Monthly archive August, 2010

What is your excuse to build a mobile app?

Until or unless you are an Electronic Arts Inc (which puts in a lot of money, effort & promotion in building an app), it doesn’t make sense to build apps to earn money. You could give it a shot, but you will stand almost no chance. Just in case you didn’t know there are already...

Biggest ecosystems on internet & mobile

Skype – 560 million Facebook – 500 Million Hotmail – 360 Million Yahoo Mail – 280 Million Gmail – 270 Million My Space – 125 Million Friendster – 115 Million Twitter – 115 Million Linkedin – 60 Million *At the end of 2007, Skype had 276m registered users. So it has taken Skype three years...

On Social Games inside Social Networks & on Mobile

The NPD Group, a market research company in its report titled ‘Social Network Gaming’ claims that 20 percent of the U.S. population have played a social game on a social network in the last 3 months. If you love hardcore numbers – that makes it to around 56 million. For long I was also of...

Internet applications that help people steal will succeed for sure

Cutting to the chase, there are four different types of online applications that stand a good chance of rising above clutter. These four kinds of applications are the ones that are bound to succeed without any marketing money – no Adsense ads, no television prime time ads, no….nothing. That is to say users of these...

How many domain names are available?

Did you know that every hour 5000 domain names are being registered all over the World? This translates to 120,000 domain names every day. No wonder, today there are a total of 200 Million domain names – some squatted on, some 4-5 page websites and some extensive but failed attempts at making a world class...