Friday, November 18, 2005

John W. Scherer VIDEO PROFESSOR Blog November 18, 2005

Video Professor at the Country Music Awards!
When you want to learn how to use computer programs like Word, HTML, Photoshop…and now eBay, you call the Video Professor. When you want to put a smile on the faces of celebrities such as Martina McBride, John Rich, Lee Ann Womack, Willie Nelson, George Strait and many more, simply put them in front of the Video Professor banner backstage at the 2005 Country Music Awards and watch their reactions!

We launched our new eBay tutorial lesson at the CMA Celebrity Showcase to show country stars and their fans, just how easy it is to buy and sell their favorite country memorabilia on eBay.

When presented with Video Professor’s newest learning lesson, How to Buy and Sell on eBay, Martina McBride smiled and exclaimed, “Oh, I need to give this to my brother Marty! He puts all my memorabilia on there and sells it!”

“This will really come in handy,” said a smiling Steve King [master of the keyboards for the Keith Urban Band], “I’ve been wanting to learn this!” Other Country Music legends such as Lee Ann Womack, Big & Rich, Montgomery & Gentry, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley all stopped by the Product Showcase Room this weekend as well, where they too smiled and enjoyed the uniqueness of the Video Professor product display.

“Oh, I love that guy,” exclaimed Faith Hill’s band leader Jimmy Nichols, referring to Video Professor CEO and Founder John W. Scherer, “I see him all the time on TV!” Then, in his best product-pitch style, he mimicked, “Try my product! Try my product!” the popular slogan of the Video Professor.

“I actually have (the Video Professor) Photoshop tutorial already,” explained Bobby Boyd (lead singer of the Bobby Boyd Band). In fact, in addition to the new eBay lesson, many of the stars backstage picked up the Photoshop lesson as well. Stars from Vinny Kuliah to Rachael Warwick chose from more than 40 other titles Video Professor had on display at this star-studded showcase.

Let’s talk tech and computing!
Sony says OOPS!
It seemed a good idea at the time. Sony, like any music label, was worried about copyright protection. So they added a little extra code on each CD. Problem is, it made your computer just a little bit easier to get hacked! And that has users hacked, and Sony saying, Oops.
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Later that day….
Sometimes when you fix things, you break things even more.
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The Internet will remain under United States control, at least for now. Free-speech loving countries like China and Cuba among others, were angling for United Nations control instead. We dodged a bullet, this time. So did the world.
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Classifieds? Less classified.
Will the want ads become just a Google away?
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Flu Season. An ounce of prevention is worth several ounces of cure
Ok, it’s flu season. And it’s the simple things that make the biggest difference.
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My nominee for NBA Player of the Year-A Slam Dunk
In the pro sports world of bling, hot cars, scandal and “It’s all about me,” every once in a while, a player comes a long that truly has it together. Meet Michael Redd of the Milwaukee Bucks, one cool guy. And very definitely a role model!
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Baseball gets real. 50, 100 and you’re out of here.
Major League Baseball and the Players Union have agreed on some incredibly tough rules against the use of Steroids. Beginning with the 2006 season a player caught using steroids is out for 50 games. 50 games is 1/3 of a season by the time a player would get back in shape. A 2nd offense gets you a 100 game suspension, which really means a full season and a 3rd puts you out of baseball for life. It’s about time.

Quote o’ the week
“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.” -Rupert S. Murdoch

Site o’ the week
This is indeed, a strange one! If you need tips, and I think you will, let me know.
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