Building Web 2.0 Applications? Think Big @ SYS-CON AUSTRALIA
: "Reaching the tipping point that takes your Web 2.0 effort well past having a basic but barely functional number of users to achieving gravity defying critical mass should be one of your primary goals. Like Google, eBay, and now del.icio.us, iTunes, and probably even Wikipedia, having the top one or two spot in a given space is the key to being truly successful and staying there. With data formats being more open than ever, and your competitor's service a URL away, you can't give users any reason to pack their things up and go anywhere else. And that brings in the best practices that the Web 2.0 tenets embody. Ignore them at your peril. Let's take a look at why..."