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April 07, 2008

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Atlanta Search Engine Optimization

Excellant post.
I agree with your comment when you said:

"Simply put, it provides me with substantial financial upside with limited risk."

On a smaller scale model here is an idea for those of us who are intrigued by this model but are afraid of working with start ups.

What about working with smaller business that are established already but have little or no marketing plan & taking a percentage of profits on sales generated thru your efforts?

I have done this for no fees up front and get paid in equity on all resulting business. I like this partnership model as it creates a win- win relationship for all.

Steve

Good point. My post looks at this from the consultant/employee point of view. Employers have to fully think this through also. In particular, it can get messy having a lot of little shareholders.

Steve

Post Work

Have not met anyone I wanted to hire who was willing to work for equity. Yet. Cash is king and it's a developer's market out there right now...

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