Put Me In Coach

As entrepreneurs we often overlook some of our greatest assets, our knowledge. As you build your business you may not realize how much information you've acquired on a specific topic or industry. Chances are there are many skill sets you've picked up out of necessity (depending on the size of your team and your budget).

Have you thought about leveraging that knowledge in new ways? I know that you are thinking, "who has the time?" But I promise you that doubling down on your area of expertise can lead to really great things for you business.

The most common ways that entrepreneurs leverage their expertise including, blogging, podcasting and speaking engagements. However, for those to pay off you must continually develop new content. Why not create content that can be reused for lead generation or teaching your expertise to others?

That is exactly what Coach will help you do. Simply put, Coach will help "Build your own online business by selling courses, booking time with clients and more."

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Secure Your Startup

Recently I've had the pleasure to have some great exchanges with Christopher O'Rourke, founder and CEO of Soteria, on the Charleston Tech Slack community.

He made me aware that Soteria offers premium secuirty advice at a reasonable price within their product SecureStart™. The best part? Pricing starts at $0/month for startup businesses. You read that correctly, free!

Many startup businesses don't take their security as seriously as they probably should. Especially considering the potential risks with smart devices and everything IoT (Internet of Things) related.

Hackers aren't only taking aim at mega corporations. Any company with significant Intellectual Property (IP) or a large customer base can easily become targets. Ignorance may be bliss, but if you can protect yourself for free, why wouldn't you?

Charleston Build Guild

Announcing the Charleston Build Guild meetup. What is it? It will be a monthly gathering for all web folks that enjoy chatting over drinks. The group is growing and aiming to have their first meetup after reaching 50 members (currently they are at 39). So why not join now?

So who is at the helm of this new group? That is none other than Aaron Carpenter, a recent transplate to Charleston by way of Traverse City, Michigan. I encourage you to checkout his venture Legendary Lion Web Design as well.

Dimenstional Audio

If you are looking to make your website, videos or advertisements more vibrant, you need to checkout Dimensional Audio.

Dimensional Audio is run by IIan Ponimansky. He plays a variety of instruments including guitar, piano and drums and everything he creates is done in-house.

Whether you are looking for a theme song, jingle or video track Dimensional Audio can craft something unique for your needs. They even offer mixing and mastering services for previously recorded tracks.

Check out this metal sample of theirs below:

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Losing Track of Time

Losing time. It happens to all of us. But I specifically failed to see a milestone date come and go. Luckily it isn't anything that will get me into hot water.

It was Startup Chucktown's 3rd Anniversary (back on June 6th). I'm not sure how I failed to see that coming, other than not setting a reminder.

I just wanted to take a quick moment and thank those of you that stay engaged with the blog and Twitter feed. This is all for you and hopefully you find the content interesting and useful. If you ever want coverage on a specific topic or your startup venture, please reach out.

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