Solo Tech Tribe<br />
Agenda – Solo Tech Tribe<br />Welcome<br />Roundtable of introductions (who are you, what is your business)<br />Purpose o...
Purpose<br />Create a forum where Solopreneurs can talk openly about the challenges they face, to deal with “what’s keepin...
Ground Rules – Solo Tech Tribe<br />Membership Guidelines <br />ICT Technology based or ancillary company<br />Business lo...
Ground Rules – Solo Tech Tribe<br />What is said in the group stays in the group<br />No raiding other group members’ cust...
Brainstorming future topics<br />Client mgmt<br />Supplier / contractor / partner mgmt<br />Vendor /contractor (pre)qualif...
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Inaugural SoloP2P slide deck, containing future topics.

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    1. 1. Solo Tech Tribe<br />
    2. 2. Agenda – Solo Tech Tribe<br />Welcome<br />Roundtable of introductions (who are you, what is your business)<br />Purpose of the group<br />Ground Rules of the Solo P2P<br />Brainstorming future topics<br />Establish private Solo P2P LinkedIn group?<br />Setting the next date July 21/11, 8:30am (same location)<br />9:30a - Done<br />
    3. 3. Purpose<br />Create a forum where Solopreneurs can talk openly about the challenges they face, to deal with “what’s keeping them up at night”, in order to make this group relevant and exceptionally valuable to its members<br />
    4. 4. Ground Rules – Solo Tech Tribe<br />Membership Guidelines <br />ICT Technology based or ancillary company<br />Business located in Haltonor Solo lives in Halton<br />Open membership<br />
    5. 5. Ground Rules – Solo Tech Tribe<br />What is said in the group stays in the group<br />No raiding other group members’ customers.<br />If a customer of a group member comes to you then you can talk to them<br />No grabbing of each others’ customers – a respect factor<br />Participation – everyone needs to attend and participate - you can’t just come and sit<br />Miss 3 times and you have resigned?<br />Confidentially Agreement? No. <br />Group size? Target 20<br />Open group, new members welcome!<br />
    6. 6. Brainstorming future topics<br />Client mgmt<br />Supplier / contractor / partner mgmt<br />Vendor /contractor (pre)qualification<br />Scalability (stay solo?)<br />Marketing / selling yourselves for next opportunity. “Brand you”<br />Sales / marketing plans<br />Finding, qualifying leads<br />Work/biz development balance<br />Biz plan (sticking to core strengths)<br />Efficiency vs. quality<br />Getting paid (credit & collections) – cash flow mgmt<br />Pricing Strategies: hourly (time&materials) vs. project vs. lower-or-higher rate<br />Firing a client<br />Bootstrapping for funding, funding model, vc’s, angle investors<br />IRAP for solos<br />Getting free stuff (coops, interns, labour)<br />Legal issues (can’t afford on-staff council)<br />Tax issues / implications<br />Sharing tips on web tools/techniques<br />Project management <br />Best practices / community connections/SMEs<br />Spotlight (1x15min every month)<br />Featured presentation from SME<br />Personal and/or biz Coaching<br />

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