Mena and Andrew were in Chicago pitching their newest project, Vox, a free personal blogging service. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Technorati:blogs, blogging, weblogs, typepad, vox
Today, Typepad introduced a new main homepage and a new personal homepage.
Main homepage: increase the rate of new trialists/users On the main homepage, they are pushing hard to increase their database of registered users.
You have two big buttons to "learn more" and "have a free trial". You can't enter your login/password on that page any more: they made some space to promote the service to new users.
Improved personal homepage The interface is more intuitive, and enables you to quickly access the 3 main features/sections available on typepad: Weblogs, Photo Albums and TypeLists.
The first part of the screen display the main message (marketing/news) typepad wants to communicate to its users: if you missed it on the main page, they have a second chance to tempt you! _____________________________________________________________________________________ Technorati:blogs, blogging, weblogs, typepad
That is another useful feature recently launched on Typepad: now, you can display a post permanently at the top of your blog's home page, however old it is!
Featuring a post Have an important announcement for your community? Starting a new blog and want to introduce first time readers to your topic? Just want to put a permanent shout-out on your front page? You can now "pin" a post to the top of your blog's home page by marking it as "featured." _____________________________________________________________________________________ Technorati:typepad, blogging, weblogs, blog
Initial comments Please note that is takes approximatively 15mn to work on your blog! There is a problem though: if you are using a domain mapping, it will open a new window even when you click on links that point "inside your domain"... If someone has a solution to that problem, please leave a comment!