I noticed a lot of traffic after the Programmable Web listing. Some of it was directly from there but mostly from Welcome to everyone who discovered SearchMash through that, and thanks to ChaseLightning and DaBug for the recommendation.

I hadn’t heard of StumbleUpon before, which probably shows my ignorance, but I’m very impressed by what I’ve learnt. I’ve added myself as petewarden, and I’ll be having some fun with it. On a business model note, it was very slick that the referring URL in my logs directed me to a customized page asking me if I wanted to create an ad campaign through StumbleUpon. If I was a commercial organization it would be very tempting, since they’ve already proved they can send traffic to you. From seeing that, I’d bet that SU has a profitable future ahead, and I’m happy for them since they also provide such a neat service for users.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: