As an Information Publisher and marketer – my websites
and blogs are loaded with information on
a broad range of resources reflecting more than a dozen
years of curiosity, personal interest and research.
Research on topics like health and
fitness, fun activities for families,
gardening and landscaping, do it yourself projects,
kids and family safety on the internet, Internet
Mobile Marketing, and, really, a whole lot more.
My eCourse library, for example, is loaded with dozens of multi lesson
courses on these and other topics – many of them available for FREE
to everyone visiting the eCourse Directories.
There are literally hundreds of mini-sites in my Web Domains
where site visitors can download available eBooks, reports,
products, software, and register for newsletters and updates as I
publish new information.
My passion since I went online in the late 1990s has been to
share the information resulting from my curiosity and all of this research.
I started my career as Chief Engineer of a small machinery manufacturer
building equipment primarily for the food industry.
Before retiring this last time, I spent nearly 30 years as a
Process Control System Design Engineer (BsME) and Manager for a
Major international company; traveling through out the USA and parts
of Europe, was a Partner and
General Manager of a Full service Truck Stop with a Restaurant &
Motel, Truckers Store, and Fueling facilities; owned and operated a
group of community centered Coin-operated Laundromats and spent a
dozen or so years working in a local Print Shop as a Graphic
Designer for print media and as a Webmaster building sites for local
The truckstop people and the Over-the-Road Warriors who were our
customers and friends are often independent business people who run
their rigs as well as their businesses on the road - and they are
Essentially, truckstops are communities.
They are the Away-From-Home homes for the thousands of truck drivers who
wheel those 18 wheelers around our Interstate highways. In addition
to fuel, we provided safe places to sleep, shower facilities, good
food, retail stores with thousands of items including clothes,
boots, essential truck parts, electronics, personal items. and on
While resting, we had game rooms, laundry facilities, picnic areas,
communication services, and secure parking for the drivers. And to provide these
services, truckstops employ hundreds of people dedicated to making
the men and women driver's home-away-from-home safe, comfortable
and a friendly place where they can stop in on their next trip thru.
My independent Laundromats were another community experience with places
for children to entertain themselves while parents were busy.
Christmas holidays were dedicated to the kids with gifts, candies,
and games. Again, our customers were our friends and to recognize
their loyalty, we provided incentives like free washes and free
Both the truckstop and laundromats were 7 day a week facilities with the
truckstop open 24 hours a day for the drivers. Customers were our first
priority and I made hundreds of friends.
I invite you to visit my main
RichardPresents.com. I'm sure you'll find information there that
will make your time browsing the World Wide Web much more
worthwhile, safer, and even more fun.