Tag: Business 2.0

Time Inc. Kills Business 2.0

Bummer. I wonder if I’ll now get a lifetime free subscription to Fortune.

Further explanation not required

It’s going to be a hot one, so I got up pretty early.

Went out front just to make sure my lawn wasn’t littered with a free newspaper, then made some coffee and turned on the tube for the first time in almost two weeks. Since my programming guide is pretty much limited to SciFi and Discovery Channel, I was disappointed to find that Comcast has now moved the latter into the premium category – I’m not as happy with them as I thought I was last week now that half the value of my meager $14 price tag has disappeared.

Off to the net, where I found these tidbits:

No fun. Aw, Sunday is “fight the crowds at Home Depot” day anyway.

Speaking of Slashdot…here’s a business model

Social networking software has been all the rage since Business 2.0 magazine called it the technology of the year, more than a year ago. Since then several service providers have come and gone, and the rest have struggled with the business model. Many have tried subscriptions, ad sales, and miscellaneous charges for “premium” service, only to watch users head for the hills. Now a new idea has come out of one of them, LinkedIn.

In Techdirt:LinkedIn Links To A Business Model, it seems the company has turned to recruiting. In what is described as a Craigslist type listing model, LinkedIn has decided to continue offering some service gratis, while charging for job postings.

CNET News has more on this in LinkedIn to introduce fees | CNET News.com.

You know who should really be doing this….