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After reviewing some of the business models employed by the social networks, we are struck with the lack of self-sufficient concepts being employed.
Many are falling back on advertising or virtual transactions because recession has made it difficult to sustain a business without a solid model.
Just two years ago there was a effort to find and define the various business models for an internet business.
How about white elephant gifts?
I have included a few links to some of the business models lists:
From Fred Wilson comes a long-tail list.
From professor Michael Rappa who wrote, “In the… Read the rest »
Share Billions are spent every year to show Mom our appreciation.
This year Facebook games are adding to the support that Mother’s receive.
A report in the blog Inside Social Games from TrialPlay states that; “…in the days leading up to Mother’s Day, promotional offers dubbed “gifts for mom” generated around $1 million per day”. This revenue was mostly from the sales of flower deliveries for Mom’s around the world.
This action was a boost of 5 times the action usually received by game developers, as they capitalized on our love of Mom…
Two things are interesting about this information:… Read the rest »