How much is a a Tweet worth, in dollar terms? How about a customer sharing a purchase on Facebook – can that make you money? by Laurel Papworth for The Australian
How to craft a billion dollar business. Etsy is a funky boutique of an online community, an independent online marketplace for handmade products and vintage goods where hand made jewellry, with tailor made skirts and vintage jackets live side by side with chocolates and photography. Etsy themselves don’t sell anything, they offer to match dressmakers […]
I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. One way is pretty simple – sell it! The Huffington Post just sold for $315m to AOL (America Online). How do you think AOL will make their money back from this blog?
An interesting way to calculate Return on Investment (ROI) of a Facebook Fan Page. Sorry Brand Page. and we don’t Fan brands anymore, we like, Like them. $3.60 Facebook Fan Valuation Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg What’s the value of a Facebook Fan? – a question we are asked every day. Savvy marketers […]
This is a presentation to ConnectNow in Sydney 2010. It’s really about “what is money” – the community requirements, how community uses money, that all money even “real” money is virtual. Social Media Monetization Connect Now View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. I’ll probably put more up once I actually GIVE the presentation. It’s just […]
Virtual goods in the USA will reach $1.6 billion revenue in 2010 I have a patent in social network economies particularly in user generated virtual goods – which we don’t see a lot of yet. So I tend to keep an eye on how virtual goods are coming along. That’s the problem with patents, you […]
Huffington Post and TechCrunch both have high valuations ($100m+). Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors? Something that continually gets asked of me at conferences and workshops is “Where’s the Money?”. It’s usually said in a tone that implies that social media is […]
We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free, how can you then charge for it? And what is free stuff anyway – marketing? advertising? A mugs game? If you offer some […]