Blogging News & Analysis
| Monday Dec 20, 2010
WordPress is truly going mobile. They have launched apps for Android, Blackberry and iPhone. Now the application for Windows Phone 7 is also available.
| Friday Dec 17, 2010
Remember when blogging was cool and new? Now it is only cool, as we reach the peak of blogging with 14% of Americans doing it. This is what data from a recent Pew Report shows.
| Wednesday Nov 17, 2010
Once upon a time, Six Apart (news, site) played in the big leagues. The blog software provider raised over US $22 million, landed the cover of an issue of Fortune, bought and sold companies for profit, etc. But the tides have done what they do best, turning the company's tune somber with reports of serious financial trouble.
| Monday Oct 18, 2010
Guest contributor Blake Landau brings us a summary of the past few days at the BlogWorld 2010 Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Engagement is the word, but as is usually the case, the vision is exceeding the realities.
| Tuesday Sep 28, 2010
Today Microsoft (news, site) gave Live Spaces, its homegrown blogging platform, a huge booster seat by announcing a partnership with WordPress. Automatic Software's massively popular solution will now be default for Windows Live.
| Monday Sep 27, 2010
Following the recent acquisition of Six Apart many speculated -- often pessimistically -- about the future of the once ground-breaking Movable Type (MT) software. We sat down with the current MT product manager for a chat about the details. Here's what we learned.
| Wednesday Sep 22, 2010
Say hello to SAY Media, Inc. The new company is a combination of media advertising player VideoEgg and Moveable Type's maker, Six Apart. The acquisition and new company formation have just been announced. Company reps assert that the combined media network now reaches more than 345 million unique visitors. Not much was said about the Movable Type web publishing software which launched Six Apart nine years ago this month. Speculation abounds.
| Tuesday Sep 7, 2010
There's no easy way to say it: Vox, Six Apart's (news, site) blogging/social network platform, is dead.
In yet another move that screams of the merger Six Apart continues to deny, Vox will be officially kaput on September 30th.
| Friday Aug 13, 2010
In 2005, Jakob Nielsen shared what he considered to be the top 10 design mistakes of what was once called the ‘weblog.’ Strikingly, five years later, most (if not all) of them still remain true in the world of the engaged web.
| Thursday Jul 29, 2010
| Friday Jul 16, 2010
Squarespace (news, site) offers a slick, well-drilled Web publishing and blogging experience. What can it achieve with a bundle of investment in the bank?
Note: See our Squarespace CMS Review for product details.
| Wednesday Jul 14, 2010
In the hyper-competitive market of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) web content management, vendors are desperate to stand out. Squarespace (news, site) differentiates its offering through in-line editing capabilities, an extensive embeddable widgets library, strong iPhone support and dynamic scalability behind the scenes. Sound like your cup of tea? Read on.
| Tuesday Jun 8, 2010
Big things are happening in the world of WordPress (news, site): the platform turned 7 last month, the dev team kicked out two release candidates in rapid succession, and is now readying the highly anticipated version 3.0. Enterprise clients are in their sites. Let's take a look at just how.
| Wednesday Jun 2, 2010
Resharing is caring. Today's example comes from the WordPress.com team, as they've just added a Like and Reblog feature to the popular publishing platform. As you might've guessed, these new perks look and behave like those within Facebook.
| Friday Apr 23, 2010
To tweet or not to tweet? Is that STILL the question? For many CEOs it is.
According to Forrester Research Chief Executive Officer, George Colony, “within 15 years CEOs will need to know the ins and outs of new media, social network technologies and social communities before they get the job.” As you can imagine his prediction caused a few rumbles from the audience at Thursday’s Forrester Marketing Forum 2010 conference in Los Angeles.