The Salt Lake Tribune published this interesting article two days ago:
Utah-based Ancestry.com, with 900,000 subscribers the reigning king of commercial Internet genealogy services, welcomes Geni.com and a spate of other online family history newcomers to its world. "For years, we were the only ones driving growth in this category," said Tim Sullivan, CEO of Generations, which owns Ancestry.com, MyFamily.com and related sites. "So when we see Geni or any number of new genealogy upstarts, we're thrilled," Sullivan said.
Someone sent me this link today about a blogger/author who shares the same name as the current Prime Minister of Canada. Sharing a famous name seems to have helped his book sales, like my name has helped my blog traffic grow. http://thomsinger.blogspot.com/2007/02/author-and-prime-minister-of-canada.html