are business models centered on sales of products or services.
We find different types of them according to their position
in the chain of creation of value of a product or service: manufacturer
(the manufacturer offers his catalog directly on Internet),
dealer (the dealer delivers the product or service to the customer),
or intermediary (he brings buyers and vendors together, thus
making the transactions possible, and often advises and guides).
One example of this is Llibres.com, a business that Interedi created and
developed, and now runs. Llibres.com sells cultural products,
from books and disks to works of art.
are based on the offer of a series of accessible contents, either
through subscription (users pay periodic access quotas) or pay-per-view
(the user pays as he/she consults or downloads content). Interedi
created, and currently runs, Grec.net, which includes the Grup
The Hiperenciclopèdia was the first on-line encyclopedia
in Europe, and the second worldwide, and provides either individual
or collective paying access to its content.
Models. Traffic models are surely the best known
on Internet, given that they are based on capturing traffic
to generate income through advertising (the insertion of banners
and other similar methods), infomediation (recommendations or
incentives in return for customers' details that can be resold
in the form of listings), or association (income via a network
of other websites that act as commission agents). Interedi has
developed various services focused on capturing traffic, such
as an Internet search engine
or a dictionary.