Internet/Web

Group Deal Sites are pure fiction. Or are they?

One of the best written fiction in recent times has been Groupon’s valuation at 20 Billion. For a site that spends upwards of $30 dollars to acquire each customer, that’s a lot of valuation. Does this mean that group deals are a losing cause? Maybe. Here is what I think. The kind of products or...

Social Media in plain English

In a way Social Media is like marriage…everybody is talking about it but few know how to handle it …leave alone exploit it. Here is a video that could be useful if you are interested in social media.

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...

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...