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Explaining the Coegil Name

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains how he chose the name, Coegil. And you learn how to pronounce Coegil!
 

How to Sign Up for an Account in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, walk you through signing up for a new account in Coegil.

We want to let you know that we will ask for 3 sets of information: your account information, some information about you, & your payment details. Please have your credit card handy.

This process should take you less than 1 minute to complete.

 

Quick Start Guide into Coegil

In this video, we help you get started using Coegil. Our goal is to be a one-stop-shop for research analysts to produce, collaborate, and publish their research.

You will learn how to:
– Create Groups to Store your Research
– Manage & Archive your Group
– Create your First Research Asset and add an Artifact to it
– Add an Insight to your Asset to make your work easier to read on-the-go
– Publish your work so your team can see it
– Use a Shareable Link to Post to Social Media
– Add & Remove Collaborators to your Groups
– Chat with Colleagues
– Flag Interest in Research
– List your Research to be Sold and see how easy it is to Buy your Work

Ideation

Explaining the Coegil Stream

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the Coegil Stream.

The Coegil Stream is a real-time feed of all the activity within your research network and from the broader research community. This is quite similar to what you experience from other news outlets.

There are four types of Stream updates: 1) published updates from your team, 2) updates from the research you marked interest in regardless of publication status, 3) research for sale and 4) notable research based upon your activity within Coegil.

The Coegil Stream is a simple & powerful tool to stay current on the go.
 

Adding a Research Asset – the Starting Point in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you have to create a Research Asset or Asset for short. Assets are the raw ingredients to fuel your research efforts.

As an Analyst or Research Provider, you are going to spend a lot of time creating Assets.

In this video, we show you how to upload your existing research. Afterward, you can add Insights to your asset to make it even that much easier for decision makers to realize the value of your hard work. Don’t forget to add Aspects. They connect more easily connect your work to others and make it easier for others to find it.

However, we hope you begin to start & end your research within Coegil. That will save you more time and improve the quality of your research.

 

Compounding your Research with Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to compound on your past research. Coegil helps to organize & build connections – amongst other research & other researchers. Perhaps most compelling, Coegil help you leverage your past work. This decreases the time to produce new research, it ensures your decisions are consistent and enables all connected research to be updated at once.

 

Talking about Aspects – Coegil’s innovation to tags

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, explains Aspects and why Aspects are so much better than simple tags found in other knowledge management systems.

Instead, Aspects are tags with a specific structure & hierarchy to promote more impactful research and naturally drive connections.

Aspects help you organize, discover and compound on your past research. No more reinventing the wheel and have confidence that you are moving your research forward. Learn more from this video.

 

Authoring

Chat in Coegil

Learn more about Coegil by visiting coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, introduces you to our integrated chat features.

Now collaboration is fully integrated into your research management solution and marketplace.

We provide four types of chat: group boards, direct messages, research journals, and Coegil notifications. Each channel type is designed to help you keep your collaborations organized and effective.

 

Multi-Artifact Assets

Learn more about Coegil by visiting https://coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, multi-artifact Research Assets in Coegil, our innovative way to organize your research.

Now you can save multiple attachments, or artifacts, to your Asset. You now can organize your research with Groups, Aspect tags, and further organize with Assets.

This makes discovery and distribution of your research so much easier.

 

Using Groups to Secure Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Groups and how they help you focus on your research while keeping your valuable insights protected.

Groups are a secure location to store & collaborate with authorized users on your research. Groups are like folders but so much better. We unify secure storage and access rights into one concept.

Listen to the how-to video to learn more about Groups.
 

Rich Text Editing in Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, introducing a new feature, Rich Text Editing.

Rich Text Editing allows researchers to produce visually appealing materials for decision makers with the same quality as your existing editing & publishing tools.

Of course, the real benefit of Coegil is structuring your research to make it easy for a decision maker to dive into the details or remain at the top-level.

I wish to thank Professor Damodaran whose research is used in this demonstration. You can find more of his research via this link: http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/

 

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of a Research Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

Collaboration

Chat in Coegil

Learn more about Coegil by visiting coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, introduces you to our integrated chat features.

Now collaboration is fully integrated into your research management solution and marketplace.

We provide four types of chat: group boards, direct messages, research journals, and Coegil notifications. Each channel type is designed to help you keep your collaborations organized and effective.

 

Inviting a Collaborator

Learn more about Coegil by visiting https://coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, show you how easy it is to collaborate in Coegil.

