I have always lived five years in the future and birthed many companies and organizations. I even lay claim to the first online computer dating program back in 1976. Boy those were the days, IBM 360′s, a university network, and three dates for five dollars, that is until the powers that be shut me down.
Today the business world is in shock. Groupon is the fastest growing company ever… WOW, like why did I not think of that first! . In recent years my business developments have failed and failed and failed. Millions are spent on development only to have Google control the search engines then charge you for ads. I often theorize that it is not in their best interest to allow good stable SE postings if they want you to buy ads.
I remember back in the day when Hotmail had a huge following and I’m thinking. … this has incredible marketing potential. Sure just give away the mail service and then you own the attention of millions. Now Gmail, Google Docs and now Google Talk. Can you just imagine that all the telecoms directors must be working overtime on creating a viable business plan that accounts for Google’s free phone calls or the fact that Facebook messaging is changing how people communicate. Alexander is probably rolling over in his grave as we speak. , , , , Stagecoach, telegraph, fax, mail, telephone, email, Chat, Text, FB Messaging.
So what does tomorrow bring? Facebook talk? The sky is the limit, when everyone is at your party the entertainment or the music you choose is heard by all.