How the LA Times Aims to Go Global (article)
An important lesson here is even though the LA Times has long cycled in the past year between different approaches to grow, they are adopting a new strategy: To add new international entertainment content on top of the Times’ existing coverage.
Try it on for size: http://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/the_los_angeles_times_is.php
An important lesson here is how to leverage the testing of a product to make sure that everything is able to scale well once it’s working in dozens of countries. In case you don’t know Abra, it’s a peer-to-peer “digital cash” startup “that could create the first “viable consumer experience” with blockchain technology – one that, at scale, aims to provide users around the world with abilities never before offered by payment firms.”
Try it on for size: http://www.coindesk.com/global-expansion-bitcion-cash-abra/
An important lesson here is that the story is relevant to any e-commerce company who runs advertising. Non-payment of advertising dues is a huge problem. How do you resolve it? Try asking for cash in advance. That’s what Amazon does.
Try it on for size: http://yourstory.com/2016/05/global-dues-advertising/
Screenshot courtesy: Abra