Ten years ago, Ted Bahr and I decided to launch a company together. That company, of course, is BZ Media. Today is one of our two key anniversary dates.
April 30, 1999: We decide to start a publishing company. We didn’t know the name of the company. We didn’t know what we’d do — whether it would be print, online-only, events-focused, or what.
February 23, 2000: The cover date of the debut issue of our flagship publication (and first product), SD Times.
What a wonderful decade it’s been, and business keeps getting better. Here are some historical documents:
The terrible picture is from March 6, 2000. (I’m the good-looking one.)