It is not new that some publishers, after having invested in developing their own editorial platforms and adTech…
Is there a future beyond the platform economy? Yes, and it has a name: welcome to the passion economy.
Patreon is the original champion of a new ecosystem that has been popularised in the late 2019 by Jin Li, a former investor at Andreessen Horowitz, and Adam Davidson, an American journalist working at the National Public Radio, under the charming name of “Passion Economy”.
In this ecosystem, passionate individuals and knowledge professionals can make money out of their talents and turn passions in a livelihood by developing a direct relationship with their audience and customers.
Disruptive innovations? Exponential technologies? In media and publishing, some of the best new things are born from evolutions 🐢, not revolutions ✊.