Monday, September 29, 2008

Pitching VCs

"TED U talk on pitching to a venture capitalist tells you the 10 things you need to know about yourself -- and prove to a VC -- before you fire up your slideshow":

Sunday, September 14, 2008

But look at the revenue

This article is incredibly depressing on the one hand (because it demonstrates that Google is now undeniably corrupt), but ignoring that, look at the numbers this guy was able to achieve in 6 months:

Stuck in Google’s Doghouse

From the article:
    According to the letter Mr. Savage submitted to the Justice Department, Google at first gave him nothing but encouragement, even naming Sourcetool its AdSense site of the week at one point. By May 2006 — with the company barely six months old — it was making around $115,000 a month on $653,000 in revenue. According to Mr. Savage, his biggest expense was paying Google to advertise against search terms, which was costing around $500,000 a month.
The site is:

Monday, September 08, 2008


This site combines a good concept with a good name and good execution:

It has a nice traffic curve in Alexa:

Chickipedia traffic