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Online Advertising Explained: Part 2: How Google Makes Money, and I mean Stupid Amounts of Money

In an earlier post on the subject of Why does Facebook Fear Google? I wrote about how the battle between search (Google) and discovery (Facebook) boiled down to dominance in re-directing traffic on the internet. There is another area where Google and Facebook compete, and that is for advertiser dollars. In this post, I’ll talk […]

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The Social Airplane

So one of the things that has happened to me after 3 years in Silicon Valley is that I spend a lot of time thinking about how to incorporate ‘social’ into traditional business models. After all, the power of social is the power to use technology to create human communications where none existed before. To this extent, […]

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