Out of the picture: why the world's best photo startup is going out of business

Casey Newton, CanTech Letter, Nov 06, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Compelling tale of the brief life and death of a technology startup. Everpix could be described as the world's best photo hosting service. Unfortunately, it attracted fewer than 20,000 customers in its lifetime.  "Everpix had spent almost nothing to advertise the service, not that it could have afforded to pay for much. The company had spent almost all of its $1.8 million building the service." There's a really valuable life lesson in there. Or at least, a business lesson.

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