Blog service Inside VT KnowledgeWorks now available to member companies

Author of Inside VT KnowledgeWorks, Anne Clelland speaks to members of VT KnowledgeWorks.

Author of Inside VT KnowledgeWorks, Anne Clelland speaks to members of VT KnowledgeWorks.

BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 8, 2008 – VT KnowledgeWorks, high-tech business incubator in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, now offers blog service, Inside VT KnowledgeWorks, to its member companies.

Top executives from Agent Computer, Click and Pledge, DynaSoft, LLC, NanoSafe, Inc., Portaqua, Schultz-Creehan, The Whole Child Learning Company and Virginia nanoTech, LLC, met last week to discuss the benefits of a blog with professional writer and author of Inside VT KnowledgeWorks, Anne Clelland.

Clelland shared how a consistent and well-written blog fosters relationships with business contacts and decreases perceived risks during the adoption life cycle of technology.

No longer considered a fad, blogs are gaining credibility and are regularly referenced by major news sources. For the high-tech entrepreneur, the importance of viral marketing, establishing personal relationships and developing a trustworthy network is critical.

Blog reader and enthusiast, Joshua Eckstein, president of Agent Computer and member of VT KnowledgeWorks, reaffirmed the benefit blogs have served to advertise his company, which creates software and hardware for distributed computing.

“Agent has passionate, opinionated users with an internet connection. We've never paid for a traditional ad,” said Eckstein.

VT KnowledgeWorks new blog service is a proven benefit to those members passionate about building their business and revolutionizing their relationships with their potential target markets. Read Inside VT KnowledgeWorks and learn about VT KnowledgeWorks members who are already taking advantage of this blog service.

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VT KnowledgeWorks is a high-tech business incubator which encourages inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs as they conceive, design, launch and grow companies to financial independence. It provides a comprehensive mix of services carefully designed to reduce risk in a systematic manner by nurturing core business competencies within each Member company, by helping them maintain strategic focus, minimizing their administrative overhead, and supporting their executive leadership. It currently has 33 member companies. VT KnowledgeWorks is located within the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center adjacent to the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. The Research Center houses more than 135 high-tech businesses employing over 2,000 people in 24 buildings.