December 26, 2013

15 Most Popular Essays in 2013

I did a lot of this in 2013:

Although I’ve argued for people over page views and the impact writing can have on a single unique visitor, I still take pride and pleasure when a large audience shares my work.

This year I’ve written more than 100 essays. Here are the 15 most popular articles by number of tweets (by the way, those Twitter buttons actually work). ;)

Blogging is the New Resume (The Next Web)

Five Successful Startups that Started as Blogs (Fast Company)

Twitter Just Became a Games Platform

Email-First Startups

Grow Your Email List with this Simple Twitter Hack (Social Fresh)

Do “Shitty” Work

Easter Egg Marketing: How Snapchat, Apple, and Google Hook You (

The Wisdom of the 20-Minute Startup (FastCo)

What Killed (Forbes)

What Philz Coffee Can Teach Us About Product Design (PandoDaily)

Knowing When It’s Time to Move On (Medium)

What’s Missing From Your “Growth Hacking” Strategy

Got a Startup Idea? Ask These Questions First (Medium)

Blogging vs. Building

Hooking users one Snapchat at a time (PandoDaily)

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