4 Dictionary App Business Success Stories [2022]

4 Dictionary App Business Success Stories [2022]
Start A Dictionary App Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a dictionary app business:

1. Wikipedia ($157M/year)

Jimmy Wales (from ) started Wikipedia over 21 years ago.

$13.1M / month

Case Study

During the dot com boom of the late 1990s, Jimmy Wales was running an internet search company. That's when he began to experiment with the idea of an online encyclopedia. In 2001, Wales launched Wikipedia, a website where thousands of community members could contribute, edit, and monitor content on just about anything. Today, the non-profit has stayed true to its open-source roots and is the fifth most visited website in the world. PLUS in our postscript "How You Built That," how Florence Wetterwald created Blabla dolls – eco-friendly knitted dolls made in Peru.


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2. Yahoo

News, email and search are just the beginning. Discover more every day. Find your yodel.

  • Website traffic: 3.53B/month
  • Business rank: #12

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3. Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.

  • Estimated revenue: $13.1M/month
  • Website traffic: 5.39B/month
  • Business rank: #13

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4. Microsoft

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

  • Website traffic: 910M/month
  • Business rank: #21

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