How To Build An Audience On The Internet

The Kevin Rose School Vs. The Fred Wilson School

What kind of content creator are you? Kevin Rose or Fred Wilson?

Blogging or “self-publishing” in any form was supposed to democratize and revolutionize the media industry. Content creators no longer needed mainstream platforms to get their voices heard. Bloggers weren’t beholden to editors, and self-publishers could monetize their content with AdWords or any host of ad network partners.

Three days ago, Kevin Rose posted this on Google+: “Decided to forward to my Google+. G+ gives me more (real-time) feedback and engagement than my blog ever did.” His decision set off a little debate on the pros and cons of doing so.

Link: TechCrunch


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