The Lens of the Year
On March 30, 2007, Squidoo was one year and 100,000 lenses older
Actually, it's YOUR best stuff. Here's a collection of all our past Lens of the Day winners from 2006 and 2007. Which one was THE best?
Update: We have a winner!
WE HAVE A WINNER!
On March 30, 2007, at 5:00pm EST, SquidCentral was proud to announce that John Fenzel's lens, Thirteen Days in October: The Cuban Missile Crisis has won The Lens of the Year contest by popular vote.
Congratulations, too, to our illustrious runners-up and their wonderful work.
Winner! Thirteen Days in October: The Cuban Missile Crisis by John Fenzel: 175 points
Second Place-- Starlings in the Family by ronnidkm: 161 points
Third Place-- Stained Glass Windows by ralley: 156 points
Third and a half place-- Michelangelo's David by Margaret Schaut: 117 points
Third and 3/4 place-- Save Lives in Africa by Matthew Smith: 68 points
There were hundreds more lenses in the competition. See them all here. But watch out, you may spend the next 2 hours learning something new!
A year is a long time in the internet world!
Thanks to ALL our lensmasters for sharing their passions and knowledge and opinions on their lenses.
And to the core team at Squidoo who makes the magic: Corey, Megan, Gil and Jill. We've had some help along the way from Sahadeva, Talia, Heath, Viget Labs, Lisa, Harper, Greg, Aaron, Red and Tom. And to the Citizen Squids, who keep it real: Kimberly, Damon, Jeffry, Lewis, Angela, Kate, Curtis, Marti and Tim.
See for yourself...
Here's our growth over the last year on Alexa.