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Mark Zuckerberg And An Army Of Insurgent Entrepreneurs Just Declared War On The TV, Music, News, And Movie Industries
The Business insider provided complete coverage of last week’s Web 2.0 conference. In one particular post it noted that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, mentioned during a one-one conversation how he believes that social platforms, starting sometime in the next five years, will turning the TV, news, film, and music industries upside down. Here’s how Zuckerberg put it:
“Anything that involves content or specific expertise in an area – games, music, movies, TV, news, anything in media, anything e-commerce, any of this stuff.
Over the next five years, those verticals are going to be completely re-thought. There are going to be some really good businesses built.
Our view is that we should play a role in helping to re-form and re-think all those industries, and we’ll get value proportional to what we put in. In gaming, we get some percentage of the value of those companies through ads and credits. But that’s all because we’re helping them.
If we’re helpful to other industries in building out what would be a good solution then there will be some way we get value from that. “
This post is from Duct Tape Marketing, one would be wise to play close attention for not only has he developed a thriving business but has also help others do it as well. Points number 8 and 9 resonate with me.
This post form Business Insider gives you some practical ways that you can get real with you strategy in 2011. Think of it as the strategic framework behind your strategy.
Much has been written about freemium business models since Fred Wilson coined the term. Many have taken stabs (that’s right several have tried it more than one) at executing the concept but few have found sustainable success. In this post on Rocrastination, Rohit Gupta takes a crack at putting together a ‘true freemium’ framework.
In this paidContent post Ben Elowitz lays down four points in which Rupert Murdoch is right about his new initiative, The Daily – the first major-media publication created expressly for tablet computers like the iPad. Ben does agree with the masses when they tag this as an expensive and risky bet.
One for the road:
Very insightful post developed by Copyblogger about how to setup the framework of a story. He focuses on the delivery via a blog but it works just as well if you need to pitch your concept or position to decision makers or influencers.