Latest Alex Konanykhin Stories

2010-12-15 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Large images of Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales have for weeks dominated each and every page on Wikipedia, accompanied by a request for donations. Seen by 400 million unique visitors monthly, Mr. Wales is arguably the single most visible individual on the planet, surpassing even top celebrities, politicians and religious leaders. While unquestionably effective for promoting Mr. Wales, is this strategy best for Wikipedia? Alex Konanykhin, founder of...

2010-11-18 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikipedia, the most popular reference site on the Internet, has nearly 400 million unique visitors each month and is consulted almost 3,000 times every second. It's such a mainstay of our society, that if your company, your product or service, or business isn't on Wikipedia, many would wonder whether it actually exists. Most businesspeople agree that a presence on Wikipedia is an outright necessity due to its capacity to increase online visibility....

2009-05-07 12:07:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "There are many good lawyers, it's just the 99% who give the profession a bad name," a popular joke goes. Alex Konanykhin is determined to greatly decrease this percentage and his track record suggests that he's likely to succeed in this daunting task. He's been a successful entrepreneur since his teenage years and his life served as the basis of a thriller by best-selling author Brian Haig (see http://www.Konanykhin.com and http://tinyurl.com/thehunted). Of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.