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When Web Celebrities Quit Current Jobs To Join A Startup

If you are a startup company planning to hire some web celebrity (like a high-profile blogger), make sure your web servers are capable of handling the web traffic - it could be equivalent to getting Digged, Slashdotted, GigaOmed, Scobleized and TechCrunched simultaneously.

The following Alexa graph depicts the traffic at (maroon) and (blue) - look at the spike in traffic when Scoble resigned from Microsoft to join the podcasting startup.

In case of Zillow, traffic peaked when Vanessa quit Google to join Zillow.

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