Most small buinesses can’t afford to have a website, unless the owner is a techie or has geek mates.
Think about how this applies globally and the percentage of invisible business on the internet multiplies dramatically.
The solution to date has been to have your basic business details listed on online shopping and business directories. But now the world of wiki is offering an interesting alternative that groups together all these “siteless” businesses.
To see what I’m talking about look at Yellowikis.org which has been described as the lovechild of Yellow Pages and Wikipedia.
Paul Youlten of Yellowikis will be speaking at Beers & Innovation on March 30th.
He’ll be talking about the day-to-day realities of user-provisioned information systems as well as the strengths and weaknesses of community based projects.
For more details and bookings – go here.