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Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Underwood Dec 13, 2016. 17 Replies

 

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Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Hi Dan, Thank you for commenting on my idea! Wow! I am just now listening to the podcast where John wants to contact me about providing bird feeders. I did email him today. I'll have to go back and listen to last week's podcast where you…"
Dec 13, 2016
Allan Dubon replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"I love the idea! I hope you have a huge success with it. "
Dec 10, 2016

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Dan Miller replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Lisa - I mentioned this on my podcast and immediately have people wanting more information. I think this is a great idea. And I think you could test it locally, but then create an ebook, or course, or business opportunity that could help you…"
Dec 10, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Someone replied and said they make feeders. Please reply again. Im afraid I deleted an email. "
Dec 8, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Yes, that's the plan Chet.  Im hoping they won't want to end the service. I plan to contact the activities, enrichment director. Thank you for taking the time to respond. "
Dec 8, 2016
Chet M. Skwarcan replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"First let me say, great idea! Concurrent with your interviews and analysis, what about a "3-month pilot project"? By this I mean, contact a couple assisted living facilities and offer to set this up (for free) to help you learn what is…"
Dec 6, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Annie Kontor's discussion Powerful Message from Steve Harvey
"I've seen it before. I should watch it every morning. I love it.  Thanks for sharing Annie. I'll let you know when I jump :)  . Lisa"
Dec 6, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Caleb Kerney's discussion Can I make money from watching TV/Movies?
"Hi Caleb, Well, I don't know about film and TV, but my 16 year old son spends a lot of time watching/listening to gaming podcasts, has attended a convention where the podcast hosts are celebrities, and has certain guys and teams that he…"
Dec 6, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
" I see what you're saying about contacting them before I create marketing, good point. Thanks Jen. "
Dec 6, 2016

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"By contacting them, you can do the reverse interview I mentioned - before you spend any monies on marketing materials such as brochures, I would recommend reaching out to a few groups to see what their needs and wants are. This will help you in…"
Dec 5, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Ill have to work on that. I don't have pricing yet or a brochure. The information I posted was from someone else's website in Ireland. I have some work to do first.  Thanks Jen."
Dec 5, 2016

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Nice work. What is your goal to reach out to them (how many a week will you contact, what method will you use to reach them, Etc)? Will interesting to see your journey. Wishing you the best on your journey."
Dec 4, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"OK - I did more research. There are 17 assisted/senior living facilities JUST in my immediate area, PLUS 16 Brookdale facilities in the Houston Metro area. And that is just that segment of this potential customer base. It is not a guarantee, and I…"
Dec 4, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"I'm in Houston, a large metro area, surrounded by assisted living, rehabs, oil industry, suburbanites,  birders and nature lovers,  a very educated middle class. One of the things I am counting on is the larger corporations desire to…"
Dec 4, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"I would be willing to do that Jen. Once I get my pricing and packages, I can work on that aspect of marketing. Good idea.  Thank you for your contribution.  Lisa"
Dec 4, 2016
Lisa Underwood replied to Lisa Underwood's discussion Idea Pitch: Wild Bird Service
"Thanks Stuart for reminding about blogging information. Yes, I agree with you.  This was helpful. Lisa"
Dec 4, 2016

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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
I listen to Dan Miller's blog almost daily on my dog walks. Hoping to find a unique niche for a home-based or eventual business. I am a homeschool mom, former wildlife tech for the USFS, bat biologist, outdoor enthusiast. I've been taking backpacking taking home school moms backpacking for 3 years. I want to get people outdoors, enjoy & value God's creation, and find inspiration to better themselves and encourage them to strive to better themselves, take risks, take on new challenges.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
home school mom, paid science teacher & volunteer co-director for home school program,backpack trip leader to home school moms making a scant net income per trip.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I want to have a business, or product, that I can do when my boys are older. I would prefer to work outdoors, like land management, wildlife monitoring/managment, resource conservation etc. I love & miss the mountains, but currently live very, very far from them. I'd rather work for myself, not the government again.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I would like to live in the mountains again, that's where I feel most inspired and happy.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I am a program leader, a teacher, I am generally enthusiastic. I am the friend that gets everyone else together for coffee, or overnight trips, etc. I am a planner & project oriented. I can be detail oriented. I like leading groups. I enjoy science, data collection and hands-on work, not a business office.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://campchickadee.wordpress.com/

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Speakers: Need Your Advice NOW, please

Posted on August 14, 2009 at 7:28am 2 Comments

My husband is a real estate manager & trainer working for someone else, and is recently offering social networking classes to Title companies, and a real estate school. He is trying to build up his training career, in hopes we can live the life we want WHERE we want, this is definitely where his gifts are.



