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Secrets to Generating Revenue from Your Website

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

July 19, 2010: 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join us as Thom Disch, Founder and CEO of Internet-Engine (http://www.internetengine.com) will discuss Internet Marketing Strategy. Thom knows the secrets of using search engines as tools for generating leads and connecting with customers. The websites created by Internet-Engine have over 10,000 front page listings in the search results from Google and Yahoo. But, more importantly, the company’s clients have generated over $1 billion in transaction revenue directly related to these websites.

Where

Northern Illinois University - Naperville Campus
First Floor Lobby & Auditorium
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, Illinois

Driving Directions:From I-88, take Naperville Road exit which will take you to a "T" at Freedom Drive. Turn south onto Freedom Drive (that is a left turn if coming from the East on I-88). Take Freedom Drive to a "T" at Diehl Road. Turn right onto Diehl Road. Go 2-3 blocks. NIU will be on left, across from the Hampton Inn. Turn left onto driveway at west end of NIU property to park. From parking lot, enter center door of building.

Event Details

As a part of the discussion, Thom will review a few websites from attendees and discuss how to improve the performance of these sites. If you would like to have your website included as a part of this FREE review please write to Thom at tdisch@internetengine.com. Include the website you would like to have reviewed and a way for Thom to contact you to discuss the site. The sites being reviewed will be selected on a first come basis, so submit your site now. Thom Disch is a serial entrepreneur; his companies include a metal fabricator and an import distributor. Last year one of his companies, Handi-Ramp (http://www.handiramp.com), made the INC 5000 list for the third year in a row. He is an acknowledged speaker/lecturer on the topics of Internet Marketing, marketing strategy and strategic planning. Thom has been quoted and his companies have been written about by several major publications including The New York Times, Internet Retailer, WBBM Radio, The Sydney Morning Herald, Crain’s Chicago Business, INC Magazine, WGN Radio, Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today, Forbes.com, Information Week, and the Chicago Tribune. Thom received his Masters in Management from the Kellogg School of Management.

Cost

$25 for general public; $20 for Chicago Booth alumni/students/faculty Register by July 14th to get an additional $5 discount!

Registration

Register Online
Save $5.00 if you register by July 14th

Deadline: 7/19/2010

Program

6:30 PM-7:15 PM: Networking & Hors d'oeuvres

7:15 PM-8:45 PM: Program with Speaker

Questions

Bill Wentz, Class of 1988 
Roundtable Coordinator
630.344.1119

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