We believe the quality of your research is greatly improved when you collaborate with others. To collaborate, you invite your colleague to join your Group. It’s a button click away.

 

Using Groups to Secure Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Groups and how they help you focus on your research while keeping your valuable insights protected.

Groups are a secure location to store & collaborate with authorized users on your research. Groups are like folders but so much better. We unify secure storage and access rights into one concept.

Listen to the how-to video to learn more about Groups.
 

Selling

Chat in Coegil

Learn more about Coegil by visiting coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, introduces you to our integrated chat features.

Now collaboration is fully integrated into your research management solution and marketplace.

We provide four types of chat: group boards, direct messages, research journals, and Coegil notifications. Each channel type is designed to help you keep your collaborations organized and effective.

 

Shadows & Purchasing

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, show you how easy purchasing research can be in Coegil.

Shadows (grayed out research) are our way of letting you know you don’t have access to research. Purchasing is a simple button click away. After your purchase, we copy the research into your secure repository and your team can start using it.

 

Selling Your Research

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you how easy it is to sell your valuable research.

We know some users come to Coegil with the intention to sell their research – we call these users, Providers. We have integrated with Stripe, an award-winning payments system, to make it easy for you to get paid, quickly!

 

What is a Price Scheme?

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the concept of Price Schemes.

Price Schemes allow a Research Provider to better manage their product pricing. Price Schemes help keep your prices correlated & consistent. You can use them to perform A/B testing to improve your sales.

 

Explaining the Coegil Stream

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, explains the Coegil Stream.

The Coegil Stream is a real-time feed of all the activity within your research network and from the broader research community. This is quite similar to what you experience from other news outlets.

There are four types of Stream updates: 1) published updates from your team, 2) updates from the research you marked interest in regardless of publication status, 3) research for sale and 4) notable research based upon your activity within Coegil.

The Coegil Stream is a simple & powerful tool to stay current on the go.
 

Projects

Compounding your Research with Coegil

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to compound on your past research. Coegil helps to organize & build connections – amongst other research & other researchers. Perhaps most compelling, Coegil help you leverage your past work. This decreases the time to produce new research, it ensures your decisions are consistent and enables all connected research to be updated at once.

 

Assets

Multi-Artifact Assets

Learn more about Coegil by visiting https://coegil.com/signup.

Michael Guadarrama, the founder & CEO of Coegil, multi-artifact Research Assets in Coegil, our innovative way to organize your research.

Now you can save multiple attachments, or artifacts, to your Asset. You now can organize your research with Groups, Aspect tags, and further organize with Assets.

This makes discovery and distribution of your research so much easier.

 

Adding a Research Asset – the Starting Point in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, shows you have to create a Research Asset or Asset for short. Assets are the raw ingredients to fuel your research efforts.

As an Analyst or Research Provider, you are going to spend a lot of time creating Assets.

In this video, we show you how to upload your existing research. Afterward, you can add Insights to your asset to make it even that much easier for decision makers to realize the value of your hard work. Don’t forget to add Aspects. They connect more easily connect your work to others and make it easier for others to find it.

However, we hope you begin to start & end your research within Coegil. That will save you more time and improve the quality of your research.

 

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of a Research Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

Aspects

Talking about Aspects – Coegil’s innovation to tags

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, explains Aspects and why Aspects are so much better than simple tags found in other knowledge management systems.

Instead, Aspects are tags with a specific structure & hierarchy to promote more impactful research and naturally drive connections.

Aspects help you organize, discover and compound on your past research. No more reinventing the wheel and have confidence that you are moving your research forward. Learn more from this video.

 

Insights

Associating an Insight to an Asset

Michael, founder & CEO of Coegil, shows how to associate an Insight to a Research Asset.

In the context of a Research Asset, Insights can be considered as highlights, dog-ears, or “cliff-notes” of your Asset. Coegil makes the research process so much better with Insights.

How many of us have put in all the work to read a research report in detail & find those insightful gems? Now imagine your entire research team is working with you to find those gems. How much more productive will you become?

 

 

Profile

How to Sign Up for an Account in Coegil

Michael, the founder & CEO of Coegil, walk you through signing up for a new account in Coegil.

We want to let you know that we will ask for 3 sets of information: your account information, some information about you, & your payment details. Please have your credit card handy.

This process should take you less than 1 minute to complete.

 

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