__/ [TechnoHippie] on Friday 13 January 2006 17:28 \__
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
>> This guy on css-discuss was enquiring (or rather bragging) about his
>> clone of the idea, which he had already begun and wants to do using
>> rich CSS. I guess it's genuineness that counts.
> It's too bad there aren't more original ideas in the world than copycats.
> The reason the social bookmarking sites can replicate and not go too
> stale is because of the social network on the internet ... not driven by
> Which defines why cloned pixel-advertising sites will fail and fade away.
> They are designed and intended to drive up revenue for their advertisers.
> When they don't make money, the get-rich-quickers will find a new fad to
> The reason the original milliondollarpage worked is because of the
> creator's motive and determination. It was truely a unique fund-raising
I'll add examples that I know of rather well:
*supercilious - at least not commercialised like delicious (Yahoo!)
*Blogging software/CMS - which was the first one? This must have evolved, but
features are endlessly copied or provide 'inspiration'
They all try to jump on that same wagon. Some of them manage to snatch it
from the innovator, eventually. Some will just fade into darkness, never to
be heard from again.
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