Mixergy Top 10 Interviews

I’ve been watching Mixergy for as long as I can remember. Andrew Warner is a machine in putting out quality interviews nearly every working day. I sometimes think I might miss an important interview because I miss a few of them now and again.

I wrote some code that would find out how many times a url has been mentioned on Twitter or Shared/Liked on Facebook. I realized I could use this to put together a Top 10 Mixergy interviews based on social sharing.

So here are the top 10 in terms of Tweets and Facebook Likes:

1, The Master Of Power, Seduction And War – with Robert Green

2, Would WordPress Sue The Maker Of Thesis, A Leading WordPress Theme? – with Chris Pearson and Matt Mullenweg

3, 37signals Is Selling Sortfolio. What Happened? – with Jason Fried

4, How Khan Academy Is Changing Education With Videos Made In A Closet – with Salman Khan

5, Blasphemy & Revelation – with David Heinemeier Hansson

6, $80,000 A Month In App Sales By Outsourcing EVERYTHING – with Mike Moon and Quoc Bui

7, Sun Microsystems’ Pioneering Co-Founder Gives A Rare Interview – with Scott McNealy

8, Zaarly: How To Get 100,000 Subscribers In 3.5 Months – with Bo Fishback

9, The Story Of Groupon: From Failure To An Industry-Changing, Profit Machine – with Andrew Mason

10, How To Build A Profitable Education Business – with Laura Roeder

If people are interested I can upload a bigger leaderboard.

Just to note, this is far from a perfect way of ranking the interviews – but it is *a* way. Some issues:
- earlier interviews probably didn’t have as many viewers so won’t have had as many tweets/likes
- newer interviews won’t have had as much time to get the clicks. This should hopefully be worked out if I did this again in 6 months time.
- bigger names to interview probably attract more tweets/likes. There are still many great interviews by lesser known people you should watch.
- I’d like to include some other signals – such as number of comments for each interview.

If you’d like me to run this against your site to figure out which of your pages are getting the most Likes/Tweets send me an email at nick.swan@gmail.com. It can even be run against a competitors site!!! This is useful for two reasons:

1, See which of your content attracts sharing
2, Compare your site against your competitors, and see what content of theirs promotes sharing!

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