Posts Tagged ‘business’

PollDaddy And Why They Sold To Automattic

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November 26th, 2010
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The Guardian has a great article online which features numerous quotes from PollDaddy co-founder and project lead David Lenehan on various business aspects of PollDaddy. In the article which is more like an interview, we learn that the company has been cash flow positive since the beginning with revenues doubling since they’ve started. When it comes to competition, there are less polling services available now then there were when PollDaddy launched. The biggest reason for selling to Automattic? “It was more down to Automattic as a company.” said David Lenehan, now product lead for PollDaddy at Automattic. “We weren’t fussed about selling at the time and had lots of people that could have approached us that wouldn’t have raised our interest. But Automattic then only had 20 staff and an exciting product including WordPress.com, and our software was used a lot – 30-40% of our users were using WordPress. “It […]

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Chitika Minimalls Signup

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October 18th, 2005
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Business of Blogging, General

If you were ever thinking of running Chitika MiniMalls like the one showed in this post, use this referral to signup. (I do get some revenue from your referral). The ads were at an inopportune time for me and tended to produce about twice as much as Adsense in a given day over the small testing period I had setup. I might use them again in the future. Various different blog posts, sites and programs will help you tweak these ads to get the best results. Please understand that it is legal to run both Chitika Minimalls and Adsense on the same page as long as Chitika is set to be non-contenxtual. Link to signup for Chitika Minimalls

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