Slouch's Blog – September 2007 Archive (10)

I'll Be Interviewing The CEO Of Ning Tomorrow Live On Internet Radio

Tomorrow I will be interviewing Gina Bianchini who is the CEO of Ning. Ning is the company that provides the software the runs and about 75,000 other Social Networks. They have raised over 40 million dollars and have Marc Andreessen in their corner. Not a bad corner to be… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 27, 2007 at 12:21pm — No Comments

The Atlanta Recruiting RoadShow is Sold Out

Congrats to Amitai Givertz and John Sumser for generating enough buzz to sell out the Atlanta RoadShow. That is great news and it validates that there is a need for this.

The Fordyce Letter
is… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 14, 2007 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Are Recruiting Fees Going Down?

I remember about 2 years ago I had my first conversation with Harry Joiner. Since then we have always enjoyed our weekly calls about domain names and recruiting. This week we each bought a new one but that is another post.

Getting back to our first conversation, Harry told me that he was convinced that agency fees were going to go down because he could not see how… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 14, 2007 at 12:17pm — 7 Comments - A little layout change for a while

I am messing around with the layout of

Ning has now limited the amount of things you can now have on the main

page. I have no issue with it. At first I did but now it seems I need

to take another look at what is on the main page and make some

decisions. Right now, I can't really add any more boxes so things are

going to change a little.

In the meantime, there are lots of pixels you can get for free and they

will last for 3 days. It's… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 12, 2007 at 1:46am — No Comments

The Million Dollar Wiki - Was Only a Matter Of Time

It's The Million Dollar Wiki and yes you can also buy a blogger. I learned about this from a real good domain name blog called the Conceptualist. He says you should avoid the hype but he figures the guy has made 50k or so.

I think this is something that we will see more and more of in the next year or so. There is absolutely… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 11, 2007 at 12:27pm — No Comments

The Pinnacle Society

On Oct 4th, The Pinnacle Society will be having their next conference. I'll be going because the Fordyce Letter is one of two sponsors.

From the Pinnacle Society website:

"The Pinnacle Society is the nation's premier consortium of top recruiters within the permanent placement and search industry. For

nearly 20 years, the Pinnacle Society has provided the nation's top

recruiters a… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 10, 2007 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Career Hub is looking to expand

First it was Cheezhead and how Career Hub is at it. Career Hub is looking to expand their stable of writers and offerings. If you are interested, click on over and contact them.

Added by Slouch on September 10, 2007 at 11:22am — No Comments

Latest Activity Function On

Over the weekend, Ning launched a few other functions for the networks they power. One of these new functions is a "latest activity" feed. You can see everything that is going on now on quickly. I have put this on the right hand side of the site and it will also appear on every profile page above the Live Recruiting Blogosphere Feeds. If it dives you crazy, let me know

Added by Slouch on September 10, 2007 at 10:30am — No Comments

A LinkedIn Question

Here you go

Added by Slouch on September 6, 2007 at 5:28pm — 2 Comments

I'm On The Recruiting Animal Show Tomorrow

Tomorrow, I will be on the Recruiting Animal Show. I'll be talking about, The Fordyce Letter, The Recruiting Blogosphere, Domain Names, and anything else Mr. Animal wants to talk about.

I hope you can dial in and join the… Continue

Added by Slouch on September 4, 2007 at 10:36am — No Comments


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