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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Episode 34

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Jacob Goldman, nineteen-year-old co-founder of Layoff Lookout! In this country, companies must post a warning if they plan to layoff over a certain number of workers, but these warnings are often difficult to find… Layoff Lookout scrapes depositories of information to find these warnings, and passes the information to you when you need it most! Learn more about it by listening to this episode!

00:40 – An Introduction to Jacob Goldman, and Layoff Lookout

02:25 – Contact Bob Fitch at State Farm Today!

02:40 – It All Starts With an Idea

03:47 – When Layoffs Loom… A Head Start Makes the Difference!

05:33 – Planting the Seed

07:20 – Layoff Lookout is… Free?!

09:13 – How it Works

12:02 – Why TikTok is the Best Springboard for Organic Growth

15:38 – Meta, FaceBook?.. No Thanks!

17:43 – The Future of Layoff Lookout

19:58 – Working Monetization Into the Mix: And Strategic Use

21:19 – How to Learn More: layofflookout.com, @LayoffLookout

22:15 – Closing Remarks

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY, Spa City Digital, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Michael Nelson

  • Guest

    Jacob Goldman

  • Runtime

    23 min, 3 sec

  • Airdate

    July 3rd, 2023