After having written about curious-, copying-, art- and franchising online business ideas as well as about how to find an online business idea, I finally come to an end by adding a post about online acquisitions. Acquisitions occur when one company buys another one and in fact, this happens a lot in case of online ventures. Google for example, since its foundation in 1998, has acquired the astonishing number of 98 companies and yet there is no end in sight.
But why is it worth doing and who profits? Will there be only one firm left in the future that rules the entire vastness of the internet? Continue reading
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Google Will Eat Itself
Just imagine you invent something that gains so much power that it eats itself in the end!?! Not possible? The internet makes it possible!
Google Will Eat Itself (GWEI) is a web project that targets on buying Google with money created by Google’s own advertising program “Adsense.”
The success is easy to explain. People have questions and look for answers. Their whole life. The biggest answer to all our questions celebrates its 10th birthday: WIKIPEDIA.
10 years. 260 languages. More than 18 million articles.
Time to become the first digital ´World Heritage Site´ by UNCESCO? Time for a blog post on businessnerds! Why one of the worldwide TopTen internet pages claims its right for public acknowledgement and kickoff for discussion about on of the most disputed websites worldwide…. Continue reading
Our planet is called the blue planet because its surface is covered with water by 70 %. The human body consists by 72 % of water. Without water we can’t live. Water is used for energy, food and transport so whoever controls water controls the world. Nature however is the true master and very now and then we are reminded by her power when a little snow stops our technological society from functioning or a Tsunami devastates a whole country. Reason enough to look at water consumption in the context of eco friendliness, both, on private and professional level. Continue reading
Good, old Franchising
After I have taken a look into the clash of Ebay’s PayPal and Google I would like to suggest a legal way of acquiring an already existing online business idea: Franchising! According to Wikipedia, Franchising is:
“…the practice of using another firm’s successful business model. For the franchisor, the franchise is an alternative to building ‘chain stores’ to distribute goods and avoid investment and liability over a chain.”
Everyone knows the first and most successful franchise model McDonalds (don’t like it), yet franchising has Continue reading
Once upon a time…
people used to read the “New York Times”, “Wall Street Journal” or “Süddeutsche Zeitung”. Symbols for an independent and investigative press.
But every fairy tale needs a wolf:
Richard Rosenblatt, founder and CEO of the internet company “Demand Media”, is 40 years old and usually described as a hyperactive, charismatic, taint and quiet easygoing guy. His office is located inSanta Monica, the sun shines 10 hours a day. He smiles: His company made a profit of 200 Million Dollar last year. Continue reading