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2014 22/Sep

Week 2: Revised Landing Page & MVP Progress     Recap: After learning from my week 1 data that the majority of traffic reached the Boarding Past landing page from mobile ads, a new mobile landing page was implemented and ad spend was split across desktop and mobile. Based on those changes, I recompiled the […]

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2014 16/Sep

Week 1: Landing Page Launch, Initial Data, & Next Week Plans I have always wanted to chronicle one of my start ups from start to success (or failure). So now I am doing it in complete transparency. The goal is to hold myself accountable, force myself to document data that might yield insights, and for […]

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2013 2/Oct

As part of an ongoing attempt to rid myself of ┬átime consuming micro-events throughout the day, I have started the pains staking process of unsubscribing from every single email/newsletter that I do not read on at least a semi-regular basis. When you actually get down to it – even with a generous interpretation of the […]

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2013 5/Aug

Have you ever been cruising around a new site and just loved the way a certain font looked? You want to know what it is called so you can use it, but how? If you have a little knowledge of code, you can right click the element and search through the developer console for the […]

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2013 12/Apr

I own and operate about 20 web site properties for myself and for friends and family and have done so for the last 3 or so years. And for the first time in that period, I have been hacked…. twice….Ouch. And although it has been a major headache to figure out how to clean out […]

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2013 25/Jan

For many people the combination of facebook and linkedin is a fine home for ‘all things them’ on the web – but for many of us – being beholden to another sites rules of engagement just simply isn’t going to work. I am one those people. I need a place to be myself, stick out […]

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