Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. Web 3.0 is “little bits […]
Establishing revenue and monetization from free social media sites – Craigslist is hitting $100 million this year. Online Communities and Social Networks may yet show Rupert Murdoch a thing or two. Including the new rivers of gold?
After the radio interview with Tony Delroy a few days ago, I’ve had an inordinate number of requests for information on social lending and microfinancing sites. Particularly Australian p2p banks. Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each – for example, salaries, or savings. Then the bank manager takes the community money […]
Was on a panel today, at Cebit 2009 at Darling Harbor, Sydney. You might like part two where I showed a list of Enterprise 2.0 tools and “built a company” from them. In 15 minutes. FredCavazza.net for social enterprise layout Prosper.com for peer to peer loan for startup TheFunded.com for checking out your Venture Capitalists (I’m a paid […]
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 […]
I’m assuming it’s hackers at Apple, because if it’ s a co-branding thing, it’s just bloody rude and disrespectful to the customer. STEPS: Go to ebay.com.au Type in iPhone – like this hit return. You’ll be HIJACKED to a page called http://www.ebayasiapromo.com/sgwidget/apple/dlp?site=15&kw=apple+mac (once I got ipod classic instead). looks like this There are no – […]
Leveraging social media sites for good – or evil. Here’s how you rob a bank: put an ad in Craigslist (social ads) asking for road workers, wearing a yellow vest, safety goggles, a blue shirt, and a respirator mask to take a job outside Bank of America at 11am on a specific day. Offer them […]
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 […]