[Fwd: Pinacus]

Subject: [Fwd: Pinacus]
From: Bill Swallow <bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 08:43:28 -0400

Bill Swallow wrote:

> <snip>
> I assume you've seen this Pinacus site (I caught wind of it on some
> other lists this weekend). It
> looks like a good idea, but what's their business model. It appears to
> be centered around a
> directory and query engine for writers -- does anyone have a clue how
> they plan to make money?
> </snip>
>
> It appears to be a talent bank - a place for writers to showcase their
> work and get noticed/published. I'm guessing it works the same as a job
> recruitment firm. Folks go in and have the firm do all the initial leg
> work. Then when hired/purchased, Pinacus would either collect a finders
> fee from the publisher or skim a percentage off the top.
>
> That's my guess.
>
> --
> Bill Swallow
> Technical Writer
> PowerAdz.com
> 518.687.6195
> bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com




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Bill Swallow
Technical Writer
PowerAdz.com
518.687.6195
bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com






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