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New Gainesville Web Company Hits $1M in Profits

The homepage from ITPro.tv

The homepage on ITPro.tv

As classrooms continue to move from traditional to virtual, one new Gainesville online company is making waves by reporting more than $1 million in profits in its first year.

Under the company name EdutainmentLIVE, the website ITPro.tv takes a lesson from the playbook of Lynda.com — a popular software-training site — in offering premium instruction to paid subscribers. The difference is that ITProTV is solely for information technology professionals, and it resembles a talk show instead of a screencast with a voiceover.

“We’re not comedians. We don’t try to be comedians,” said Tim Broom, ITProTV’s proclaimed Master of My Domain. “But we’re like IT guys for IT guys.”

Read my full story in the Gainesville Sun.

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