How Don Wettrick of StartEdUp Teaches Life-Changing Innovation Secrets to High School Students
I lived there for three years of my life. But I was still surprised when I heard that Jay moved his wife and kids more than 1,600 miles to make their home in Bloomington, Indiana.
Don’t get me wrong, I love Bloomington. I mean, I started and sold my first real business in B-town. It’s just that you don’t run into many people who relocate their lives to what you might call a “college town,” and then not do business with the university. Best-selling author and marketing keynote speaker, Jay Baer recently explained his reasoning for moving to Bloomington, Indiana. Watch this candid story, shared at The Speak Easy co-working space in Indianapolis:
In case you don’t have a relational database pulled up in another tab, let’s break it down in case you’re considering “B-town” for your business.
Speaking of The Combine, I hope I’ll see you there this weekend. Yep. I’m going going, back back to B-town.
And I’m pretty stoked about it. With a few hundred people registered and keynote presenters like Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales (and serial entrepreneur, Jay Baer!), Bloomington is going to be a blast this Thurs-Sat. Use the code “INDYVERGE2014” and get 25% off when you register. So, if you haven’t already, get yours now!
So, what has your experience been with doing business in a college town? Is Bloomington an anomaly?