Sunday 3 January 2010

Last year's top stories on

Along with everyone else who runs a blog of some sort, I had a look at the most popular posts on for 2009. It seems the topic area that attracted most visitors was Twitter and related platforms. Here are the top five.

Still sceptical about Twitter: three ways in which Twitter has made a difference to my life and working practices. Just three examples but very indicative of the many possibilities.

Bing - Microsoft restarts search engine: a look at Microsoft's relaunched search service, Bing. I speculate that market share in search is closely tied to browser market share.

Sky earnings undermine ad-funded online TV: BSkyB's earnings report reveals the extent to which satellite broadcasting is set to remain far more lucrative and profitable than online TV for years to come.

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Tweetdeck v Seesmic: ten deciding features was just that, a comparison of Tweetdeck and Seesmic. So similar in many ways but ultimately the bugginess of Seesmic led me back to Tweetdeck.

#Moonfruit marketing on Twitter: both an entry into the Moonfruit Twitter competition (by virtue of using the hashtag in the title) and a criticism of the campaign, which ultimately was stopped by Twitter itself.

In 2010 I fully intend to spend more time writing about the London/UK/European start-up scene and also share some of my learnings and experiences of building my business.