The economy isn’t going to recover any time soon – and when it does recover, it probably still won’t be anything like the pre-2008 market conditions. Business trends can fluctuate over a long time horizon, and current shifts indicate a new paradigm of frugality may be here to stay for a while.
Rupert Murdoch informs investors that the new business model will attempt to hide content behind paid walls and he goes on to predict the very end of the internet as we’ve known it. Call me skeptical of his internet counter-revolution.
The internet economy is entering a new era of stark realities as large websites begin to dump off acquisitions and dependent domains that aren’t directly related to their business model.
South Park’s take on internet fame, making money online, and wealth by legislation is not just hilarious, it has some valid points that web publishers and governments should take into consideration.
When the going gets tough, the tough get to work. In the 1930s and 1940s, we have the victory garden – and while backyard farming is on the rise, it isn’t the only way to make money at home with a small capital investment.
Want to work from home but are scared by constant stories of scams and companies that want large up front fees just to provide you with information? Invest in yourself instead, and start building websites on domains you own – it is the safest and cheapest way to start to make an income online.
Online business competition is on the rise and I’ll need to actually embrace some of this social media to survive. Can an anti-social internet marketer get by in a social media world?
More about the internet bubble version 2.0 – this edition is focused on why companies online end up “too big to profit.” Size and scale may be great for manufacturing, but for internet advertising it is an inevitably doomed prospect.
We’ve become a bailout nation and no business can fully ignore the consequences of this new political paradigm. The bad news is, unless you’ve already got a check from the government to save your business, you shouldn’t be expecting one. If anything, get ready for the bill to come due. These bailouts aren’t free you know!
Putting a value on Facebook or other social media websites that don’t currently have a revenue model. How much can a non-profitable website really be worth during an economic crash?
There may be glimmers of hope here and there, but the overall outlook is still pretty bleak. I may have understated this with the last article so I’ll take a slightly more detailed look at the financial situation and where the macro economy is headed from here.
“Every business needs a blog” You’ve probably heard it so much it seems cliche – well, it may be repeated often but that’s only because it is true.
While a lot of advertisers and publishers had been excited about a planned joint venture between Google and Yahoo, the expansion of the advertising network is indefinitely suspended as talks break down amid fears of government intervention
Why do these SEOs and self-proclaimed marketing gurus need a job from your company? Here are some important questions human resource managers and corporate strategists should be asking before hiring someone for online advertising purposes – and some important things for the SEOs and marketing specialists to ask about themselves in order to justify their want of a job.
Is there a Bubble Version 2.0 popping? It probably won’t be as severe as the first internet bubble, but Yahoo and Adbrite are showing us that the coming round will be about saving costs and raising profits – not about insane investment deals and lavish executive salaries
Google’s 3rd Quarter Earnings Report does not disappoint!
Today was a bad day for internet stocks across the board – and fears are growing that the credit crunch is beginning to affect online advertising revenue. Here are some tips to avoid the fate of the big name brands that got caught up in the big stock sell off.
A lot of local newspapers are going under as they face higher advertising and business competition – but if they adapt to new technology, new business models, and new concepts of syndication – the local newspaper publishers can still grow
The global economy seems to be slowing down as consumers cut costs and find new ways to save money. For a variety of reasons, the internet economy is doing just fine.