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Patch redesign emphasizes social as path to revenue growth, StreetFightMag.com
Patch, AOL’s hyperlocal news venture, has come under much fire for disrupting local news markets across the US and for failing to find a business model. This article claims that Patch is moving “away from a traditional editorial news property and into a more social, user-driven service:” is this a step in the right direction towards commercial success? What can others learn from this?
Fortune Changes iPad Strategy, Introduces 'Freemium' App Edition, AdAge.com