• Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn't Live Without

    There have been numerous 2005 “best of” and 2006 “predictions” posts over the last few weeks as the year comes to an end. I’m not going to write one of those. Giving out “best of” awards seems presumptuous to me, given that I’ve been blogging all of six months. And while predictions are fun, they aren’t all that useful in the end. What I… Read More

  • Web 2.0 DNA

    Brandon Schauer’s post and associated PDF historical timeline is an excellent resource to put web 2.0 companies into perspective and to understand their place in the overall ecosystem. I’ll be referring to it often in TechCrunch posts. More on CrunchNotes. Read More

  • Google Analytics Swings at Measure Map

    Google took the wrapper off Analytics today. It is a rebranding of their Urchin acquisition from earlier this year. It works in much the same way as MeasureMap – using it requires the addition of javascript into a couple of files on your blog. It has deep integration into Adwords as well. Google Analytics is mostly free (up to 5 million page views per month), or completely free if you are… Read More

  • Measure Map To Launch by Year End

    Jeffrey Veen of Adaptive Path writes about Measure Map for the first time today. Measure Map is an incredibly easy to use flash and ajax application that monitors blog traffic and analytics in many, many different ways. You can slice data almost every way imaginable. I’ll do a full review as soon as I have their permission. In his post, Jeffrey provides a screen shot of the dashboard of… Read More