On Saturday, January 26th the DaVinci institute will be playing host to an Elance Boot Camp starting at 8:30 am at DeVry University in Westminster, Colorado. The event will focus on teaching people how to match talented professionals from around the world
with the needs of your business – at the click of a button
Imagine being able to have the answer to any of your problems at the
tip of your fingers. Well, that resource already exists, at least for
Elance is an online resource that matches talented technical, design
and other professionals with businesses needing such services. Project
"owners" post their requirements and service providers bid on them. The
company was founded in 1999, currently receives 130,000 unique visitors
per week, and matches 2,500 projects with service providers every week.
Elance is a global solution that enables entrepreneurs and
businesses to launch, build and grow their business from anywhere in
the world. The Elance platform allows businesses to easily find, hire,
manage and pay highly qualified professionals – for exactly what they
need, when they need it.
For some, Elance provides an opportunity to find work and do what
they love. Individuals and firms join Elance and create their online
profile in order to be immediately connected to businesses looking for
For others, Elance is a way to solve problems by finding and hiring
people "on demand" to get work done quickly at a cost they can afford.
EVENT: Elance Boot Camp
DATE: January 26, 2007 – Saturday
TIMES: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
LOCATION: DeVry University, 1870 W. 122nd Avenue, Westminster, CO 80234
DIRECTIONS: Click here for map
INSTRUCTORS: Antigone Arthur, Kristie Gliniewicz, and Thomas Frey
* – A $298 value. More about DaVinci Institute Memberships and Combo Packages at click here.
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Who Should Attend
Elance is a unique resource that can be applied to many situations. People who will find this most beneficial include:
- Talented professionals wishing to extend the reach of their business
- Companies or individuals seeking help on a project
- People interested in learning more about this new way of doing business
INSTRUCTOR – Kristie Gliniewicz
Kristie Gliniewicz is the Founder of Kg Administrative Solutions, a company offering a full range of virtual assistant services. Her clients refer to her as the "energizer bunny assistant" because she never stops working until her projects are complete.
Kristie has 12 years of experience in
administrative functions and is a seasoned veteran on Elance. As a
virtual assistant she specializes in a range of services including
research, marketing, data entry, transcription, bookkeeping, direct
mail campaigns, and the development of mailing lists.
Solutions, Kristie served in the United States Air Force veteran,
spending 8.5 years in the service. She has since transitioned into the
corporate arena, creating a niche market with start up companies. She
has a proven record of excellence and a true desire to assist her
clients in meeting their needs.
was created with passion and a deep desire to provide services for
those individuals and companies who do not have time to focus on back
INSTRUCTOR – Antigone Arthur
Arthur is an ambitious health and business advocate working to improve
consumer knowledge of freelance, consulting and writing opportunities.
Her early career involved freelance writing for hobby. Antigone now
works as an esteemed business consultant and freelance writer. Since
1989, Antigone has transformed her own experiences with writing and
consulting into an enlightening journey. For more than 10 years,
Antigone has researched & worked with business professionals and
entrepreneurs through her business SnappyWriting.com
and through Elance®, teaching people new ways to improve the quality of
their business writing and marketing services. Her goals include
providing consumers with information to help them make smart personal
and professional decisions.
unconventional methods to help people succeed. A writer since
childhood, Antigone transformed her sole proprietorship into a
successful business, IATB Network LLC, where she now writes books for
consumers, ghostwrites for marketing and business professionals, and
consults with young and seasoned entrepreneurs alike on business and
is the Executive Director and Senior Futurist at the DaVinci Institute
and currently Google’s top rated futurist speaker. At the Institute,
he has developed original research studies, enabling him to speak on
unusual topics, translating trends into unique opportunities.
understanding, creating fascinating images of the world to come. His
talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from high level
of government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies
including NASA, IBM, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Blackmont
Capital, Lucent Technologies, First Data, Boeing, Ford Motor Company,
Qwest, Allied Signal, Hunter Douglas, Direct TV, Capital One, National
Association of Federal Credit Unions, STAMATS, Bell Canada, American
Chemical Society, and many more.
revolutionary thinkers, the Boulder Daily Camera has referred to him as
the "Father of Invention". The Denver Post and Seattle Post
Intelligencer have referred to him as the "Dean of Futurists".
15 years at IBM as an engineer and designer where he received over 270
awards, more than any other IBM engineer.
8:00 – 8:30 – Registration
8:30 – 9:00 – Welcome and Introductions – Thomas Frey
9:00 – 10:00 – Establishing yourself as a professional on Elance – Kristie Gliniewicz
10:00 – 10:15 – Break
10:15 – 11:15 – Posting your project on Elance and hiring the best possible person – Antigone Arthur
11:15 – 11:30 – Break
11:30 – 12:30 – Elance strategies. Tip & tricks for maximizing your results – Thomas Frey
12:30 – 12:35 – Final wrap-up – Thomas Frey
12:35 – Join us for lunch at CB & Potts. Great networking opportunity.