Here’s an informative collection of interviews. This new age marked by consumer provided content will have an impact on travel. DMO are well advised to study Web 2.0 and think about how to position their organizations and destinations in this new world.
A couple of weeks ago Michael Arrington got together with a number of startup CEOs and executives to video a discussion about Web 2.0. Participating in the discussion were Aaron Cohen (Bolt), Scott Milener and Steven Lurie (Browster), Keith Teare (edgeio), Steven Marder (Eurekster), Joe Kraus (JotSpot), Jeremy Verba (Piczo), Auren Hoffman (Rapleaf), Chris Alden (Rojo), Gautam Godhwani (Simply Hired), Jonathan Abrams (Socializr), David Sifry (Technorati), Matt Sanchez (Video Egg) and Michael Tanne (Wink).
The topics discussed included:
- What is Web 2.0?
- Are we in a bubble?
- What are the business models that will work on the web today?
- What is the role of publishers in a user generated world?
- How important and how big is the early adopter crowd?
The resulting video, kindly hosted by Photobucket, is below: