Welcome to the Blogging to Drive Business blog, which helps you learn more about:

  • Technical communication trends and news.
  • Mobile computing news and updates.
  • The authors of Blogging to Drive Business and other computing books authored or co-authored by Eric Butow.
  • What these authors are thinking about and feel you should care about

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We’re glad you’re here and we’re looking forward to getting to know you. A blog is always a work in progress so please visit often so you can see how this blog evolves to serve you better.

About Eric Butow

Eric ButowEric Butow is the owner of Butow Communications Group (BCG) in Jackson, California, which offers online marketing ROI improvement services for businesses. He has authored or co-authored 30 books, most recently Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition, My Samsung Galaxy S7, and Samsung Gear S2 for Dummies. Eric has also developed and taught networking, computing, and usability courses for Ed2Go, Virtual Training Company, California State University, Sacramento, Udemy, and Teachable.

When he’s not working in (and on) his business or writing books, you can find Eric enjoying time with friends, walking around the historic Gold Rush town of Jackson, and helping his mother manage her infant and toddler daycare business.

About Rebecca Bollwitt

rebeccabollwitt-nordicaRebecca has been blogging about life in British Columbia (BC) since 2004 on Miss604.com. She has been working professionally in online media for the last 16 years, from producing and managing live event streaming to corporate webcasting and news dissemination.

Rebecca co-founded sixty4media, a WordPress website development firm, in 2008 and co-authored Blogging to Drive Business (2010) and Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition (2012). With this experience she consults with local and international companies and has recently taken on a mentoring role for other women in business.


Samsung’s new $300 million US factory may be announced next week

::  23 June 2017 :: SamMobile :: Adnan F.  ::

It was first reported earlier this year that Samsung was thinking about settingRead more

Galaxy S8 Active specs surface yet again

::  23 June 2017 :: SamMobile :: Adnan F.  ::

Samsung is due to release an “Active” variant of the Galaxy S8 in thRead more

Samsung launches its QLED TVs in Brazil, reveals pricing and special offers

::  23 June 2017 :: SamMobile :: Asif S.  ::

After launching new QLED TVs in Europe, India, Mexico, the US and some other marRead more

Editorial Calendar Template (cross-functional)

::  22 June 2017 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Connie Giordano  ::

This Editorial Calendar template lets team members see what content needs to beRead more

Technical Content Foundations: What is Data Visualization?

::  7 June 2017 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Anum Yoon  ::

Data visualization involves two key concepts: big data, and summarizing resultsRead more

Zombies, Cockroaches, and Technical Writers

::  1 June 2017 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Dan Goldstein  ::

A good technical writer can still walk into a Klingon transporter room or King ARead more

New Tech Books Help People 50+ This Holiday Season

::  16 November 2015 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

Que Publishing and AARP Release Six New Books in SeriesRead more

Que Publishing and AARP Release First Four Books of Series

::  13 November 2014 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

New tech books help people 50+ get tech-savvy.Read more

Que Publishing Releases Pottermore Secrets and Mysteries Revealed: The Unofficial Guide to Pottermore.com

::  6 December 2012 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

Your Training at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Awaits!Read more


Useful, supplemental articles for our book readers. Just 99 cents each.

Using Marshmallow on the Samsung Galaxy S6

By Eric Butow

Touring Marshmallow on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

By Eric Butow



Samsung Gear S2 for Dummies

By Eric Butow

My Samsung Galaxy S7

By Craig James Johnston and Eric Butow

Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition

By Eric Butow and Rebecca Bollwitt