Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg

After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once might blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part of […]

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5 Great Tools to Aid Your Blogging Efforts

Blogging can be pretty time intensive. You need to write your posts, capture great images to go alongside them, market your posts, update your social media, email brands to see if you can work together, maintain a media kit, respond to comments… These five tools will not only save you time, but also make your […]

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Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Netflix might have some rough times ahead as […]

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What will Tumblr become under the ownership of tech’s only Goldilocks founder?

This week, Automattic revealed it has signed all the paperwork to acquire Tumblr from Verizon, including its full staff of 200. Tumblr has undergone quite a journey since its headline-grabbing acquisition by Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo in 2013 for $1.1 billion, but after six years of neglect, its latest move is its first real start since […]

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5 Myths About WordPress Activity Logs Explained

It’s easy to assume that activity logs are something only a few websites can benefit from, or that they include far too much data to sort through. However, these assumptions are incorrect. Any type of website can benefit from having an activity log, from the smallest to the most complex. Understanding how activity logs work …

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Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress parent, Automattic

Six years after Yahoo purchased Tumblr for north of $1 billion, its parent corporation is selling the once dominant blogging platform. WordPress owner Automattic Inc. has agreed to take the service off of Verizon’s hands. Terms of the deal are undisclosed, but the number is “nominal,” compared to its original asking price, per an article […]

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Blogging for a Living: Earning an Income from Your Blog

Blogging for a living … is it possible? Seems too good to be true, doesn’t it? That’s what I thought too, so I turned to our resident Marketing Guru, Bethany, who manages our Customer Lifecycle Marketing Program (CLM), and runs a kickass blog on the side.  Now, from 9am-5pm Bethany sits right next to me […]

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How to Add a Quick View Option to Your WooCommerce Products

WooCommerce is an excellent tool for creating and managing an online store. However, there are some features it doesn’t include out of the box, such as a quick view option. Considering the importance of product displays for landing sales, this is a crucial missed opportunity. The good news is that, like many such issues in WordPress, […]

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