Six Apart Cuts Staff by 8%

Nov 14, 2008

Six Apart reduced the size of its full time staff by around 8% and are making some organizational changes. In 2008, Six Apart welcomed almost 90 new people and grew to a company of over 200 employees. It also launched Six Apart Services, Six Apart Media,, Movable Type Open Source and MT Pro, a suite of TypePad-powered products, including Blog It, Blog Link, the TypePad iPhone app, and TypePad AntiSpam, and reached the final stage of the migration of TypePad onto a new platform. Some of the organizational changes being made are: creating Six Apart "Genius" group, growing Six Apart services, and creating one hosted technology team. Management has agreed to take a 15% salary cut as part of the cost cutting measures.