According to a story in AllthingsD.com today, Word Press now powers 70 million sites, up from 35 million sites a year ago.
“Almost half of the biggest blogs in the world are hosted by WordPress.com”
The company behind WordPress is Automattic which expects according to the story to generate $45 million in revenue this year.
“The majority of Automattic revenue comes from premium subscription services, and that’s supplemented by a “VIP” enterprise publisher business — in total, there are half a million paying customers — as well as a recently launched advertising revenue-sharing network.”
The company has 106 employees.
TheDomains.com operates on Word Press.