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  • Dissecting the Aereo Supreme Court Decision

    Dissecting the Aereo Supreme Court Decision - YouTube thumbnailIn this show we will walk through the actual Supreme Court Opinion in the ABC vs. Aereo case. When you read the 35 page opinion you get a very different idea of what it means, vs listening to what the hipster tech writers would have you believe. You can read it yourself ...
  • Amazon FireFly on Fire Phone will Destroy Brick and Mortar Retail

    Amazon FireFly on Fire Phone will Destroy Brick and Mortar Retail - YouTube thumbnailAmazon FireFly literally makes shopping and effortless experience. In a busy world you can simply scan items you want to buy and have them shipped to you with a few clicks. Although FireFly may look like a gimmick now in 10 years it has the ability to destro brick and ottar ...
  • The Importance of OPM (Other People’s Money) for a Startup

    The Importance of OPM (Other People’s Money) for a Startup - YouTube thumbnailBootstrapping a startup is the best way fro most founders to get off of the ground, and at the end of the day many times it offers the best outcomes. With this in mind we’ll talk about why you would want to go after OPM (Other People’s Money) and things to ...
  • Coworking Spaces Benefits and Drawbacks for Startups (ETC Beehive in Baltimore)

    Coworking Spaces Benefits and Drawbacks for Startups (ETC Beehive in Baltimore) - YouTube thumbnailCoworking spaces are a “hot” concept in the startup world, and they seem to be popping up everywhere. We’ll talk about what they are, how you use them and why they may, or may not, be a good idea for your startup. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals ...
  • Self Promotion for Your Startup

    Self Promotion for Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailWhy should anyone have faith in you if you are too insecure to have faith in yourself? Self promotion is a vital component for any success and we will discuss basic techniques for selling yourself. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech ...
  • Dealing with Scalability of your Startup/ Tech Business

    Dealing with Scalability of your Startup/ Tech Business - YouTube thumbnailWhen folks start their Startups they always they spend countless nights worrying about they’re project failing. Ironically the problem that founders don’t take seriously enough is what happens if your venture is exponentially more popular than you expected. Can your core infrastructure grow to meet the demand, or will you ...
  • Gaining Traction for Your Startup to Optimize Future Profit

    Gaining Traction for Your Startup to Optimize Future Profit - YouTube thumbnail“Traction” is a buzzword that is thrown around a lot in the modern world of tech business and many times is used to falsely measure the success of a venture. We will talk about what traction is, why it’s important, how to gain traction, and then most importantly how to ...
  • Find a CoFounder for Your Startup with CoFounderLab

    Find a CoFounder for Your Startup with CoFounderLab - YouTube thumbnailCoFounderLab is a match making service to link people who are interested in creating startup companies together. They have an online platform for you to perform research on other members and reach out to them, and they also hold in person networking events. Whether or not “startup culture” makes a ...
  • oDesk and the Hidden Dangers of Freelancer Platforms – Daily Blob – March 10, 2014

    oDesk and the Hidden Dangers of Freelancer Platforms – Daily Blob – March 10, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: Today’s Review: *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** Altaro – Free HyperV Backup Software – http://goo.gl/K8SzFN B and B Electronics – FREE White Paper on Fiber Optic Network Cable Installation – http://goo.gl/8vcAGv Nerds We Can Fix That – Start Your Own Computer Services Franchise – http://goo.gl/WVaER1 TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books ...
  • LinkedIn and Spiceworks Profiles are the Modern Resume – Daily Blob – March 3, 2014

    LinkedIn and Spiceworks Profiles are the Modern Resume – Daily Blob – March 3, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailTITLE SPONSOR: For detailed information on the new Spiceworks Profiles: http://goo.gl/gfGBJP Already like what you hear about Spiceworks Profiles? Set up yours now: http://goo.gl/o0vB0p Want to see sample IT Profiles and how they helped share IT Pros’ career paths? Download a free IT Career Advice eBook: http://goo.gl/UReX8T Today’s Topic: We discuss how you should use LinkedIn ...
  • Patreon Platform Helps Fund Creative Ventures – Daily Blob – Feb 17, 2014

