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Great Links 26th August 2009

Some great reading in the RSS reader this morning; I’ve referenced a couple here for my benefit and yours:

Firstly an article from Chris Dixon. Chris was a co-founder of Site Advisor and has since become one of the most successful early stage tech company private investors:

SIX STRATEGIES FOR OVERCOMING “CHICKEN AND EGG” PROBLEMS
Products with so-called networks effects get more valuable when more people use them. Famous examples are telephones and social networks. “Complementary network effects” refer to situations where a product gets more valuable as more people use the product’s complement(s).Read the rest at cdixon.org

Secondly, we’ve had a couple of people provide feedback this week about our website. When we launched it only about a month ago, it was a huge step forward for us. However things are moving very quickly at the moment and already we are finding that we need to give it a little more love.

THERE IS MORE TO OPTIMIZATION THAN SEO
Which is why I really like this article by Aaron Wall about designing your web site with the users next steps in mind.

CONNECTING AUSSIE BUSINESSES ONLINE
Saving the best for last, our first piece of press! Check it out: This article in Anthill about our Social Networking Software has already generated a lot of interest. We owe a big thanks to Dave Birchill for putting that together for us!

Rich

Written by Rich Atkinson

August 26, 2009 at 9:15 am

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