Blog Profile / Web Strategy by Jeremiah


URL :http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/
Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:352
Posts / Week:1
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Meet the Empowered People

They have new powers. They are backed by powerful companies. And they are starting to organize. No, I’m not talking about the latest episode of Heroes. I’m talking about the people formerly known as your customers. You may be asking, “What powers do they have? Who gave those powers to them? What are they going [...]

8 Brands Using the Collaborative Economy to Market with the Crowd

It pays to share, as the crowd shares your brand for you. Marketers first adopted the internet and then social media. The next digital phase is the Collaborative Economy. What’s that? If you’ve heard of Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and the Maker Movement, this is the Collaborative Economy. Just as social media enabled people [...]

How Investors are Sharing their Money into the Collaborative Economy

The raw data for this article is available in a publicly-shared database in this Google Sheet, which you can access to see additional details. VCs, investors, and banks have increased their bets on the Sharing/ Collaborative Economy in greater amounts than ever before. The Collaborative Economy is an economic model that uses commonly available technologies [...]

How the Technology of the Collaborative Economy all Works Together

If you’ve used Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, oDesk, Kickstarter, or Lending Club, you’ve participated in the Collaborative Economy, ever wondered what’s powering it behind the shiny user interface on the app? The Collaborative Economy is an economic model in which people use commonly available technologies to get what they need from each other. To put some [...]

Liberals and Conservatives Both Love & Loathe the Collaborative Economy

By Jeremiah Owyang, Founder, Crowd Companies and Alan Webber, Government Insights Research Director, IDC, (profile and twitter). Last week, A version of this article appeared in the WSJ. The Collaborative Economy is emerging as the defining societal narrative for 2015 and beyond. Show More Summary

Your Tech Startup Doesn’t Need to be in Silicon Valley.

By Jeremiah Owyang @jowyang, living in Silicon Valley since 1997. My long-time, close friend, Chris Saad, wrote a helpful essay on 39 tips for startups. He shares many suggestions, based on his personal experience, in the startup world, from his home country of Australia, and in Palo Alto, and in the heart SF’s tech district [...]

Self-Driving Cars Disrupt the Crowd

Google is building self-driving cars, Uber is building self-driving cars, Tesla has launched driver assistance features, it’s rumored that Apple is going to be building self-driving cars, and many traditional auto manufacturing companies are advancing their features to include driver assistance, and eventually automation. Show More Summary

Google Enters the Collaborative Economy in a Big Way

Here comes Google, with a series of five market moves injecting them as a center player for the collaborative economy. Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information. But it doesn’t just start and stop there, they also want to organize the world’s logistics, commerce, local transportation, service economy, and even how people get, and [...]

A New Industry: These Groups Love Freelancers

A new industry is birthing to serve ride sharing drivers, Airbnb hosts, Freelancers, Taskrabbits, and Makers. The Freelancer Economy is predicted to be 40% in just five years –a whole new class of organizations are emerging to support, empower, and connect these freelancers. Years ago, the birth of the social media industry resulted in many [...]

Collaborative Economy Spreadsheets: Funding, Industry Stats, Brand Deployments

As part of our ongoing research on the Collaborative Economy industry, we collect, analyze, and forecast where this market is heading. In the spirit of transparency and sharing, we openly share this with the open market. Each of the three sheets are in continual production and improvement, they don’t stay static for long. Although you [...]

The Year in Review and Planning for 2015

It’s the end of the year. This post is a reflection of the Collaborative Economy market and Crowd Companies in 2014, as well as a look towards what lies ahead. The Collaborative Economy was a leading business topic of 2014. Over the past year, the Collaborative Economy movement has gained more attention from mainstream media, [...]

Slides: 2015 Is the Year of the Crowd

LeWeb Deck: 2015 The Year of the Crowd from Jeremiah Owyang In the embedded presentation above, I’ll assert that 2015 Is the Year of the Crowd, We make the point in a few ways: The growth in nearly every sector of society with the expanded Collaborative Economy (healthcare, logistics, municipal, corporate and more), Massive funding [...]

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow

Above Image: Honeycomb 2.0, click and access multiple sizes stored on Flickr, Please share widely, with attribution, non-commercially. The first version had six industries –now it’s twelve Seven months ago, in May 2014, we published the first version of the Collaborative Economy Honeycomb, which is also embedded at the bottom of this post. It contained six families [...]

The Collaborative Economy is Replicating Social Business #socbiz

Above image: Social Business Replicated by Collaborative Economy, Ver 1.1If you’re a social business professional, you’re in a prime spot to advance your career to the next phase: the Collaborative Economy. For over ten years, I was a social business professional. I helped Hitachi launch their program as a full time employee in 2005, started [...]

Massive Spreadsheet: Collaborative Economy Funding

Click on the above image, or you can advance to the Spreadsheet of the Collaborative Economy Funding, to see a multi-tab analysis of funding, which I update on a regular basis. Caveat: This sheet is incomplete: People continually submit new data to me, and early stage funding is often not reported in public. The Collaborative Economy continues to [...]

The Three Reasons the Collaborative Economy is Happening Now

Your customers are making their own goods in the Maker Movement and sharing their resources, rather than buying them from you! Do you know why? We’ve conducted pragmatic research via interviews and other methods to find out. Consumers...Show More Summary

Infographic: A Day in the Life of the Collaborative Economy

See the original Honeycomb graphic, which spurred this “Day in the life” graphic. Data shows collaboration in the new economy is accelerating.  People are crowdfunding, making, sharing, collaborating, all kinds of their things in life. Some are getting food on-demand, rather than going to traditional grocery stores or restaurants. The world is speeding up, and [...]

The Collaborative Economy is Replicating Social Business #Socbiz

Above image: Social Business Replicated by Collaborative Economy, Ver 1.0   If you’re a social business professional, you’re in a prime spot to advance your career to the next phase: the Collaborative Economy. For over ten years, I was a social business professional. I helped Hitachi launch their program while I was a full time [...]

Massive Spreadsheet: Collaborative Economy Funding

Click on the above image, or you can advance to the SpreadSheet of the Collaborative Economy Funding, to see a mulit-tab analysis of funding, which I update on a regular basis. The Collaborative Economy continues to be a darling of tech investors. In a few short years, these companies have received incredible funding, totaling nearly [...]

Funding Comparison: Social Networks vs Collaborative Economy

Social networks were the first phase of digital P2P. They enabled anyone to create media and then share it. The Collaborative Economy is the second phase. It enables anyone to create goods and share what they already own. So, how similar or different are the funding amounts for these two movements? This post provides some [...]

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