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We’re Small But We’re Quick!

This is a 30 second read.  On this Small Business Saturday of 2015 I wanted to take a minute to remind our customers that we’re a “mom & pop shop”.  We have no board of directors, just a guy with entrepreneurial spirit who bounces ideas off his wife, kids and friends.  We don’t even have […]

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The Leap66 Story Part 4: Gonna Have To Change That Name

You might have noticed that we’ve recently changed our name from Woot66 to Leap66.  From the beginning I thought Woot66 was a great name for our little business.  It was a little goofy and mildly clever.  Just what I wanted.  But there was one little concern, there happens to be another business called “Woot!” (as […]

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The Woot66 Story Part 3: A Lucky Logo

Note: We’ve since changed our name to Leap66.  Read that story here. As you already read in The Woot66 Story Part 1 and Part 2, we’ve set out to build a cool blog and develop some products that Chinese learners/entrepreneurs will find useful and interesting.  In the 3rd part of this series I’d like to talk […]

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The Woot66 Story Part 2: A Notebook of Ideas

Note: We’ve since changed our name to Leap66.  Read that story here. As you read in The Woot66 Story Part 1: I Wish Somebody Would…, I’d been looking for a way to spend more time on my Mandarin obsession and the idea was to start an online hub for Chinese learners.  But how was my site […]

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The Woot66 Story Part 1: I Wish Somebody Would…

Note: We’ve since changed our name to Leap66.  Read that story here. “I wish somebody would start an online hub for Chinese learners” I said to myself one day in 2011.  This thought came to me as I drove home from my job as an geeky IT manager for a successful government contracting company.  In […]

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