    Patreon Platform Helps Fund Creative Ventures – Daily Blob – Feb 17, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailTITLE SPONSOR: Read the Top IT Career Tips for 2014 that have been compiled by Spiceworks from their online community. To download a copy of the eBook go here: http://goo.gl/XXl2Ee You can create your own Spiceworks Profile here: http://goo.gl/NJkvpZ Today’s Topic: We discuss the new funding platform called Patreon that allows supporters to pay ...
  • 2014 Career Advice from IT Pro’s in Spiceworks Community – Daily Blob – Feb 10, 2014

    2014 Career Advice from IT Pro’s in Spiceworks Community – Daily Blob – Feb 10, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We discuss the Top IT Career Tips for 2014 that have been compiled by Spiceworks from their online community. To download a copy of the eBook go here: http://goo.gl/XXl2Ee You can create your own Spiceworks Profile here: http://goo.gl/NJkvpZ Today’s Review: We review the Supertooth Crystal In-Car Speakerphone: http://goo.gl/gyLNkA *************** ...
  • Uber Growth “Hacks” Competitor Gett – Hacking Goes Beyond the Box – Daily Blob – Jan 27, 2014

    Uber Growth “Hacks” Competitor Gett – Hacking Goes Beyond the Box – Daily Blob – Jan 27, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We discuss the real world ramifications of Uber’s recent “hack” against competitor Gett, and why the future of hacking may include scabies. Today’s Review: We Review the Naztech PB15000 Universal Power Bank for Portable Power for Mobile Devices, Laptops, and Gadgets: http://goo.gl/VdMBTR *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** TotalSem – A+, ...
  • Spiceworks Profiles are Better Than a Resume for IT Geeks – Daily Blob – Dec 23, 2013

    Spiceworks Profiles are Better Than a Resume for IT Geeks – Daily Blob – Dec 23, 2013 - YouTube thumbnailSpiceworks Profiles allows you to create a “portfolio” of your IT projects to show off what you know. The Link to the Profiles signup is: http://spice.ly/18XmTGy Please Visit our Sponsors!!! Authentic8 – FREE SaaS Team Password Mangement http://goo.gl/DDDvk8 Adaxes – Active Directory Management and Automation http://goo.gl/jD4Q7J Veeam – FREE Training on Backup in Virtualized Environments http://goo.gl/GFYaTg Spiceworks – ...
  • Google+ Spam is a Bad Marketing Strategy – Daily Blob – Dec 16, 2013

    Google+ Spam is a Bad Marketing Strategy – Daily Blob – Dec 16, 2013 - YouTube thumbnailPlease Visit our Sponsors!!! Ear-Clear – Adult self-use earwax removers http://goo.gl/Xuv8rU Authentic8 – FREE SaaS Team Password Mangement http://goo.gl/DDDvk8 Adaxes – Active Directory Management and Automation http://goo.gl/jD4Q7J Veeam – FREE Training on Backup in Virtualized Environments http://goo.gl/GFYaTg Spiceworks – FREE Network/ Mobile Device Management http://goo.gl/BJt9c1 TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books and Test Prep http://goo.gl/GqeP3W Phoenix Contact – Industrial Networking Equipment http://goo.gl/XCUNST For More Eli ...
  • What Microsoft Certification Should You Get – Daily Blob – Dec 6, 2013

    What Microsoft Certification Should You Get – Daily Blob – Dec 6, 2013 - YouTube thumbnailPlease Visit our Sponsors!!! Authentic8 – FREE SaaS Team Password Mangement http://goo.gl/DDDvk8 Adaxes – Active Directory Management and Automation http://goo.gl/jD4Q7J Veeam – FREE Training on Backup in Virtualized Environments http://goo.gl/GFYaTg Spiceworks – FREE Network/ Mobile Device Management http://goo.gl/BJt9c1 TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books and Test Prep http://goo.gl/GqeP3W Phoenix Contact – Industrial Networking Equipment http://goo.gl/XCUNST For More Eli The Computer Guy… For Classes, Class ...
  • Scroogled Campaign is Bad for Microsoft – Daily Blob – Dec 4, 2013

