Evolving new-media business models

By Steve Outing

The NY Times has a couple of important media stories today (both especially relevant to me, as co-founder of a new citizen-media-based Internet start-up):

Hungry Media Companies Find a Meager Menu of Web Sites to Buy

Online Auteurs Hardly Need to Be Famous
(That second headline is a bit obscure. The story is about the growing trend of paying for user content — something that’s built into our business plan at the Enthusiast Group.)

Author: Steve Outing Steve Outing is a Boulder, Colorado-based media futurist, digital-news innovator, consultant, journalist, and educator. ... Need assistance with media-company future strategy? Get in touch with Steve!

One Response to "Evolving new-media business models"

  1. Neil Dodds
    Neil Dodds 11 years ago .Reply

    Maybe it’s just me, but I think there’s something curiously feudal about a system that expects content generators to toil for free – even if it is fun – while site owners and tech enablers rake in advertising funds and acquisition loot.

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