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Becoming a part of our community at not only puts you in contact with other Automation Professionals, but also nets you the opportunity to ask our founder, Shawn Tierney, questions directly about your automation challenges.

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Do you have “how-to” knowledge about using an automation product that you’d like to share?

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It doesn’t matter if your the end user, OEM, SI, re-seller, or manufacturer, as long as your article is unique (i.e. we don’t republish existing articles) and is not a sales pitch but actually imparts helpful how-to knowledge then it’s a good fit for our blog!

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Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

Shawn M Tierney
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