What makes freemium pricing work?

photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/bstabler/   Should you give away your product for free? The concept of “freemium” — or providing a product offering that doesn’t cost the customer anything, and allows for the prospect of future upsell — has great success for products like Mailchimp, Dropbox, Evernote, and WordPress. The basic idea is that some number…

An Online Elephant Never Forgets

I make lists. Top 10 lists, lists of things to do, and lists of things that I ought to do and haven’t gotten around to doing yet. Recently I started using Evernote – a cloud-based note-taking system available on my iPhone, web, and elsewhere – and it’s made a huge change in the success rate…

What’s on your mobile device?

Your mobile life and what you can do in the rest of your life I’ve had an iPhone for almost a year, and am astonished at the changes that it’s made in my productivity.  The main difference is that where on my BlackBerry or Windows Mobile phone I mainly read email while on the go…