Ted Dhanik: President and co-founder of engage: BDR

Ted Dhanik is the president and co-founder of engage: BDR, a thriving online media company at the forefront of online marketing. He is responsible for overseeing strategic marketing, client relationship management, and content acquisition. He also serves as vice president of business development, overseeing sales and business development.

In addition to earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing, Dhanik offers more than 15 years of experience in the online marketing industry. His extensive experience includes prominent positions at,,, and Xoriant Corporation.

As the VP of Fun and Strategic Marketing at, Dhanik worked closely with founders Tom Anderson and Christ DeWolfe. He developed an integrated on- and offline marketing strategy that was responsible for launching the company (in its infancy) in all major markets. Also at, he was responsible for inventing a variety of brands, including the MySpace Celebrity concept.

From 2001 to 2005, Dhanik was head of business development at Recruited from his previous job, he was specifically hired to create and produce the home equity product for the company. Under his leadership, LMB grossed more than $20 million in the first year, and $75 million the second. He was also responsible for reviving the company’s poorest performing product, Debt Wizard, which under his management grew from $2 million a year to more than $50 million in the first year.

Prior to, Dhanik worked in business development at, where he began his position by scaling the firm’s tech and non-tech lead generation programs. Within one year’s time, he was responsible for assisting the company’s launch of its consumer/home and finance lead business. Before this, he was the director of business development at Xoriant Corporation.

About engage: BDR: Dhanik and the company’s business and technical leaders are focused on offering innovative solutions to reach consumers and provide the best results to its advertisers. For more information about Ted Dhanik, please see the following links:


How to find good IT Companies

Majority of business companies in California utilize computer technology. Indeed, in this modern era, almost every task in offices is accomplished with the use of computers. From this continuous and growing dependence on technology, consultancy-based IT companies have now emerged in major cities. Los Angeles IT companies, for instance, have growing clients in need of technology  support. These companies, although only hired for projects and consultancies on temporary basis, can provide reliable technical expertise for businesses that are more reasonable in cost compared to hiring full-time professionals. And with today’s economic realities,  businesses would certainly prefer to be as practical as possible.

If you are around the areas of Los Angeles or the surrounding counties Ventura, San Bernardino and Orange County, IT consulting is abound. Among service providers, Cal Net is one such company you could look into. Their technical expertise covers several areas: assessment, analysis and recommendation of systems, platforms for server, network and workstation, security updates for data and network, recovery of data, documentation of system and operations, and efficiency in the work environment. Cal Net and other leading IT consultancy-based companies make Los Angeles computer networking industry competitive and sought after.

In our current economy it is usual for dropping down and consolidations to occur in the IT industry, which means it is risky to employ smaller IT providers because of the likelihood they would close down. By opting for a more established company to consult, you are much more assured of reliable service, and long-term security for your technical projects.


Samsung Netbook

Choosing a Samsung netbook may seem overwhelming because of the many choices that you have. There are new models of netbooks that are thin and lightweight for easy mobility. For example, the news Series 9 is made with duralumin which is two times stronger than aluminum. However, it is light weight and has a slim design. Other features include a backlit keyboard, large click pad and bright LCD screen. The SuperBright screen has a 400nit brightness which is perfect for watching HD movies and playing your favorite game.

             The Series 9 has 128 GB of storage and a 1.3 MP HD WebCam. Input devices include a touchpad and 81 key keyboard. It also comes with a 40 watts Samsung cable and Samsung battery. One of the neat features on this netbook is that you don’t have to shut it down. All you need to do is shut the lid and it goes into sleep mode where it doesn’t use any power. After the lid is open, the computer comes back on in just 3 seconds at the same spot where you were when the lid was closed. An additional feature also saves all your work and system configurations directly to your hard drive as well as PC memory. The netbook has a battery life of close to seven hours and the battery life will last up to three times longer than your average notebook battery. The touchpad has a unique design that is coated with glass and has an image sensor. The sensor means that the cursor will not disappear from the screen.