PSINet Adventures- "Why Don't We Just Take Him Out and Shoot Him?" - Meeting Our Soon-to-be New Boos
The Extraordinary Events That Led to the Sale of Telalink in 1999 - How Thirty Minutes Made All the Difference
It's kind of like high school- who likes whom; who's doing what to get whose attention; whose parents are allowing whom to do what and when with each other. Except no curfews and everyone wanted the geeks.
Beautiful, Bountiful 1997. Hateful, Ugly 1998. - In Which Telalink Hits $1 Million in Sales and There Was Much Rejoicing Until....
Telalink was on its way to hitting $1 million in sales that fall. To celebrate, I called a surprise meeting one evening, announced that we had officially become a $1 million company and invited everyone for dinner at Amerigo's by way of the longest stretch limousine that I could find in Nashville. The million dollar sales mark was such a landmark, and yet, we felt that we were just at the beginning. It was hard to look beyond Nashville with all of the opportunities in front of us.
Meet a few members of the Telalink Sales team from the 90's. Enough stories for a television series.
Celebrating 20 years since Telalink launched and, suddenly, it's time to be an "Internet Pioneer" again. World, meet Sitemason and Build on Us®.
In which "All-you-can-eat" internet service for $19.95 is introduced in 1996 and forces the Telalink team to become the "business internet" provider in Nashville...and we get free moving labor.
This is a story about how some basic accounting and being part of the most intriguing industry in the world paid off for the Telalink peeps.
In which Bill Butler boils the Internet down to one very important Shakespearean statement for my edification (or someone's) during the first official Telalink meeting, circa October 18, 1995.