GoDaddy bans WordPress plugins and has no idea why.

Recently the worlds largest economy web host, GoDaddy, launched their version of Managed WordPress Hosting, a concept we pioneered at Pagely. Their new service is cheaply priced and according to GoDaddy’s support docs they blacklist a handful of WordPress plugins. We make our Managed WordPress accounts as secure as possible. To help achieve that, we blacklist …

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Venture backed tears

In the life of my company we have turned away more inbound solicitation by VC firms then I can remember. Jr. partners and research analysts fill my inbox with polite requests for a meeting to discuss Pagely raising a round of investment. One in particular I remember seems to blanket the whole segment as in …

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Vote 2012

The New York Times pretty much sums up why I am voting for Obama (again). Every paper, study, and high IQ economist that has ever looked at this arrives at the same conclusion. Tax cuts for rich people, don’t trickle down. The results of the analysis suggest that changes over the past 65 years in the top …

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Audi Love

Friend: I roll up..crazy lady at bank says… “I would have bought a Mercedes for the sports car” Me: old lady burn Friend: I say… “then you haven’t driven an Audi” and walk by her [mic drop] Me: well played sir You don’t know unless you are in the know.  

Hosting Douchebags

Kick a guy when he is down? You might as well kick your own customers in the junk while you are at it. Godaddy has had its fair share of problems, everyone has. Today they had a big one. GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites by @klintron — TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) September 10, 2012 …

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First mover or Fast follower; never having to say “me too”

We sort of pride ourselves at Pagely for being the “first” in just about everything we have done. The merits of the first mover advantage have been hotly debated if not outright dismissed. However Brad Feld says be a niche first mover. Several people challenged this idea in the comments and there are many investors …

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