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How Goodreads Got Started By tapping into the collective popularity of books, Goodreads quickly built a devoted following in the multiple millions.

By Michelle Juergen

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  • Founder and CEO Otis Chandler previously built a social networking and dating site for, which was acquired by Monster Worldwide in 2004
  • 7 million monthly unique visitors
  • 55 million monthly page views
  • 100,000 new users a month
  • 11 employees
  • Based in Santa Monica, Calif.

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