Open Business Models

Of course, digital to physical (merchandising) is where I’ve been playing around recently, the the article is pretty comprehensive on many other options.

Also from the article, this looks like possibly a good resource:


I’ve been meaning to read and comment on this series, will eventually.

Tribe of Noise is interesting. I think the free angle is a small part of the business, but it’s a real free license, and a real business, two rather rare things when it comes to CC and music. They’ve been around for awhile now. I did a silly endorsement back when they launched. They were a partner in a proposal I worked on about a year ago, mentioned briefly “how do we keep track of such use so that there are credible metrics which favor commons-based production…”