A Business Model for the Digital Age – Part I

I buy the computer, I pay the electricity bill, I pay for my broadband connection, I pay for the ink in my printer, et al.

How is any of the stuff I get online free?

The existing physical distribution channels have been bought and paid for – it’s time to move on. Think Tramp Steamer Vs Air Freight Vs Digital Delivery.

Now, if my participation on the network becomes my participation in the network then I am either compensated with a monetary reward or a reduced price to access the content. Simple economics- you scratch my back, I scratch yours.

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