Get a Life! Show #25: dotcom Theme dotcom, the new frontier. A new industry with new rules, companies on the web have to think fast and move quickly. This shows experts give insight into how a company can make it big on-line.
Hosts: Kipp and Paula plan their own .com company. But will it be KippandPaula.com or PaulaandKipp.com?
Streeters: What does dotcom mean to you?
Story #1: WEB STRATEGIZER A veteran entrepreneur, Jason Moguss third e-business venture is Communicopia. What makes his company stand out is that he donates 10% of its time to non-profit organizations. Jason advises young entrepreneurs about starting a business on the net.
Rant: Alex is fed up with trendy shortened names like e-commerce and e-mail.
Story #2: WEBSITE PUBLISHER When a journalist and web designer meet, they create a successful e-business. Or so was the case with Natasha Kong and Nicole Blades. They introduce their site, SheNetworks, an on-line magazine for women, and talk about the challenges of starting an on-line business.
Story #3: INTERNET STARTUP CONSULTANT NRG Systems is a internet incubator, helping new web companies get started. Kim Parlee is in charge of guiding new companies through the tricky process of making it on the internet.
Rant: Tori talks about the potential pitfalls of putting your resume on the internet. Maybe the old-fashioned way works best after all.
Story #4: WEBSITE DEVELOPER As the President and Creative Director of Pixelera, Stephen and Michael Foley pack a double punch as web developers. Stephen guides viewers through the business side of the net, while Michael tackles the creative angle.
Hosts: Kipp and Paula agree to call their web site GetaLife.com.
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