Desk 3.0

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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
Hey PH!

It's been 2 years since the first version of Desk was publicly released (and on PH too!) and since then I've been super-humbled by the response. Crazy how time flies...!

When I first released Desk I wasn't sure there was much more room for another native writing and blogging app for the Mac but I was pleasantly surprised by the response!

Since the first release Desk has won "Best App of the Year" awards for 2014 and 2015...! Couldn't be more proud of the community that's come alongside me while putting together this small indie mac app!

Version 3 is completely re-written from the ground-up with a brand-new UI. It's also exclusively now for WordPress. I'm passionately curious about digital publishing and I've been blogging every single day for 15 years... if you have any questions for me I'm avail!

Thanks PH!

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OH! It was just FEATURED in the Mac App Store, world-wide! What an amazing day this is turning out to be...!

Adam LeidheckerΒ β€” Director of Social Strategy, @OttoRadio
@8bit Well done John. Beautiful! Can't wait to kick the tires and light the fires. πŸ“
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@adamleidhecker thanks friend! Your support means a lot to me!
Florian MascaroΒ β€” UX designer at Featuring Labs
@8bit Great job !! is it working with custom post types in wordpress ?
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@florianmascaro now that i'm focused 100% on WP I can iterate and work on these types of things! For instance, already working on Post Excerpts: https://john.do/desk-v31-post-ex...

I'll put this on the list! Stay tuned!
Scott Wyden KivowitzΒ β€” Photographer / Marketing @ Imagely
@8bit Congrats on the new version!
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@scottwyden thank you buddy! thanks for keeping up with my work, that means a lot!
KhΓΌrt WilliamsΒ β€” Managing Director, Monkey Hill, LLC
@8bit just installed Desk 3. I'll see what's new later. Sorry, I can't make the Live Stream
Nick LaparraΒ β€” Consultant + Solopreneur + Podcaster
@adamleidhecker @8bit I use IA Writer for all my writing needs. Give me one good reason why I should switch to Desk:) Convince me! 😘
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@khurtwilliams all good! your support means a ton to me!
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Craig JarrowΒ β€” Time Management Ninja
@8bit Congrats, John! Always exciting to see your products!
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@nicklaparra @adamleidhecker if you blog on WordPress, that would be a start! :)
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@tmninja thanks craig! good to see you around these parts...!
Nick LaparraΒ β€” Consultant + Solopreneur + Podcaster
@8bit @adamleidhecker I don't:/ I blog on Medium. And I write stuff for myself and future book projects. I'll check it out, though!
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@nicklaparra @adamleidhecker then please stay tuned for mnml app: http://mnml.af/ ... it's coming soon! you'll like that! Subscribe for updates.
Nick LaparraΒ β€” Consultant + Solopreneur + Podcaster
@8bit @adamleidhecker BBBBBBRRRRRROOOOOO! Hell yeah. Put my email in. Looking forward to it!
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
Christian BagleyΒ β€” Solutions Architect
@8bit I purchased Desk when it was first released and really enjoyed it, mostly the ability to publish to a diverse variety of platforms. I always considered it a pleasing mix between Ulysses and Blogo.

Honestly, I understand the decision to focus on catering specifically towards WordPress since it is the dominant platform, but disagree with that decision nonetheless. Maybe I'm the outlier here, but I don't use WordPress and generally dislike the platform.

Is there still an ability to publish to other platforms - such as Evernote, Medium, etc...? But just that the focus of development and features will be on WordPress? Or has the ability to publish to those platforms been removed completely?
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@cp_bagley The answer is yes. i'm building out one for Medium and should be launched soon. Stay in the loop and subscribe for updates! http://mnml.af/
Ansar MehmoodΒ β€” Co-Founder - Redbeard
Hey John. Congratulations on the new release. I hope it goes great!
I love reading your blog posts and the very open newsletter. Keep up the awesome work man πŸ‘
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John SaddingtonΒ β€” trying to win the internet.
@ansar thank you so much for that! means a ton that you're following along!
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