8 posts categorized "Local Web"

May 11, 2020

The Internet Turbocharged Globalization

Just in time, it is becoming local as well.

Back around the turn of the century, the Internet reduced international communication costs by 99% in just a couple of years. In 1998 phone calls to China and India from the US cost more than More...

August 12, 2008

Should Your New Web Business be Ad-Supported?

Contrary to popular belief, the ad-supported model for a web business is very, very hard to succeed at. I've underestimated the difficulty of living on ads a couple of times in the my investment career. Wouldn't want you to do the same either as an investor or an entrepreneur.

Google, of More...

November 08, 2007

Ning: Have Your Own Social Network – It’s Free

Even if you have your own social networking website, you probably won’t get as rich as Mark Zuckerberg who just sold a paltry 1.6% share in FacebookMore...

August 23, 2007

LocalReplay PrePlayed!

LocalReplay, a stealth-mode startup which I invested in, was just outed on More...

March 28, 2007

You Too Can YouTube

The mission of the Snelling Center for Government is to foster responsible and ethical civic leaders More...

March 27, 2007

Facebook Proves a Point

Facebook is a wonderful example of the next wave of blockbuster new Web apps.  Didn’t realize that tho More...

February 18, 2007

el-gooG – Google Gets Local Backwards

A year after Google acquired their company dMarc as the basis for Google Audio Ads (ads on radio stations) , brothers and company founders Chad and Ryan Steelberg have left the company.  More...

February 11, 2007

Web 2.0 is Stuck at a Local Optimum


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