Apple’s iPhone business, which didn’t exist three years ago, now represents a whopping 40% of the company’s revenue, and has been the company’s biggest revenue generator for three quarters in a row… Because of high profit margins on the iPhone, it’s likely Apple’s biggest profit contributor, too.
This analysis, from George Morris at 37Signals, shows that Craigslist — with its tiny staff — is getting three times as much revenue per employee as Google. Obviously, Craiglist is a unique situation, and it doesn’t scale infinitely, but it’s still very impressive.
O mais bizarro dos gráficos:
Last night Microsoft revealed that its Online Services Division lost $711 million in the first three months of this year. That’s a jaw-dropping $2.8 billion loss annual run rate. This chart shows quarterly loses since 2005, the last time Microsoft’s online operations made money. If you travel further back, Microsoft’s losses become even more staggering. Since 1998, Microsoft’s online division has lost over $10 billion.
Is there any company that’s lost as much money on the Internet as Microsoft? We’re hard pressed to think of one.
E este último gráfico é deveras esclarecedor sobre o predomínio das redes sociais frente ao e-mail: