Posts Tagged ‘Maktoob Blogs’


Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob announced on Maktoob blogs that they will be putting and end to the platform on 31/3/2013. Maktoob blogs was launched years before Yahoo acquired maktoob in 2009. It used wordpress MU as a platform offering free blogging. It seems Maktoob blogs did not gain much traction so that is why they are shutting it down....
Screenshot Jeeran is an interesting Arab internet company because its story resembles the stories you hear about in Silicon Valley (USA): A Tech startup that starts from the founders' garage or dorm and then makes it big (example: HP, Yahoo and Google to name a few.) Jeeran was founded in 2000 by then two Jordanian students and entrepreneurs Omar Kouds...
Screenshot  Current Arabic based SaaS blogging platforms are even homegrown such as Maktoob Blogs , Jeeran Blogs , and Albawaba Blogs. Or International platforms like Wordpress.com and Blogger (from Google) .  While they all offer similar features -AC will review them later-, HydePark has a different approach, in which it wants to take Arabic blogging to a...
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