Note to Journalists: Saw this today in Business Insider. WeWork is a 9-year old provider of co-working spaces (a.k.a. real estate) that has raised more than $15 billion in funding. It’s headquarters are in New York. It’s primary investor, Softbank, is based out of Japan. It is not a tech company. It has nothing to … Read more WeWork is Not a Silicon Valley Tech Startup
So yesterday I had an idea about an ad I wanted to run. Usually, I run ads on Facebook. Rarely on Google Ads. But yesterday I wanted my ad to run inside YouTube, so I thought I would try Google for a change. During the process of creating the ad, a little “notification” popped up … Read more Google Ads is Not Great
I live in a city. Not a small city, but the biggest city in Canada. And I pretty much live in the geographic center of it. Now it’s not like living in Manhattan here. We have trees and stuff. But it’s always amazing to see animals. Wild animals thriving around where we live. Today, my … Read more We Live in a Zoo
Netflix was supposed to solve everything. OK, not originally. Originally, Netflix was going to destroy Blockbuster Video. Which it did. But then, suddenly Netflix was an online video service. Like Amazon.com but for video rentals. All the movies, all the TV shows. Pay one price, and get everything. It was a utopia. That utopia is … Read more Dude, Where’s My Movie?
If you haven’t noticed, we live in a world where the “monthly subscription” is one of the preferred business models. I’m not talking about those monthly payments that we all have that are for delivering real world services to us like home rent, Internet access, cable TV, mobile phone, banking fees, insurance, etc. These are … Read more The Economics of Subscriptions