In the last 15-20 years, Bonn has successfully engineered a transition from mainly governmental functions to an internationally competitive business structure.
This process is driven by the group of companies ranked in the German stock index DAX and further 16,000 small and medium-sized enterprises.
To date, 7,000 users are active on Trumpsingles—about 5,500 less than the trailblazing Berniesingles.com, Goss’ obvious inspiration which launched back in February, but the number is growing by the hour.
The network’s featured choice for me, a 30-year-old in Brooklyn, was a 67-year-old woman from Wyoming, but I went through the entire list to see what kinds of users were active.
Out of 140, I only received three people of color as matches.
However, the benefits of developing a wide network of users, will not only help a business win even more customers and differentiate itself from its competitors (allowing it to charge its customers / advertisers more), it will also mean it will be very difficult for new competitors, starting from ‘ground zero’, with no users in their network (no matter how good their technology is or how well funded they are) to come into the market and attempt to eat away at the business’s market share.
Facebook’s continued dominance in its particular brand of social networking is not as the result of its technology (as clever as it is) or in its level of financing (as great as it might be), but because it already has so many users in its network. A couple of decades ago demand side economies of scale was commonly overlooked as a potential source of competitive advantage because, prior to the internet being adopted en masse, products / services that relied networks of users were difficult to create and therefore were rare.
“I've had some communication with men, been hit on by two 60-something men who could be my father, and a couple of younger guys,” Passaretti told me.