Category: Co-op

  • June 14, 2022

    FGM Co-op Update – The Legalities

    It’s been roughly 8 months since we announced FGM Internet Marketing’s intention to convert from a single member LLC to a workers’ co-operative. For more background on why we made this decision, and some information about what a workers’ co-operative is, be sure to check out our co-op blog. In the past 8 months, Ben […]

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  • January 4, 2022

    What is the difference between a Co-operative and a Partnership?

    After announcing FGM Internet Marketing’s plans to move towards a cooperative work model in October 2021, we were asked by a Facebook follower how our situation was any different from a partnership.  On the surface, a two-person cooperative looks very much like a partnership. There are two people with ownership stake making decisions about the […]

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  • October 27, 2021

    What a Co-Op Looks like for Us

    The Start of a Digital Marketing Cooperative After 10 years in business, the need to grow FGM Internet Marketing was apparent. I, Fiona, am one person, and I can’t do everything. I wrote more about why I want to try a co-op working model instead of hiring employees or more contractors in a previous blog.  […]

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  • October 15, 2021

    FGM Internet Marketing Embarks on a New Working Relationship

    In March 2021, FGM Internet Marketing passed the milestone of 10 years in business. There wasn’t much of a celebration, to be honest. There was no party with employees eating cake and champagne bottles popping. Why? Because the reality is that FGM Internet Marketing, LLC has been, for the most part, a one-woman operation. I […]

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  • October 11, 2021

    Meet Ben Culbreth

    Nearly four years ago, I was working in a sales job I wasn’t enjoying. Most days had me on the road for a minimum of three hours per day, and when I wasn’t driving, I was typically making cold calls. I had taken this job as a step towards entrepreneurship. In the back of my […]

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