Analyze three web services with similar traffic trend.

Finally I found three well-known web services with similar traffic trend – Mint, Zoho and Basecamp. These web services have launched almost same time (2007, peak season of new web2.0 services) with different target market and grown steadily in each market.

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 From now on, I’m going to analyze some features. That is……

– How much money do they make monthly?
– When is the expected B.E.P of each service?
– When they can make ‘positive net income’ if they consider their early investment?
– What affects their graphs trend? And etc.


I’m really happy to find these three services combination because I can make real discussion about above feature with my friends.

(to be continued)


Yahoo Buzz

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Social News service just like Digg.

There are some reviews in RWW about this service

Wait, What’s Yahoo Buzz Again?
Muhammad explained in his earlier post: “Imagine if Digg had 10 times the incoming traffic, and got a percentage of ad-revenue from each of the sites that were promoted to the front page. Yahoo! Buzz does essentially that.”

Watch out Digg, Yahoo is Eating Your Lunch is the ultimate aggregator of them all. What’s more, it is precisely the holy grail that digg has been reaching for – MAINSTREAM users. While digg has been desperately trying to make itself into a mainstream social news site – and it has succeeded to a degree, as its front page now includes politics, entertainment and other non-tech stories – it hasn’t got anywhere near the punch that still packs. Simply put, has the audience. And now it is implementing digg features.

I really don’t like this kind of ‘me too’ service but anyway it’s really interesting that this kind of social media moving to “main stream”.