I’m not sure I like the ‘Ubiquity first, revenue later strategy. It can definitely work but I fear most of the time it does not. There are really only 3 ways to make money on the web: by selling stuff (like Amazon or Netflix), by taking ‘a cut’ on stuff (like Uber or Airbnb), and […]Read more "Get Revenue or Die Tryin"
“Social networking is not about farming followers, it’s a way of cultivating relationships.” – Hubspot “Starbucks is now banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It will get even worse for smokers once they realize every Starbucks is about 25 feet from another Starbucks.” – Jimmy Fallon Starbucks is a very socially engaged company. […]Read more "Starbucks’ Killer Social Media Strategy"
A network effect occurs when the value of a product or service is dependent on the number of others using it. Thus, digital social network effects occur on large poker sites, on Second Life, or on a server where people play online games together. ICQ was an early form of social network. You were connected […]Read more "Will Facebook be dead in 15 years? – Two factors affecting the growth of social networks"