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Reminder: meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) evening! - Come hear Jim Gay (@saturnflyer) speak on "Growing your Business via Open Source and Conference Speaking" at DC Computer Computer Consultants, Tuesday May 19, 6:30pm, in Tyson's Corner VA.  Details at http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/even Dave A. May 18, 2015 6:46 PM
CORRECTION: Meeting May NINETEENTH, not 21st - OOOOOOPS!   Our next meeting is indeed next Tuesday, as usual, but that's the NINETEENTH of May. Dave A. May 14, 2015 7:22 PM
Reminder: meeting next Tuesday! - Reminder: we are meeting next Tuesday evening (May 21), to hear Jim Gay tell us  how to grow your business by contributing to open source and speaking at conferences .  Please RSVP if you plan to attend, but more importantly, if you RS Dave A. May 14, 2015 7:03 PM
APRIL MEETING POSTPONED TO MAY! - Tonight's meeting of the DC Computer Consultants has been postponed to May, due to lots of people being otherwise occupied. See  http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consult Dave A. Apr 21, 2015 2:11 PM
Re: [DC-Computer-Consultants] Anybody coming tomorrow? - Dave, I really wish I could make it, but I have a commitment until at least 6:30 (probably later) near Columbia. With the traffic, no way I could make it before 8:00 at the very soonest. I really wish I could make this one; it sounds like an inte Jerry S. Apr 20, 2015 6:30 PM
Anybody coming tomorrow? - I've got a great speaker lined up, and announced it last week, but nobody has RSVPed yes yet! (Two have RSVPed no.)  Come on, let's not disappoint him!  If we can't get at least three people going by tomorrow afternoon, I'll try to get Dave A. Apr 20, 2015 5:47 PM
April Meeting: Growing Your Business w/ Open Source and Speaking at Conferences - At the  April meeting, we'll be discussing  how to grow your business by contributing to open source and speaking at conferences .  Our expert speaker will be Jim Gay, who is: • founder of the  Dave A. Apr 16, 2015 7:49 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Monthly Meeting: Topic TBD - Tonight's meeting has been canceled.  I've been unable to get a replacement speaker, sorry.... Dave A. Mar 17, 2015 12:00 PM
Table - We have a table.  If you've been waiting, and I didn't see you, ask the hostess for the table of the DC Computer Consultants. -- Sent from Gmail Mobile; please excuse top posting, typos, etc. :-( Dave A. Feb 24, 2015 6:43 PM
Reminder: DC Computer Consultants TONIGHT! - The DC Computer Consultants Meetup is meeting TONIGHT (Tuesday 2/24), at the usual time and place, to hear Paula Goldman (a  lawyer experienced in these matters) tell us all about Technology Licensing.  Come hear how to navigate these tri Dave A. Feb 24, 2015 11:36 AM
DC Computer Consultants Meetup 2/24 6:30PM - The DC Computer Consultants Meetup will be meeting this coming Tuesday, February 24, at 6:30PM, in the Olive Garden in Tyson’s Corner.  The topic will be Technology Licensing, and the expert speaker will be Paula Goldman, a lawyer with Dave A. Feb 22, 2015 10:20 AM
February's meeting moved to the 24th - February's meeting of the DC Computer Consultants has been moved back a week, to the 24th (still a Tuesday).  The expert speaker will be revealed shortly.... Dave A. Feb 12, 2015 8:36 PM
Meetup details changed: January Meeting CANCELED - Tonight's DC Computer Consultants Meetup is canceled due to lack of speaker, and lack of yes-RSVPs. Dave A. Jan 20, 2015 1:23 PM
DC Computer Consultants Meetups are now FREE! - Like the subject line says, DC Computer Consultants Meetups are now FREE! It just isn't worth the hassle to bother collecting the money for such a small amount.  So that's one fewer excuse you have.  Come join us at our nex Dave A. Dec 31, 2014 11:48 PM
Tonight: DC Computer Consultants Social Hour - Sorry, no expert speaker tonight.  Instead, let's just get together for an informal fun dinner and talk about whatever strikes our fancy.  Of course, if you've got something actually related to DC-area computer consulting, or business in genera Dave A. Dec 16, 2014 10:29 AM
moving November's meeting up a week - As I've only heard one objection, I'm moving November's meeting up one week. Announcement to come soon. Sorry Jerry! -Dave -- Dave Aronson, freelance software developer (details @ www.Codosaur.us); see also www.PullRequestRoulette.com, Blog.Co Dave A. Oct 8, 2014 1:20 PM
Re: [DC-Computer-Consultants] moving November's meeting up a week, ok? - Dave, I already have plans for that night. Don't know if I can change them or not yet. Jerry On 10/3/2014 8:19 AM, Dave Aronson wrote: > Dear Fellow DC Computer Consultants: > > I would like to move November's meeting up a week, to the 11 Jerry S. Oct 3, 2014 10:50 AM
moving November's meeting up a week, ok? - Dear Fellow DC Computer Consultants: I would like to move November's meeting up a week, to the 11th. Anybody have serious heartburn with that? (Other than what you might get from ordering something too spicy at Olive Garden!) If so, please reply A Dave A. Oct 3, 2014 8:19 AM
