Podcasting community Blubrry
is offering its podcast hosting customers WordPress sites through its ‘PowerPress Sites’ service. Blubrry, which was established eleven years ago, has headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The company caters for 30,000 audio and video content creators, offering advertising opportunities, media distribution, hosting services, and podcast media statistics, amongst other services. The offer of a free WordPress site for podcast hosting customers represents a “first in the podcast industry”.
Blubrry has released the first ‘Basic’ level of its service with Deluxe, Professional and Enterprise levels in the pipeline. A Basic PowerPress Site is available free of charge and is underpinned by a managed WordPress option. Blubrry’s customers can establish sites “using a simple three-step quick-start setup guide”. The service includes site caching for speedier page loading, templates to give sites a unique look and feel, and Google Analytics, which allows users to track the number of visitors to their sites.
“PowerPress sites "Basic" has been designed to be a managed WordPress based podcasting solution employing successful podcast practices to build and grow a show,” explained the CEO of Blubrry parent company RawVoice, Mr. Todd Cochrane. “We took our 11 year history leading the podcasting space and built an easy to use podcasting platform that is free to all our hosting customers.” He added, “We took our 11 year history leading the podcasting space and built an easy to use podcasting platform that is free to all our hosting customers”.Do you know of any other companies offering free websites for customers? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.