Clayton McIlrath is an entrepreneur, programmer and teacher. He enjoys the process of learning, exploring, and doing all things creative as well as sharing his experiences with others. Being an entrepreneur and business owner, he has a heart for helping others start their own ventures.

 

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Ambulo is Gamifying Entrepreneurship

Ambulo

My good friend Adam Leonard just turned me on to a really cool project that he is working on: Ambulo. I am now banging my head against the wall for not thinking of it myself. Ambulo is a game to educate aspiring entrepreneurs about what goes…

RIDERS is a Trick Database for Action Sports

Continuing on the path of learning about movers and shakers in the action sports industry, I had the pleasure to interview RIDERS about their mobile app. They offer an iOS and Android application that allows users to learn and share tricks in action sports such…

Shrick is the Social Network for Action Sports

shrick

Action sports enthusiasts are really taking the internet by storm. As vibrant and outgoing as action sports athletes are, it’s no wonder their followers are coming in and thriving on social media. The market has been created and lead by the likes of Red…

Active Junky Launches Cash Back Feature for Outdoor Gear Shopping

ActiveJunky.com makes it easy for the outdoor gear addict to access more than 80,000 different products 100+ affiliate sites and still wind up with a little cash in pocket. They have started a revolutionary way to reward users with a cash back system, making…

Don't Google it–ShowMe!

ShowMe

What’s the first thing you do when you need to learn more about something? Google it. Search engines like Google are excellent at retrieving basic information, but they don’t actually teach you or help you synthesize that information. Sometimes demonstrations and visual walk-throughs are needed to grasp concepts and understand their…

5 Don't-Go-There Investor-Pitching Moments

This one goes to 11!

I have the good fortune of listening to a couple of hundred investment pitches a year.  I get to witness a number of awkward and sometimes comical situations (albeit more comical to the audience than the presenter).  The interesting thing is that these faux…

The Museum of Me: Where You're The Exhibit

Museum of Me

Let’s cut to the chase. You’ve been on Facebook since it was “The Facebook” and have amassed a staggering amount of friends, photos, memories and videos. Put bluntly, a quick glance at your profile would make the Dos Equis’ Most Interesting Man in the…

Find New Music You'll Love with Pocket Popstar

The team at We Are Hunted has partnered with JosephMark and The Echo Nest to bring iPhone and iPad users a brand new music selection app. Pocket Popstar offers a fun, fresh take on the music app, helping users to find music they’ll enjoy,…

Google Plus Rolls Out iPhone App And It's More Than I Expected

google plus iphone app

For those of you finding yourself filling your time examining the circles of Google’s new social network, Google Plus, you were probably delighted to find out about the launch of their first native iPhone application yesterday. If you are using an Android phone, this…

That Didn't Take Long: Shorten Your Google+ URL at Gplus.to

gplus.to

Have you dipped your toe into the Google+ pool yet?  If you’re a young male, odds are more likely that you have, as data shows that the majority of early beta testers are men. Yet it was via one of my female colleagues that…

Mugshot Junkie: See Mugs, Arrests, Read Stories, and Socialize

Mugshot Junkie

Is social media, good or bad when it comes to public records? Your opinion could quickly change depending on what story is going viral. Meet Mugshot Junkie, and you’ll quickly be laughing or relieved to see people arrested around the US. From speeding tickets…

Search Engines Unite with Schema.org

schema.org

Web standards are often formed with great intent to change the way we interface with the web, but lack of adoption by the giants in technology can make or break these standards. In the last decade there have been multiple initiatives to implement microformats…