I was somewhat shocked and humbled to see an email arrive in my in-box tonight from none other than Guy Kawasaki. Yes, THAT Guy Kawasaki – the Apple evangelist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author and Internet start-up superstar.
Turns out that one of Guy’s companies, Nononina, has launched a new web site called Alltop that acts like a feed aggregator, but displays them on a single web page organized by topic so people can find news from multiple sites at a glance. It kind of reminds me of About.com, but consisting purely of trusted blog and news feeds relating to specific themes.
Guy was emailing me to let me know he had included Ask Kalena as one of the founding topical blogs within the SEO category on Alltop. His email said:
“I am the CEO of a company called Nononina. We recently released a website that is a collection of ‘single-page aggregations’ organized by topics such as Fashion, Celebrities, Sports, Gaming, Macintosh, Science, Green, and Autos. Your feed is at this topic. Here people can find SEO news from dozens of sites, side-by-side, at a glance.
I hope that you will like it and spread the word. We have found that feeds in our topics pick up many readers because few people know about all the sites for any given topic. Thanks! Guy Kawasaki”
I am absolutely floored and humbled to be included. I was also thrilled to see that some of my respected SEO colleagues and Sphinn buddies made the list of 38 too, including:
- Danny Sullivan and team at Search Engine Land
- Rand Fishkin and team at SEOmoz
- Aaron Wall
- Donna Fontenot
- Marty Weintraub
- Barry Schwartz and team at Search Engine Roundtable
- Loren Baker
- Bill Slawski
- Li Evans and team at Search Marketing Gurus
- Dave Naylor
- Andy Beal
- Robert Clough and team at Search Engine Guide
- Lee Odden
- Dan Thies
- Boris Mordkovich and team at Search Marketing Standard
Congrats guys – I think this is going to be big.
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Thanks for pointing this out. and congrats! I Found this via sphinn, and sphunn it for you I’ll be sticking around and subscribed to the feed.
Have you found you are getting much traffic from the service?
@ Mike – thanks man! Don’t be a stranger.
@ Glen – nice to see you! I haven’t had time to check my stats yet, but will do so after a month or so and blog about it.
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