Reminder: Small Business Bookkeeping with Scott Emmel at DC Computer Consultants Meetup TONIGHT - Just a little reminder: Scott Emmel will be speaking about Small Business Bookkeeping at the DC Computer Consultants Meetup tonight. Please come, even if you haven't RSVP'ed. (But if you *have* RSVP'ed "yes" and can't make it, please fix your RSVP.) Dave A. Sep 16, 2014 4:30 PM
DCCC taking August off - Sorry the announcement didn't get out earlier; I'm not sure what I did wrong when trying to send it.. Anyway, DCCC is going European, at least temporarily, in that we are taking August off. Meanwhile, I'm working on lining up some more expert speake Dave A. Aug 19, 2014 8:26 AM
Jerry probably running tonight's meeting - I am under the weather and probably can't make it to tonight's meeting. In that event, Jerry Stuckle will be running it instead. Everything else stays the same, as far as I know. Sorry, Dave, Organizer Dave A. Jul 15, 2014 1:27 PM
Re: [DC-Computer-Consultants] RSVP'ing - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} Dear Dave, Allyson U. May 21, 2014 2:25 PM
Getting More People at Meetings - Dear Members: What are your ideas for getting more people to come to the meetings?  (Or alternately, to contribute their ideas?)  Off the top of my head: We could have the meals free, like many other meetups do.  C Dave A. May 21, 2014 12:01 PM
RSVP'ing - Dear Members: When you RSVP Yes, please remember to either show up (preferably promptly), or change your RSVP to No if you are not going to show up .  At this latest meeting, we were scheduled to have four people, including mys Dave A. May 21, 2014 11:47 AM
Reminder: MEETING TONIGHT! - Reminder: the DC Computer Consultants Meetup is meeting TONIGHT (Tuesday 5/20), at the Olive Garden in Tyson's Corner, at 6:30.  The topic is "Setting Your Fees".  See  http:// Dave A. May 20, 2014 9:31 AM
Reminder: meeting tonight at 6:30! - Just a gentle reminder, DC Computer Consultants will be meeting TONIGHT at 6:30 at the Olive Garden in Tyson's Corner, at the corner of International Drive and Route 7. Tonight's topic: Dealing With Recruiters. Arriving on time would be Dave A. Mar 18, 2014 5:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Meeting: Dealing With Recruiters - I've updated this Meetup.  The topic will be "Dealing With Recruiters".  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/events/1685 Dave A. Mar 13, 2014 10:14 AM
DC Computer Consultants Google Hangout is ON! - The Hangout is ON!  I'm online at: https://plus.google.com/hangou­ts/_/76cpivle6ad190hfo4q41c431­4?hl=en I'm intending the official discussion to last from about 7 to 8; if it goes lo Dave A. Jan 21, 2014 6:50 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED - Our Monthly Meeting scheduled to occur on Tuesday, December 17,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled due to lack of positive RSVPs.  Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Dave A. Dec 17, 2013 5:32 PM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Meeting: Doing Business with the Federal Government - I've updated this Meetup.  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/events/1470632­02/ When : Tuesd Dave A. Nov 14, 2013 9:32 AM
Reminder: DC Computer Consultants meeting next Tuesday! - Reminder: the DC Computer Consultants Meetup is meeting next Tuesday evening, at 6:30 at the Olive Garden in Tyson's Corner.  The subject is Communication: when/why it's needed so much, how to hone your skills, etc.  Please RSVP (and keep your RSVP a Dave A. Sep 11, 2013 6:24 PM
Roy Tomeij running a Sass Workshop, Reston, October 15th - Forwarded from Dave Bock: ===8 Dave A. Aug 21, 2013 2:45 PM
Reminder: DC Computer Consultants meets TONIGHT! - ...at the Olive Garden in Tyson's Corner (8133 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA). Schedule: 6:30 pm: meeting starts 7:00 pm: dinner 8:00 pm: discussion starts 9:00 pm: meeting ends If you're coming, please RSVP "yes"; if you did and can't make it aft Dave A. Aug 20, 2013 4:00 PM
DC Computer Consultants Meeting 8/20: Insurance? - Our next meeting will be on Tuesday August 20, at the usual time and place (6:30, Tyson's Corner Olive Garden). As for what to discuss, I am thinking about insurance. My current client is insisting upon liability and workman's compensation insuranc Dave A. Aug 1, 2013 1:26 PM
Reminder: MEETING TONIGHT! - Reminder: The DC Computer Consultants Meetup is meeting up tonight. We'll be at the Olive Garden, at 8133 Leesburg Pike (aka Route 7), in Vienna VA (actually Tyson's Corner). Ask for the DC Computer Consultants to find us. Schedule: 6:30 pm: mee Dave A. Jul 16, 2013 6:59 AM
DCCC: One week to meeting on Finding Clients - Dear Fellow DC Computer Consultants: We have one week remaining until our next meeting, where we will discuss Finding Clients. Further details are at http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/events/1252924­42/. Please spread the word to anyone Dave A. Jul 9, 2013 8:30 PM
What should we change? - I've started a discussion on the group message board, at: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/messages/board­s/thread/35536692 about what, if anything, we should change about our group.  Please add your thoughts. Thank Dave A. Jun 22, 2013 1:10 PM
