Category Archives: scott karp

Advertisement holds web 2.0 in a death grip

Scott Karp has written a good post on why traditional advertisement fails on the web. I am not sure if I agree with all of his observations/explanations, but I do like his take on it. In the end it boils … Continue reading

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Old school thinking in new broadband pricing strategy

I read a story this morning at the New York Times about Time Warner’s plans to change broadband subscriptions into rate plans where additional fees kick in when a user passes a provided limit in bandwidth. From the NY times … Continue reading

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Let’s start using Twitter for what it is

A lot of talk this morning about the downfall of Twitter servers during the Steve Jobs Keynote speech. Apparently the Twitter servers couldn’t handle the traffic that build up. Especially people who were depending on Twitter to live blog the … Continue reading

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Just a few minor wishes for 2008

As this is my first post in 2008 I will take the opportunity to wish you all a fantastic 2008. I hope that some of your wishes will come true (or else you wouldn’t have anything to wish for) and … Continue reading

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Twitter needs to be opt-out instead of opt-in

Scott Karp leads a TechMeme discussion when he confesses he has stopped using Twitter. Not because he doesn’t like it, but because there are downsides to it that outweigh the upsides. The addictiveness and relative ease to post and follow … Continue reading

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On-line advertisement uncomfortable for traditional advertisement companies?

Scott Karp wrote a nice article called “who is a afraid of on-line advertising“. According to a survey done by McKinsey many advertisers are afraid to spend their dollars on-line, because of the lack of meaningful metrics and adequate capabilities. … Continue reading

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