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Introducing SAY Media: Good news for advertisers and publishers

Those of you who've followed us over the years have seen us through a number of changes as Six Apart, and the industry we helped to create, has evolved. What started with a simple goal to make creating and...

Comcast joins the Conversation

Comcast’s digital approach to customer support has certainly attracted a lot of positive media attention recently, from both mainstream and online outlets. What a contrast from a year ago, when a video of a Comcast repairman who accidentally dozed off...

Thinking Ahead with Six Apart

It's been about a year since we announced the launch of Six Apart Services and Six Apart Media and our new role as a full-service blogging company. These days, Six Apart provides just about everything bloggers, publishers and companies need to...

Gothamist: Up To Date

We're always proud of the work done by our experts at Six Apart Services, but it's especially gratifying when we personally benefit from the work we do with our clients. For example, we've been friends with the Gothamist team since...

Heading into Spring with MLBlogs

The Major League Baseball season has begun and everyone at Apperceptive HQ has a smile on their face. Sure, a new beginning yields boundless optimism from our baseball fans, but it's the launch of MLBlogs that's making us happy....

On TV with AMC

The writers' strike just ended and shows are making their way back into development, but that hasn't kept AMC TV from unveiling a brand new look and home for their blogs. AMC's blogs spotlight their diverse programming. Some of...


Just two weeks ago, Six Apart announced the first stable release of Movable Type Open Source. We would have told you sooner, but we've been busy uncorking champagne and celebrating its arrival. Truth be told, we've been busy working on...

On the Trail with Talking Points Memo

If you follow political blogs, you're well acquainted with Talking Points Memo. Josh Marshall's blog has been a staple of the political scene since the 2000 Presidential Elections. Early this month, we helped roll out a new design across...

On the Mic with Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is not just a radio show, it's a community media collaboration broadcasting cutting, progressive news and analysis in audio, video, and text to the world. And after two years in development, the redesigned Democracy Now! web site...

On Your iPhone with Serious Eats Mobile

Since its inception, Serious Eats has been one of our favorite sites (of course, we're a little biased). But Serious Eats Mobile is our new personal favorite. Apperceptive helped Serious Eats customize their Movable Type plugins, community solution, our...

Packaged Services

Custom Services

Social Media Strategy

We offer professional consulting and strategic insight. No other organization has more experience building digital brands than Six Apart Services, and we'll put our expertise from the world of media, technology, and business to work for you.


We build templates and design sites to your specifications, on any platform.

Custom Development

We develop applications and plugins to meet your unique needs.


We provide onsite training for administrators and users from expert practitioners using clear explanations and valuable take-home training materials.

Project Management & Planning

We provide expert help to plan and schedule your project, recognizing that your time and your people are your most valuable resources.

Integration & Migration

Our creations mesh seamlessly with the existing technology and processes you use to maintain your web presence. We work with your existing systems, and have more experience than anyone in bringing your legacy content up to date.

Priority Launch Support

We ensure your site's stability before launch, and defend its availability after launch. Our team remains your partner through each step of a successful launch.


We offer secure hosting and 24/7 support in Tier 1 data centers. Our hosting offerings combine the world-class expertise of our infrastructure and scaling team with the custom-tailored requirements of your unique project.