“Selling is the new saving.”

April 22, 2009

Despite putting too much weight behind the cringeworthy term “sellsumer,” this article on trendwatching.com identifies a significant trend and includes a good list of websites that make it easy to sell products and services online. These websites have proliferated as their web masters play the part of long-tail middlemen, benefiting from low initial investment. Equally, users flock to such services as they allow them to profit from their skills without having to negotiate the complexities of setting up an online business from scratch. Add the recession to the mix as an added incentive, and this efficient coupling of micro-entrepreneurs and long-tail middlemen could be poised to command a good slice of the online economy.



One Response to ““Selling is the new saving.””

  1. D Says:

    i have to agree that with the recent events over the past few years, more and more people are starting to act up and start becoming entrepreneurs. With the growing number of people becoming millionaires via the internet, its no surprise that others are following.

    I guess that could have been the birth of the sellsumer group.

    It seems like sellsumer are growing rapidly, there is even mention of it on this site that is about a new generation, generation g.


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