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Kraft Says It Gets Four Times Better ROI from Content Than Ads

Kraft Foods has been doing content marketing for decades — its 18-year-old Food & Family magazine once mailed free to one in 10 U.S. households was later converted to paid...
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The Power of Carefully Chosen Words

This past Saturday, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson—best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films—delivered an impassioned introduction to the HeForShe campaign at...
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Movies vs music industries and the “windowing” revenue model

Of all industry roller coasters, the music industry must be the wildest. The last 30 years reshaped the business in a way we never could have imagined. Music as...
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The Devil Made Miuccia Prada a Multi-Billionaire

We all know the old adage, “The love of money is the root of all evil.” I joke. Of, course. I don’t believe we need to be “evil” to...
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Announcing the SAFE, a Replacement for Convertible Notes

The safe (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) is intended to replace convertible notes in most cases, and  addresses many of the problems with convertible notes while preserving their flexibility. YC...
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5 lessons from my $650,000 lunch with Warren Buffett

In 2008, my friend Mohnish Pabrai and I sat down with our families for a “power lunch” with Warren Buffett at Smith and Wollensky’s restaurant in New York. Even...
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13 Ways To Get To $10 Million In Revenues

You can think about consumer Internet companies in three major categories. The following three categories of consumer Internet startups and the representative underlying thirteen business models should give you...
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Real Revenue Model Statistics For Small Websites

We analyzed 100 recent small website sales to get some hard numbers around why some sites make more than others. The expected profit of a small website can be...
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Master List of Web And Mobile Revenue Models

Advertising Display Ads – ex. Yahoo! Search Ads – ex. Google Text Ads – ex. Google Video Ads – ex. Hulu Audio Ads – ex. Pandora Promoted Content –...
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One of the Biggest Mistakes Enterprise Startups Make

The era of VCs investing in successful consumer Internet startups such as eBay led to a belief system that seemed to permeate many enterprise software startups that hiring sales...