About the author: Sangeet Paul Choudary analyzes business models for networked businesses at his blog Platform Thinking. He is based in Singapore,
* “a new breed of networks is gaining ground with the content-first model. They provide users with tools to create a corpus of content, and then enable conversations around that content.”
—>This was my original premise for starting a Twitter Chat:
“Communities coalesce around knowledge.” http://www.twittertalks.com
* “Startups often fail to appreciate the gap between technology and value proposition.”
—>This article is product/technology/feature focused and fails to appreciate the perspective from the “user” experience and the job the user wants to get done – which is to have the content be relevant, in the moment, and provide value with the most ease, without requiring new habits or retooling.
* Social products that win will focus on enabling users to create content first and generate conversations around it.
—>Tools that enable conversations around content – and make it easier to contribute value without being hampered by the tool…Why I love scoop.it, storify.com/prodmgmttalk and my newest find – https://rizzoma.com/ (with love to Google Wave afficianados)
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