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Make your blog mobile with these great templates!

According to comScore’s research, 65% of all digital media time is spent on a mobile device. As a blogger, you want your content to look clean and clear across all platforms. Typepad has many mobile responsive themes in our Design Lab to update your blog.

Mobile themes available:

  FInal Theme 1 Final Theme 2You can change the design of your blog by easily designing the theme and then applying it when the design is ready. These new mobile themes let you add and customize borders around your posts and sidebars. They have many fun fonts for you to choose from. You can customize your blog banner and we have more options for your navigation bar. There is even a way to showcase your photos using a highlight bar, this gives your blog a more magazine feel to it.

Currently we are rolling out these mobile themes to all accounts. We recommend you get an early start (before the holiday shopping season) and re-invent your blog now. If you do not see the option under the design tab and want to start, join our Beta Team. In a few clicks you can have access.

Show us before and after pictures of your blog in the comment section. We would love to see your designs!!!

Plan for Cyber Monday, Plan for Profits!

We know, we know, Halloween is not here and we are already thinking about the holidays & holiday shopping. You are starting to see holiday decoration in the stores. Now is the perfect time to start thinking and planning for Cyber Monday. If you make money from your blog, we recommend you start planning now. In this infographic we give you 8 great steps to start preparing.

Final Cyber Monday


When do you start planning for Cyber Monday? Do you have anything you do that was not included in the infographic? What does your plan look like? Share in the comments!


Rolling Out of Beta: Multiple Usernames and Password Protection for Individual Posts and Pages

We are so excited to announce that the multiple usernames and password protection for individual posts and Pages is now out of Beta and all subscribers should see this option.

To quickly recap, with this feature you can now create unique usernames and passwords for visitors to access your site.

This is important because once you set up these usernames, you can restrict each post and Page so that only specific usernames can view the content.  This is particularly useful for blogs that restrict access on a pay to view plan, but it can be just as useful to keep personal posts from being seen by specific people.  The use for the feature is virtually unlimited!

To start adding individual username and passwords to your site, just go to the Settings > Basics tab. We have more information on this in the Knowledge Base.

We hope you love this feature as much as we do!  Please let us know any feedback you may have either in the comments section here or by opening a help ticket.

How your company can support #GivingTuesday

This is the fifth year of #GivingTuesday, an event for non-profits to kick off the charitable season. Non-profits use social media and collaboration to raise money for their causes.

It is important for businesses to partner with non-profits to help spread their message to a wider audience. Companies can work with a charity that corresponds with their mission statement and company values. Learn more about #GivingTuesday by visiting

Check out this infographic for some great ways your company can be apart of #GivingTuesday.

#GivingTuesday Company