He has an ongoing relationship with the real estate school, he recuits there regularly, and was an instructor there for a couple of years, about 3 yrs ago. The owner, a… Continue

BatMam to ...what??!!

Posted on August 5, 2009 at 9:25pm 1 Comment

I was a wildlife biologist with the USFS, a bat biologist, bighorn sheep & bald eagle researcher. I loved my job. I was outdoors 60% of the time, using my intellect too. When I interviewed my future boss of 7yrs, Robin, the district biologist, she said she would rather be a high paid tech, than a policy enforcer. Now, 12 & 9 yr olds boys, currently homeschooling, I have some time to work on the next phase- read, study, become an expert. But in WHAT? Field work and working for the… Continue

Hobby or Business?

Posted on July 28, 2009 at 9:15am 0 Comments

Just wondering, anyone reading this post, and Kevin, do you earn a living doing this, or is it a hobby and a little cash on the side? Do you see income potential for any peripheral businesses, such as backpacking meals, or specific gear? I have just begun teaching beginning backpacking to a specific group of women and although I look forward to teaching and getting outdoors, it takes me away from my family on weekends a lot. A few times a season is fine, I can do that, but its not much of an… Continue

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At 11:35am on May 24, 2011, Justin Lukasavige said…

Thanks, Lisa. Great to hear you're enjoying the show! Many more great ones on the way.

 

We're settling in here and I'm nearly done building out my studio. Can't wait to start doing live shows again.


Let me know if I can help.

At 5:07pm on October 2, 2009, Ben Riechert said…
Lisa,
Thanks for the advice and comments. I would like to discuss further your business. I think you have your business set up like I would like to do. I am very interested in speaking further with you about this. I think you could help me to get started and any advice you can provide such as trip lengths, liabilites, pricing, etc... would be so greatly appreciated. Please email me back at Briechert@yahoo.com.

Thanks,
Ben
At 9:33pm on July 29, 2009, Joseph Flahiff said…
Hi Lisa

Welcome to 48days.net. I want to welcome you to the neighborhood.

I want to extend an invitation to you to join the group I host called "Plan Your Startup | Startup Your Plan" where we are discussing planning for starting a business, as well as actually putting those plans into action!

You can view the video called "Calculate your Freedom Date" where we show you the six (6) key financial factors to consider as you make the transition to self-employment.

Let me know if you have any questions about 48days

Peace
Joseph Flahiff
Startup Coach
At 1:42pm on July 29, 2009,
Group Leader
Dan Miller
said…
Lisa -- Welcome to 48Days.net. And thanks for already being a listener of my podcast.

You’ll find this to be a warm, encouraging and innovative group here. If you’re looking for an idea – just stick around. This group is full of great ideas and strategies to make them come to life.

Actually it sounds like you've got lots of ideas already -- and a business up and running. Your blog site certainly shows your love of the outdoors.

I see you've already jumped right in here with comments and questions. That's the perfect way to get involved and benefit from the brainpower of the others here. We’re glad you joined us! -- Dan Miller – 48 Days
At 7:56am on July 29, 2009, Theresa said…
Hey Lisa! Thanks for commenting on my blog...I appreciated it. :)

Also---Welcome to 48 Days. This is a great community.

And speaking of the mountains....we miss them too. We're from Montana but have lived in middle TN for almost 4 years.

Bless you,
t
At 7:18pm on July 28, 2009, Justin Lukasavige said…
Lisa, WELCOME to 48Days.net! I’m excited you’ve become a member.

This is a great place to learn about opportunities and then put your plans in action. It sounds like you need to move to a more inspiring place in the mountains. What parts of the country do you connect well with? I love CO and I'll be back there in a few months.

You might consider joining the Leap group. There are some great discussions going on that will likely be very profitable for you.

Again, glad to have you here at 48Days.net.

May you always work with passion,

Justin Lukasavige
Custom Made: Learn how your strengths and gifts position you for work you love
At 9:56am on July 28, 2009, Robert Clinton said…
Hey there Lisa!

Just wanted to drop in and welcome you to this great community! As you’ll come to find, this is a place of inspiration, encouragement and tons of knowledge. I hope you find that and more as you pursue your endeavors.

Well here’s to success and many blessings. I know you'll find lots of help and advice here, and if there’s ever anything I can do for you let me know.

Blessings,

Rob Clinton

www.180coach.com
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