How to monetize Reddit (updated)


Note: I recently forwarded this post to a good friend of mine who just happens to be a Redditor and has made the front page numerous times. I updated it based on his feedback. The content of his original response is here. All my changes are bolded. I was recently at a conference and we had one of the top people from Reddit speaking. I struck up a conversation with the person from Reddit and one...

Jason’s email


OK, just finished. Here’s my take. Users don’t want to be sold to. So Enablement is out unless it comes wrapped . People do still get pissed about data, even though we all expect it’s happening anyway. And #3 is already happening… sort of. Their approach with “Reddit Gold” where users essentially gift one another premium access to the site for leaving positive...