Remergent Social Honesty

A “Pay What You Want” revolution lets consumers set prices
Implications - The “Pay What You Want” phenomenon goes back to old fashioned road-side honesty boxes that relied on trust and were rewarded by innate generosity. Spurred by Radiohead’s initiative to let fans pay what they believe the album to be worth, the phenomenon has now trickled into other industries.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 25,751 Total Clicks Jan 07 - Sep 08
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Das Park Hotel - Sleep in a Pipe (and Pay What You Wish)
SCORE: 4.6
Hot 11,635 Clicks Pub: Jan 31, 07
Das Park Hotel
Sleep in a Pipe (and Pay What You Wish)
Sleep in a pipe at the minimalist Das Park Hotel. This hotel was designed by Andreas Strauss. The concept was to provide easy access sleeping a unit for friends, students or artists with smaller budgets.… [More]
Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants - Zebrano Leaves Price Up To You
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 8,396 Clicks Pub: Jul 2, 08
Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants
Zebrano Leaves Price Up To You
It worked in the music industry for Radiohead, but can the pay-what-you-want concept work in the food industry too? A innovative London restaurant is ready to make a bold move by offering a "pay what you… [More]
'Pay What You Want' Pays Off (UPDATE) - Radiohead Nets 9.6 MM
SCORE: 2.7
Mild 3,027 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 07
'Pay What You Want' Pays Off (UPDATE)
Radiohead Nets 9.6 MM
UPDATE - We have our first financial updates about Radiohead's Digital Honesty Box, a concept where fans 'pay what they want' for the band's latest album (In Ranbows). Apparantley, the band has collected… [More]
Freeconomics of Music - Coldplay's Next Single is Free
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Untested 2,693 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 08
Freeconomics of Music
Coldplay's Next Single is Free
We've mentioned that freeconomics will play a major factor in future business and will be come crucial, especially in the entertainment industry, for those who want to excel. Coldplay may have been inspired… [More]
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