The Hypothesis Playlist

All the bytecasts in one place

This is a repository to access all the bytecasts in one place! This is an in-progress list and will continue to evolve as I post more.

How can Twitter win in the longform content? By killing its darling!

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How can Twitter win in the longform content? By killing its darling!
Listen now (7 min) | Hi there, I assure you that there is no violence in this post. At least not the type its title suggest. On Thursday, August 19, Revue, a newsletter service owned by Twitter, announced it is testing a feature that allows people to subscribe to a Revue newsletter directly from the Twitter profile of its creator. This feature is available to all Revue users ……
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How can your brand get the moat of soft power

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How can your brand get the moat of soft power
Listen now (15 min) | Hi there, This is the audio version of the essay - How can your brand get the moat of soft power. If you prefer the text version, you can check it out here 👇 Rohit…
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Power of scale economies, creator economy myopia, velvet ropes and Clubhouse

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Power of scale economies, creator economy myopia, velvet ropes and Clubhouse. A Lesson in Strategy
Listen now (3 min) | Transcript of the Episode This strategy bytecast is brought to you by The Hypothesis - Exploring the deep end of timeless ideas in strategy. The biggest moat for content companies over their competitors is scale economies make large investment in production…
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Network effects, single-player mode and the hook

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Network effects, single-player mode and the hook.
Listen now (4 min) | Network effects is the property of a network where the value a user gets from a network increases with every new user added to the network, making the network more valuable to everyone with every new user addition. It has been put to great use by companies like Facebook. Every time your friend joins Facebook, the utility of Facebook increases for you. Ho……
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Amazon marketplace, commoditizing the complement and road to persistent differential returns

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Amazon marketplace, commoditizing the complement and road to persistent differential returns
Listen now (6 min) | Hey, Welcome to a new edition of The Hypothesis. Today, I present a different take on how Amazon built a moat using third-party or 3P sellers business and pocketed the lion's share from the value created. You can also listen to the full article if you want, using the audio player above…
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