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Max Steingart is the expert that people turn to when they want to learn how to meet the right people with the help of a computer. He's been doing this since 1975 when he introduced an innovative computer system to the yacht brokerage industry.

Money Magazine called him The MatchMaker in 1983 because his computer-generated lists

made it easy for buyers and sellers of boats to connect with each other.
Max's innovative use of computers expanded beyond boats to other industries in the pre-Internet days. Max helped match buyers with sellers in seven additional categories: airplanes, exotic automobiles, sport and luxury cars; thoroughbred horses, fine art, business opportunities and high-end real estate. Two US Presidents congratulated Max for his efforts helping people meet the right people.

Max has shared the stage with nationally known celebrities, best-selling authors, and professional athletes. He has spoken on Internet relationship building, leadership, target marketing, goal setting and attainment and personal motivation to large groups.

Max has written 425 articles, five books and has produced six audio programs on Internet relationship building, target marketing and personal motivation. His articles have been posted on over 65 web sites and in 11 publications. He's a contributing writer to many industry publications, a popular faculty member on most of the online Internet training platforms, and has been a guest speaker on numerous radio shows.

Max's daily motivation series has subscribers on every continent. His positive emails reach and inspire millions of people making them one of the world's most widely distributed inspirational messages on the Internet.

Since 1996, Max has devoted his time to researching, studying, understanding and teaching people the secrets of online relationship building through the use of Instant Messaging.

Max grew up on Miami Beach. His love of boating and sailing guided him to a successful yacht brokerage career after graduating from the University of Arizona. In 1975, he started a company that introduced computers and database management to the yacht brokerage industry.

In 1978, Max founded a database publishing company and quickly grew it to a multi-million-dollar-a-year business that became an INC 500 Company. Max's innovative applications created intense media excitement during the 'Information Age' days of the 80s. South Florida Magazine referred to him as The Mogul of Consumer Databases.

Other articles followed in many other business magazines and newspapers including: Inc. Magazine, Profit Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Venture Magazine, The Robb Report, The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, The Ft Lauderdale News, The Broward Review to name a few.

In 1989, Max was named "The Success Story of the Year" by INC Magazine. AT&T called him a visionary of the computer industry. His company was a forerunner of eBay. He retired at the age of 47 in 1993.

Max came out of retirement two years later to get involved in the direct sales industry just as the Internet was becoming popular. He immediately recognized the pivotal role the Internet and Instant Messaging would play in helping people connect directly with other people.

Max used Instant Messaging to create a direct sales organization of over seven thousand people in less than two years. In the process he helped a young postal worker use the Internet to put one thousand people into her business in four months.

Today, Max still lives on Miami Beach. He's a highly-quoted, best-selling author, speaker, business visionary and accomplished sailboat racer. Max has played a pioneering role in the computer industry, the yacht brokerage industry, the direct sales industry and the International Internet education industry.

He currently works directly with major corporations, associations, sales professionals, home-based business owners, and successful networkers. Max's on-stage presentations and tele-classes have been described as educational

and entertaining. He presents a series of great ideas and strategies with a rare combination of fact, humor, insights and practical concepts that audience members can apply immediately to get better results.
If you would like to schedule Max to speak at your next convention or conference, or for a group tele-class, e-mail or call (204) 475-5245.