    Scroogled Campaign is Bad for Microsoft – Daily Blob – Dec 4, 2013 - YouTube thumbnailPlease Visit our Sponsors!!! Authentic8 – FREE SaaS Team Password Mangement http://goo.gl/DDDvk8 Adaxes – Active Directory Management and Automation http://goo.gl/jD4Q7J Veeam – FREE Training on Backup in Virtualized Environments http://goo.gl/GFYaTg Spiceworks – FREE Network/ Mobile Device Management http://goo.gl/BJt9c1 TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books and Test Prep http://goo.gl/GqeP3W Phoenix Contact – Industrial Networking Equipment http://goo.gl/XCUNST For More Eli The Computer Guy… For Classes, Class ...
  • Daily Blob – Nov 5, 2013 – PayPal Fees are Cheaper than Lost Revenue

    Daily Blob – Nov 5, 2013 – PayPal Fees are Cheaper than Lost Revenue - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob – Nov 5, 2013 – PayPal Fees are Cheaper than Lost Revenue
  • Daily Blob – Nov 4, 2013 – oDesk Changes the Game Board for the Creative Class

    Daily Blob – Nov 4, 2013 – oDesk Changes the Game Board for the Creative Class - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob – Nov 4, 2013 – oDesk Changes the Game Board for the Creative Class
  • Daily Blob – Oct 29, 2013 – NSA Gave Non US Tech Entrepreneurs an Amazing Gift

    Daily Blob – Oct 29, 2013 – NSA Gave Non US Tech Entrepreneurs an Amazing Gift - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob – Oct 29, 2013 – NSA Gave Non US Tech Entrepreneurs an Amazing Gift
  • Daily Blob – October 8, 2013 – Let the Metrics Guide Your Startup

    Daily Blob – October 8, 2013 – Let the Metrics Guide Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailIn this Blob Eli discusses the importance of using the metrics of your business to make decisions. For Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • Daily Blob – Considerations for Pivoting Your Startup

    Daily Blob – Considerations for Pivoting Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob - Considerations for Pivoting Your Startup
  • Daily Blob – In Startup Life Friends, Family and Fans Need Not Apply…

    Daily Blob – In Startup Life Friends, Family and Fans Need Not Apply… - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about why it is an insanely bad idea to hire Friends, Family or fans for your startup business. He discusses the real world psychological issues and how honest business decisions can end up having your dear old grandma think you ...
  • Daily Blob – As a Founder Beware the Siren Song of the Fiverr Economy

    Daily Blob – As a Founder Beware the Siren Song of the Fiverr Economy - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy explains why services such as Fiverr.com can be an invaluable tool for Startup Founders, but also why it can distort a Founders perception of value and cause them to make disastrous decisions.
  • Daily Blob – Expanding Your Influence and Connections as a Startup Founder

    Daily Blob – Expanding Your Influence and Connections as a Startup Founder - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy explains the difference between Networking and Expanding Your Influence. He discusses why Influence is important, how to make your social superiors peers, and how to plan for the future when your Influence will be more important.
  • Daily Blob – How and Why Founders Should Turn their Startups in to Cults

    Daily Blob – How and Why Founders Should Turn their Startups in to Cults - YouTube thumbnailIn this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy explains how cult dynamics can be used to make your Startup successful. Using tried and true methods you can convince employees, vendors, mentors, clients, and investors to “drink the Kool-Aid” and get them to willing to offer you support that money ...
  • Daily Blob – Social Networking as a Startup Founder

    Daily Blob – Social Networking as a Startup Founder - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about how to use Social Networking to promote your startup brand, and why Social Networking can end up harming your venture in unexpected ways.
  • Daily Blob – Investing in Your Startup Tech Company

    Daily Blob – Investing in Your Startup Tech Company - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy discusses why investing in your startup company is important. Why it is important you invest your own money in the venture, and that spending money is not the same as thing investing.
  • Daily Bob – Dealing with Haters, Trolls and Flaming as a Startup Founder

    Daily Bob – Dealing with Haters, Trolls and Flaming as a Startup Founder - YouTube thumbnailDaily Bob - Dealing with Haters, Trolls and Flaming as a Startup Founder
  • Daily Blob – Dealing with Criticism, Commentary, Flamming and Trolls as a Startup Founder

