We’re counting down the days until our E-Series Program starts again in April 8-11, 2014! In the meantime, we’re taking a look back and featuring stories of our E-Series alumni.
Meet Jennifer Cairns of eGurus Technology Tutors, E-Series Class of 2013!
eGurus Technology Tutors was founded in 2011 by Jennifer Cairns and Bob Liew. Her direct work with seniors has taught her how seniors reach to technology and has helped Jennifer to better understand their everyday and future needs. Jennifer’s company provides private instruction on most technology devices such as tablets, eReaders, smartphones and computers. Below, Jennifer updates us on her company and shares tips for E-Series attendees.
1. What are you doing with your business today?
One of my E-Series speed networking sessions was with Arif Abdulla from Nurse Next Door. Since that meeting, eGurus and Nurse Next Door have partnered to create a pilot project called Wiring the Wellderly. eGurus has trained select Nurse Next Door caregivers to provide them with proven teaching methods and lesson plans to help their clients stay connected to family and friends and bring happiness to their lives using technology. That program is currently transitioning from the pilot stage in the Richmond, Vancouver and Nanaimo areas, to being available nationwide and select US locations.
2. What’s the most exciting thing that’s happened to you and your business in the last 3 months?
I went to Las Vegas with a rep from London Drugs to help co-host the radio show CFax1070 TechTalk’s coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014). Since then, eGurus has started a pilot project with London Drugs to provide in-store demos and paid workshops in the Victoria area London Drugs stores. The host of CFAX1070 has also joined the eGurus team and is helping provide the workshops.
3. What advice would you give to an E-Series 2014 participant to get the most out of the program?
Get a lot of sleep ahead of time as your brain will feel like its going to explode from the enormous amount of info you will learn. Truly devote the entire 4 days to the program. Its an honour to be able to learn from such incredibly successful and knowledgeable speakers.