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April 28, 2006 | Filed under: Random Thoughts

Power Law of Participation

Originally uploaded by Ross Mayfield.

Ross Mayfield has taken Chris Andeson's Long Tail model and applied it to the process of contribution in a digital universe.

It is one of those clever, crystalising images that is a useful framework for hanging conceptual thinking.

A functioning community ecosystem benefits from knowing the journey users take as they traverse the long tail.

I wondered about this in my crude idea for a video product - how do users move from being 'consumers' to participants or 'minipreneurs'?

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