So you where wondering what b5media were going to do with their cash? Well, besides freshening up their site and all, they bought (well, for 6 months at least) Ben Bleikamp. Yes, the same Ben Bleikamp that did their current network page redesign. My guess is he’€™ll have lots and lots to do with the network in the future, probably for the better of it. By the way, Ben’€™s redesigning his own site.
However, the good folks over at b5 don’€™t stop there. They announced the launch of a new business channel, including the absolutely excellent site Copyblogger, who just joined the network. This is a really good move from b5, Copyblogger is an asset worth protecting so I hope all turns out for the best for Brian.
So what’€™s next? Well, from the looks of it we’€™ll get prettier b5 sites with really clever and effective headlines, right?
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.