All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Matt Mullenweg’

WordPress Founder Talks To LinkedIn About The Future Of Publishing

This video’s about a month old, but interesting none the less, and LinkedIn just shared it in a blog post today. WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg discusses the future of publishing with Reid Hoffman. It’s part of the LinkedIn Speaker series. It’s probably safe to say that Mullenweg knows a bit about what he’s talking about when it comes to publishing. …

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Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is getting a new CEO. Kind of. Founder Matt Mullenweg is stepping into the CEO role held by Toni Schneider for the past eight years, while Schneider is taking over for Mullenweg. From the sound of it, it’s not going to be a huge change in the company’s operations. “He’s going to focus on some …

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What The Industry Thinks About Google Reader’s Demise

Google recently dropped the bombshell that it is closing down Google Reader, much to the chagrin of its loyal user base. I’ve done my share of ranting about it, and discussed why some businesses may want to be more strongly thinking about their email strategies. We’ve since reached out to a handful of prominent bloggers and industry professionals for some …

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WordPress Founder Talks Version 3.2, Security, Google, and More

WordPress 3.2 recently launched with hopes of bringing a “faster and lighter” approach to the publishing platform. This release marks the 15th major release of the open source platform and comes just 4 months after the launch of WordPress 3.1.

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Is Blogging Really in Danger Because of Social Networks?

Here we go again with another one of those silly social media vs. blogs debates. The New York Times stirred the pot this time with an article called, "Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter."

Can you imagine ever reading only social media updates and no blogs? Share your thoughts.

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WordPress.com Launches WP.me – URL Shortener

If you’re a blogger with WordPress.com, you’ll be happy to learn that you now have the capability to shorten your URL’s within Wordpress.com with the new WP.me service. You can see an example of a WP.me link below.

Original
http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2009/08/14/shorten/

Shortend Version
http://wp.me/sf2B5-shorten

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WordPress Creators Acquire PollDaddy

Integrating polls into your WordPress blog just got easier. WordPress creators Automattic have acquired poll and survey service PollDaddy.

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Mullenweg Indicates Over 30 Percent Of Blogs Are Spam

If you’re willing to trust Matt Mullenweg, and believe WordPress is fairly representative of blog platforms everywhere, then have we got a statistic for you: it seems that at least 30 percent of all blogs may be spam.

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Answers To Your Blog Commenting Questions

I guess that could be the case if you’re not very serious about your blog. However, if you truly possess the passion to even take the time to blog, you’re going to want to make the most of it.

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Times Helps Post $29.5M To WordPress

The popular blogging platform drew a sizable investment from The New York Times Company, which expanded its minority stake in WordPress parent Automattic.

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WordPress Pumps Up The Storage

Storage space at WordPress.com became more plentiful after Matt Mullenweg announced a big increase for free accounts to 3GB.

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