My brain has a useful balance of creativity and organizational ability that does well with developing creative concepts and bringing them to reality. This is but a glimpse into how I work and what makes me tick. I host a podcast in Louisville called STARTUP: Conversations With Louisville Entrepreneurs

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DV Unplugged

April 1, 2015 - Author: Dan Vonderheide


I work in digital media, which means I spend a lot of my time interacting with devices large and small. That’s just the world we live in, right? It’s not like we have a choice.

Alas – we do. I do. And I’m making the choice to reduce at least for the time being. (more…)

Comments are closed - Categories: Self, Social Media, The Internet

Why I Like The Facebook Timeline

February 5, 2013 - Author: Dan Vonderheide
The Facebook timeline will tell the story of you.

The Facebook timeline will tell the story of you.

2012 was really a year of transformation for me. My dad died from a weird lung disease in February, I turned 40 in April, and went through some career focus change during the second half of the year. Really, two of these three things turned out to be all right in my book (it should be pretty obvious which thing sucked) and all provided some new perspective for me. (more…)

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Does a restaurant need a website to drive business?

June 24, 2010 - Author: Dan Vonderheide

I’m in charge of selling ads and monetizing the traffic at  Since our content is centered on places where consumers spend time and money (attractions, museums, restaurants, hotels, etc.) it makes sense that I focus on advertisers in these categories to make us profitable.  Most, if not all of these ads will include a link to another website.

But should they? (more…)

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GeoDomains: The past, present, and/or future of “local”?

June 21, 2010 - Author: Dan Vonderheide

I came to when I was 32 after half a lifetime in the radio business.  The first day I sat down with my new employers and coworkers, it was pretty clear that selling ads was the only reason I was sitting there.  I was unfamiliar with the most basic of terms (html, http, CSS, BROWSER – holy cow I was green!) that they all kind of snickered.  I was there to sell some ads so I needn’t really worry about the rest. (more…)

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