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Running A Subscription Website From The Road
David F. Carr, 06.11.10, 06:00 AM EDT
GeeksOnTour.com founders teach tech skills from their motor home.
“We’re flabbergasted!” Chris Guld exclaimed on her blog a few days ago, shortly after she and her husband, Jim, rolled into the RV Lifestyle and Safety Conference in Bowling Green, Ky. “This is a metropolitan area and yet, we have NO Verizon data service.”
The Gulds run GeeksOnTour.com entirely out of the back of a 1998 Safari Class C motor home. Having to fall back on a shaky Wi-Fi connection at an RV park is just another day at the office.
The nation is full of IT consultants but none like the Gulds. They target not the executive suite but instead the trailer park, moving from park to park all over the country offering advice, selling videos and signing up mobile-home-owning tech buffs for $39-a-year subscriptions to the Gulds’ website. (read the rest at Forbes.com)