This week a small story led me to discover a big story about WordPress’ dominance in online publishing.
The small story was about the launch of “Flow”, a new brand that’s part of She Media. First, I went to the main SHE Media website, where you’ll find sub-brands such as SheKnows, BlogHer, and STYLECASTER. All of these are WordPress sites.
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As publishers we spend a lot of time working on our content. We spend hours making sure our stories are as good as possible, stressing over the words, grammar,and punctuation.
So we are worried about losing hard works. What happens if my browser crashes? What happens if someone edits my post and makes a mistake?
Fortunately, WordPress has the solution: Revisions.
If you’ve haven’t used this WordPress feature before, check out this guide to Revisions.
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Time.com is one of the most high-profile media sites in the world. You can see their listing on the WordPress showcase.
At the beginning of June, Time dropped its paywall ,which means that everyone can browse over 100 years’ worth of archived content.
The site’s paywall was twelve years old. Axios has a good, short history of Time’s paywall. Quartz is another high-profile WordPress site, and they also dropped their paywall recently.
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We’re recently covered Block Club Chicago which was is built in partnership with the “Lede” platform from Alley Interactive. We’ve previously covered another Lede site called “Defector”.
Lede is one of several new WordPress publishing platforms including Newspack, PaywallProject, and IndieGraf.
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This is the fourt time we’ve hosted “WP Publisher Sessions”, where we explore how publishers can grow their audience and revenue.
This week we invited Louis Nicholls of Sparkloop to chat with us about how Sparkloop helps newsletter publishers grow. He also breaks down what are the growth channels and strategies that are working right now in 2023.
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