Predictions, Revisited

Whoa. This is the first result on Google for "predictions 2007." I better focus for 2008. I was just reviewing what I wrote about a year ago, and to find it, I typed that phrase into Google, and was stunned. I am certain someone did a better job than…

Whoa. This is the first result on Google for “predictions 2007.” I better focus for 2008. I was just reviewing what I wrote about a year ago, and to find it, I typed that phrase into Google, and was stunned. I am certain someone did a better job than me, on issues far more important than the ones I found interesting. Clearly, the Index has a way to go…

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

4 thoughts on “Predictions, Revisited”

  1. John, your link via Google.COM redirected me to results from Google.DE (presumably Google algorithms have a “rule” that since I’m currently in Germany [based on my IP address?], I should prefer results from Google.DE to those from Google.COM) — so you may have to be more careful drawing conclusions from a Google.COM search link (@ Google.DE your #1 Google.COM result came in at #3).

  2. This years predictions still have a way to go, but they dont look to be on target. Does this mean that your Google ranking will be lower in 2008? (Unless December suddenly goes your way).

  3. Ah, the echo chamber of blogging strikes again. By the way, have you ever considered building a mobile friendly version of your blog? Reading this on a mobile requires about 4 pages of scrolling to get through the sidebar to the article I clicked for.

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