As was previously linked to, this post on Michael Arrington's blog mentioned the Techcrunch article about the "death of Ning" (a PHP-based mashup creation tool). Well, this new post on David Sklar's blog is here to set things right.
He mentions three main points that were mistakes highlighted in the Techcrunch article:
- When it comes to developer relations, (just about) no question or comment should be dismissed.
- The alternative to constantly tooting one's own horn is not total horn silence.
- The old saw is true: "all publicity is good publicity."
For each, he gives a little background, mentioning the real motivation behind Ning's methods and differing ideas...