Top Five Open Source Business Models You Never Heard Of
Jul 02, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
"The art of 'selling' or generating revenue from open source is
a topic of growing importance as open source takes a larger piece
of the software business. In the past, open source revenue has
largely been associated with services marketed by many top tier
Linux companies: Support, middleware solutions, etc.
"In contrast, I'll examine things from a much smaller, more
creative perspective. I'll look at five open source businesses
opportunities you have likely never conceived of. Most of these
ideas are aimed at people who are not looking to start the next
'JBoss,' rather, they hope to opt out of the daily rat race with an
income that provides a steady stream..."