Posts Tagged ‘AOL’

SCRATCH WHERE IT ITCHES

April 12, 2012

“While Patch is in a continual process of truly fascinating evolution and only a toddler of a company, it has definitely left ‘scratch’ in the dust.”

Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham, describing the impact the AOL-owned hyperlocal network has had with unwitting accuracy in a post announcing his resignation, Patch Blog, 11 April 2012

YOU’VE GOT FAIL

March 23, 2010

“AOL was so used to losing that they didn’t know what winning was.”

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, on the bunch of losers he encountered when he left Google for his new gig, Econsultancy, 23 March 2010

SELF-AWARENESS, WITHOUT THE AWARENESS

March 18, 2010

“I am part of the mid-to-high-profile blogger/media crowd; I’m entitled, but I know how shitty I sound saying that I’m entitled.”

AOL blogger Nick Douglas, inadvertently explaining to himself why he doesn’t get invited to parties, All Shook Down, 17 March 2010

LOCAL ZERO

March 17, 2010

“While there are companies in the local space, AOL has the technology to digitize the local space at scale. We believe it’s an untapped market for the most part and one of the largest commercial opportunities online that has yet to be won.”

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who already sold AOL a local startup, Patch.com, and now wants it to pour more megabucks into microcontent, MarketWatch, 17 March 2010

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