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> 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?
> 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
> bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com
bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com