Reflect Update: Expanded Beta

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So what’s up with Reflect? Well, quite a bit, and we want to let you in on how things are going and our plans to launch Reflect in the near future.

For the past several months we’ve been steadily developing Reflect and launching websites on the system. During this time, Reflect has been used solely by Clear Function (Reflect’s parent company) and a few select web developers. But that’s about to change, as we’ll be opening Reflect up to the many of you that have signed up for our private beta mailing list. The process will be pretty simple: In May, we’ll be emailing the Reflect mailing list with an invitation code accompanied with instructions that will be used to sign up for Reflect. We’ve had such a large number of people sign up for the list that we’ll be phasing out everyone over the course of May until everyone has received an invitation. So, if you’ve signed up, be patient. Everyone on the list will eventually receive an invitation code. During this expanded private beta we hope to receive feedback from you as we put some finishing touches on Reflect before completely opening it up.

To whet your appetite, we’ve put together a short screencast showing you how easy it will be to create modules. One of the great things about Reflect is that you can finally say goodbye to installing blog engines and other content management systems. You’ll see from this particular screencast that it takes just seconds to create a photo gallery and a blog.

So, stay tuned. Reflect will be worth the wait.

We’re still alive and kicking

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Well, it has a been a little quiet around here lately, and we wanted to post an update to make sure everyone knows we’re still alive and kicking. Although it took us a little longer to get the private beta going than we originally thought, things are now in full swing. And we’ve been receiving some great feedback:
 

“The last week or so I’ve been beta testing Reflect. Nate Klaiber and our friends at ClearFunction have hit the nail on the head with their hosted CMS solution. It’s light, agile and flexible. You can build your own website in a few minutes or have a professional designer put the look and feel together for you. It’s competitively priced and offers a few well thought out features…” […]

– Josh Walsh @ Designing Interactive

“I really liked it.  It is very simple, but still seems to let me do exactly what I want to do.  You’ve done a great job.  I look forward to playing with it even more.” […]
– Dana Kashubeck

“As a testament to how great Reflect is, in just a few short hours of work over the past 2 days I’ve been able to get two of my websites converted over.” […]
– Steve Erickson

So, if you haven’t received your invite yet, still hold tight. We’ll be adding more accounts in the order of how people signed up. Thanks to everyone for your patience!