Computer programmer, tech writer, podcast editor, consultant and audio/visual expert.
- Book Mentions: Â Chuck Eglinton is a credited advisor in the best selling books, â€œGrowing your Business With Googleâ€ by Dave TaylorÂ and “Mad Genius: A Manifesto for Entrepreneurs” by Randy Gage.
- Internet:Â Chuck Eglinton is a consultant forÂ MPGoMatic.comÂ ,Â Â AskTheBuilder.com, and several other popular websites.
- Certified by GoogleÂ Chuck has a current certification from Google for knowledge of Advanced Analytics, Adwords Fundamentals, and Google Search Advertising.
- (2017) Amazon Echo / Alexa skill programming:Â Successfully completed training provided by Amazon to write applications for the Amazon Echo products (Alexa).
- Mensa: Â Chuck Eglinton is a member of Mensa and has presented technology topics at the National Mensa Annual Gathering.
- Military: Chuck Eglinton has an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Coast Guard
- Linked In:Â Professional recommendations appear here at LinkedInÂ .
- Interview: A 2005 Canada Assoc. of Â I.T. ProfessionalsÂ interview with Chuck Eglinton appears atÂ this link in which he describes the upcoming technology of hybrid vehicles, DVRs, smart-phones, andÂ electronic readers such as the Kindle and Android Tablet.
- QR-codes & Barcodes:Â Chuck Eglinton personally programmed the first applicationÂ in the country to be certified by the US Postal Service for printing postal barcodes on envelopes using a personal computer (in 1991).
- Financial Programming and Document processing: Chuck Eglinton personally programmed complex applications related to Â PCL, Rich Text Format (RTF) and PDF merge programming.wrote electronic document software for more than 100 clients in the financial industry.
- Internet Communcations: Chuck Eglinton personallyÂ programmed the first personal computer application in the country to allow electronic communication of Automotive Industry Advanced shipping notifications via PC (in 1984).
- Experienced Cord-Cutter and Consultant:Â Â Experienced with Tivo, Roku, and Amazon FireStick.Â Experienced and knowledgeable about the top TV streaming services. Contact me to cut hundreds of dollars from your Cable TV bill each year.
- A/V, Video & Podcast Editor: Chuck is the producer and editor of the AskTheBuilder podcastÂ available at iTunes and other podcast services.Â Chuck has multi-year experience with advanced audio editing andÂ YouTube video production using WireCast. Chuck wrote the Google Slides interface for Raspberry Digital SignageÂ (2017).
- Owner/Operator of BidRobot.comÂ , the original last-minute bidding service for eBay, (est. 1998) which is detailed in all nine editions of theÂ â€œeBay for Dummiesâ€ books.Â Chuck was formerly a certified eBay Developer and Trading Assistant.
- (SMS) Text Messaging:Â Current owner / programmer of an Internet service that sends automatic price alerts using phone text messaging (SMS).
- Web Programming & Project Management:Â 15 years experience with Web Design and programming, including MySQL, QR-code Integration,Â web marketing andÂ advanced web analytics with split-testing. Â More than 20 years experience with Internet project and offshore outsourcing (since 1997)