Facebook Buys Whatsapp For $16 Billion. Entrepreneurs Worldwide Crap Their Pants

Best Buy is worth about $9 billion and has roughly 150,000 employees. Facebook just paid a 5 year old company with 55 employees twice the market cap of BEST BUY.

Hi gang,

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Well, you’ve heard that Facebook bought Whatsapp – which frankly, not many people stateside have ever heard of until today – for $16 billion. Let’s do math.

To put this in perspective, Whatsapp has 55 employees.  Facebook just paid about $291 MILLION per employee. Whatsapp is less than 5 years old.

Best Buy is worth about $9 billion and has roughly 150,000 employees. Facebook just paid a 5 year old company with 55 employees twice the market cap of BEST BUY.

Exqueeze me? Baking powder?

We can debate the merits of such a play or whether or not this was a good deal, etc, but here’s what I really want to say:

Entrepreneurs everywhere – sit down, shut up, and get to work.

Your dreams can come true.  Your hard work can pay off. You can change the world. And maybe, just maybe, you can get hit by a Thor thunderbolt of lightening made of liquid gold.

Seriously, get to work.

-Kevin

Come play with me at GodImSexy.com

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Hello. My name is Kevin and I am a businessaholic.

In my 23 years of work experience, I have landed million dollar contracts in a national sales capacity, taken an e-commerce company from an idea to $6 million in revenue in 3 years while overseeing 38 people who I personally hired and motivated, attained over 8 technical certifications while rising to a corporate training director position, helped a company develop a buyback program that was so good that Amazon.com purchased the company, and have appeared on national television and jumped out of an airplane.

Oh, and I LOVE social media! I am frequently paid to blog for e-commerce websites. I have served as a social media manager for an online clothing company – one of my creations was re-pinned over 2,500 times on Pinterest in a single day. I am proficient in Facebook, Facebook advertising, Twitter, Google+, Blogging, Pinterest, YouTube, and Google Adwords, where I have developed programs and spent over $150,000 a year. I am moderately familiar with social metrics and analytics.

I am a highly motivated entrepreneurial-type person, which means that I enjoy environments where I have latitude to provide input and creatively solve problems. It also means that I am very self-motivated and will not require constant “babysitting” once I am up to speed.

So, in short, I am proficient in leadership, management, sales, technology, social, and e-commerce. I live in Charlotte, NC.
I would really value the opportunity to speak with you to find out who YOU are and how I can help your business grow and prosper.

Best regards,

Kevin@godimsexy.com

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Hi gang,

I am a gun for hire, so to speak. My specialty is blogging. I can blog about any topic but I specialize in e-commerce, eBay, Amazon, business startups, facebook, twitter, pinterest, and movies.

My goal in writing is both to inform the reader and to entertain the reader. I’ve been told that my writing is very conversational and humorous.

Here are a few examples of my work.  The first one is my most engaged blog ever – over 400 site comments, over 400 social shares, and hundreds of thousands of page views:

Amazon FBA on Startupnation.com

Starting an eBay business on Outright.com

Yes, I’ve been on national TV (Fox Business Channel) and have done webcasts.  Stripping to E-Commerce on ColderIce.com

Want to hire me?  Here’s the basics

1.  I don’t write for free.  Do you do your job for free? There are things I do for free every day – kiss the kids, go potty (can you tell I have kids?), wave to my neighbor. I don’t write for free. Every time I hear “we’d like you to contribute to a major website – the exposure will be huge!” somewhere a puppy dies.

2.  For blogging, I can be paid for a single article, for a series of articles, or by an ongoing contract.  Obviously, my fees lower the more work I do for you. The process is pretty simple – we agree on what I’m going to write and how often, you accept my fee, and aWWAAyyyy we go!

3. Speaking of fees, I am a professional expert. When I consult, I am paid hundreds of dollars an hour. I don’t make that much writing, but if there’s any thought in your head that I’m going to work for the same fees that some writing factory in India is going to charge, please hire the writing factory in India and then slam your tongue in a door as punishment for contributing to the loss of US jobs.

4.  Do I do social media?  Heck yes! I love Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.  I would be happy as a clam to handle ALL of your social media efforts at a fraction of what a big agency would charge. I have handled Social for small mom-and-pop businesses and $60 million businesses, and I love every minute of it.

So let’s talk!  I’m at kevin@godimsexy.com

 

 

 

 

 

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