Messy Problems
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Messy Problems

Looking at Substack to understand the Goldilocks problem of the passion economy

The Goldilocks problem applies to any transaction fee-based platform in the passion economy, but I want to use Substack as the main model to break down here.

The principle problem is how to justify taking an increasingly absolute commission in fees over time, as the influencer becomes more and more popular. We also want to…

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