Future of Social Networks and Paid Content Online

On this podcast episode, dealing with "infobloat" online. This. aims to be a social network built on sharing quality journalism. The hitch is that you are only allowed to share ONE link per day. Sign up here, if you're interested. You can read more about what they're up to here. Would you join? Do you think this kind of thing is sustainable? Nora also mentions Next Draft, one dude's daily email newsletter of smart news stories. Cathi Bond talks about PSFK's report on the Future of Retail 2016. You can get a teaser glimpse for free, but if you want the indepth document, it'll set you back about $900. Cathi and Nora talk about the future of paid content. What's the right mix of free info that's useful promotion and value added material that you can charge a lot for? PSFK is presumably targeting businesses at that price point, but what about for individuals? What are you willing to pay for in online news?   [iframe style="border:none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/3908155/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/standard" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Download MP3

2 responses to “Future of Social Networks and Paid Content Online

  1. I'm not sure if just picking an arbitrary number of shares per day will make things better. Perhaps it would work better if you knew it was held back for posting for a certain time. Or maybe you need to approve your posts the next day to help you decide what really isn't worth it.

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