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My blog went viral and did just fine

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Yesterday, I posted a link to a tweet by DHH on my blog. It’s about “Google tax”. Companies nowadays have to buy ads to appear on top for searches for their brand name. I submitted that post to HackerNews and it appeared on top of the front page within a few hours. Until some mods decided to change the link directly to DHH’s tweet. I’m ok with that, although it might not have been bad if a few more people had seen my list with Google alternatives.

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