Notable WordPress Users

You’re in good company if you use WordPress to publish on the web. Here’s a sampler of well-known sites that are powered by WordPress. Want a blog like this yourself? Signup for WordPress.com; it takes 30 seconds.

News

  • The New York TimesThe New York Times’ blogs cover everything imaginable, ranging from arts to economics.
  • CNNCNN hosts blogs for their many on-air personalities including Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
  • ForbesForbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information.
  • ReutersReuters’ blogs deliver critical news to decision makers, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.
  • Maclean'sMaclean’s enlightens readers with investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists.

Fortune 500 Companies

  • General MotorsGM’s FastLane blog is a forum for GM executives to talk about GM’s current and future products and services.
  • UPSUPS’ Upside shares personal insights and perspective about the world’s largest trans­portation company.
  • eBayeBay Ink is your official source for information, opinion and perspective on eBay, Inc.
  • SonyPlayStation.Blog is where the people who create the PlayStation experience meet gamers & fans directly.
  • Best_Buy_Logo.svg Best Buy uses WordPress MU to power 1050 local store blogs & their mobile site

Music

  • The Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones’ website (“the World’s Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Band”) including a complete discography and videos.
  • Jay-ZLifeandTimes.com is curated by Jay-Z and covers a wide range of the artist’s interests.
  • Katy PerryKaty Perry is an American singer and songwriter. Her site offers videos, lyrics, ringtones, & more.
  • LollapaloozaLollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring heavy metal, alternative, punk and hip hop.
  • MP3.comMP3.com features over 1 million tracks, artist profiles, photos, videos, and new music daily.

Fashion

  • izodLogo IZOD offers modern sportswear, high-tech golfwear, and performance wear with a clean, youthful aesthetic.
  • KinedaKineda is the definitive fashion and lifestyle web destination for today’s trendsetting young adults.
  • ModeliniaModelinia is the first entertainment web destination dedicated to the life of the Supermodel.
  • StyleWatchThe ultimate guide to the hottest celebrity fashion and beauty looks from the editors of PEOPLE.
  • HypebeastHypebeast is a lifestyle magazine that features the latest in men’s fashion, art, design and music.

Technology

  • AllThingsDAllThingsD is the home of technology writers like Walt Mossberg, Kara Swisher, and John Paczkoswsi.
  • GigaOmOm Malik’s GigaOm covers the ins and outs of Silicon Valley with a network of WordPress blogs.
  • TechCrunchTechCrunch is a blog about technology start-ups and is one of the top technology blogs on the web.
  • samsung-cameraSamsung Digital Cameras & Camcorders Blog was launched in 2009 in order to improve the relationship and communication with their customers
  • ibm-jobsThis is the official blog for IBM Recruitment, to provide an insider view of their company, their strategic vision, and what they have to offer as an employer.

Politics

  • FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEight is a blog dedicated to political polling written by Nate Silver.
  • SwamplandTIME’s Swampland offers political insight from the Beltway and beyond.
  • WonketteWonkette details the goings-on of the political establishment in Washington, DC and the U.S.
  • CNN Political TickerPolitical Ticker brings the latest political news and campaign coverage from CNN’s Best Political Team.
  • GOPHub of all information related to the Republican Party.

Famous Blogs

  • Boing BoingBilled as “the world’s greatest neurozine,” the editors at Boing Boing write about technology, science, culture, and much more.
  • BuzzMachineJeff Jarvis, creator of Entertainment Weekly, writes about the future of publishing at BuzzMachine.
  • Laughing SquidLaughing Squid is both a cloud-based web hosting company and a popular blog featuring art, culture, & technology.
  • MashableMashable covers entertainment, technology, gadgets, and the web with a focus on social media.
  • The biggest sites in the world rely on WordPress.com VIP for enterprise WordPress support, training, and hosting.

Note: Some of the sites listed here are hosted by WordPress.com and others are self-hosted using WordPress.org. You can find out more here.