Interview: TipJoy CEO, Abby Kirigin

tipjoy TipJoy is a new startup coming out of Y Combinator that aims to help bloggers earn tips from grateful readers and at the same uses the tip data to rank popular sites and articles. I really like the idea and the execution and hope to see these guys succeed, in fact I liked the idea so much that I have put together the TipJoy TipThis plugin for WordPress. This is a company that respects its users and is very responsive to feedback. To give you a better idea of how TipJoy works, I’ve hijacked their flowchart comic (with permission of course, you may need to click on it for a clearer view): (more…)