Don’t Be a Free User

Maciej Ceglowski on the pattern of free-of-charge web services getting popular and then cashing out and shutting down:

What if a little site you love doesn’t have a business model? Yell at the developers! Explain that you are tired of good projects folding and are willing to pay cash American dollar to prevent that from happening. It doesn’t take prohibitive per-user revenue to put a project in the black. It just requires a number greater than zero.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011