Eric Butow

Eric Butow
Eric Butow before his Google Glass for Dummies presentation at Books Inc. in Mountain View, CA. Eric Butow


  • CEO of Butow Communications Group (BCG), which offers online marketing consulting services for businesses
  • Authored or co-authored more than 30 books on computer and internet related topics
  • Developed and taught networking, computing, and usability courses


Eric Butow wrote for Lifewire on the subject of Samsung smartphones and apps. He is the owner of Butow Communications Group (BCG), which offers online marketing consulting services for businesses. Services include virtual assistance, computer maintenance, website design and upkeep, writing, e-mail marketing, and social media outreach.

He's been an author of computing books since 2000 and a developer of various computer-based training courses since 2003. Butow has authored or co-authored more than 30 books, most recently Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition, My Samsung Galaxy S7, and Samsung Gear S2 for Dummies. 

He's also developed and taught networking, computing, and usability courses for Ed2Go, Virtual Training Company, California State University, Sacramento, and Udemy.


Butow earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from California State University, Fresno.

Awards and Publications

Butow has authored or co-authored more than 30 books including:

Blogging to Drive Business, Second Edition
My Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Gear S2 for Dummies 

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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