Last winter I set off in a quest for the perfect Drupal web host. Originally I hadn’t conceived of it as a quest. My needs were modest: Drupal optimized (as opposed to any old host) Great customer service Reasonable cost – comparable to other shared hosts Two months later, I have yet to find this … Continue reading In Quest of the Perfect Drupal Host
To my fellow web professionals: I can hear you groaning. “I’ve already had to learn so many technologies,” you say. “Why one more? Give me a good reason for yet another responsibility.” There are two compelling reasons to carve out some of your valuable time and learn analytics. Using analytics moves website improvement past opinions … Continue reading Why Web Analytics Rule
A favorite scene from a favorite movie: Daniel: You know, Sammy, I’m sure she’s unique and extraordinary, but… the general wisdom is that, in the end, there isn’t just one person for each of us. Sam: There was for Kate and Leo. There was for you. There is for me. [holds up one finger] She’s … Continue reading Is Analytics The One?
Gerry McGovern once again hits the nail on the head — this time in Intranets are not information dumps. I couldn’t agree more. “The ‘top serious obstacles’ … lie with the intranet teams themselves who see their intranets as this vague way to ‘distribute information’, rather than make the organization more efficient and productive.” The … Continue reading Intranets Aren’t Link Dumps Either
LifeHacker asks, How Do You Organize Your RSS Feeds? I’ve been meaning to blog about this very topic for some time now. (It’s that inner librarian thing again.) So here it is…. First, after happily using FeedDemon for a year or so, and then switching to PulpFiction on a Mac, eventually I migrated to Google … Continue reading Organizing My RSS Feeds