Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Making money with Facebook

Viral takes on new meaning if you create resonance on facebook:

Piggybacking on Facebook
    According to data from Google, which helps Web-site owners monitor their traffic, Are You Interested had 6.1 million unique visitors in January and 155 million page views.

    “A widget like this is clearly at the sweet spot,” said Barry Parr, a media analyst with Jupiter Research. “It appeals to the right demographic, it’s useful, and it’s also fun.”

    Money has begun to come in from advertising. Last month, Snap Interactive reported preliminary fourth-quarter 2007 sales of $388,000. Profitability for the quarter and the year will be released in March.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Creating a TV Channel

One option on the Web is TV. Here's an introduction:

TV 101: Why Leo Laporte represents the future of TV (kinda)

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Getting started

Getting started can be a challenge. Here is some inspiration:

If a 13 year-old can launch a startup you have no excuse

From the article:
    The point about this story is that not only has this teenager gone and created ScottBlog, but he had the get-up-and-go to find out who writes about startups, write a press release and email them. He’s even put himself on CrunchBase. A lot of older people than haven’t done that much.
Another possibility: Start Your Own Business for $100 or Less