Learning from flirting
When you get a chance, go take a look at I'm in Like With You.
Not a great name, but a very neat site. Here's what I learned:
a. there's a generation that has absolutely no patience for the interfaces you and I love.
b. the opportunities in creating engagement online are far bigger than most people anticipated.
c. this is just the beginning.
d. there's no way, none, that tradtional online ad models will generate revenue for sites like this.
e. more than almost anything, people like looking at pictures of themselves (and those that admire them).
Given the choice, that teenager you're trying to market to is ignoring you and she's on this site instead. Take it or leave it.