The Shortcomings of the App-Mentality

With 1645 billionaires in the world today and an increasing number of them joining the Three Comma Club through applications such as WhatsApp, Snapchat and so on, one can see the appeal of making the next big app.

The formula is simple. Make an Application. People use it. You (and your team) get rich.

‘ Why We Don’t Sell Ads ‘- Whatsapp Founders

As seen on Whatsapp’s blog   Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. – Tyler Durden, Fight Club Brian and I spent a combined 20 years at Yahoo!, working hard to keep the site working. And yes, working hard to sell ads, because…

Taylor Swift responsible for 22% of albums sold in the U.S.

As seen on The Guardian Between 27 October and 2 November, 22% of all albums sold in the United States were copies of Taylor Swift’s 1989. The singer’s massive first-week sales, higher than any other release since 2002, made her 2014’s first platinum artist. Of the 5.8m albums sold in America last week, 1.287m of…

Harvard Business To Study The Business of Beyonce! Damn!

As seen on news.harvard.edu   “Surprise!” Visitors browsing the Apple iTunes store just after midnight on Dec. 13, 2013, saw a startling image flicker across their screens. It was a music business stunner announcing that singer Beyoncé’s fifth solo album was available to download. News of the recording, a self-titled set of 14 songs with…

LBS…Lagos Business Sense: Does Exposure Pay Off?

BY Chuck Nwachukwu|| EXPOSURE. The past three weeks have been a drill in capacity building for me and the team at Lagos LaidBac co. @lagoslaidbac . Building a team cum product cum business delivery system that’s truly original in our era, given our socio–economic exposure is almost a misleading notion. Here is not to say it…