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Yammer for EOK

I just setup a yammer account for eokhq.com members. If you want to join this network, you need an email address at eokhq.com; just let me know and I'll create one for you. I use google's gmail system to manage emails; so, if you use it, you will have online storage of your emails, pop3 or imap access, and the coolness of having an eokhq.com… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on September 20, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

EOK Could Model Connect

Interesting article in the New York Times about a San Diego Company, Connect, that helps entrepreneurs get started.

Added by Leonard Knight on September 19, 2008 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Do you Twitter?

Twitter is a great social tool for staying connected with your group of virtual/real contacts. You sign up for the service at http://twitter.com, register your cell phone for SMS messages, then add a few friends that you follow or invite a few to follow you. Your text messages to twitter are broadcast to your list of followers. It's like… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on September 19, 2008 at 9:36am — 2 Comments

Using Delicious to Share Bookmarks

At our last meeting we discussed using delicious to share meeting topics. Members can submit urls to the eok delicious account http://delicious.com/eok Here is a link to a screencast showing you how to do this.

EOK Using Delicious

Added by Leonard Knight on September 15, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Bumper Sticker Anyone?

I'm thinking about ordering some bumper stickers or bumper magnets. Would anyone consider placing these on their car or around the office? I could offer stickers at a $2 a piece or magnets at $7.50 each. Anyone interested? I don't want to order them unless they'll be used. Post a comment if you would buy 1 or more.

Added by Leonard Knight on September 10, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Google Chrome Rocks!

Since I mainly use mac machines I have been slow to test the new browser from Google. I just downloaded a copy on my tablet pc and it ROCKS! It is super fast and I love the way the tabs work and the way it organizes your content. You have to try it! Click here to download your… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on September 8, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Web-based resume resource

For free-lancers, and others wanting your name and accomplishments more visible, please see the weblink below -

http://www.businessweek.com/managing/blogs/first_jobs/archives/2008/09/job_hunters_too.html

They have an on-line resume publishing service. However, I don't know how good it really is - just something to try.

Added by William Milam on September 5, 2008 at 1:10pm — 1 Comment

Techcrunch to Design Open Tablet



As many of you know, I'm into cool gadgets and spend way too much money on them. I always get comments on my tablet PC and I love using it to capture notes, markup drawings, browse the internet, etc. But, I've always thought something cheaper, lighter, and simpler would be perfect for my needs. I've wanted a dedicated device for note taking, browsing the… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on August 28, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Tech2020 Learning/Networking Events

I highly recommend Tech2020 Learning and Networking events for technical entrepreneurs (and those that support us). I have always found these events to be worth my time (and time is our most valuable asset). I have utilized their services for 3+ years. Let me know if you have any questions about their programs.

William Milam

Added by William Milam on August 24, 2008 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Free "PhD" in Niche Marketing on the Web

Ed Dale and his group in Australia has posted a FREE 30-day intensive course on Niche Mktg on the Web. Incredible information and format. Videos, PDF's and step-by-step instructions in everything from Keyword Research, to SEO and building profitable websites. Invaluable! Sign in for FREE at:



http://www.thirtydaychallenge.com



http://www.thirtydaychallenge.com/members/training08/



Ed and his team go through EVERYTHING, including Firefox research plug-ins, free… Continue

Added by Scot T. Chrisman, M.D. on August 6, 2008 at 4:20pm — No Comments

The new currency?

Using your goods or services as currency to purchase goods and services from other members of Trade Bank is the plan for this global business. This could be the currency of the future. Trades carry the same tax burdens as $USD or any other government backed currency. So, we'll still have an IRS looking for their portion of our traded services or goods. You do have the advantage of getting business from other… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on August 1, 2008 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Stay updated with RSS

Real Simple Syndication (RSS) is a great way to stay up to date on your items of interest without visiting page after page every day. When you "subscribe" to an RSS feed, you are telling your computer to go get the latest data periodically for you and download it to your local reader. Your reader depends on the platform your working on...Mac, Windows, Linux, etc.



On a Mac, it is very easy to subscribe to an RSS feed. Here is a great video from Apple explaining how to use… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 31, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Get your own EOKHQ.COM Email

We are using Google's gmail to host the email on eokhq.com. Gmail has some awesome features such as online storage of all your mail. Also, it supports IMAP allowing you to check your messages from everywhere/anywhere. This is a great option for iPhone users since you can check messages, file messages, delete messages, etc. and the modifications show in all…

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Added by Leonard Knight on July 26, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Cool Entrepreneur Tee Shirts

Here are two tee shirts I found online. Should we offer tee shirts on the site?

Added by Leonard Knight on July 25, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Great new coffee shop!

Blackbird coffee is open for business. Craig and Ali Johnson offer a great cup of coffee, pastries, music, and a warm inviting place to sit. If you have the chance, please stop in for a visit and your favorite coffee drink. Here is a link to a good article about the new shop.



And here is another article from our favorite writer Carly… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 24, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Looking for a new Headset?



I've tried the new Plantronics 925 and the new Jawbone II and hands down the Jawbone II is the best headset. It really works to eliminate all background noise. I made a call from my living room yesterday while my two older boys and two of their friends were playing Halo… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 24, 2008 at 11:38am — No Comments

Screencasting made easy!

I downloaded Jing the other day and have already recorded a handful of screencasts to help neighbors, friends, colleagues, and clients with some everyday tasks. It's very easy to use. Just download the software, install, run...It's super easy! Then record a few tutorials to teach us or someone else something…

Added by Leonard Knight on July 21, 2008 at 11:58am — 1 Comment

Tools for GTD

Chris Austin introduced the group to Getting Things Done a few meetings back and I've been on board ever since. I've tried various techniques/software packages/books/etc. to help organize and prioritize my life but none have stuck. I bought the book… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 16, 2008 at 11:23am — No Comments

Use Sketch-up to...well...SKETCH your idea

Google Sketch-up allows just about anyone to create a 3-D drawing of their product or idea. I've used it to explain designs to vendors and partners. It's easy to use and has a huge community to help you at every turn. And, like many of the google applications, IT'S FREE! Check it out at… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 16, 2008 at 10:55am — No Comments

Make Money with Overlay.tv

This is a cool idea I heard about on the Net@Nite podcast. Leo and Amber did an interview with the founders of this new business. Basically you can take any video (youtube, your own, google, etc.) and add overlay/product placement advertising to it. You make money if anyone watching the video clicks on the links you embed. It's… Continue

Added by Leonard Knight on July 16, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

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