Lucky Mother Pluck-ers

Austin-based web 2.0 company Pluck, who was recently purchased by Demand Media, made a bunch of Pluck-ers happy early last week. Word on the street is that Pluck-ers were paid cash money for their vested “shares” of Pluck and were given “shares” of Demand Media for their non-vested Pluck “shares”. Ok, so this is not… Continue reading Lucky Mother Pluck-ers

Demand Media Acquires Pluck Corporation

I was just sent this press release and a quick Google search puts the price paid at $67 million. Demand Media is the group who is helping Lance Armstrong and his foundation with the creation/build-out of LiveStrong.com. SANTA MONICA, CA, March 4, 2008 — Demand Media, Inc., the next-generation social media company, announced today that… Continue reading Demand Media Acquires Pluck Corporation

Selling 3.0: A (R)Evolution in Sales

Last night I attended the February meeting of TEXCHANGE – Austin. Texchange events are basically networking, dining, a presenation, and round-table discussion groups for technology entrepreneurs. Last night’s panel was comprised of: Dave Panos, CEO – PluckJustin Halloran, VP Sales – HomeAway Vacation HomesMichael Osborne, VP Sales – BazaarvoiceRandy Meriwether, President – Meriwether Consulting Group… Continue reading Selling 3.0: A (R)Evolution in Sales