Tag: MySpace

Experiential Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

What is “the experience economy” – is it the next step on from agrarian, commodity, service…? How does value – and therefore money, currency – shift when people are more willing to pay for intangible experiences than physical goods? Can we monetize something in our minds? The first episode of my new podcast, Social Media Business, looks at revenue stream associated with providing your online community or social networks with a real world experience such as a meetup, conference or party.

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MySpace Music Australia launch

MySpace Australian launches – find filter and forward music, a front end on to iTunes and stuff. But given that Apple iTunes already has an affiliate membership program – members benefit from helping to sell music – one wonders why MySpace isn’t offering the a similar deal to MySpacers who help sell music from their MySpace pages… ?

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Generations of Fear

Big news on Slashdot today: theodp writes “Confirming paranoid high-schoolers’ fears, a new Kaplan survey reveals that 10% of admissions officers from prestigious schools said they had peeked at sites like Facebook...

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MacDonalds , MySpace UGC

MacDonalds Chant Off. User Generated Content is a horrid term, how about we use Consumer Generated Media? Or even better, People Creating Stuff.From New York Times: The year was 1974: gas prices were high, inflation was rampant...

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About Laurel

Laurel Papworth aka SilkCharm connects with 6.8 million people through social media each month and has 11,000 online students studying social media with her. Laurel was named by Forbes Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally and has taught Facebook, Blogging etc at the University of Sydney for 10 years. Laurel: About and Online Courses