Revenue stream

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A revenue stream is a form of revenue. Revenue streams refer specifically to the individual methods by which money comes into a company.[citation needed] Revenue streams may be characterized. For example, a revenue stream has volatility, predictability, risk, and return.

Revenue Streams in Web Business[edit]

A revenue stream is a method that a company, organization, or individual uses to collect money—often automated—from users of their product or service. In essence, it is a method of earning money and a way to protect it.

In "Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide", Amy Shuen identifies six types of revenue streams for Web 2.0 businesses:[1]


  1. ^ Shuen, Amy (2008). Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide: Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementations. O'Reilly Press. pp. xvii–xviii. ISBN 978-0-596-52996-3.