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Facebook Factor [electronic resource]: Social Networking for Profit

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Mike Tan wants his company, TeamPages, to become the Facebook of amateur sports teams. Will he strike it rich or strike out? This program looks at the opportunities and pitfalls of starting social networking sites. Leila Boujnane, CEO of the image search software company Idee Inc., and Evan Carmichael, founder of Canada's favorite Web site for entrepreneurs, evaluate the TeamPages startup. The program also profiles millionaire Bruce Croxon, a founder of Lavalife, one of the most popular Internet dating sites.
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19 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 27, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Social Networking for Profit
Related Title
Fortune hunters (Television program)
Fortune Hunters 2: Turning Trends into Profits
  • Social Networking (1:21)
  • Entrepreneurial Self-Promotion (1:24)
  • Entrepreneur: Creative Thinking (1:32)
  • Sales Calls (1:48)
  • Start-Up Business: Advertising and Financing (1:06)
  • Venture Capitalist (1:21)
  • Internet Start-Up Business (1:36)
  • Entrepreneur Challenges (1:04)
  • Popularity and Revenue Generation (0:56)
  • Trends: Mobile Technology and Bargain Hunting (0:33)
  • Web-Related Business Concepts (2:05)
  • Online Genealogy Success (1:11)
  • Good Business: Matchmaking (1:11)
  • How to Make a Millions (1:13)
  • Technology and Multi-Million-Dollar Business (1:17)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2009.
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  • 40931s Films Media Group
  • 40934 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (19 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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