The Problem Have you ever dealt with a Youtube or Google search that just did not answer your question? Have you ever been overwhelmed sifting through the mass amount of information available on the web? The internet is filled with generic answers for generic questions. People online seek answers to specific problems Experts with these answers deserve compensation 2
What is Soshowise?Soshowise is a marketplacefor face to face expert advice Speak face to face with the exact expert you need, anytime,on just about any subject anywhere. We will have experts in a variety of fields from Accountants and Life Coaches to Handymen and Landscapers. Soshowise is like Howcast, except every video producer is an expert, and they can charge consumers for live video consultations.
How it works buyer expert Create an account. Creating an account on Create an account. Creating an account on Soshowise is free and only takes a minute 1st Step Soshowise is free and only takes a minute Post videos, documents, and presentations Search Soshowise by categories of expertise to find coaches in category you need advice in 2nd Step that you have created on your profile to display your expertise and attract customers Browse the coaches‘ profiles to view their Receive a text message on your mobile device videos , documents, and feedback ratings to 3rd Step from Soshowise to set up a time for a consult- ensure you find the exact expert you’re looking for ation when a customer makes a purchase Purchase a consultation, and receive the consultation on your computer, tablet device, 4th Step Deliver the consultation form your computer, tablet device, or smartphone or smartphone Receive the payment form Soshowise as well Leave the coach a feedback rating 5th Step as a feedback rating from the customer. Soshowise takes care of all the billing
Technology Soshowise is a disruptive technology, the same way eBay eliminated some needs for a physical storefront, Soshowise eliminates the need for in-person learning The internet is currently saturated with generic informational content but lacks a medium for live interactive help There are currently over 250 million smart- phones, 750 million laptops, and 30 million tablets are equipped with built-in/integrated video cameras in our world today Slow aging cellular data networks incapable of carrying live video are in the midst of being replaced with a live video capable 4th generation network infrastructure Most US households now have broadband capability, and free public WIFI is getting easier and easier to locate in most cities
Market Potential Soshowise is changing the service industry as we know it. US Do It YourselfMarkets that Soshowise taps into $300 BILLION DOLLARS US consulting service $140 BILLION DOLLARS US Personal Development 85% $19 BILLION DOLLARS This is about 875 US Private Tutoring $7 BILLION DOLLARS million people who purchase products US Coaching (Business, Career, etc) or services online $9BILLION DOLLARS latest Nielsen Global Online Survey 81% of those with internet access use it to search for advice online There are over 750 million users combined on who participate in video chats combined on
Marketing Strategies Soshowise will initially focus on the business, educational, and how-to fields of expertise. Promotional help from high profile coaches will generate rapid growth while minimizing marketing expenses All coaches are encouraged to create content, this in turns floods the Internet with content that directs visitors and potential customers to the site Utilization of social media outreach will be the easiest and most affordable way to reach our target audience A large portion of the coaches will from websites such as YouTube.com and other How To Sites. These websites already have a variety of experts with profiles with pre-recorded video and other static content that can transition quite easily onto Soshowise
Management Founders Eric Santos (CEO) Todd Mcguyer (CFO) Greg Meinert (CIO) Sal Santos (President) Board of Advisors Rasesh Shah (Senior Product Manager at PayPal) Tom Burns (MBA Director at CSUF) Dave Giusti (Director of Training /Development at Auqeo) Grant Nestor (Business Development at Factual) Michael Perry (CEO of SJVC) Eric Black (President of the Spectrum Group) Miles A. Harris (Attorney at Miles A Harris Esq.) Owned by Soshowise Inc., a California Corporation Won start-up cash and award from PayPal @HapiHack 2011 Currently in our first round of funding with several commitments 8
Strategic Overview Soshowise has accumulated a strong board of advisors with existing/ previous working relationships at PayPal, eBay, Google, Factual, and Intuit. Resources and connections to high-profile coaches in the performing arts industry. Content driven platform resulting in fresh new content delivered every day Built on top of Amazons web services cloud making it easy for us to respond to rapid growth or unexpected demand. AWS is capable of deploying 1000s of virtual machines in minutes Revenue model creates income as it incurs cost, right from the very start. Secondary revenue will be generated from targeted advertising Founding members has extensive experience in the high technology web and enterprise network technology fields Established relationships with both PayPal and OpenTok