Matt Mullenweg announces that there’s now a million WordPress.com blogs and they are throwing a party in SF tomorrow night. That’s really great, I love WordPress.com. It’s been a great service so far and one that I enjoy using a lot. I’ll try to get to the party, but that depends on planes running on time and all that. Either way, I’ll be there in spirit and can’t wait to see what WordPress.com does next.
The dirty little secret of WordPress? It’s audience per blog is much higher than Microsoft’s Live Spaces, for instance. The audience that hangs out on WordPress is a lot more engaged, too, and I believe that blogs on WordPress.com get more than their fair share of Google traffic. Matt told me that more than half of the traffic that comes to WordPress.com comes from Google — the HTML is automatically SEO’d (optimized for search engines).
Either way, it’s a service I recommend to any blogger who wants a free service to blog on.