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Hosted with friends of the Pontiac Tribe, we talk to the people of the community that look to make a difference for Pontiac. We hear origin stories, fun facts, and other interesting things about what makes Pontiac an amazing community. Of course, with some tips and tricks sprinkled in as well.
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With a new year, comes a renewed desire to stick to some New Years Resolutions.  If you're anything like me, you've been spending the past few days trying to finally decide what your New Years Resolutions will be.  I'm here to help you realize how Technology can help you with your Resolutions, no matter what they are.   In this episode,  we talk about the tech to help you keep your resolution to stay healthy! If you like what we are doing,  let us know!  Reach out to us: Ben:  ben@adlocal.com The Tech Homie:  thetechhomie@gmail.com
We are indeed back! We are ready for some more fun in chatting with business owners around the community. Are you interested in telling us your story? Reach out @PodcastTribe on Twitter, thetechhomies@gmail.com, or just stop on by, your story can end up on a future episode! *Side note* Reach out if you have a handy tech tip you think we should highlight on a Tech Homie's Tips episode, as well. We love sharing!
This next installment of Tech Homies Tips focuses on the features you need to look for when Back to School Shopping for a new computer. While we do focus on the College Bound with this episode, the features mentioned are important for everyone. Stay tuned for the upcoming list of recommended laptops! Find the Tech Homie: twitter.com/TheTechHomie facebook.com/thetechhomies twitter.com/techhomieslab find the Pontiac Tribe: www.pontiactribe.com twitter.com/pontiactribe www.instagram.com/gopontiactribe have any thoughts you want to share about this episode? Email Amanda at thetechhomies@gmail.com
Ever wonder about the storage on your phone? You've been using your phone for a year (or maybe less), and you have to pick and choose what stays on your phone, and what gets deleted? You miss out on precious photos, videos, etc because your phone just cant handle it? Amanda from the Tech Homies understands your pain. She breaks down some phone storage options available to save your data. . . At least on your phone. Interested in learning more? The Tech Homies will be holding class for those interested in learning more about phone storage, and how to get a bit more life out of their phones. Send an email to thetechhomies@gmail.com if you are interested in learning more about the class, or if you'd like to ask about any general technology questions. Your question may end up on a new episode!
The "Pontiac Now" Project. Crypto Currency, Blockchain Technology, and Pontiac Michigan.
In episode 10, we talk with Kelly Sykes, the owner of Virgie Geroux, a highly sought-after vintage clothing store in Downtown Pontiac. We discuss how she got started, why she named the store after her grandmother, and how her passion has formed lasting friendships with her clients. Visit Virgie Geroux's website and social media: www.virgiegeroux.com/ www.twitter.com/virgiegeroux www.facebook.com/virgiegeroux/ www.instagram.com/virgiegerouxvintage/ If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
Many people in Pontiac are just becoming familiar with podcasts. That's why in Ep. 9 The Tech Homie discusses the different ways that you can listen to a podcast from any computer or smartphone. After you hear about the various podcast apps available you can try a few out and discover your favorite. Connect with Amanda, The Tech Homie on social: https://twitter.com/TheTechHomie https://twitter.com/techhomieslab https://www.facebook.com/TheTechHomie If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! #ThePontiacTribe #TheTechHomie
Ep. 8 The Tech Homie

Ep. 8 The Tech Homie

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The Pontiac Tribe is thrilled to introduce a new technology segment featuring Amanda Daniels, The Tech Homie. The new segment will answer questions about technology tools, with tips and tricks. If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! #ThePontiacTribe #TheTechHomie
In episode 7, we speak to Chrishelle Griffin, the co-owner of Harold's Italian Ice. She is proffesional writer, community advocate, and Pontiac original. We discuss her family business, how it got started, why she goes to farmers markets, and Facebook groups. Visit Chrishelle's website and social media: www.HaroldsItalianIce.com www.twitter.com/haroldsice www.instagram.com/haroldsitalianice www.facebook.com/haroldsitalianice If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
In episode 6, we speak to Phil Brown, the owner of Wrapped Productions, a very talented film, and media producer with a studio in downtown Pontiac. We discuss how he first got started, his new project From The Ashes, and why a humble start in Pontiac is perfect for any business. Visit his website and social media: www.WrappedPro.com www.instagram.com/wrappedone If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
In episode 5, we had the opportunity to speak with Tim Travis, the owner of Goldner Walsh, a very successful landscaping company located on a 12-acre campus in Pontiac. We discuss how he first got started and the importance of bringing value to customers. Visit his website and social media: www.goldnerwalsh.com www.twitter.com/goldnerwalsh www.facebook.com/GoldnerWalsh www.instagram.com/goldnerwalsh www.youtube.com/channel/UCcabLef4cg3dw1nPt0QZYbg If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
In episode 4, we spoke with Nic Gryglewski, a high-energy networker, Pontiac advocate, and local entrepreneur. He owns a successful asphalt business called Clutch Coatings, as well as a consulting company called The Fifth Ladder. We discuss why every business needs to breathe like asphalt, the importance of taking action, and the risks that come along with undercutting the competition. Connect with Nic on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nic-gryglewski-801366156/ If you found this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
In episode 3, we spoke to Ben Carr, a Pontiac entrepreneur, and the owner of Ad Local, a boutique marketing firm in downtown Pontiac. We discuss the importance of local listings and how it can help your business become more discoverable. Connect with Ben Carr: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bencarrusa/ Website: www.GoAdLocal.biz If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)
In episode 2, we had a quick chat with Shelby Berger, a celebrated pawnbroker, and Pontiac entrepreneur. We discuss why pawnbrokers are utilizing social apps like Facebook Marketplace, and PawnGuru.com, to connect with more customers. Contact Shelby's shop: Website: MainStreetPawnShop.com If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it!
In episode 1, we interviewed Max Maine, a master trainer, wellness coach, and Pontiac entrepreneur. We discuss how he first launched his business with just a $5 yoga mat, food deserts, his new juice line, and how he’s getting Pontiac back in shape. Connect with Max Maine: Website: MaxOutFitness.net Facebook: www.facebook.com/maxoutfitnessllc Instagram: www.instagram.com/maxoutfitness1 If you find this episode helpful, please share to help others find it!
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