Official Michael Fomkin Blog

  • 12:21:19 am on January 14, 2007 | 0

    If there were a contest for dramatic Web 2.0 stories, these two bloggers would be neck and neck for the winner this week. While their anecdotes demonstrate the effectiveness of a little buzz, the social media snowball effect has had them bouncing around a little more than they wanted – well, it worked out for one of them in the end.

     
    Beth Ann Bovino was surprised there was so much interest in renting her apartment. Craigslist proved a right effective lead generator. The only problem was, Beth’s place wasn’t for rent, and she hadn’t posted anything.

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    If there were a contest for dramatic Web 2.0 stories, these two bloggers would be neck and neck for the winner this week. While their anecdotes demonstrate the effectiveness of a little buzz, the social media snowball effect has had them bouncing around a little more than they wanted – well, it worked out for one of them in the end.
     
    Beth Ann Bovino was surprised there was so much interest in renting her apartment. Craigslist proved a right effective lead generator. The only problem was, Beth’s place wasn’t for rent, and she hadn’t posted anything.

    source

    Tags: michel fomkin | WINNER | Rent | BUZZ | Apartment | Technology | Craigslist | California | beth

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