“Every time a Taco Bell rings, an angel gets diarrhea.”
The way digital publishers make money now can be plotted on a spectrum, between product-driven and service-driven revenue. These are different types of businesses that produce different outcomes.
The message you intended to send was that you weren’t interested. And I got it. Oh, trust me… I got it LOUD AND CLEAR.
Here’s a notification for you – life is not slowing down. It’s passing you by while you’re filtering through filters and no amount of followers or likes is going to give you the satisfaction you’re lurking for, err…looking for.
The recent struggles of online publishing are widely discussed. Despite many success stories and significant growth, the outlook in the media world seems to be doom and gloom, with plateauing audiences and scarce revenue.
You have to be true to yourself, to your hidden (but very real) desires and wishes, and to your bigger-than-life dreams.
I’ve spent all day looking at words and pictures on screens. And at the end of it, here I am in bed, wide-eyed and staring into the dark wondering why I feel so alone.
“Well, after giving it a lot of thought, I have ALSO decided to join the Gilmore Girls reboot. Somebody should probably tell them.”
Try to start at least one hobby that does not require using a computer or smartphone in any way whatsoever. This way, you will have something to do besides surf when you become bored. If social media has caused you to lose time with people that you love, a shared hobby may be a great way to reconnect.
VCs want companies that can grow 10x+ quickly, and they are willing to bet on many losers to find those winners. Do today’s media companies fit the bill?