This makes a lot of sense and the trick is probably in having a great conversion
rate from those “random” visitors to your website; if you can engage a good
percentage of those beyond one click / visit, then you have a chance of
converting them to users.
Only caught onto this now, after reading some of 37Signals’ unique thoughts on
the matter [http://37signals.com/svn/posts/2330-diasporas-curse]. Interesting
idea nonetheless… In their own words:
> “…the privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all distributed open source
Do we need another social networking platform? Maybe not.
WOW! In recent months I’ve really been loving Derek’s writing and this post is
no different. I deal with a variety of people on a daily basis (online) and have
been insulted on so many occasions (mostly irrationally so), that I sometimes
wonder whether the people doing the