UVEF's monthly lunch meeting is coming up this Thursday, October 12th. They have decided to have a panel on business incubators, and I'm excited to be one of the panelists. I hope to see you there:
An entrepreneur running a successful company asked me to recruit someone from my BYU internet marketing classes to work for him. I told him I'd blog about the opportunity. So here it is:
screen-scraper.com is interested in hiring someone for an entry-level SEO/Marketing position. This would involve working with their main screen-scraper web site, as well as their ScrapbookFinds meta-search engine. Starting pay will be $11-15 per hour, with bonuses as progress
Last year I wrote in Connect magazine that I would be trying a grand experiment in team building. I would be trying an idea I got from The Entrepreneur's Manual, a very popular book for entrepreneurs published in 1997. I would hold a 2-day retreat with a couple dozen executives to brainstorm, network, plan, and then vote on the Founders Team for Worldhistory.com.
Josh Kopelman has a great post about Domino Rally business models that are so complicated and involve so many "ifs" that the chance for success is extremely low. It's much better to have a Two Domino business model, where you know that if you do two things really well, you will be profitable.