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The Geek's Guide to Internet Business Success by Bob Schmidt. The Definitive Business Blueprint for Internet Developers,  Programmers, Consultants, Marketers and Service Providers.

 

 

Chapter 4
Assembling Your Team

Introduction

Chapter 1
Getting Started as an Internet Professional

Chapter 2
Your Role as a Consultant

Chapter 3
Planning Your Business

Chapter 4
Assembling Your Team

Chapter 5
Setting Your Rates

Chapter 6
What the Client Expects from the Internet and You

Chapter 7
Finding Customers

Chapter 8
Planning Your Presentation

Chapter 9
Making the Presentation

Chapter 10
Writing the Proposal and Contract

Chapter 11
Organizing and Managing the Website Development Process

Chapter 12
Billing and Budgeting

Chapter 13
Growing the Business

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Chapter Overview

Internet projects are almost always a team effort. Putting together an effective team is the most important responsibility you have in building your business. This chapter covers what you need to know about hiring employees and negotiating strategic partnerships.

Links to resources relevant to this chapter.

Inc. Magazine

Twenty-eight Steps to Strategic Alliance
http://www.inc.com/incmagazine/archives/04930961.html

Natural Partners
http://www.inc.com/incmagazine/archives/06890671.html

Rules of Engagement
http://www.inc.com/incmagazine/archives/01970481.html

Point of Reference
http://www.inc.com/incmagazine/archives/06901002.html

More Inc. Magazine articles on strategic alliances...

Ernst & Young

Strategic Alliances Can Pay Off for Retailers in an Economic Downturn
http://www.ey.com/GLOBAL/gcr.nsf/US/Strategic_Alliances_-_Thought_Center_-_Ernst_&_Young_LLP

 

The Geek's Guide to Internet Business Success
The Definitive Business Blueprint for Internet Developers, Programmers, Consultants, Marketers and Service Providers

Author: Bob Schmidt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN
0471288381