March 2011

Amy Gahran recently wrote a piece for CNN entitled “Why Amazon Would Be Smart to Give Away the Kindle“.  Her logic makes perfect sense. Similar forms of this business model have already been proven. The wireless industry has been giving away free equipment with subscriber commitments for years now. For those who remember “book of […]

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The creeping rise of useless information via so-called “content farms”  seems to be accelerating – presenting both a danger for Google and huge frustrations for search users. The explosion in popularity of sites that really should be called “uncontent farms” – or even “discontent farms” – signals that they’re a real money-spinner. You might not […]

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