Meetup details changed: The Value of a Virtual Office Manager - Learn the value of a competent, virtual office manager, how vital one can be for your business, and how to identify what needs delegation, and what needs better time management. Sevana Stone began her career in the virtual field in 2003, pri Charles C. Jan 14, 2013 12:50 PM
Meetup details changed: Holiday Networking - We're having a networking meeting this month.  Bring a colleague and introduce them to the group.  RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/events/9514583­2/ Charles C. Dec 17, 2012 1:59 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Monthly Meeting - Due to the lack of a speaker and lack of attendance, this month's meeting, scheduled to occur on Tuesday, November 20,[masked]:30 PM, has been cancelled. Have a good Thanksgiving, and we'll see you in December. If you have further questions, you Charles C. Nov 19, 2012 12:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Nondisclosure Agreements: When Should You Sign Them & What Should They Say? - Non-disclosure agreements are widespread in the high tech industry, and somewhat controversial, with some companies insisting on them before any discussion while some service providers refuse to ever sign them. Karl will discuss them in that contaxt, a Charles C. Aug 16, 2012 1:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Collaborative Problem Solving - We have a topic for next week's meeting: "Collaborative Problem Solving".  Bring a problem that's been bothering you and we'll put our head together to help you solve it.  For more details, see the full listing: Charles C. Jun 15, 2012 10:14 AM
Meetup details changed: Rates and Billing Discussion - This month we'll be discussing how to set rates, how to negotiate rates and what options you may have for billing terms, deposits and the like. RSVP here: http://www.meet Charles C. Apr 16, 2012 9:26 AM
Meetup details changed: How to Find Good Subcontractors - A Discussion - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/events/4506174­2/ So you have more work than you c Charles C. Feb 14, 2012 4:23 PM
Meetup details changed: December Networking - This month we're going to do some old fashioned (people) networking. Bring a colleague and some business cards. We'll have dinner, chat about business, strike up new relationships and reinforce old ones. If people are interested, I' Charles C. Dec 13, 2011 4:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics - All, We have a topic for this month's meeting! SEO consultant, on-line marketer and group member Will Knox will talk about how Google assigns relevance values to sites, resulting in its page rank. There will be a Q&A, so bring y Charles C. Nov 8, 2011 2:16 PM
Meetup details changed: Do You Have the Right Business Insurance? - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/calendar/15597­155/ When : Tuesday, Decembe Charles C. Dec 9, 2010 9:33 AM
Promote meetings - All, I've posted the latest meeting to Meetup, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, craigslist and my own mailing list. Please forward it to folks you know. The more people that participate, the better the discussions and networking opportunities for all Charles C. Oct 27, 2010 4:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Effective Communications in Today's Diverse Market - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/DC-Compu­ter-Consultants/calendar/15129­946/ When : Tuesday, Novembe Charles C. Oct 27, 2010 2:46 PM
Your ideas from Tuesday - All, I'd like to thank the folks who came out on Tuesday. You all had some good suggestions for future speakers and meeting locations. Please don't forget to contact the people that you'd like to see speak at future meetings. You can also email m Charles C. Sep 16, 2010 10:24 AM
Re: [DC-Computer-Consultants] Interesting server management tool - I am always surprised how expensive monitoring services are. It doesn't seem to be such a difficult problem. I probably am thinking this because I have never tried.... On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 21:35, Charles Calvert Hans Aug 11, 2010 11:06 PM
Interesting server management tool - Those of you who spend time managing servers might find this interesting: . -- Charles Calvert Celtic Wolf, Inc. (703)[masked] [address removed] http://www.celticwolf.com/ Blog: http://www.celticwolf.co Charles C. Aug 11, 2010 9:35 PM
Speakers needed for Aug. - All, We need a speaker for the Aug. meeting, which will be Tuesday, Aug. 10th. Topics should be either a business topic that appeals to computer consultants (contracts, marketing, sales, negotiation, retirement planning, insurance, etc.) or a gene Charles C. Jul 22, 2010 4:14 PM
Speakers for June meeting? - All, The June meeting is approaching and I'm still looking for a speaker. Does anyone know someone who would like to present in Rockville? The meeting will be on June 8th at 6:30 pm at the Far East Restaurant on Nicholson Lane. We'd be intereste Charles C. May 24, 2010 5:16 PM
New Meetup: How to Start You Own Computer Consulting Business - Announcing a new Meetup for DC Computer Consultants! What: How to Start You Own Computer Consulting Business When: Tuesday, April 13,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: Olive Garden 8133 LEESB Charles C. Apr 5, 2010 10:18 PM

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