Finally did it!

Well, I finally found a nice WP theme that I could use to revamp my site. I’ve wanted to create more of a regular website rather than simply a blog and thanks to The Cotton by Pexeto, I’ve done just that. It’s a nice simple theme and I’ve been able to develop some additional php code and template pages that allow me to adapt some additional structure and styles to to the site.

I am still in the process of modifying the styles and widgets to create a unique look for me, but I have at least started to add some of my work in a Portfolio section of the site.

I’m gonna say it again.

VerdeBook LayoutEarlier last year I wrote a post dealing with my frustration over the lack of cross browser and cross platform consistency when creating XHTML strict code. Well I’m back to gripe again.

Jesus! You would think that the single landing page that I designed over the weekend would be a snap to code. I tried to keep it very simple as I knew I needed to get the site for our VerdéBook out there this week.

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Measure this.

Google Analytics DashboardIt’s amazing how far we’ve come with regards to web analytics. Does anyone remember the days of pulling down your daily web log file and processing it through the earlier version of WebTrends. Well we certainly have come a long way baby.

I’ve always been a data geek and even in those early days, I would consume myself with trying to interpret that plethora of highly illegible data, somehow trying to convince myself and my clients that our marketing efforts were driving traffic to the site. Well I’m still a fan of the statistics and data, but now the tools and event the metrics have changed face.

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