Researching private companies is a challenge, particularly if budget and time are limited. Valuable information about these companies is readily available, and the key is to know how to search, what to look for and how to evaluate what you find. In this webinar learn how you can begin to improve the quality and increase the quantity of information you are able to capture about private companies. You’ll learn about free and low-cost sources of information and methods you’ll be able to use immediately. At the conclusion of the Webinar, you will know how to:Develop a road map for secondary researchDig deep into a company’s web presenceUse social networks and other tools to research people
About the Presenter:
August Jackson is a voracious consumer of Internet content, technology enthusiast, active blogger and podcaster. As a CI analyst in the telecommunications industry, necessity taught him to make the most of free information resources during the telecom bust years when budgets were limited. August has delivered competitive intelligence for companies including Verizon, British Telecom, AT&T, MCI and technology companies around the globe. He has also worked with government agencies to apply advanced technologies to open source collection and analysis. August is a regular speaker on various CI topics and produces the Competitive Intelligence Podcast (http://www.cipodcast.com) and blogs about CI and technology (http://www.augustjackson.net) . August holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University and MBA from the University of Maryland.