About

About

Erik is a best-selling author with 15 books to his credit including the Certified Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneur Training Manual (and Workbook), Management Training Manual, Start It Up! How-To Guides For Business Startups book series, and the Entrepreneur Boot Camp® book series. He is also founder and current president of Guanzi Institute® through which he created the Certified Entrepreneur® training program; empowering first-time entrepreneurs, existing business owners and corporate managers with the skills they need to succeed in any industry.

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History

History

Erik N. Bowman was practically born an entrepreneur. At the age of 10, he launched his first business selling “direct-from-the-grower” flowers from his mom’s garden door to door to his neighbors in Seattle. Three years later, he would write his first software program and at 18 he created the catalog system for Seattle Art Museum’s rental sales gallery.

At 20, Erik brought his tech savvy talents to Los Angeles to assist a number of companies with their own infrastructure and automation by developing custom software solutions for member organizations,

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Current Projects

Current Projects

Erik N Bowman is always working on a number of concurrent projects. Below you can find a current projects and joint ventures that are at the top of his priority list.

Authr.com fund, market and sell your book

Authr.com fund, market and sell your book

http://Authr.com

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Erik Bowman has been to exactly where you want to go and has written brilliantly about how you can get there yourself. His books on start-ups give you a head start and a major competitive advantage

– Jay Conrad Levinson, The Father of Guerrilla Marketing

Recent Articles

Recent articles written by Erik N Bowman

The birth of Localista Magazine

The birth of Localista Magazine

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Oct 14, 2013

I’ve always had a passion for helping small businesses. First as a business and technology consultant, then providing low cost virtual PBX services and later in online marketing, SEO and social media marketing. In 2012 while helping a client develop her...

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Getting Started with the Vine App

Getting Started with the Vine App

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Apr 16, 2013

Many people are overloaded with social media marketing and social networking. Whether it’s for business or personal connections keeping your existing social networking accounts updated can be time consuming and tiresome. Unlike Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or...

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Master of Your Domain without a Platform to Stand On?

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Jan 7, 2013

Over the years many people have asked me about creating a professional platform, and of course it’s a great idea — if you have something of value to say.  I’ve found a lot of people spend too much time on building a professional platform and not enough...

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You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Jan 4, 2013

The following is a list of ‘The Ten Cannots’,  statements which at one point President Ronald Reagan used them in a speech, wrongly attributing them to Lincoln. The Ten Cannots You cannot bring prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men...

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Blogging as a Business

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Dec 31, 2012

Blogging began as a way for individuals to review products, maintain a family newsletter and make their personal opinions known.  Today blogging has become a ‘cottage industry’ where individuals are attempting to generate a living or supplemental revenue...

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How do you capture your readers contact information?

Posted by Erik N Bowman on Dec 26, 2012

A new survey found that 23 percent of readers polled have visited an author’s web site, while only 18 percent have gone to a publisher’s site. How do you capture your readers contact information?

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