What to Expect from the New Craftsy

The new Craftsy.com website will be launching sometime this week. After the assets were purchased by TN Marketing, the site is being rebuilt by TN Marketing.

NBCUniversal to Close Bluprint

NBCUniversal announced today that it is closing down Bluprint, the video-on-demand platform formerly known as Craftsy.

Bluprint Sends Out Instructor Survey Intended to Improve Communication

Bluprint CEO John Levisay sent out a survey to instructors yesterday with questions intended to learn more about their impressions of the company and goals for working together in the future. The survey was accompanied by a letter from Levisay that acknowledged the company’s shortcomings in instructor communication over the past year, as well as the drop in revenue many instructors have experienced since the move to a subscription model and the NBCUniversal buyout.

Craftsy Unlimited to Rebrand as Bluprint

Craftsy Unlimited, the subscription streaming portion of Craftsy.com, will rebrand as Bluprint on July 17. The new site will be available at myblueprint.com.

Craftsy Acquired by Comcast NBCUniversal

Comcast NBCUniversa has purchased a majority ownership share in the online learning and ecommerce platform, Craftsy.com. In an announcement today on the Craftsy website CEO John Levisay wrote, “I’m absolutely thrilled at this outcome. It will provide us tremendous resources and a massive distribution platform to further pursue our vision of becoming an iconic brand in the makerspace via ‘edutainment’, classes and supplies.”

Craftsy to Release Courses as DVDs

In a move that may appear to be a technological step backward to some, Craftsy will soon be releasing a selection of classes as DVDs.

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