There still 5 days left this year, but the 360 days before today pretty much defined what was popular on this blog. The top 10 most read posts on this blog were (a lot of those are from 2006):
- Outlook 2007: Slow as a turtle?
- Amazon SimpleDB: What nobody is talking about
- 14 Tips to Speed Up Your Web Pages
- VTech shooting: Caught by surprise. Twice!
- List of Seattle Startups by Alexa Rank
- How much does it cost to found a Microsoft-based startup
- Amazon's Start-up Project: Best event of the year
- Top 7 mistakes at Sampa, a Startup tale
- C# tip: Optimizing ArrayList usage
- Download WHOIS database
The one thing to notice on this list is there are a lot of "random posts" but they get picked up by a popular blogger or rank very high on Google for certain queries so they are read a lot.
Top Editorial Chosen Posts of 2007...
This is the list I'd consider the most interesting of my writings for 2007...
...in the realm of startups and entrepreneurship...
- The big misunderstanding of the Long Tail
- Ready to join a startup? 10 things you need to know
- Iron Chef and Web 2.0
- How to raise angel investor money?
- Please, define "viral"
- Investors have no imagination
- Business Plan vs. Executive Summary
- Ignite Seattle: How not to give a talk
- Redfin Dilemma: Is it a database or a search engine?
... and in the realm of web-tech...
- 13 tips to your email not end up on the Junk Folder
- How to confuse your users?
- 7-steps to website nirvana
- 69% to 79% to 85%
- The support cost of a Web 2.0 user
- 1,100% increase in the number of indexed pages on Google
- The case for full-text feeds