Posts Tagged ‘explore with me

Taking the Show on the Road

In a few days time I will leaving Ireland, making my way through Europe and ending up in Australia 6 weeks later. All up my girlfriend and I will be spending 40 days travelling through Europe, visiting about 15 countries. As most of you know, we run a travel website called “Explore With Me“. For […]

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An Interview with…Me!

Last week I was asked to answer a few questions for SocialMediaPortal.comĀ in regards to my work on Explore With Me. The Social Media Portal (SMP) is a resource that maps global social media, social networks and user generated content (UGC). A few times a week they profile various people who deal with social media, and […]

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BuddyPress v1.0 Has Arrived!

The first official version of BuddyPress was released earlier today! After a year of development, Andy Peatling and the BuddyPress team have officially released the very first stable version of the WordPress MU plugin that turns your blog into a social community. This is the first of many versions to coming – with status updates […]

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Explore With Me v2 Launched

Today we went live with the new version of Explore With Me. The site has been redesigned in order to give it more of a social feeling rather than it being a blog with a few members. While the site’s own blog is still a key part of Explore With Me, we are trying to […]

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Projects Update

Explore With Me Project Explore With Mewas launched in October 2008. Since then we have been testing and adding features to the site such as WordPress MU, BuddyPress, forums, various plugins, new themes and a whole lot more. The site is about 95% complete and we want to launch as soon as possible. I had […]

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Projects Update

As many of you know I have a few projects that I am currently working on. Here is a quick update… Explore With Me: The site has been completed, BuddyPress Beta 1 is up and running, and members are joining at a steady rate. I am still saying that the site is not yet officially […]

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Wednesday Ramblings

I know it’s an odd day to have a “ramblings” post, but I’ve never done one and have a few thoughts going through my head that I want in writing so I actually make sure they happen! Twitter: Been spending a lot of time in Twitter this week. Not sure why really, but for some […]

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Creating a Social Community with WordPress

When the initial idea of Explore With Me was discussed, we wanted to create a travel blog as well as allow other travellers to sign up and create their own travel blog. This is when I discovered WordPress MU. After we figured out we could host other blogs, we then decided we should create an […]

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Explore With Me & WordPress MU

After getting Explore With Me up and running a few weeks back I pretty much had to start all over again when I decided I wanted to use WordPress MU instead of the standard version. WordPress MU has the ability to host endless numbers of blogs on the site – the way sites such as […]

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Explore With Me Update

Just a quick progress update on explorewithme.com. We had a productive weekend and nearly finished the design of the site and are continuing the add articles to the site. Explorewithme.com hits have been very very good considering the site has not even launched yet. I am embarrassed to say, but it received more hits last […]

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