Greg Magnus

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Month: June 2006

Get Business Help From SCORE – FREE

Score, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, is a nonprofit partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides free online counseling on everything from accounting to workflow analysis, provided by a volunteer corps of working and retired business owners and executives.

Score also offers free one-on-one and team business counseling at 389 locations around the country; find the one closest to you at www.score.org

FYI: I am a SCORE advisor and I see several entrepreneurs every month. The people I meet  have the energy and the passion for business – this in itself makes volunteering enjoyable. If you have a few hours per month to give back to your local community, consider volunteering as a SCORE advisor. Everyone wins!

[tags] SCORE, volunteering, small business, advisors, eoecho.com, eoecho [/tags]

A Car Enthusiast Social Networking Site – Why Not?

Two former CNET engineers go out on a limb, quit their jobs, and launch a social networking site for car buffs. Why not?

The founders, Ethan Lance and Dave Snider, saw a market niche and launched Berkeley, California based Boompa.com – a new web startup focused on car enthusiasts.

Boompa – Your Garage Online: Cars, Motorcycles, Bicycles

Hat tip to Michael Arrington of Techcrunch.com for pointing out the news to us.

[tags] social networking, car enthusiasts, Boompa, Ethan Lance, Dave Snider, eoecho.com, eoecho [/tags]

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Einstein's Theory of Relativity Meets Marketing

TiVo changed the world for many. Is Slingbox – a new digital device that streams live TV to your computer – about to shift the location you view content? The impact on traditional marketing models will be substancial if Slingbox takes off. My guess is it will.

Excellent article just published at Ad Age. Here’s an exerpt:

Rishad Tobaccowala, CEO of Denuo, the Publicis division charged with exploring business models for a digital world, believes Slingbox could have TiVo-sized impact on advertising models. First, he said, consider that people now shift content between devices — TV to computer, PC to iPod. Then add time-shifting and place-shifting to the equation. Marry all that with the idea that search essentially allows users to go back in time and find content created weeks or years ago, and you’ve got what Mr. Tobaccowala calls “Einstein’s theory of relativity meets marketing.”

Read the full article here:
Advertising Age – New Device ‘Place-Shifts’ TV; Changes Media Assumptions

[tags] marketing, TV, Slingbox, media assumptions, TiVo, eoecho.com, eoecho [/tags]

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