Tag Archives: audience

Tech Assignment #1: What is it?

19 Feb

Please describe your business: StylePol.com is a celebrity style site that organizes and curates photos based on user-preference. The tagline: “The #1 site for celebrity style…as decided by you.” Identify the actual “product” of the business The product is a website (or app…?) with a social celebrity photo gallery. It serves as a community for […]

Politico: Understanding Your Business Model

16 Feb

What strikes me about the initial Politico launch is how little understanding John Harris and Jim VandeHei had of online business models. “The revolution—” as a few of us heard from On the Media‘s Bob Garfield last night, “will not be monetized.” Twitter isn’t making money. Facebook isn’t making money. Influential, yes; valuable, absolutely; but monetizable…maybe? […]