Mobile blogging ?
by Thiyagarajan Maruthavanan (Rajan)
Contentsutra reports that Coruscant Tec (a mobile content provider) is planning to release a mobile blogging application. I don’t understand the b-model behind mobile blogging, how are these companies planning to make money out of it. If they charge for blogging then they can take off well but if they don’t then they won’t make any revenues. Coruscant’s approach seems to be to offer the application first for free and then later charge for it, I guess it might not work for this kind of application. (Textamerica has never been able to charge for the service)
In US there is textamerica( more than 2 years old now) which is yet to show up a viable business model. The only way I have known that they have made money is by selling the mobile blogging platform to other countries.
Btw there was a company which offered mobile blogging that launched a year ago and closed down shortly.( I don’t remember the name exactly I will dig out the name & post it). Mobylog is a mumbai based company which also offers mobile blogging. I am not sure how this space is attracting many players when the business model equation of any of the company has not yet been worked out.