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Online Clock History

12 ONLINECLOCK.NET THE BOARD GAME The History of 11 10 2 1 was created by a lonely web programmer back in 2006. He came up with the idea for a website you use as an alarm clock one night while 3 helay in bed, suffering from insomnia. Immediately recognizing the idea as a 9. 8. 7. good one, he sprung out of bed and wroteit down on a piece of paper. The very next day, the world's original Online Alarm Clock website was born! 4. Who would've thought such a killer idea for a website wouldresult in such a wildride? 1. March 24, 2006 2. September 26, 2006 One night, the creator of couldn't sleep. He thought up the idea for the world's first Online Alarm Clock, woke up the next day and placed the first version online! Our first big break: we madeit to the front page of! THE GAME GO AHEAD 5 STEPS! PLACE YOUR FIGURE ON "START" digg ONLINECLOCK 3. September, 2006 4. Early 2007 We began expanding our site to include more clocks, a Countdown Timer and a Stopwatch. Our original web hoster "kicks us off their web servers because we get too much traffic. Time for our first dedicated server! HOSTING GO AHEAD 1STEP! GO BACK COUNTPOWN 55 50 1STEP! 50 40 10 00:0 20 45 15 40 20 35 25 Зо 5. November, 2007 6. August 2nd, 2008 The web hoster of our dedicated server FAILS big-time, and I'mraquired to switch wsbhosters while on vacation in the Canary Islands (using WIFiin the hotelobby!) The owner of a competitor website threatened me with the Serbian Mafia (true story!. have the email to prove it & the proper authorities have been notified) GOBACK GO BACK 2 STEPS! 2 STEPS! Joined Facebook. Twitter & published our first post on our new blog. The Alarm Glock Blog. 8. June, 2009 7.October 14, 2008 Created our Online Timer, which quickly became verypopular! GO AHEAD 1STEP! 00:00 GO AHEAD 1STEP! 9. September, 2009 Hackers attacked, adding spam to our start page. Though we briefly flew out of Google's index, we cleaned up the spam and ended back in Google in a couple of days! BLOG 10. September, 2009 Online Clock invents the world's first web-browser based versionofa Clock Radio (our PRRelease on this camemuchlater). ONLINE CLOCK.NET 7:20:30 GOBACK 5 STEPS! GO AHEAD ISTEP! 11. February, 2010 12. June 10th, 2010 Online Clock is mentionedin a New York Times article. moves to Cloud Web Hosting to ensure maximum up-time. Great for up-time, but it increased our The Nerw Hork Eimes ONLINE CLOCK.NET hosting bil! GO BACK 1STEP! GO AHEAD 1STEP! ONLINE CLOCK.NET 13. April, 2013 For the first time Online Clock has more than 4 million 14. July, 2013 4 Online Clock gets hit witha DDoSattack! The web servernever goes down, and the attack is eventually thwarted. Asaresult.our Cloud Hoster firsttries to bill us for allof the extra traffic. unique visitors in one month! GO AHEAD 2 STEPS! MILLION GOBACK 4 STEPS! ONLINECLOCK SERVER 16. September, 2013 10 15. August, 2013 29 10 Congratulations.youwin. what exactly?! Google creates a new Online Timer and begins adding it to some of their search results, thus motivating people to use their timer instead of ours. 40 Google 20 15 35 25 30 GOBACK 3 STEPS! End, Never! is not making merich and famous...but it's too late for me to stop now. Relevantasks Online Clock's first blog mention: Online Clock makes it to 1st page of Digg (via mming%2FALARM_ÖNLINE_CLOCK one_word_BOOKMARK NY Times article where Online Clock is mentioned: Online Clock on Facebook, Twitter & The Alarm Clock Blog: Online Clock adds Countdown, Stopwatch & Online Timer: Special thanks to my girlfriend, for putting up with all the madness! BROUGHT TO YOUBY THE WORLD'S ORIGINAL ONLINE ALARM CLOCK AT ONLINE CLOCK. NET

Online Clock History

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1 comment began as a great idea that the programmer/creator had one night while he couldn't sleep. That was back in early 2006. Although it's become a widely popular website, Online Clock has ex...




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