NTT Corp. (Japanese Phone Company), Boca Raton, Florida from 2006 to 2010
Ecommerce Strategist/Analyst at abc distributing in North Miami Beach 1999-2005
Director – Technology, Solayre Media, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1997-1998
Bell Atlantic Mobile, Bedminster, New Jersey (Now Verizon Wireless), 1990-1997

• MBA in Ecommerce, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2006
• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1987

• Winner of the 2004 Florida Atlantic University Technology Business Plan Contest.
• FAU Business Plan Contest Judge 2010 and 2011.
• Keynote Speaker at eTail2003 in Boston, Massachusetts.
• Speaker at DMA .netMarketing in Hollywood Beach, 2003.
• Member of South Florida Technology Alliance
• Member of Gold Coast Venture Capital
• Member of CEOSPACE
• 2009 Marketing Experiments Landing Page Optimization Certified
• 1 United States Patent # 7,277,888 B2 issued for Speed Dating & Speed Networking process that makes sure you don’t meet the same people at successive events.

You can find additional information about Dan at LinkedIn.