Month: July 2014

Pinouts App -One More Task Your Phone Can Take Over

mic cable from buymiccable.com

Audio and video pros who have  all sorts of random “how to wire it” data rolling around in their heads can now turn the task over to their smart phone and stop even pretending that they remember how to wire

Posted in audio cables, audio visual, mic cables, POWERCON, Pro lighting, Pro Sound, speaker cables

“Yo?” That’s Right, I Said “Yo”

It seems that some new social networking/messaging service rolls out almost every day and most of them head straight for the bottom of the ocean. Yo just might be different. All Yo does is let you send a single spoken

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Can Your Presentation Pass “The Duct Tape Test”?

I edit another blog (product specific) called Tradeshowtape.com.  It is focused on products used to produce trade shows. Recently I came across a trade show concept called “The Duct Tape Test“.  Obviously, any trade show idea that is focused on

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You’re An Engineer? Where’s Your Train?

I have always been amused at how the live events business has allowed such practices as referring to sound persons as “engineers“, and this is a good example of how the special events production industry has evolved outside of the

Posted in good business ideas, Pro lighting, Pro Sound, special event production, Staging

30 Years In The Trenches-What I Really Learned

Until recently, my chosen career was in concert and special event production.  I spent more than 30 years doing sound, lighting, staging and event management.  It was a great run-I got to see the country and make dozens of great

Posted in arts education, business communication, good business ideas