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Bundling and unbundling – the cycle of business

Famously, Jim Barker, co-founder of Netscape said, on his way out from an investor meeting, that there’s only two ways to make money – bundling and unbundling, as he hurried off to catch a plane to the next investor meeting. At the time, he was replying to a question about the possibility that Microsoft could […]

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The worst year I never would’ve want to miss – 7 things i’ve learned

I feel good today. I feel loved, i can enjoy both the ups and downs of any given day. Of which there are plenty.   I know for a fact that I’m good at a number of things. I’m adaptable. I endure. I’m a reasonably good driver. I find my way around new cities. I […]

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The Spotify moment of banking – is it possible and what would it look like?

Have you ever felt like what I’m experiencing right now changes everything? It’s a very visceral feeling – you simply know that from now on, this is the direction where things are going. Some companies will follow, others will fall, but things will never be the same. For me, one of those moments was the […]

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Eniro – ett missförstått bolag med potential?

De senaste tre åren har Eniro gått från ett bolag med en ifrågasatt affärsmodell, anonymt ägande och uteblivna framgångar till ett regelrätt krisbolag. Börsvärdet är idag kring 300 MSEK och kursen har slaktats med över 95 procent sedan ATH. Man kan därmed krasst konstatera att Eniro inte har lyckats kapitalisera på en enorm tillväxt inom […]

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Not too slow, not so fast – what we need is the right amount of innovation

One of the central questions of running an established business, in any sector is the ever present balance between staying the same, and adapting and progressing, and the nature, the pace and practice of handling that. But what risks do we take by inaction, not moving fast enough, or moving to fast? Of course there […]

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Paywalls leads to more courageous journalism

The latest report from Dagens Nyheter, one of Swedens leading news institution, is that they now have 120.000 digital subscribers. Beating the annual target with three weeks to go for the year. A huge congratulation for a job well done is in order! Congratulations Peter and Dagens Nyheter!  This summer i touched upon this subject, […]

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The role of brands in a digital world

Everything about conducting a business changes in the face of digital transformation. Brands, and the role they play is no exception. Brands are based on a history, a soul and a set of values that is important to it, but they are also shaped on a daily basis by all the things that is going […]

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EFN.se som marknadsstörare – med anledning av Mediepodden avsnitt #46

Idén med perspektivet marknadsstörare som lanserats av Mediepodden är intressant, och begreppet känns i brist på ett bättre ord… användbart. Det ramar in hur utveckling, oavsett om det är i mediebranschen eller i andra sammanhang sker, nämligen genom att någon gör något annorlunda och stör rådande ordning. I det perspektivet är EFN definitivt en marknadsstörare […]

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The media crisis revisited – the death of the paywall

As Cornucopia reported in a recent blog post, the media crisis is playing out in the mainstream media, in front of our very eyes on a daily basis. If there only where a way to put that behind a paywall… Perhaps, this is not exactly the freshest topic to ponder; it has been on every […]

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The difference of being number one and number four

EFN TV has for second year in a row been awarded with Hallvarsson & Halvarsson’s price for the best Radio & TV media in Sweden, in competition with Swedish public service Radio (SR), and TV (SVT) as well as TV4 – and Dagens Industri’s TV-channel, DiTV, who came in fourth. One could quite frankly argue […]