check out http://epuck.com/ --though it is apparent that their primary focus is selling stuff, they do a good job of having worthwhile content as well. Another is http://www.airbomb.com/ .... Yet, in these examples content *isn't* king, cause they want to sell stuff. It is, however, a very valuable way to build trust and a respect so as to not look like a prettied-up ebay. just thoughts, not sure if they went anywhere.... sgd -- work: http://www.ti3.com/ non: http://thinksafely.org/ > -----Original Message----- > From: Michael Galvin [mailto:mpgalvin at eircom.net] > I'm fighting this as much as I can, because I have a gut feeling that > introducing B2C on a content site dilutes both aspects, and > you're left with > a half-arsed commercial site with some content tacked on. > > > Am I right? Do all sites need to go to e-commerce in order > to be considered > 'proper'? Isn't it better to leave this kind of thing to the > truly 100% > e-commerce sites that do things a lot better? Shouldn't a > clear line be > drawn between the 2 types, and never the twain shall meet?