In December our web analytics showed that Worldvitalrecords.com had visitors from 117 countries. Now we are up to 141 countries. The web is truly a global phenomenon. So is family history. World Vital Records is helping people all over the world find their ancestors. Stay tuned for some exciting announcements in the coming months.
In an effort to focus my time and attention on one company for the next few years, I have decided to change the title of my blog from Paul Allen: Internet Entrepreneur to Paul Allen: Internet Genealogy. I have been blogging for more than 3 years. I think I have made about 750 posts during that time, many of them about internet marketing, entrepreneurship, angel investing, the success of Google and other popular web sites, and other such topics. Someday I'll probably write a book for entrepreneurs. And someday I'll probably change the focus of my blog back to entrepreneurship.
In Provo, there are a lot of social entrepreneurs that are trying to find ways to use technology to connect and strengthen families. One of the new companies that just joined Provo Labs Academy is HealthyMarriage.org. The founder, Aaron Larson, asked me if I would spread the word about the free pamphlets his company offers to help marriages become or stay healthy, so here goes:
Do you want to make a significant impact for good in the world today? Then help strengthen the keystone of society. On average children,