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Topic # 123180 27-Jun-2013 12:18 Send private message

I am formulating an idea for a watershed moments website. Short lived maybe a couple of years at best for persons to see and leave there watershed momets revenue from ads and merch
Thoughts




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  Reply # 846084 27-Jun-2013 12:55 7 people support this post Send private message

I see words - I am at a loss as to what they mean...



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  Reply # 846092 27-Jun-2013 13:14 Send private message

That is OK its obviously not aimed for your comments then




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  Reply # 846093 27-Jun-2013 13:16 Send private message

Watershed moment...

A critical turning point.
What it is actually is a moment in time where everything changes. A point in time when nothing after will ever be the same as before. To call it a turning point technically is true, but it is an overly simplistic definition of the phrase.

The figurative meaning comes from the literal meaning of a point, or division in a river, or stream where the river is split into two distinct paths that will not intersect again

(thanks http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_watershed_moment)




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  Reply # 846094 27-Jun-2013 13:17 Send private message

What do you define as a watershed moment?
What format would they be leaving them in?
Who is the target market?
Why would they use this service?
How is this different from just chucking something on facebook?


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  Reply # 846132 27-Jun-2013 14:05 One person supports this post Send private message

I think the point is no-one can understand what you're getting at from your original post....not that no-one knows what watershed means. I'm struggling to punctuate it in my own head but I still can't really fathom what you're trying to achieve.

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  Reply # 846165 27-Jun-2013 14:28 Send private message

Merchandise eh? What were you thinking of? T-shirts, baseball caps, lunchboxes, etc?

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  Reply # 846222 27-Jun-2013 15:18 Send private message

DarthKermit: Merchandise eh? What were you thinking of? T-shirts, baseball caps, lunchboxes, etc?


Action figures with Karate Chop Action?

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  Reply # 846224 27-Jun-2013 15:24 Send private message

Lazarui:
DarthKermit: Merchandise eh? What were you thinking of? T-shirts, baseball caps, lunchboxes, etc?


Action figures with Karate Chop Action?


Chuck Norris makes the point turn itself.

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  Reply # 846283 27-Jun-2013 16:15 Send private message

OK OK I was thinking out loud

My process is usaally 

Shoot the breeze with the thought 

Take those thoughts and refine them down to what where when why

Then how

Then Business Plan

and so on


I am at the shoot the breeze

Would a site that was all about watershed moments garner enough interest to attract traffic that would click ads and buy "I was there" merchandise be worth setting up




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  Reply # 846288 27-Jun-2013 16:22 Send private message

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  Reply # 846299 27-Jun-2013 16:29 Send private message

What moments are we talking about here. Specifically NZ or are you talking global?




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  Reply # 846300 27-Jun-2013 16:29 Send private message

gnfb: OK OK I was thinking out loud

My process is usaally 

Shoot the breeze with the thought 

Take those thoughts and refine them down to what where when why

Then how

Then Business Plan

and so on


I am at the shoot the breeze

Would a site that was all about watershed moments garner enough interest to attract traffic that would click ads and buy "I was there" merchandise be worth setting up


You don't mean personal watersheds, you mean international events?

Like the day the Apple ][ was released or the ipod or the iphone.

Or like small stuff like the day the wall came down, or Diana died.

Jon

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  Reply # 846301 27-Jun-2013 16:31 Send private message

jonherries: 

Or like small stuff like the day the wall came down, or Diana died.


Don't know if serious .... 




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  Reply # 846302 27-Jun-2013 16:35 Send private message



You don't mean personal watersheds, you mean international events?

Like the day the Apple ][ was released or the ipod or the iphone.

Or like small stuff like the day the wall came down, or Diana died.

Jon


Oh dear oh dear you colonials are funny lot :)

All sorts of things but I prefer more personal notes

Like the first time you went to the airport without a ticket because you had been issued a eticket

or

The iphone was released

Or England win the world Cup

That sort of thing




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  Reply # 846303 27-Jun-2013 16:36 One person supports this post Send private message

Aah... this is one of those moments where punctuation comes into its own.

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