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WordPress by Michael McCallister, Bud E. Smith

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C. Examples of WordPress Blogs

Why Look at Famous Blogs?

The famous inventor Thomas Alva Edison once said that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Looking at well-known and well-implemented WordPress blogs can help with the inspiration part. Even more important, it can help you put your inspiration, as well as your perspiration, into a direction that’s likely to be productive.

The WordPress community is not a marketing machine in the usual sense, but it does celebrate and publicize its successful members pretty effectively. For a long list that’s got a lot of good examples, visit http://codex.wordpress.org/User:Matt/Famous_Blogs.

Another great place for inspiration is the frequently updated WordPress Showcase site at http://wordpress.org/showcase ...

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