Social Networks and Economic Downturn

Following on from my The Coming Tech Bust post: Amid a downturn, another Internet company’s initial offering catches fire Article Abstract: Geocities’ stock price surged in its initial public offering, which also continued investor appetites for Internet company debuts. The virtual community raised its value to $1.1 billion despite its $5 million loss in 1997…

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…

BuyMyShitPile

@dahowlett retweeting @dbfarber: BuyMyShitPile.com @hwakelam (Harriet) and I are giggling at WebDirections South 08 instead of listening to the speaker, we are perusing BuyMyShitPile. With our economy in crisis, the US Government is scrambling to rescue our banks by purchasing their “distressed assets”, i.e., assets that no one else wants to buy from them. We…

Consumer as ISP – Broadband Australia 08

Social Network Telecommunications view presentation (tags: open-mesh fon telecommunications to) Whew, I just got home from presenting on Social Network Telecommunications – the Consumer as ISP at Broadband Australia 2008 conference. Anyway, I thought I’d take you through the slides (above), which develop further my other open mesh blog posts. The First Bit (up to…

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