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1,000,000 Giraffes - The Power of the Social Network

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by MLMGUROO, May 13, 2010.

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  1. MLMGUROO

    MLMGUROO Regular Member

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    I came across this video on youtube today and I must say that I've now (at last) really understood what web2.0 is all about....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=OX3ktoiLjsc

    and here is the respective website as mentioned in the presentation:

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    [URL]http://www.onemilliongiraffes.com/[/URL]
    I must also think on that guy - I believe from Sweden in year 2000 - who made his first $1,000,000 buy selling 1,000,000 pixel for $1 each on his advertisement website...

    Let me know your thoughts on what this guys is accomplishing / has already accomplished!

    BTW: Germany seems to be worldwide the #1 producer of giraffes ... :D
     
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  2. c0nan

    c0nan Junior Member

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    Looks great

    I remember the age old one where the guy was asking people to help him win a bet with his girlfriend to get a thhreesome,

    Cheers

    J
     
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    LOL 1 million giraffes so random. Seems like its working tho! The mighty power of the web and social media!
     
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    How awesome!
     
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    S&TDSFG Regular Member

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    Great idea!Really kuul
     
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    Ehsanul BANNED BANNED

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    wow. nice one.
     
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    He could now open a gallery and tour the world with his collection and charge everyone $10 to get in. Oh I got it, he outsources it, hires a whole load of rotund guys from the philippines and india. He would then have to make them look like him, by giving em a hippy wig and false goaty beard and send them around the world with portions of his Giraffe collection, just like the blue men did with their show. This could be a huge money spinner!!!
     
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    It's not only working, it's rock and rolling...just have a look at his website's stats:

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    [URL]http://www.onemilliongiraffes.com/stats[/URL]
    Awesome, isn't it?

    BTW: Who knows what script he is using on his website for getting that kind of functionalities?
     
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    c0nan Junior Member

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    I have noticed a SMALL glitch in the onemillion giraffes system...

    According to the site, they have collected 811 813 at the time of this post.
    but if one steps through the pages, it only goes to

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    http://www.onemilliongiraffes.com/?page=1247
    and there is 40 images per page...

    Now according to my math skills, that results in 49880...

    That is a LONG SHOT from 1,000,000

    Anyway, just my 2c

    C
     
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    ch8878 Elite Member

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    He should have put google ads or something the goal should also be to make $1,000,000.00 as well !
     
  11. MLMGUROO

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    yes and no.

    i guess the question here is: would he have got the same resonance for his project if he had somehow tried to monetize his web presence ?

    would his credibility have suffered?

    in fact, people are not dumb. on the other hand, he might have come through with it...

    anyways, if someone is able to collect 1,000,000 'something' then it should also be possible to 'collect' 1,000,000 bucks...
     
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    consciousnesscreates Power Member

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    Thats cute
    He should be manager and take a cut in selling each persons artwork to others make far more than a million them I guess
     
  13. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    hey, the concept is so cool.

    I saw the website but I was wondering he should have done something to make money with the website too.

    No ads, nothing