Starting a Media Business

Join us on Thursday, December 16 at 4:00 PM (East Coast U.S. time) for a Conversation with Eric Olsen, of the popular culture blog Blogcritics.

Eric will be talking with Steve Rucinski of Small Business CEO, and me, about his experiences building an online media business with over 650 authors. Eric uses a blogging platform (a souped-up version of Movable Type) for his media business. And amazingly, he does it all from his home office.

Eric has some great stories to tell. They’ll make you laugh, they might even make you cry. But they won’t be dull.

No site is quite like the freewheeling Blogcritics — and no business model is quite like it either. So this conversation won’t be like any other one, either.

Our Conversation is part of a new venture that Steve and I are doing together with Peter Thusat, who serves as our Executive Producer. We call it SMB TrendWire. Go on over to SMB TrendWire, see what’s coming up next, and register to listen to Eric — LIVE! If you register in advance you can even submit questions that you want Eric to answer.

And while you are over at SMB TrendWire, listen to the Conversation we held with Jeff Cornwall of The Entrepreneurial Mind. Jeff talked about the Five Entrepreneurial Myths. It was an awesome Conversation, and for a limited time it is free to listen to the archived talk.

Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.