Monthly Archives: December 2007

Fact or FanFiction.net? More Time Spent Than Social Networks

Believe it or not, based on the top 100 domains (unique visitors) FanFiction.net has the fourth highest average time spent per user. That’s right, they beat out Facebook, MySpace, Google, Yahoo! and MSN. Only three sites rank higher; the almighty time wasting gaming site, Pogo.com (number one), and the two hottest dating sites (so I hear) on the net; manhunt.net and adam4adam.com. Coming in at a close number five is

Nominate Compete.com for the Crunchies

The 2007 Crunchies is the first annual competition and award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year. The Crunchies is a collaboration project between GigaOm, Read/WriteWeb, VentureBeat and TechCrunch. You choose who wins. If you like Compete.com please nominate Compete as the Best enterprise start-up in the 2007 Crunchies! Our report card for our first year:

Netflix vs. Blockbuster: Q3 Earnings Reports and Digital Delivery Strategies

If you have had a chance to read the Q3 Earnings Reports for both Netflix and Blockbuster you undoubtedly noted the glaring difference in strategies between the two competitors. While Netflix continues to concentrate on growing subscriptions, Blockbuster has decided to less narrowly focus on the online channel and continue to use the brick-and-mortar stores as its competitive advantage. Both camps, however, plan to further invest in the new digital