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Executing an idea, means monetizing that idea

I read the above quote by Sarah Prevette in a post about how failures in startups serves to make founders stronger (and enable them to potentially move on to bigger & better projects). I've read a lot of different opinions about monetization online and whilst most arguments make sense, the

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Huge Assets

And this is just another reason why the world is in recession and people are struggling to pay off debts. Cash is king.

Idea: Build Campaign Monitor

I know this is something that many VC’s & startup founders have spoken about, but Campaign Monitor’s story again highlights that if you’re building something to solve a problem that you have, you are most likely also solving a problem that others may have.

Facebook Taking It All

Interesting take on social networking and the power of Facebook. I tend to agree though, as there will also be power & viability when a bunch of niche users (doesn’t matter exactly how niche) comes together and shares around a mutual interest. It really comes down to the

Freemium Backlash

I fully understand the negativity though, because not many people have been able to make this model work for them. It is high-risk (due to the volumes needed to make it work) and it is thus an extremely tricky model to execute properly. Personally, I’m just glad my

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WOW - powerful words these, but I tend to want to throw my whole weight behind this: before we started WooThemes, everyone questioned the viability of selling (supposedly) premium themes, when users could already download thousands of different themes for free. Well, 2+ years down the line (and some serious

Emerging Innovation

I believe that the buzz word in this article either has to go to dreaming or innovating, with the innovating most probably a result of the dreaming that takes place before. As simple as that: Dream up a new business model that adds value at the right price and go