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Their Most Popular Blog Posts Ever

Philipp at Google Blogoscaped has put up a list where he asked the likes of Dave Winer,Joel Spolsky, Chris Pirillo, Om Malik, Niall Kennedy, Steve Rubel, Jeremy Zawodny and others "about their most popular, or one of their most popular, blog posts – the kind that made an impact on people, had skyrocketing traffic numbers, or triggered a meme or changes"

Here's what they considered their most popular posts:

Darren Rowse (
18 Lessons I’ve Learnt about Blogging

Joel Spolsky (
How Microsoft Lost the API War

Chris Pirillo (
Windows Vista Feedback

Dave Winer (
Scripting News: 9/11/2001

Nathan Weinberg (
Banned Xbox 360 Ad: Best Ad Ever!

Michael Arrington (
Completely Unsubstantiated Google/YouTube Rumor

Om Malik (
Six Apart buying Live Journal

Niall Kennedy (
Google Reader API

Nick Denton (
“... hard to measure, but celebrity babies and Apple announcements always do very well.”

Steve Rubel (
Forbes Cover Story Blows It, Calling Bloggers Lynch Mobs

Tony Ruscoe (
What’s in Google’s Sandbox?

Jeremy Zawodny (
Diet Tips or How To Lose Weight with a Spreadsheet and a Web Site

Phillip Torrone (
MAKE’s Mostly Under $100 Gift Guide 2005!

Seth Godin (
Small is the new big

Dave Shea (
Google Maps and Accountability

Thomas Hawk (
PriceRitePhoto: Abusive Bait and Switch Camera Store

Deane Barker (
Why Macs Suck


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