Consolidation in the European blog market: 20six and merge

Filed as General on July 21, 2004 9:27 pm

by Duncan

News from Europe that pan-European blog provider and market leader 20six have merged with German blog firm (translation) after what is described as “intense talks” last week giving the new company more than 60% of the market share in Germany alone, with a strong presence in the UK, France and The Netherlands. The move comes on the heels of the recent acquisition of TypePad’s European franchise uBlog by SixApart.

(thanks to Max Niederhofer for the tip off)

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  1. By emmanuel posted on November 27, 2004 at 11:34 pm
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    It looks like the blog market is getting hotter and hotter. I just don’t such comapanis companies can make a difference, with so many good free application such as wordpress for instance.