Tumblr Acquired By Automattic

In a move that seemed to catch everyone by surprise, Automattic/WordPress acquired WordPress yesterday. A merger that was quite the opposite of an incredibly hyped acquisition by Yahoo. It was only 2014 when Tumblr was acquired by Yahoo and newly hired CEO Marissa Mayer at a valuation of $1.1B. At…

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year is a great time for self-reflection and a milestone to measure accomplishment, but it''s really not worth waiting for. I'm pretty sure that these great ideas to make you a better, more complete person, didn't just hit you after Christmas. You've known for some time what you need…

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Sept. 10th is the Internet Slowdown

You probably noticed that things look a little different on our site today and it probably is not the first site that you visited today that was displaying the same message. We are proud to support Net Neutrality for Internet Users to access whatever content they wish at the speed…

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MediaTemple Acquired By GoDaddy

Hosting companies aren't perfect. No company is. But sometimes they are especially flawed. GoDaddy is one of those companies. It's not so much their business, it's everything else. https://twitter.com/SEOBandwagon/statuses/390163434525843456 Someone at the MediaTemple replied to me on their Twitter feed. The blog post does put a positive face on the…

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Is Google Vulnerable?

Google has been a darling of the Internet since it's launch in 1998. Innovative, slick, smart, easy, and relevant. Google worked hard to make the Internet a better place and has succeeded largely offering many free products for webmasters to improve the user experience of everyone using the Internet. Despite…

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Yahoo! Tops Google Traffic August 2013

Did anyone feel a little earthquake last night? The unthinkable happened the other day. When ComScore released their monthly report on Internet traffic Google was off of it's top spot for the first time since 1998. That's quite a run. Yahoo! beat them. After you pick your jaws off the…

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Kansas City + Google Fiber FTW

In a previous post we alluded that Google has changed the landscape of the Internet. That's a massive understatement. It's not just their search engine, it's the tools that they developed to improve the Internet for 'user experience'. Sure, Google is an easy target, but on the whole, I think…

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