>Be me, have small business, doing well
>Go to a local network event
>Meet really outgoing guy, says he has an advertising company
>Guy really wants to go out for coffee to talk about working together
>Check out his website, it's empty, buttons don't work has an image and an inspirational phrase, nothing more
>Look for his company, it's been in business for 5 years
>Guy is really insistent about hanging out
So what the fuck is up with this? How can you have a company for 5 years and have a shit website, no social media no nothing and yet claim you work in advertising?
I feel bad about ignoring the guy, but I don't want to waste time or gas in him
Was it the same thread?
Ask him, straight up, while on the phone or preferably in person
>this is hard
You fell for the local business meetups.
I went to one and could use an app developer, has to be local to be inhouse. I meet a guy who says he develops apps, wants to meet up.
We meet up, I pay for his lunch/drinks, tell him what sites I need apps for, very simple apps. A few pages, login, using some sdks for some pages.
He tells me it sounds great, but that he has his own idea for an app and wants me to bankroll it. Its an okay idea but its in health and im in finance/entertainment.
He says he really doesnt want to just work for others, really wants partnership with his app.
Okay fine, what do you need for this app? I have servers, graphics ppl, can come up with the advertising plan.
He tells me we would need someone to develop the app, he hasnt been able to get any apps to compile successfully.
Hey mate can you save me some market research?
What platform were you trying to develop the app for, or did you want it ported to all major operating systems?
Thing is, I don't even need the guy, I do web/app development, marketing and design and already have a well established team, I thought maybe he could connect me with some cool clients or something but upon looking him up, I found he only has shit so I'm confused as to what fucking business he would want, maybe he's autistic? He seemed pretty normal at first.
I bet he was indian, that's what you get for paying for other people's food
If you still need a developer, I got a bunch