Marketplaces

In the end, all networks converge: Facebook marketplace is eating up the markets.

When I think of marketplaces in the future I see Facebook against the world. Facebook vs eBay vs Amazon vs Shopify vs Craigslist Vs everyone-that-comes-along-in-any-vertical. A few years ago this comparison would seem nonsensical. But in the ever-expanding internet universe, these businesses are not commerce, fashion or social. They’re all network businesses. This makes senseContinue reading “In the end, all networks converge: Facebook marketplace is eating up the markets.”

Delivering food, capturing attention: what restaurants can learn from the publishing industry

Before the internet, publishers were in a very privileged position. Controlling the printing press was a true competitive advantage. Similar to other mass-produced goods, the machinery necessary to replicate the news of the day at national scale came at a high cost and the right to participate in the news creation did so too. AsContinue reading “Delivering food, capturing attention: what restaurants can learn from the publishing industry”

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