[…] the granddaddy of all Mac sites is the Unoffical Apple Weblog (TUAW), with an approximate value of $23,534,026. It seems that reporting on Apple can potentially generate more money than Apple itself! (Hopefully this news doesn’t start contributors to those sites demanding raises, if not company jets).[…] Thanks to sepultura for providing this nice story on Digg.
What other users say about this:
KrazyA1pha: It looks like we broke it.
Here’s a better website valuation tool: http://www.dnscoop.com/
blinkgreen: sweet. mine is worth $99
thought it’s probably worth so much less than that
arctic: macenstein.com your site is valued at: $112
tymekpavel: I could write a program that just generates a random number between 1 and a billion and call it an “appraisal.”
seanseason: This valuation calculation is ridiculous.
JohnnyRad: Woo hoo!! According to CyberWire, a site i run is worth $85…where do i cash in?!
HypocriteDigg: No Shit. Why do you think anti-Apple zealot blogs like Gizmodo and Engadget keep posting about Apple even though all they do is bitch and whine about them? Because it attracts the anti-Apple zealot geeks.
toetagger: It’s not always inaccurate, I ran cyberwyre.com and it came back with .02 cents.
wattznext: Theres another popular site dedicated almost completely to apple news and rumors. Its called digg.com
kkiran: Yeah, true! I started as a Windows Mobile Reporter (jus passion, no real commercial interests and never recieved a check from Google)!! I am an early iPhone adopter and got 2 checks worth $100 each… It still remains a passion for a student like me with a hint of mint!! http://windows-mobiles.com/iphone
OMGWTFROFLMAOx2: fanboys are big business
ATWF: Nice one.
gothicform: Dugg down. My own site was valued by that stupid site at being worth $126 us. It makes more than that every single day off about 40,000 page views.
will_hall: I would say the algorithm is working just fine. After all, cwire.org gives itself a whopping value of $112.
sfacets: Maybe if the games frikken’ supported Macbooks.