WordPress wins

Makes the Voce/PN Platforms team look very smart since WordPress is where we've placed big bets. WordPress comes in at 43%, custom or bespoke systems at 42%, and then the others. When you take into effect Techmeme’s “presence” factor WP jumps to 48.8% of presence in the top 100 and all Blogsmith, Drupal, Blogspot, Tumblr, … Continue reading WordPress wins

Yep, this is just about right

Mullenweg offers some solid thoughts on getting past the stats and getting back to just doing some damn writing. The below excerpt is the intro to his post so make sure to click through for the whole thing. Blogging is harder than it used to be. We’ve gotten better at counting and worse at paying … Continue reading Yep, this is just about right

Not sure you’re using that right

Spoken like someone who doesn't have a solid design and development team at their back: That’s because, like a lot of big blogs, Pando relies on WordPress, which simply wasn’t developed with magazine-like article layouts in mind. via Droptype raises the curtain on Marquee, its dynamic Web publishing tool | PandoDaily. Sorry, but anyone who … Continue reading Not sure you’re using that right

Quick Takes: 3/18/13

I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that the last thing I will ever do is connect my Netflix account with Facebook. That sounds absolutely awful, both in terms of what I would be sharing with people and seeing what they would be sharing with me. An interesting defense of Quora's weekly … Continue reading Quick Takes: 3/18/13

Get back to blogging

This piece by Dylan Tweney about how a return to blogging - specifically the use of a blog as a central point of publishing that's then distributed to social networks, where further engagement and conversation can take place - is very much in line with what I wrote earlier about how I was going to … Continue reading Get back to blogging

Mullenweg on WordPress, Instagram and Much More

Watch Matt Mullenweg's conversation at Le Web with Om Malik. It's great viewing.