Mobile Apps As Easy As Pi: From Concept to Getting It Done

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Presented by: Chris Minnick & Jeff Marmins

Thinking of how a mobile application would help your business, connect to your customers or make a great stand-alone product?  This Fireside Chat is for you. We’ll help you think through the decision points for mobile application development. 
The rate of iOS and Android device adoption has surpassed that of any consumer technology in history.  Compared to recent technologies, smart device adoption is happening 10X faster than that of the 80s PC revolution, 2X faster than that of 90s Internet Boom and 3X faster than that of recent social network adoption. 
Whether you decide to embark on the mobile application journey now or later, we can help get your questions answered without the sales pitch.

What You Will learn / Questions We Will Answer:
Should you build a mobile app?What platforms should you target?What is HTML5 and how does it enable cross-platform mobile apps?How do you design and build a mobile prototype?How do you find mobile app designers and developers?What is a typical price range for mobile app development?

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About the Presenters:

Chris Minnick

Chris Minnick is the CEO of Minnick New Media, LLC. He teaches and consults on the mobile web and has written numerous books and articles on a wide range of Internet-related topics since the mid 1990s.His latest book, WebKit for Dummies, teaches how HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript can be used in conjunction with the WebKit browser engine that’s present on nearly every smartphone and tablet in order to develop cross-platform mobile apps. His current writing project is HTML5 and CSS3 for Dummies.
Chris is an award-winning winemaker and an avid swimmer, musician, and cook. More information can be found on his blog:

Jeff Marmins

Jeff Marmins is the Founder of C7group, a consulting and technology services firm that helps business make the most of the social web, mobile and cloud-based technologies. 
Jeff works with companies to engage and communicate with customers and employees through the use of social software, community platforms, and other emerging web and mobile technologies. He has 25 years of experience in customer relationship development, customer service, sales and marketing. 
Jeff is one of the original pioneers in helping to apply web technologies to solve business problems. Having connected social technologies to their appropriate business uses since their invention, the news media seeks him out regularly for his insights into the social web. The Business Journal, Sacramento Bee, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC, and more have featured or quoted Jeff as a social networking and technology thought leader. Get in touch with Jeff at

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