Pay for News vs Save The Media

Just a quick follow up on Death Cycle of Newspapers – News Corp will charge for newspaper websites, says Rupert Murdoch – Current days of free internet will soon be over, says media mogul (The Guardian) Rupert Murdoch expects to start charging for access to News Corporation‘s newspaper websites within a year as he strives to fix…

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Social Media Monetization and Revenue

Presentation at PANPA (part) and WebDirections 2008 (full). This article is about the various social media monetization strategies and the powerpoint presentation (embedded) shows some case studies and examples, including social network size, the revenue streams, valuations and profits. Click for full size of Revenues for Social Networks diagram. REVENUE SOURCE: The X Axis (the…

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Kongregate Flash Games

No my loves, Kongregate is not just another Flash game site. From Hanford Lemoore blog Taking a closer look at Kongregate, I realized that it has potential to be a very disruptive game publisher, following practices that I had wished other publishers would do for a while now. And when I say “game publisher”, I…

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Jobs for Bloggers

From Seek (I reckon Topic Media got the idea from the AOL/Netscape vs Digg fiasco): BloggerGet paid to write about your interests! No knowledge of HTML is required. You just have to be an entertaining and informative writer. Work location: ANYWHERE in Australia so long as there’s an internet connection! On Topic Media is looking…

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There’s Gold in Them There Rivers!

Fer Shame. Mr Murdoch from Newscorp talking to, I think, his son-in-law’s press paper thingie, is giving up already on his mastheads. Pffft.Rupert Murdoch has forecast a gloomy future for newspapers with the growth of the internet, saying he doesn’t know “anybody under the age of 30 who has ever looked at a classified ad”.The…

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