As I reported this week, Six Apart was bought by VideoEgg and together the two companies will become SAY Media. This acquisition has led to many bloggers being concerned over whether TypePad will continue to be supported. In short, yes, SAY Media will continue to support TypePad for the foreseeable future. However, if you’re thinking [...]
Should I migrate my blog to WordPress? Given the brouhaha that’s going on this week (Six Apart was bought by VideoEgg and they’re forming a new company named SAY Media. Please click that link and read the article. I was surprised at a quote from SAY Media’s president about how they plan to work with [...]
Today I’m starting a five-part series about RSS and why you need it. Throughout the series you’ll learn what RSS is and why you need to make sure you’re offering it (Pt. 1) how to burn a feed with Feedburner (Pt. 1) how to offer your readers RSS via e-mail (Pt. 2) how to customize [...]
It’s here! After months of hard work, Shannon and I are so pleased to announce that our book, TypePad For Dummies, is now on bookshelves. Want to know what you can expect to find inside? A basic explanation of blogging technologies, geared toward newbies to get them up to speed. We explain RSS feeds, Rich [...]
Melanie (BloggingBasics101.com) & Shannon (RocksInMyDryer.net) have been tapped by Wiley Publishing to write the upcoming TypePad for Dummies book due in stores early 2010.
Typepad is a paid, hosted platform and is one of the most popular options in the blogosphere right now. One of the questions I am asked most often is whether Typepad is worth paying for. Even though the service is reasonably priced, many bloggers aren’t sure they want to pay for their hobby, but they [...]