I often write about cool websites built on WordPress.org that you’d never know are built on a blogging application in the BusinessLogs WordPress for Business Websites series.
Today, I’m going to point you in the direction of 10 websites that are built on WordPress.org that will surprise you. These sites come from large corporations, political organizations, universities, celebrities and more.
If you’re not sold on what the free WordPress.org blogging application can do for your business blog and website, click through to see some of these examples. (Note: these are in no particular order.)
This site is owned by MTV and uses a WordPress magazine theme to draw attention to a wide variety of articles.
Several sites owned by Boston University run on WordPress, including the official Boston University Admissions site.
Many celebrities use WordPress, and if WordPress is good enough for Jay-Z …
4 . Forbes Blogs
I write for a Forbes blog (Work in Progress), so I can attest to the fact that Forbes blogs do run on WordPress.
This is a cool one! The National Geographic site in the Netherlands is built on WordPress showing its popularity around the world.
Need to see an Ivy League school using WordPress to really be impressed? Check out the Harvard Gazette.
Want to see a well-known consumer products brand using WordPress? Check out Now Playing by Nokia.
Even government agencies use WordPress. Visit the United States Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva site to see an example.
Another big brand using WordPress is Pepsi as part of its popular Pepsi Refresh campaign.
Even museums use WordPress! Check out the Toledo Museum of Art site.
What cool business sites do you know of that run on WordPress or another popular blogging application? Share your thoughts in the comments below.