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The Price of Free is Actually Too High

I loved this quote by Tristan Harris in the New York Magazine article The Internet Apologizes … “We cannot afford the advertising business model. The price of free is actually too high. It is literally destroying our society, because it incentivizes automated systems that have these inherent flaws. Cambridge Analytica is the easiest way of explaining…

Should You Charge More For Your Product?

My partner Seth Levine has an outstanding post up today about the freemium model.  It’s titled Pricing models, the freemium myth and why you may not be charging enough for your product and is worth going and reading right now. He covers a bunch of stuff, nicely divided into the following topics: Beware of too many…

Google I/O 2010 Panel on Making Freemium Work

A few weeks ago I was on two panels at Google I/O 2010.  The video from one of them – Making Freemium work – converting free users to paying customers is up.  Don Dodge from Google is the moderator and my fellow panelists are Dave McClure, Jeff Clavier, Matt Holleran, and Joe Kraus.  It’s 60 minutes…