We couldn’t have done it without them, and we can’t thank them enough. Behold: the amazing, fabulous, and sweet-smelling sponsors of WordCamp San Francisco, 2012.
DreamHost is WordPress-optimized web hosting. DreamHost proudly hosts more than 500,000 sites running WordPress at their core. From bloggers to businesses, WordPress is the swiss army knife of web apps. They’ll install it, keep your install up-to-date, and keep you online.
Bluehost has been providing quality web hosting solutions to businesses and individuals since 1996. Their goal is to provide outstanding services for the best possible price. To achieve these goals they’re constantly innovating and upgrading their services at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.
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Code Poet: you make things with WordPress, but when you’re freelancing or running your shop large or small, you don’t have time to scour the web to keep up on the latest and best WordPress information and resources in the world. Code Poet publishes free books, interviews with Code Poets, and resources to keep you up to date, and keep you shipping with WordPress.
Since launching in 1999, Peer 1 Hosting has grown into one of the world’s leading hosting providers by providing the kind of exceptional service that gets noticed. In fact, everything they do is backed by their FirstCall Promise™. It means you only need to ask once and their outstanding staff won’t rest until your issue is resolved.
Wordnik.com is an incredible online language resource that aims to transform the way people relate to meaning, by giving visitors a 360-degree view of what a word does. Search a word in Wordnik and you’ll get much more than a dictionary definition and a thesaurus entry. What’s more, the Related Content plugin by Wordnik constantly scans your blog, learns what it’s about, and dynamically displays the best related posts to your site visitors. Nifty!
SiteGround, with over eight years in the business, offers shared, reseller, virtual private server, semi-dedicated, and dedicated hosting plans to suit every need and budget. And, SiteGround knows WordPress inside-out. Of over 250,000 domains hosted, 60,000 of them run on WordPress. What’s more, SiteGround provides much more than hosting, they also offer customers WordPress resources and know-how including a free WordPress theme gallery, an extensive, free WordPress tutorial, WordPress-related knowledge base articles, and 24/7 expert WordPress hosting support.
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, and internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software—any time, any place and on any device.
WP Engine eats, sleeps, and dreams WordPress—so much so, that it’s part of their DNA. Of over 50 million sites around the world running WordPress, WP Engine hosts .06% of them and that figure grows every day. WP Engine offers fast, managed WordPress hosting. They provide much more than speedy, personal service. They’ve got WordPress wonks on staff that can help you solve hosting problems, they offer a list of curated plugins and run a prolific WP Support Garage stuffed with FAQs and articles to help you keep your site up and running on WordPress at peak performance.
Founded in 1999, Voce Communications is much more than just a PR company: they’re an award-winning marketing and communications consultancy. Voce has always sought to be different from other agencies. From the personal approach that’s applied to every project to hiring bright people who are always thinking of new and better ways to do things, Voce lives up every day to its mission to be “communication architects.”
With UppSite, publishers can transform their website into fully-functional, native applications for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone and a web application in about five minutes. UppSite even takes care of submitting your app to the various app stores. Publishers can post within the apps, visitors can comment, and, what’s more UppSite supports push notifications. Simply visit uppsite.com, type in your site’s URL, hit the “up my site button” and UppSite takes over.
A .tv domain name is much more than a web extension. From your web address alone, users know what to expect: playable content and an engaging online experience. Today’s bloggers are sharing video on the web with their wireless phones, pocket cameras, and DSLRs. The most important thing is building an audience. That starts with the right domain, and a .tv is a great way for bloggers to communicate that their site has great online video content—it’s in the URL!
(mt) Media Temple is a web hosting and cloud services provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Since 1998, they have provided businesses and consumers around the world with professional-class service to host websites, applications, virtual servers, email, and other rich internet content. Their infrastructure serves approximately 100,000 customers and over 1 million websites in top-tier datacenters on the east and west coasts of the United States.
A media company based at the MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Sloan Management Review’s mission is to lead the conversation among research scholars, business executives and other thought leaders about advances in management practice that are transforming how people lead and innovate.