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Mon, 05 Jun 2006 18:22:02 GMT
Response = Zero

Most Web 2.0 companies will fail and I'll tell you why. Whenever a new Web 2.0 product is released, I usually pop off an email or comment on their blog or other similar correspondence asking a question or two about their services. The vast majority of the time, I never receive a response. Those that respond, tend to be in business 2 years later and those that don't respond, are AWL within 2 years. Effort goes a long way. Examples follow...

It's little clues like this that tell me which Web 2.0 startups are gonna fail and which are gonna succeed.

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Insightful.

Insight into my soul or the Web 2.0 startup community?

Randy

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Hey, I am starting up a pseudo web 2.0 community ( more of a publishing site ).

I would say this: I will tell you the site in about 2 weeks, and then check on it in about a month. Tell me what you think.

I'm not giving away prizes, but I'll buy you a beer if you live in Boston.
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