august 2010 women entrepreneurs talk

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A talk about women, entrepreurship, local media and Oakland Local given at AJEMC in Denver, August 2010.

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  • 1. Gree$ngsfromthefutureofnewsSusanMernit OaklandLocal August5,2010 PresentedatTheAssocia=onforEduca=oninJournalismandMassCommunica=onConference

2. OaklandLocal:LaunchedinOctober 2010with$8,000fromJ-LabsNewVoices ProgramMission:ProvideaplaIormfordiverse voicestotakeac$ononissuescri$calto Oakland&bridgethedigitaldividethrough newsliteracy&capacitybuildingToday: 185,000pageviewsinJuly2010 80,000uniquevisitors 38localpartners,non-prots&community groupRecognizedasnew&valuable newssourceforOakland 3. 2010-2011Goals: MobilFirst:Understandeec$veinfo deliveryonbothskinnyandsmartphonesTraining:Expandnews&socialmedia trainingprogramsinOakland&BayareaRevenue:StartBAPPadnetwork,ramp upadsales&promo$ons,small-business training,membershipcampaign,newsle[ersInfrastructure:Needmoreopera$ng capitalaswellasprogramdollars 4. Someofthelessonswehavelearned 5. Wehavefacedsomechallengingissues Whatisthenextconferenceyouwillbeat,youli[letrollwitharmypants? CauseIwillbethere,too.Ihavewaysofndingout. 6. Weuseddata,logicandtransparencyframearesponse. 7. So,whatareSusans$psforbeinganentrepreneurin2010-11? 1. Buildagreatteam,paythemon$me, empowerthem. 2. Lifeisshort:workwithpeopleyoulike. 3. Failuremeansdo-over,notyoushould quit. 4. Dontbetthefarm(see3.) 5. Collabora$on&distribu$onareessen$al keystosuccess. 6. Quality&perfec$onismareNOTthe same. 8. Susans$psforbeinganentrepreneurin2010-117.Authen$cityma[ers 8.Sodoespassion.Ifyouwouldntdothisforfree,maybeyoushouldntdoit. 9.Begenerousinspirit. 10.Sustainabilitymeansmaking$meforyourself.Really. 9. Womenentrepreneursthatinspireme1.LisaWilliams,CEO,Placeblogger.com,myformerbusinesspartner&dearfriend 2.RashmiSinha,Founder,Slideshare.net 3.TracyRecord,Editor&Founder,WestSeaLleBlog,westseaLleblog.com 4.DebbieGalant,Founder/CEO,Baristanet.com 5.Chris=neHerron,Principal,FirstRoundCapital,chris=ne.net 6.AimeeAllison,Oaklandseen.com,Oaklandpowerhousepersonality 7.AmyGahran,conten=ous.com,CrappyCellPhoneQueenAndsomeguys: 8. DavidCohn,Spot.us,crowd-fundingentrepreneur 9. CraigNewmark,local/globalphilanthropist 11. DaveyD,blogger/radiopersonality,DaveyDsHipHopCorner,www.daveyd.com 12. KwanBooth,OLco-founder,poet,organizer,mediaexpert 10. Itsaboutwhatyoudo,notwhatyousay. Sogetbusy.Andforgetaboutaskingforpermission.Youwontget it. 11. TellmewhatYOUthink