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The Dangers of External Hosting

My Telegraph

Shane Richmond has posted a description of the problems inherent in using an external hosting provider, providing something of a counter to my earlier post about the failings of self-hosting publishers.

In short, the company that the Telegraph worked with to build My Telegraph went under last year, and they’ve frantically been running around trying to bring it all in house. They have my sympathies…

However, the good news buried in Shane’s post is that James Higgis and others from the team that worked on the initial launch have launched a new company, called Resident Digital, and their blog is already proving interesting reading. I’ve subscribed and am reading with interest…

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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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