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Open Source Business Insights from Science Fiction

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George DeMet (gdemet)
Providing Professional Drupal ServicesProviding Professional Drupal Services
Succeed: Share how to design, theme, develop, host, train, manage and take your Drupal business to the next level.

Drawing upon nearly 14 years of experience as the founder and owner of, as well as a misbegotten youth spent absorbing science fiction novels, films, television shows, and comic books, this multimedia presentation will focus on some of the lessons I've learned about running a Drupal-oriented Web development business using examples from the science fiction genre. Whether you're a freelance developer or part of a Drupal development shop, you'll come away from this session with information that can help you avoid common pitfalls and succeed in your business.

A few of the topics we'll cover will include:

  • Developing a plan for your business
  • Managing clients and employees
  • Promoting your work and interacting with the community
  • Talking about Drupal to prospective clients
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate