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Jo Wylde Designs
South West London
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I have only just settled in with Typepad and was beginning to feel right at home. I do feel that Mr Young’s statement was a bit ambiguous though. It is also a shame that a statement such as that has been made and nothing has been done from the top to calm the fears of the members here that have been long time supporters and users of Typepad and have a lot at stake in regards to their content etc. Instead, it seems to have been left to the support team to fight fires the best that they can with the knowledge that they have. My own interpretation is that, the direction SAY Media are wanting to take Typepad and the way they wish to develop it in terms of the functionality and tools will be directed more towards the ‘Media Moguls’ and professional bloggers than the ‘every day’ blogger. I also have a feeling that this will include a review of the pricing structure somewhere along the line leaving it perhaps less affordable to the every day blogger hence why they predict they will lose some customers. To me this just highlights the risk that we take by using a hosted blogging or CMS platform as essentially we are leaving our content in someone else’s hands. I am sorry to say that I will probably move to a self hosted installation of WordPress. Nothing against Typepad, it is a great service and very easy to use but at least that way, I am in control of what happens to my content and am not at risk of taking the time to develop my site only to find that the service becomes unaffordable for me or ceases to meet my needs several months down the line. I wish Typepad every success though and who knows, maybe I’ll be proved wrong and end up moving back at some stage!
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Oct 21, 2010
Well it defiantly feels like Winter has well and truly arrived! I actually love Winter, some of my favourite holidays happen during this time...Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas namely. In addition, Winter gives me a good excuse to curl up on the sofa and a enjoy a steaming mug of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2010 at Jo Wylde Designs
Jo Wylde Designs is now following Debbie (aka debbiedesigns)
Oct 19, 2010
Jo Wylde Designs is now following Lisa Johnson
Oct 18, 2010
Jo Wylde Designs is now following Melissa Phillips
Oct 18, 2010
Welcome to the brand spanking new Jo Wylde Designs blog! I am sooo excited to be here and about the gorgeous new products that I will be bringing to you! I thought a great way to kick off would be to give you a sneak peak of one of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2010 at Jo Wylde Designs
Jo Wylde Designs is now following The Typepad Team
Oct 16, 2010