EdgeIO, BlogBuy …edge aggregators dime a dozen March 1, 2006Posted by Zack W. Handley in General Musings, Web 2.0.
I have long held that Edge Aggregators (edgeio ,inods,kritx) Have an interesting yet indefensible position in the ecomm-bloguverse. Many folks could not sit in the sidelines and wait for the right time so these companies have finally decided to dive in and launch….
UNfortunately for them there is always one BIG question: Who am I selling to, what is their REPUTATION.????
OH Wait, Who owns reputation? Ebay. As soon as this matters(which i don’t think will be soon), Ebay/PayPal will be in with a whole suite of services/products.
….These companies will have blown through their Series A & B educating folks on the tag: listing…(just writing that sentence makes me really realize how indefensible this market is! WOW!)
Because Ebay Owns reputation.
update: Nicholas Carr adds a funny line about a brothel and web2.0..very funny and cynical.