Making Money of the Internet – The Economics of Child-like Simplicity

The internet was born in the 90’s, at the time of the dot.com bubble, when investors in the US were pouring money into any start-up in the Silicon Valley which owned a website with even the remote capability of earning revenue. As the bubble began to burst, the brutal truth began to dawn on investors. Making a website did not take a genius. All it required was a programmer, and a host server. The only people however who were adept in programming were nerds graduating from Ivy League colleges (or their equivalent). Today, one would say that more than a … Continue reading Making Money of the Internet – The Economics of Child-like Simplicity

Publicity and the lack thereof

Publicity of an event, is perhaps more important than the event itself. In the world of organization, it’s not about whether the people who come to an event talk about it to their grandchildren when they run into a “good old day spree”, it’s about how many people you manage to get to your event. It’s the amount of hype you surround the event with, its to create a Shah Rukh Khan event, and that’s what we are all after. The world-wide web is gigantic, its huge, and we are but very small parts of it. To make a small … Continue reading Publicity and the lack thereof