Etsy.com: Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Given that I am still asked if there is money in online communities, I thought it would be interesting to look at how much revenue Etsy.com makes since they started in 2005. The company is generating over $1 million/month in revenue, Kalin told me. of those sales for its revenues.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

SMS other social networks are built on SMS revenues such as SMSFun. It’s a good revenue stream for them, and we already have Tweetups. Social ads is the worst revenue payer in social media (MySpace make $2.17

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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Revenue: Events in Social Networks (2).

How to Generate Revenue From Your Online Community: The Series

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photo credit: Seba López Whether you manage your community full time or as a hobby, your ability to generate revenue can have a direct impact on the long term feasibility and stability of your community. Generating RevenueFor some, managing a community may be a hobby – but, nonetheless, a hobby that may take time away from [.].

How Amazon’s Vine Program Boosts Community Content and Revenue

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

Double profits from revenue processes with Process Physics

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A serial bank robber was once asked why he robbed banks? He replied "because that's where the money is!" Why have I developed a new discipline called Process Physics ? Same answer - because that's where the money is (in a process).

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Online Communities revenue social media social networks crowdsource elevation dock how to build community kickstarterCasey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. He wanted $75,000 he got $1.5 million. Kickstarter kicks ass. But how does one do that?

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Social Media ROI and CEOs – Affecting the $$$ Bottom Line

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Monetization Online Communities revenue social media social networks 50 cent apple bottom line engadget ROI share price stockHow to make $10million in one weekend of tweeting.

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Online Community Monetization Methods That Will Survive Ad Blocking

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Will you see an increase in: brand recall, engagement, time on your website, referrals, sales revenue, and so on if you add Facebook social plugins? Outdoor sporting goods retailer Giantnerd.com saw a 100% increase revenue from Facebook within two weeks of adding the Like button.

Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here’s speculation by The Business Insider on Facebook’s revenue streams: Earlier this week (July 2nd 2009) we spoke to several sources who each have some insight into Facebook’s financials (none of them know precisely).

Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We value what we value – here’s the some of the revenue information and the valuation of two uber-blogs: Huffington Post Revenue and Valuation. Compare with TechCrunch valuation: TechCrunch Revenue and Valuation. Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model (7).

What Value Does My Work Have?

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What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Monetization Money Online Communities revenue social media social networks statistics dollar Facebook LinkedIn online community social network Twitter value worthWhat is the value of a Facebook Like? What is the $$ figure for a Facebook Fan? What is a Twitter Follower worth?

Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Lastly I pointed out that widget revenue streams sit in the top left corner - consumer selling to other consumers an getting a clip of the sale, or business to consumer sales with a clip going to the consumer (blogger or Facebooker or whatever).

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

120 million people play Zynga games in Facebook (Farmville, Farmtown, Mafia Wars) and it makes Zynga $450 million in revenue in 2010 alone. More than 90% of the company’s revenues come from users converting real cash into proprietary virtual currency.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. They have a clip-of-the-sale revenue model themselves. Donations As Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast.

Why Community Will Never Get the Credit It Deserves

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Announcing “Monetizing Online Forums,” the Practical Guide to Monetizing Your Forums the Right Way

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Generating Revenue ManagingCommunities.comBack in September, nearly 10 months ago, Skimlinks co-founder Joe Stepniewski contacted me with an idea. For a while, they had been kicking around the thought of releasing a whitepaper or ebook about forum monetization. They wanted it to be valuable and they wanted me to write it. One of the most interesting parts of [.].

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Treat Your Online Community’s Paid Memberships Like Amazon Treats Amazon Prime

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Revenue: Social media games and virtual goods 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

billion revenue in 2010. billion in revenue in the U.S. 2009 may have seen revenues (USA) of $1billion. Yet more revenue than MySpace – all from virtual goods. Technorati Tags: farmville , Monetization , revenue , social games , social media , virtual goods , zynga.

Question: #Slactivism vs #NoMakeupSelfie – #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Monetization Not For Profit revenue social media #givingTuesday #nomakeupselfie campaign charity nfp return on investment ROI Cancer Council UK introduced the #NoMakeupSelfie campaign and “accidentally” raised $2 million. Social Media vs Slactivism?

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Act Fast to Identify and Disable Bad Ads Served on Your Community

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Getting Started With Premium Memberships on Your Community

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Generating Revenuephoto credit: psyberartist This is a guest post from my friend Scott Fox, who runs ClickMillioniares.com, a lifestyle business community. He is the author of “Click Millionaires: Work Less, Live More with an Internet Business You Love.” ” Scott has developed successful premium membership programs for others, and for himself. Online forums are great. They can [.].

10 Years Later, Google AdSense Remains Great for Online Communities

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Allowing Brands Into Your Forums

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“Monetizing Online Forums,” a Guide to Monetization Done Right, is Available Now (Free Download)

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Generating Revenue ManagingCommunities.com9 months of work culminates today with the release of my new ebook, “Monetizing Online Forums,” published by Skimlinks. You can download it for free right now. The goal of this project was to create a detailed guide to monetizing online forums the right way – in a manner that respects the community and balances [.].

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eBay Partner Network: Good Monetization Option for Niche Communities

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Online Communities Can Use Kickstarter and Crowd Funding, Too

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Generating RevenueI recently backed a project on Kickstarter for the first time. The project was for “A Show with Ze Frank.” ” It was successfully funded (raising $146,752, well exceeding the goal of $50,000) the new series from Mr. Frank is well underway. I have loved his past work and was excited to see him back doing [.].

Are Online Forums That Don’t Make Any Money Worth Any Money?

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Web Passes TV to Achieve Biggest Ad Revenue in UK

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  Also, it would be interesting to see what portion of the Web advertising comes from online versions of newspapers and what percentage of newspaper ads revenue is from print versus online. The UK has become the first major economy where advertisers spend more on internet advertising than on television advertising, with a record ú1.75bn online spend in the first six months of the year according to the Guardian.

A Tale Of Two Media…And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So they took a step to protect and grow their revenues and screwed up. So Ars Technica took a stand – but explained it to its audience and explained that revenue is critical to the site.

A Tale Of Two Media.And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So they took a step to protect and grow their revenues and screwed up. So Ars Technica took a stand - but explained it to its audience and explained that revenue is critical to the site.

Should Paying Members Have to Follow Your Community Guidelines?

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Generating Revenue Interacting with Membersphoto credit: fauxto_digit In response to my request for reader suggestions, Kal was kind enough to outline the following scenario: “I run a very small online games community that has around 500 [daily active users]. … The community and games are free but there is also the possibility to subscribe which gives access to additional [.].

Online Community Premium Membership Program Examples

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Generating Revenuephoto credit: Condor.com Premium memberships can be a great way to monetize an online community. They allow loyal members to pay for extras on a community they already enjoy and appreciate. These programs are not charity or donations. The best ones offer value that members want to pay for that goes beyond the good feeling [.].

How Ad Servers Help You Generate More Revenue

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Why I’ve Turned Most of My Ad Inventory Over to BuySellAds

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API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. An overview of social media monetization revenues. Amazon and eBay dominate shopping widgets – Amazon lets you embed book widgets on your blog, and you get between 4-10% affiliate revenue.

Social Media threatens ad shop revenue

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In its worst-case scenario, the resulting decline in paid-for advertising space could see £16m ($23m) of revenues lost by the industry by 2016, if agencies fail to create new products and services to cater to the social media world. The Financial Times points out today the growing disruptive force that Social Media is becoming for advertising agencies around the world.