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User Review  - jamet123 - LibraryThing

Chris Anderson does a nice job of introducing some key concepts that are redefining business in the Internet era. As he says "The era of one-size-fits-all is ending, and in its place is something new ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miro - LibraryThing

I found this something like a scrapbook of impressions, facts and notes taken on a journey of discovery with Anderson as a sort of Lewis and Clark of the post 2000 internet world. He details the main ... Read full review

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User Review  - getaneha - LibraryThing

It amazes me how seemingly simple ideas become so powerful and make up such an interesting book. I'm currently looking at the long-tail of metadata and for that this book is absolutely crucial. Also ... Read full review

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User Review  - GShuk - LibraryThing

This book does a great job explaining what the long tail is, how to recognize it and some ways to apply it to your business. In short the long tail is the economy of abundance. It is a strong book ... Read full review

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An excellent, eye-opening book. The examples are everywhere.

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awsome book

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great book

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What is the major change brought to our society after we entered the netizen era? Some may say it's the free download of almost everything, or it's supre-abundance of information, or it's the gossip about anything rampant and fast on the web. But Chris Anderson tells us, what the internet has created is the "Long Tail" of almost any kind of commodities or services. The once neglected and overlooked niches become profitable. The "Hits" don't have so loud a say as before. Enterprises, if wise and aiming at long-term success, should dig deep and thoroughly to form their own long tails. Google, Amazon, Yahoo!, etc. are all successful examples.
Sagely written, this book can be read both for fun and for a serious study of our comtemporary era.
 

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User Review  - Nancy_Lin - LibraryThing

Very good insights on the modern landscape of business Read full review

Review: The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More

User Review  - Daniel Solera - Goodreads

Chris Anderson's book can be summarized by saying that the consumer retail market these days is driven more by a bottom-up movement (what he calls "post-filters") than by top-down factors ("pre ... Read full review


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