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November 10, 2011

What, like the drugs?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1320969586 ) Play

Plain text question. Very obviously searchable but pliss to refrain from searching to answer this, plzkthx.

This description led to something. What?

“Give your service away for free, possibly ad supported but maybe not, acquire a lot of customers very efficiently through word of mouth, referral networks, organic search marketing, etc, then offer premium priced value added services or an enhanced version of your service to your customer base.”

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Answer:

The ‘Freemium’ business model, as coined on teh interwebs a few years ago.


28 Responses to “What, like the drugs?”

  1. jowens
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    Freemium (lots of Web 2.0 companies). Dropbox, for instance.


  2. badideabear
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    It’s the Freemium business model, often recommended for tech startups – at first I thought it was a quote from the Zynga founder.


  3. Bharath
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    Freemium business model


  4. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Freemium


  5. Manish Achuth
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    Freemium


  6. Amarendra Kumar
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    freemium?? or some particular service?


  7. vkamath

    Fred Wilson and his concept of ‘freemium’


  8. Rogi
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    The freemium model became something else?
    Tiered services?
    It has led to a ton of products and services going viral or winning in their spaace


  9. Freemium


  10. finkle

    A business model called “Freemium”.

    My father once told this to me :-/


  11. KK
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    Freemium


  12. Ananth
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    Freemium


  13. Dibyo
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    coining of the term freemium


  14. Sanjeet Dash

    Freemium


  15. Aditya S

    Freemium Service model


  16. Freemium business model


  17. Rahulk
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    Freemium in the words of venture capitalist Fred Wilson


  18. freemium


  19. Freemium


  20. mankuTimma
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    Freemium business model.


  21. shivathilak

    Freemium business model


  22. Bipin Banavalikar
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    Freemium


  23. Logik
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    first description of the freemium model of pricing.


  24. Godzilla101

    Fremium ?


  25. Shwetha Maiya
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    Freemium


  26. Vishwas B Sharma
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    It is the business model of companies like Wikipedia, Skype, Google and lots more. The term is Freeprod or Freemium.


  27. shrik
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    Coining of the term ‘freemium’.


  28. rickde
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    Freemium


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