Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Meganiche: Revisiting the Long Tail

Chris Anderson's Long Tail is well known; however, it wasn't until the Alexa search engine & Google Analytics hit the open market that we mere mortals could see the long tail in action.

The interesting article "Tiny Slice, Big Market" by Clay Shirky brings the long tail into perspective in today's internet world, and, with a little bit of imagination, it demonstrates how libraries can be successful in a climate of fiscal hardships--not being everything to everyone.

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