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How do we make the Denver Metro Area and the World a better place...
1449_ 10/7/2013 -
Paul Bauer is a clinical professor of information technology and electronic commerce for the Daniels College of Business. A long time associate and friend, he asked Larry Nelson to speak at the University Hills Rotary Club. Of course Larry accepted, [he does love to talk...] Larry was so impressed with the audience and their focus, what they're doing, he was happy for the chance to talk with Doug Dixon, president of this, the University Hills Rotary Club. "Service above self, is the motto of Rotary." Doug tells us in this particular club their service goes in a number of areas but their primary project is what they call the Hobson Fund - it's a scholarship fund, providing scholarships - not a full ride, but they're pretty significant - to students who are majoring in math and hard sciences. One student in particular, majoring in math and Spanish (she wants to be a math teacher) will take her skills into lower income neighborhoods. Another student, Sara at the University of Denver, has actually had time with the Hubble Space Telescope. Larry asked, "What are the types of people that you would like to recruit and have come to your meetings?" Doug said, "Anybody that has an interest in making the community better. It used to be that Rotary wouldn't accept people under a certain age, that's not true now, we don't care. One of our members, Nathan, he's 27 and one of the most active members. We have a pretty broad spectrum of people in business, but we're all focused on, how do we make the Denver Metro Area and the world a better place. That's what we care about." There's more...
University Hills Rotary ||
University Hills Rotary Foundation Scholarship ||
Douglas Dixon ||
Daniels College of Business ||
Social Entrepreneurship ||
Hobson Extravaganza Scholarship Fund ||
KEYWORDS: University Hills Rotary, Douglas Dixon, Rotary Foundation, Scholarship,
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LISTEN TO: Douglas Dixon CPA, LLC - President, University Hills Rotary
Will they find you or your competition
1451_ 10/7/2013 -
We have been hearing a great deal about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as organizations are trying to figure out how to get more individuals and organizations to visit their website and buy more. The 'World Wide Web' offers many opportunities as well as challenges. Larry called Ray Hutchins (a hands-on expert in SEO) to give us another view on Search Engine Optimization because it continues to morph and is becoming a very complex, hard to fathom piece of our Internet business strategy. Making it to the first page of the search engines when you are operating in a competitive keyword environment is not easy. It takes SEO experience, business experience, persistence, and time - and in many ways, it's more of an art than a science. To succeed, a business owner needs an SEO company that knows how to: Identify and target the right keywords; Structure and organize your website so it best accommodates the search engines; Build the right link program for your business needs; Stay on top of the constantly evolving SEO processes, strategies and procedures and make sure YOU stay on top! Ray also brings something else to the table. He owns a Web Development company, Denver Web Services. Ray says, "No use doing a great SEO campaign and getting a customer to visit a site that won't convert them into a sale. Your business needs a site that builds trust and converts leads into sales. But if you are like most business owners, you just cannot afford to spend a fortune to make this happen. ...Listen for more, this is part 1 of 2...
Denver Web Services ||
Denver Cyber Security ||
TiE Rockies Network ||
Innovation Pavilion ||
KEYWORDS: Ray Hutchins, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Web Development Company,
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LISTEN TO: Ray Hutchins, Denver SEO Services
Huge asset to entrepreneurs here in Colorado
1448_ 10/7/2013 -
We are talking with Chris Onan, Managing Director of Galvanize, and he's been a venture capitalist and strategy consultant for years. There is so much happening in the marketplace, high tech and everything else, we asked Chris for an overview of what he sees happening. He said one of the exciting things for Colorado is that milennials are moving here in greater numbers than to any city in the country, and that's not per capita, that's aggregate. There are a number of reasons, it's a beautiful place to live, centrally located, we have a major airport. It's relatively cost effective to start a business here, the tax rates are lower and you've got a mid-western ethos where you can get a cup of coffee with just about anyone. Guys like David Cohen and Brad Feld and Steve Halstead will give you a cup of coffee. It doesn't happen in Silicon Valley or New York - and it's a huge asset to entrepreneurs that are here in Colorado. TechStars, literally taking over the world recently opening in London and beyond, headquartered here - all together, it's just drawn a ton of entrepreneurial activity and attention here. And Galvanize, we're kind of drafting on that and we fit right in to the broader trend in Colorado, becoming a very prominent place for entrepreneurial and tech activity. One of the challenges talked about for this area is getting a big company to headquarter here. Chris doesn't agree, saying...
Chris Onan ||
Venture Capital ||
KEYWORDS: Chris Onan, Galvanize, Entrepreneurs, Colorado, Appian Venture Capital,
David Cohen, Brad Feld, Steve Halstead, Milennials, > bytes=4160682
LISTEN TO: Chris Onan, Managing Director, Galvanize
Word-of-Mouth Recommendations, In or Out
1450_ 10/7/2013 -
Larry interviewed Justin Sanger, CEO & Founder of SupportLocal at Galvanize. Justin has seen and done many things in his career, but throughout, his focus has been on local advertising and local search solutions for consumers in the Internet space. He's started four companies, in the local arena, the last was Local Launch, an award winning local search platform for small and medium size businesses. They sold over 200,000 products to small businesses, generated over half-a-billion dollars in revenue and ultimately sold that company in 2006 to R.H. Donnelly and Dex. Today, Justin is more excited than ever about their initiative called, SupportLocal. Put simply, it is a place for friends to recommend local businesses. We're all familiar with word-of-mouth and in fact, people point to it as the leading source for finding new businesses. At the same time businesses point to it as their leading source for new clients / customers. So it is something we're all very accustomed to in our offline world. Today the interesting thing is that only 7% of word-of-mouth activity actually happens online. SupportLocal is trying to solve for this problem and opportunity. Larry asked, "There are search engines out there like Goggle, of course. What is the major difference between what you're doing and them?" Justin said, Yes, great question. Google, Yelp, Facebook, Angie's List, and there are other significant examples out there. The main difference is we're about a network of just your friends. We're talking about your friends within a particular locality. The city you live in and the people you interact with every day, and making it efficient for you to be able to find things to do in your community or to solve for a need that you may have - within your community at any given time. Facebook, Angie's List, Yelp, they do not have those factors within their networks. For one, like Yelp, you're consuming reviews from people you just don't know. If you breakdown 'word-of-mouth' ...Listen for more...
Economy Builders ||
Mastering Change ||
KEYWORDS: Justin Sanger, SupportLocal, Galvanize, Word-of-Mouth, Google, Yelp,
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LISTEN TO: Justin Sanger, CEO/Founder, SupportLocal