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For Flattr, mobile becomes more of a barrier, less of an opportunity

Despite all of the well-documented challenges facing organizations that are trying to take advantage of the rapid rise of mobile, mobile presents what may be one of the greatest business opportunities for many companies.

It's not hard to understand why: there are estimated to be more than 5.5bn handsets in use globally today, making the mobile phone one of the most ubiquitous devices ever. 

In developed and emerging nations, a growing number of those phones are smartphones that offer always-on access to the web.

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15 online business models you’ll wish you’d thought of first...

It should come as no surprise that the continuing development of the internet is consistently resulting in significant shifts as to how businesses operate, consumers react and how products are bought.

Naturally, the very fundamental structures of business models are evolving in line with this, becoming far more flexible and innovative than has arguably ever been seen before.

Last year, I explored how the recession was effectively forcing organisations to get smarter and raise their levels of success. This year, I expect to see a greater emergence of innovative and disruptive business models, as well as new companies.

Already, there are lots of sites and services that currently exist, but I'm sure there's plenty more that will appear. 

Here are some that have caught my eye recently... 

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