!URL http://thestartuptoolkit.com/blog/2012/06/8-patterns-for-thinking-about-strong-network-biz-models-thoughts-in-progress/ !Description 8 business model patterns. Some network effect businesses use most of them. Others use just one or two. I don’t have a big conclusion to make, but I wanted to share my thinking in case it’s useful. I’ve had a couple useful breakthroughs by comparing my ideas against these 8 patterns to see what I might be able to change to reach a more defensible model.