Lon Safko
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Lon Safko

Lon Safko is a remarkably creative person. He is the creator of the "First Computer To Save A Human Life". That computer, along with 18 other inventions and more than 30,000 of Lon's papers, are in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He has created numerous hardware and software solutions for the physically challenged, developed the first CAD software for civil engineers, designed the archetypes for the Apple Newton & Microsoft's Bob Operating Systems, and is also responsible for those handy little Tool-Tips help-balloon pop-ups!

Lon is the founder of eleven successful companies, including Paper Models, Inc., which developed Three-Dimensional Internet Advertising for business, promotions, and education, for which Lon holds two patents and a third pending.

Lon been recognized for his creativity with such prestigious awards as; The Westinghouse Entrepreneur of the Year, Arizona Innovation Network's Innovator of the Year, The Arizona Software Association's Entrepreneur of the Year, twice nominated for the Ernst & Young / Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year, The Public Relations Society of America's, Edward Bernays, Mark of Excellence Award, and nominated as a Fellow of the nation's Computer History Museum. Lon has also been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, PC Novice, Inc. Magazine, and Popular Science Magazines just to name a few. Lon was recently selected by the Smithsonian institution to represent "The American Inventor" at their annual conference.

Lon is an author of remarkable breadth, writing six innovative books, which have shown corporations how to train managers to think creatively, detailed the secrets of launching a successful on-line business, offered advice to new homeowners on reducing building costs, and related amazing stories about the serendipity of life. His latest book with John Wiley & Sons "The Social Media Bible," unlocks the mysteries of the hottest new Internet wave, Social Media, such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for business. This book is transforming corporate, government, and non-profit marketing strategies and how they use these new media to reach their desired audiences with powerful messages and efficiency.

Lon is a professional speaker, wowing audiences in a hundred cities nationwide with his insights into innovation, creativity, and how to be a successful entrepreneur / intrapreneur in this global digital age. Said one executive of First American Title Insurance, "This is the best presentation I've been to in 25 years." Teledyne said Lon's presentations are "Informative and entertaining, packed with useful information." And the U.S. Postal Service called Lon "Inspiring and Motivational."

Lon also privately coaches Fortune 1,000 companies on harnessing Innovative Thinking and social media strategies to create higher productivity and profits. Lon's presentations are personalized to help corporate, government, and non-profit executives improve their operations and performance by capturing the innovative potential now wasted or overlooked. As Lon says, "When you see your world in a different perspective, you see new ways to do everything!" Lon Safko sees the world in a new way every day.

Lon is also a writer who has penned several western novels, one of which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Books such as Massacre!: (Western Novel With Free Downloadable Content) (The Secret of the Lost Dutchman Country and Western Cowboy Series) (Volume 1), and Love, Lust, Death: (Western Novel With Free Downloadable Content) (The Secret of the Lost Dutchman Country and Western Series (Volume 2)!

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    • The Social Media Bible

    • Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for Business Success
    • By: Lon Safko
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Social Media Bible, Second Edition gives you a fully up-to-date toolbox to revamp your marketing strategy and create new opportunities for growth....

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    • By Cathy on 07-18-16

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    • The Ultimate Sales Funnel

    • Understanding the Mindset of Your Customer
    • By: Lon Safko
    • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
    • Length: 41 mins
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    I have been studying sales, marketing, and the "sales funnel" for more than 30 years. There have been many iterations of the funnel over the past three decades....

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    • By christopher bradshaw on 01-13-18

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    • Massacre!

    • The Secret of the Lost Dutchman, Book 1
    • By: Lon Safko
    • Narrated by: Bob Rundell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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    When the Spanish government orders distinguished officer Miguel Peralta to enter the United States with his military detachment, they have gold on their minds....

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    • By K.R.T. on 08-24-16

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    • Love, Lust, Death

    • The Secret of the Lost Dutchman Western Series, Book 2
    • By: Lon Safko
    • Narrated by: Bob Rundell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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    Conflict, love, and Apache Indian attacks are all that stand between Julia Heady and fate. As one young woman travels across the fledgling United States....

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    • By K.R.T. on 09-04-16

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    • 7.5 Secrets to a Successful Blog

    • By: Lon Safko, Gary Witt
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    This audio will reveal new proven ways you can get more readers, not just for your blogs but for your emails, brochures, advertisements, and other marketing materials as well....

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    • Spade: Texas Bounty Hunter

    • A Bounty in Texas Series, Book 1
    • By: Lon Safko
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    A bounty hunter always catches his man, even if the men he is chasing are dangerous gang-bangers and murderers....

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