    Daily Blob – Dealing with Criticism, Commentary, Flamming and Trolls as a Startup Founder - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob - Dealing with Criticism, Commentary, Flamming and Trolls as a Startup Founder
  • Daily Blob – Revenue Misdirection for Your Startup

    Daily Blob – Revenue Misdirection for Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about how businesses many times make their major profit from products and services that at first glance seem ancillary to their primary business. He discusses how many “web publishing” companies actually make their major revenue from Event Production, and how ...
  • Daiy Blob – As a Founder Do You LOVE What Your Startup Does?

    Daiy Blob – As a Founder Do You LOVE What Your Startup  Does? - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about why love of your startup is important. He explains why employees, vendors, clients and investors want to work with someone that is enamored with their own company, and why “founders” that are half hearted are far more likely to ...
  • Daily Blob – Self Promotion for the Startup Founder

    Daily Blob – Self Promotion for the Startup Founder - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy explains why self promotion and self aggrandizement is vital to the success of your startup. He explains why self promotion has the absolute best ROI in terms of marketing, and why clients, vendors, employees and investors want to support people who ...
  • Daily Blob – What Events Should You Attend as A Startup Founder?

    Daily Blob – What Events Should You Attend as A Startup Founder? - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about why you should attend tech events, and which events you should go to. He explains that even National level events such as CES can be much less expensive to attend then many people realize, and that you should make ...
  • Daily Blob – Target Audience and Demographics for Your Startup

    Daily Blob – Target Audience and Demographics for Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about the difference between your “Target Audience” and your actual demographics served. He explains why the people you have as clients may not be the people you are trying to acquire, and how to handle this. He also talks about why ...
  • Daily Blob – When do you Quit Your Day Job to Focus on Your Tech Startup?

    Daily Blob – When do you Quit Your Day Job to Focus on Your Tech Startup? - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob - When do you Quit Your Day Job to Focus on Your Tech Startup?
  • Daily Blob – Funding Your Startup Tech Company

    Daily Blob – Funding Your Startup Tech Company - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy discusses the basic ways you can fund your new tech startup, and also explains why it shouldn’t cost as much as you may think. He focuses on keeping your costs low, and using what you already have available. Additionally he talks about ...
  • Daily Blob – Closing Sales for Your Startup

    Daily Blob – Closing Sales for Your Startup - YouTube thumbnailDaily Blob - Closing Sales for Your Startup
  • Daily Blob – Finding Help for Your Startup (Employees, Contractors and Interns)

    Daily Blob – Finding Help for Your Startup (Employees, Contractors and Interns) - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy talks about why you should find help for your tech business/ startup and the different types of help you can find. He discusses why you should get help so that you have business continuity incase something happens to you, so that ...
  • Daily Blob – Tech Founder vs. Tech Entrepreneur

    Daily Blob – Tech Founder vs. Tech Entrepreneur - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli talks about the differences between Tech Startups and Tech Businesses. He explains why “founders” are different then “entrepreneurs” and what their motivations are. Additionally he talks about why you may want to think about creating a Startup Tech venture although he generally believes that they ...
  • Daily Blob – How to Advertise Your Tech Startup/ Company

    Daily Blob – How to Advertise Your Tech Startup/ Company - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy goes over what you should know and think about before launching a marketing effort for your Startup/ Tech Company. He discusses why you should have specific goals, budgets, and metrics in place before you start your marketing effort. He also ...
  • Episode #311: How Does an Average Joe Become a Geek

    Episode #311: How Does an Average Joe Become a Geek - YouTube thumbnailIn this episode Eli the Computer Guy gives advice on how a warehouse worker (Average Joe) would go about becoming a geek. He talks about why someone who, “want’s insurance for his family, and to send his kid to soccer camp.” will pursue a tech career differently then someone ...
  • Pull Tab Signs and Flyers Still Have the Best ROI (Return on Investment)

