In an article discussing Meetup.com, Zach found this morsel:
The next generation of services will need to have an impact on the real world and the real economy, not just an attention economy driven by self expression and discovery online. These new services will also need to reach real people, many of who use few if any web services today.
That concept is essentially the motivation behind each of the services I hope to roll out in the coming year. I'd like to create something my family would use and, in turn, make some aspect of their lives a little easier (Fuelly is a great example). It's a daunting task—create something on the internet that makes life easier—but I want to try.