Today’s Questions: Will you be holding a live film festival event this year? What do you think about adding a chat room at the backpackinglight.com website to allow members to interact with each other? Do you work from home, or do you go to an office every day? When are you going to offer another Lifetime Unlimited Membership sale? If I want to take my summer backpacking clothing and sleep system into winter conditions, what do you think are the most essential pieces of gear to add? Are you ever going to sell your Melanzana High Loft Hoodie?
Publisher's Blog (Unlimited Members Only)
The Publisher's Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at backpackinglight.com: technology, staffing, editorial strategy, business strategy, industry insight, and more. These posts are available only to Unlimited Members.
I’ll be starting a new Q&A series where I’ll answer questions about lightweight backpacking, the outdoor industry in general, outdoor gear technology, Backpacking Light behind-the-scenes and future strategy, outdoor lifestyle, minimalism, and more!
Unlimited-members-only updates: editorial calendar, podcast, new Unlimited Members benefits, the new webinar series, and Guide’s Training course in Montana.
Over the last 12 months, Jessica has received a “Great” rating from 92% of our customers who have filed support issues and decided to write a review.
Initial home page mockup of BPL-v5, with some vision behind what we’re planning to do with the site menu, ads, and more.
I’m inspired by Derek’s Now concept, and I think it may provide some value to you. Here’s what we’re doing now.
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This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares insight into the speed improvements that our new server framework is expected to deliver, as well as a tentative date set for the migration.
This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) shares results from our Members Podcast Interest Survey, and gives you the inside scoop asking the question: “Is Backpacking Light going to publish a podcast?!”
This post from the Publisher’s Blog (available to Unlimited Members only) offers some comments on the nature of ultralight design and the opportunities that await designers and manufacturers of ultralight gear.