    Pull Tab Signs and Flyers Still Have the Best ROI (Return on Investment) - YouTube thumbnailAfter all these years Pull Tab Signs and handing out Flyers are still the best ROI for small businesses when it comes to marketing. Eli the Computer Guy talks about why he is using flyers to advertise his new Meetup group, and that he’s basically using the same techniques ...
  • Finding the Keystone to Your Tech Business – September 5 2012

    Finding the Keystone to Your Tech Business – September 5 2012 - YouTube thumbnailFinding the Keystone to Your Tech Business - September 5 2012
  • Business Lessons From Amazon’s Ad Supported Tablet

    Business Lessons From Amazon’s Ad Supported Tablet - YouTube thumbnailBusiness Lessons From Amazon's Ad Supported Tablet
  • Creating Your Own Local Tech Event with Meetup.com- August 31 2012

    Creating Your Own Local Tech Event with Meetup.com- August 31 2012 - YouTube thumbnailCreating Your Own Local Tech Event with Meetup.com- August 31 2012
  • I Wish I were a Psychopath… Client/ Vendor/ Employee Communication for the Geek

    I Wish I were a Psychopath… Client/ Vendor/ Employee Communication for the Geek - YouTube thumbnailI Wish I were a Psychopath… Client/ Vendor/ Employee Communication for the Geek August 28 2012 EliTheComputerGuy.com – Forum 805 Members 970 x 90 Banner Ad Email Banner AND Link YouTube Views Lifetime views: 3,012,291 !!! Know Whento Log Off and Call it a Day.. Settling on a Format The Research Begins… The Meeting with the VC… Your money does not impress ...
  • Lean Startup… Self Help for Startup Companies…July 19 2012

    Lean Startup… Self Help for Startup Companies…July 19 2012 - YouTube thumbnailLean Startup… Self Help for Startup Companies…July 19 2012 theleanstartup com/ The Lean Startup Eric Ries Speek com SocialTables com Livestream Coming Soon’ish… Facebook Moving to Eli the Computer Guy page EverymanIT.com is being deprecated EliTheComputerGuy.com – Forum 281 Members!!! Voice/ Video Chat Coming has Come!!! File Transfer and Screen Share Sponsorship Beta Ads Are Rolling FREE Ads!!! 970 90 National/ International Offering Going with the ...
  • What is a “Startup Company” and Who is a “Founder”

    What is a “Startup Company” and Who is a “Founder” - YouTube thumbnailWhat is a “Startup Company” and Who is a “Founder” Startup Tech Companies are NOT the Same as Tech Companies Marker.ly Surprisingly Not Such a Dumb Idea Who would buy them? IP Ownership ElitheComputerGuy.com – New Forum 100 Members in first 36 hours!!! Lots of conversation going on!!! New Classes are coming! New Series: Real World 101 Migration to iMac…SLOW and ...
  • Get Business on Internet

    Get Business on Internet - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Length of Class: 40 Minutes Tracks Web Marketing Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class introduces you to the basic concepts of getting your business on the Internet. Topics Covered Domain Names Email Services Web Hosting Introduces Web Analytics Introduces Marketing for your Web Site Class Notes Your Internet Presence is Made Up of Three parts Domain Name Web Hosting Email Service Domain ...
  • How to Become an IT Consultant

    How to Become an IT Consultant - YouTube thumbnailHow to Become an IT Consultant 50 Minutes Synopsis: This class introduces you to that’s required to go out on your own as an IT Consultant. Starting your computer business is relatively easy. This class talks about: Tools You Need Where You Should Have Your Office Advertising Your Small Business Billing your Clients much more.. I started my consulting ...
  • How to Become an IT Professional

    How to Become an IT Professional - YouTube thumbnailSo You Think You Can Geek? Advice from the Real World on Entering the IT Profession 80 Minutes Synopsis: This class introduces you to the basic concepts for entering the IT field. This class goes over: Training vs. Education Geeks vs. Tech Workers How to Get a Job How to Get Promoted Free Seminars and Conferences Becoming a ...
  • Reselling Products

    Reselling Products - YouTube thumbnailReselling products is an easy way to increase your profits as a computer consultant. Simply by buying parts from NewEgg.com and then selling them to your clients at the same price Best Buy does you can add an additional $50-$200 profit to a work order with all the difficulty ...


















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