Weekly High Five lists the most interesting, compelling, and/or useful links of each week. This week’s theme is “Your 2011 Primer.” This week’s links take a look at some tips and trends to help get strategically prepared for 2011.
#5: Maybe next year…
Let’s get started with a quick pep talk from Seth Godin. “It’s not too late, it’s just later than it was.”
Link: Seth’s Blog
#4: 10 Trends That Are Shaping Global Media Consumption
In reading this article, I am reminded of Clay Shirky’s theorem of technology’s impact on society: “These tools don’t get socially interesting until they become technologically boring.”
Link: RIA Journal
#3: 10 Business Models That Rocked 2010
What struck me in reading this article was how many of these models had been attempted before. It’s probably equally worthwhile to examine how these implementations succeeded when predecessors failed.
#2: Blogging Forefather Seeks to Re-Invent Blogging, Again
Dave Winer, inventor of RSS (Really Simple Syndication), is very concerned about silos. So he’s doing something about. “The important thing is that you and your ideas live outside the silo and are ported into it at your pleasure… You never have to worry about getting your stuff out of the silo because it never lived in there in the first place.”
#1: Can Google Get Its Mojo Back?
At this time last year, Google seemed unstoppable: so much so, that many of the news stories and blog posts were questioning whether or not they were too powerful and even advocating a Google-free existence. Just a year later, many experts are questioning whether or not they are in real trouble.