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BOTW, Stirred not Shaken

We have long stressed the importance of surrounding yourself with the best people that you can find. We take great pride in the people that work for Best of the Web, and expect passion and a commitment to excellence from all. By attracting the best people we can continue to pursue initiatives fully confident that …

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Customer Plus-Delta

Knowing what your users think about your product or service can prove to be a crucial role in the success of your offering. Is it solving their needs? Easy to use? The only way to know is to ask. The goal of the BOTW Directory is pretty straightforward. Build a comprehensive directory of quality, relevant …

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Lend a Hand

In a departure from our stance on the Web Directory, we have opened up the Blog Directory to volunteer editors. We unofficially launched the volunteer program about 10 days ago, and have since received more than a few applications. Now that some of the bugs have been worked out, we felt we would officially announce …

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BOTW API

My Lords… My Ladies… Today you find yourselves equals – for you are all equally blessed; For I have the pride, the privilege, nay, the pleasure, of introducing you to the BOTW API! What I’m about to tell you is subject to change, since it’s still early in the game. There is nothing to see …

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And Justice For All…

I’m not sure whether I’ve ever posted the following analogy, but I’ll say it again anyway: I often feel like I’m a soldier and the internet is my battlefield. Some days, I’m just trying to survive without getting my head blown off. “What are we fighting for Sarge???” Other days, like today, I crawl out …

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We’re #3

The good news is that a couple of months ago our blog search was added to GrabPERF, a blog performance monitoring site. We are included amongst some industry titans, including Mozilla, WordPress, Google, CNN, Digg, Technorati, and more. The bad news is that according to their speed metrics, we currently rank as the third slowest …

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