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Spotify: Expansion strategy and the next battlefronts

With Spotify announcing it’s tie up with Virgin Media, and the much impending promise of launching in the US, apparently predicitng 50M paying subscribers, I thought it would be great to do a review of the challenges ahead, from the time I wrote my last post, and gain an undertanding of how the music industry … Continue reading

The world is Flattr’d? Who wants cake?

I think that Flattr is a great concept that deals with monetizing content on the web in a ‘put your money where your mouth is’ way. Over the past few years, collaboration and crowdsourcing, new ecosystems around winning products  and services (Sharemyplaylists is one of my favourites!) and open source architectures have helped organizations leapfrog into … Continue reading

Spotify: Good adaptive strategy, not poor instant-gratifying tactics

I was explaining to one of my friends as to how this is the Punk Rock generation for new media technologies. A deep DIY culture amongst social technologies lends everyone a voice and I thought I should get my opinions out here as well. So there! Spotify is in talks to raise another $100 Million … Continue reading

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