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This is a data analysis piece on GH to see who the top 10 most up-voted contributors were.
Was legitimately surprised to see my name on the list.
Pretty cool to see my name at the top of the list! Thanks for sharing, @webdataherder!
I need to work a little harder to get in the good graces of the Tradecraft mafia :)
+1 on that! @sean =)
You're welcome, I thought it might make a few people smile, it was just something I threw together for fun to be honest.
Great use of a coffee break! Thanks!
Love these! I can't wait to see what the community comes up with once there's a formal API (there isn't right?).
Also check out this one by @francoismathieu http://hub.francoismathieu.ca/h/i/16222907-hacking-into-growthhackers-analyzing-6-000-links/
Yeah that's way more comprehensive and well thought out! A GH-API sounds great, but If I had to use a proper API I might struggle though. Getting to play with data without needing to learn to program was what made taking a job offer at import.io a super easy decision to make.
I think there is a valid point to be made here: API's are great, and open up data to a wider audience, but they generally still offer a pretty high barrier to entry for the majority of people who dont code, but have other skills which they can use in conjunction with data to grow metrics, or do any number of cool things with it. Just my ten cents!
Oh definitely, the only thing that makes an API better is that it reduces the strain on the GH servers. I use a different tool, but am constantly scraping the GH content for insights.
I wonder if the community at large would be interested in a tutorial on how to slurp JSON data into a Google Docs spreadsheet?
There is a code snippet in import.io to 'slurp' (lovely word) data from import.io API's into google sheets, it's just a copy paste job. Just look on the 'MyData' page after you make an API.
Can you sell me import.io in a few sentences? I've always been a kimonolabs.com user because I don't like to install stuff on my machine.
I have yet to go big time in-depth on Kimono, but have a lot of experience with Import. Love the team and the tool continually gets better. They just launched Magic (not a card game) that's incredibly sick for scraping a single page of data.
Thanks Matt. We've actually updated the Magic Extractor tool to get all pages within a site section with pagination now too. So now you can extract whole sections of websites using only one URL and a single click :o)
I've also not used Kimono, but I've enjoyed Import primarily because it's very simple to use. In under 10 minutes, I can use Import to crawl a competitor's blog, identify all their posts, combine with social data (something like sharedcount.com), and identify their top posts.
I'll give it a go! but there is a lot to say.
1) import is the only platform with a tool that can create APIs with no app or plugin to install and no training whatsoever. We’re also the first to have this functionality on mobile. https://magic.import.io
2) We’re a platform, not a tool, and therefore we have very robust APIs and our ability to handle large query volume is highly scalable. We also have extremely high data quality.
4) We keep all your APIs private by default and never share them without your permission.
5) Support: we give every user the same great level of support, whether they are running 1,000s of queries a day or 1 a month. On top of that, we try to educate our users through webinars, the blog, and our community group - which is quickly being nicknamed Data Addicts Anonymous. haha
Bonus: we are free, and will be forever.
This list is getting pretty outdated ;)
Im working on a new refreshable version in sheets for you already :)
I've opted to deploy some spreadsheet-fu, so you can have this data fresh anytime you like.
Here is a spreadsheet template you can copy and use to get the data fresh. It extracts the top 50 pages from trending, then puts the data into a sheet. From there I've given you some template tables etc which you can filter to get what you need.
NB. Its a bit of a bodge, but to refresh it, you delete the sheet labeled Ghackers, and then "get results". the rest should auto refresh. If it doesnt refresh im sure you can figure it out ;o)
Updated Table Screen Grab: http://blog.import.io/post/who-posts-the-most-interesting-links-on-growth-hackers-hint-its-no-sean-ellis#update
I was clearly slacking off in Oct/Nov :D
I don't know how the upvotes to my slacking off is supposed to make me feel...
Step your game up Anuj ;)
Game stepped up - 5 submissions on the trending page today!
Let's see if I can keep that up....
Need to step up my GH game. Sitting at #20... Regretting the link I posted today, unless you want to all upvote it. Haha
I guess I'll have to step my game up then!
Looks like a leaderboard for GHers might be a growth hack for user engagement :P
To be fair, "who posts the most interesting links" could imply a summation of up votes, making @sean #1.
But that wouldn't make the title/article interesting :P
A few more like this Dan and you'll be topping your own list ;-)
Thanks for sharing this interesting post. Was surprised as well to see my name out there!
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